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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank - 64 40
Contract jobs citing vSphere 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne - 0.15% 0.63%
As % of the System Software category - 1.89% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £163 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £31.56 £22.10
% change year-on-year
+8.54% +42.81%

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
94 53 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 14.24% 8.08% 8.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 40 19
Median daily rate £310 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £252 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £533 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 2 4
Median hourly rate £21.50 £10.67 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.59% -51.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.28
% change year-on-year
- -1.68%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 15 (100.00%) IIS
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
1 15 (100.00%) DHCP
1 15 (100.00%) DNS
1 15 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
1 15 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 15 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 15 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 14 (93.33%) Clustering
3 13 (86.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (86.67%) MCSA
3 13 (86.67%) ITIL
3 13 (86.67%) DevOps
3 13 (86.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (86.67%) Open Source
3 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
4 12 (80.00%) TOGAF
4 12 (80.00%) SaaS
4 12 (80.00%) PaaS
4 12 (80.00%) HP Helion
4 12 (80.00%) IaaS
4 12 (80.00%) PRINCE2
4 12 (80.00%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (73.33%) MS Excel
5 11 (73.33%) Change Management
6 10 (66.67%) MCSE
6 10 (66.67%) Problem Management
7 8 (53.33%) Data Management

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (100.00%) IIS
2 3 (20.00%) Apache
2 3 (20.00%) Jetty
2 3 (20.00%) Mongrel
2 3 (20.00%) nginx
2 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (73.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (80.00%) HP Helion
1 12 (80.00%) IaaS
1 12 (80.00%) PaaS
1 12 (80.00%) SaaS
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (20.00%) Google App Engine
2 3 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) DHCP
1 15 (100.00%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) FTP
2 3 (20.00%) HTTP
2 3 (20.00%) IPsec
2 3 (20.00%) SSL
2 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (20.00%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) J2EE
1 3 (20.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (93.33%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 15 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) DevOps
1 13 (86.67%) ITIL
1 13 (86.67%) Open Source
2 12 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 12 (80.00%) TOGAF
3 11 (73.33%) Change Management
4 10 (66.67%) Problem Management
5 8 (53.33%) Data Management
6 7 (46.67%) CRM
7 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) MCSA
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (80.00%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (66.67%) MCSE
4 4 (26.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 15 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
2 13 (86.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Google