The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 54 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -
Contract jobs citing vSphere 7 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.41% 2.50% -
As % of the System Software category 14.29% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Average daily rate
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£347 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £25.00 £31.88
% change year-on-year
+48.00% -21.56%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

System Software Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
49 9 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 9.88% 7.50% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 17
Average daily rate £320 £226 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.43% -6.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £124 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £300 £304
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 5
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing vSphere across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing vSphere across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

vSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing vSphere across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

vSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (80.00%) Firewall
3 8 (80.00%) ITIL
3 8 (80.00%) EMC
4 7 (70.00%) LAN
4 7 (70.00%) WAN
4 7 (70.00%) Juniper
4 7 (70.00%) SAN
4 7 (70.00%) Service Management
4 7 (70.00%) Service Delivery
4 7 (70.00%) Incident Management
4 7 (70.00%) CheckPoint
4 7 (70.00%) Hyper-V
4 7 (70.00%) QA
4 7 (70.00%) JSP 440
4 7 (70.00%) TippingPoint
4 7 (70.00%) WhatsUp Gold
4 7 (70.00%) 3PAR
4 7 (70.00%) Network Management
4 7 (70.00%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (70.00%) Junos
4 7 (70.00%) F5
4 7 (70.00%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (60.00%) Network Security
5 6 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (60.00%) Cryptography

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (60.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) LAN
2 7 (70.00%) WAN
2 7 (70.00%) SAN
2 7 (70.00%) Junos
3 6 (60.00%) Network Security
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (60.00%) DNS
4 5 (50.00%) SSL
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (10.00%) DHCP
5 1 (10.00%) SMS
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (10.00%) IDOL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Data Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 7 (70.00%) Service Management
2 7 (70.00%) Service Delivery
2 7 (70.00%) Incident Management
2 7 (70.00%) Network Management
2 7 (70.00%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (50.00%) Network Design
3 5 (50.00%) Time Management
4 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (30.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (10.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) QA
1 7 (70.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Hyper-V
1 7 (70.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) EMC
3 7 (70.00%) Juniper
3 7 (70.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (70.00%) TippingPoint
3 7 (70.00%) 3PAR
3 7 (70.00%) F5
4 6 (60.00%) McAfee
4 6 (60.00%) HP
5 3 (30.00%) Crossbeam
5 3 (30.00%) Riverbed
6 2 (20.00%) VMware
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (10.00%) Citrix
7 1 (10.00%) CA
7 1 (10.00%) Veritas
7 1 (10.00%) Draytek