The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 76 50 48
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -2
Contract jobs citing vSphere 1 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.11% 1.45% 1.76%
As % of the System Software category 1.47% 12.00% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 5
Average daily rate £350 £415 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.66% +12.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £23.00 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+37.19% -0.86%
vSphere
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

System Software Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
68 75 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 7.38% 12.06% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 38 47
Average daily rate £400 £300 £307
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -2.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £252 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £409 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.82 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +19.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.43 £12.25 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £28.41 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in the North East

vSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing vSphere across the North East region.

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

vSphere
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the North East region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northumberland - 1 £350 -
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
5 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
6 2 (28.57%) Web Operations
6 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
6 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (28.57%) Vagrant
6 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (28.57%) Ansible
6 2 (28.57%) Rackspace
6 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (28.57%) DevOps
6 2 (28.57%) SaltStack
6 2 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
6 2 (28.57%) Puppet
6 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (28.57%) Google App Engine
6 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
2 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (28.57%) Google App Engine
1 2 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
1 2 (28.57%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Lync Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) EMC VNX
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Web Operations
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 1 (14.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Ansible
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Google
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Rackspace
3 2 (28.57%) SaltStack
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Intel Security
Prudhoe, Northumberland
Daisy Group
Rate: £350/450 p/d contract
Posted: 14 days ago