The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank - 33 18
Contract jobs citing vSphere 0 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire - 1.74% 4.79%
As % of the System Software category - 6.56% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £225 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £313 £305
% change year-on-year
+10.40% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -25.00%
vSphere
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

System Software Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
29 61 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 13.49% 26.52% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 39 13
Average daily rate £300 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -8.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 4
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

vSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

vSphere
Top 20 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) ProCurve
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Altiris
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) X-Windows
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) ProCurve
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Altiris