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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 54 37 25
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -12
Contract jobs citing vSphere 6 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.05% 1.23% 1.11%
As % of the System Software category 9.23% 12.50% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate
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£307 £328 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+7.89% -37.70%
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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
65 32 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 11.32% 9.82% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 28 5
Average daily rate £295 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £223 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £20.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £20.00 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.00 £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -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 7 July 2015.

vSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) McAfee
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) DNS
4 4 (50.00%) SLA
4 4 (50.00%) HP
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (37.50%) PKI
5 3 (37.50%) Xen
5 3 (37.50%) EMC
5 3 (37.50%) Citrix
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) MS Office
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco
5 3 (37.50%) SAN
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (37.50%) DHCP
5 3 (37.50%) Symantec
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 7

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (25.00%) Junos
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (12.50%) NAS
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) PKI
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) EMC VNX
3 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (25.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (37.50%) Xen
4 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (37.50%) HP SIM
2 1 (12.50%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (12.50%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) McAfee
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) EMC
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Symantec
4 2 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Crossbeam
4 2 (25.00%) TippingPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Riverbed
4 2 (25.00%) 3PAR
4 2 (25.00%) F5