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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 45 29 34
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Contract jobs citing vSphere 11 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.15% 0.55% 0.38%
As % of the System Software category 22.00% 6.67% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
Average daily rate
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£411 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.06% +13.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £313 £314
% change year-on-year
+20.80% -0.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £23.20 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+21.76% -5.30%
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Tyne and Wear

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
50 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 9.77% 8.24% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 11 4
Average daily rate £320 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £13.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.70% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.82 £13.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £13.50 £12.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 18 December 2014.

vSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 13 (81.25%) Cisco
2 12 (75.00%) EMC
3 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
4 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (50.00%) VMware
5 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (43.75%) Windows
5 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (43.75%) Firewall
6 6 (37.50%) Service Management
6 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
6 6 (37.50%) Incident Management
6 6 (37.50%) QA
6 6 (37.50%) JSP 440
6 6 (37.50%) TippingPoint
6 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
6 6 (37.50%) DV Cleared
6 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
6 6 (37.50%) WhatsUp Gold
6 6 (37.50%) 3PAR
6 6 (37.50%) Network Management
6 6 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (37.50%) ITIL
6 6 (37.50%) LAN
6 6 (37.50%) WAN
6 6 (37.50%) Juniper
6 6 (37.50%) SAN
6 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
6 6 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (37.50%) Network Monitoring

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Office
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) LAN
2 6 (37.50%) WAN
2 6 (37.50%) SAN
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (31.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (31.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (31.25%) DNS
3 5 (31.25%) SSL
3 5 (31.25%) Junos
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (25.00%) Network Security
5 1 (6.25%) SMS
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Virtualisation Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Support
4 1 (6.25%) Network Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Deployment Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Build Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
1 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Service Management
1 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
1 6 (37.50%) Incident Management
1 6 (37.50%) Network Management
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
1 6 (37.50%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (31.25%) Network Design
3 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (25.00%) Time Management
3 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) QA
1 6 (37.50%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 6 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
4 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (6.25%) SCCM
3 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco
2 12 (75.00%) EMC
3 8 (50.00%) VMware
4 6 (37.50%) TippingPoint
4 6 (37.50%) 3PAR
4 6 (37.50%) Juniper
4 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
5 5 (31.25%) McAfee
5 5 (31.25%) F5
6 4 (25.00%) HP
7 2 (12.50%) Riverbed
7 2 (12.50%) Crossbeam
8 1 (6.25%) Citrix
8 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
8 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
8 1 (6.25%) Draytek