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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 99 75 46
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -29
Contract jobs citing vSphere 17 3 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.22% 0.31% 3.56%
As % of the System Software category 4.83% 4.05% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 19
Median daily rate £534 - £348
90% offered a daily rate of more than £508 - £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 - £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.46 £23.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+87.20% -28.03%
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
352 74 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.18% 7.71% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 25 56
Median daily rate £330 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £199 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £455 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 18 14
Median hourly rate £26.50 £26.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.93% -10.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £12.66 £18.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £46.90 £37.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing vSphere across the North East region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

vSphere Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the North East region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -23 15 £534 -
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 North East region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 24 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (95.83%) DNS
2 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 23 (95.83%) DHCP
2 23 (95.83%) Windows Server 2012
2 23 (95.83%) Windows Server
3 20 (83.33%) Microsoft
4 17 (70.83%) Linux
4 17 (70.83%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (66.67%) IIS
5 16 (66.67%) Clustering
6 15 (62.50%) ITIL
6 15 (62.50%) MCSA
6 15 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (62.50%) DevOps
7 14 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (58.33%) IaaS
7 14 (58.33%) PRINCE2
7 14 (58.33%) TOGAF
7 14 (58.33%) Open Source
7 14 (58.33%) SaaS
7 14 (58.33%) PaaS
8 13 (54.17%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (54.17%) HP Helion
9 12 (50.00%) MS Excel
9 12 (50.00%) MCSE
9 12 (50.00%) Change Management
10 11 (45.83%) Disclosure Scotland
11 10 (41.67%) BPSS Clearance

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 16 (66.67%) IIS
2 3 (12.50%) Apache
2 3 (12.50%) Jetty
2 3 (12.50%) Mongrel
2 3 (12.50%) nginx
2 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 3 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (58.33%) IaaS
1 14 (58.33%) PaaS
1 14 (58.33%) SaaS
2 13 (54.17%) HP Helion
3 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (12.50%) Google App Engine
3 3 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 23 (95.83%) DHCP
1 23 (95.83%) DNS
2 3 (12.50%) FTP
2 3 (12.50%) HTTP
2 3 (12.50%) IPsec
2 3 (12.50%) SSL
2 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (12.50%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) DevOps Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Server Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
1 3 (12.50%) J2EE
1 3 (12.50%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (66.67%) Clustering
2 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Windows
1 23 (95.83%) Windows Server
1 23 (95.83%) Windows Server 2012
2 17 (70.83%) Linux
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) DevOps
1 15 (62.50%) ITIL
2 14 (58.33%) Open Source
2 14 (58.33%) PRINCE2
2 14 (58.33%) TOGAF
3 12 (50.00%) Change Management
4 10 (41.67%) Problem Management
5 8 (33.33%) Data Management
6 7 (29.17%) CRM
6 7 (29.17%) Security Management
7 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) MCSA
1 15 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (54.17%) ITIL Certification
3 12 (50.00%) MCSE
4 10 (41.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (20.83%) Degree
6 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (45.83%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (70.83%) VMware ESXi
3 14 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (12.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (29.17%) Citrix
3 7 (29.17%) Intel Security
3 7 (29.17%) Lumension
3 7 (29.17%) Symantec
4 3 (12.50%) Google