The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the North Yorkshire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 26 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing vSphere 4 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 2.20% 5.23% -
As % of the System Software category 9.52% 32.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £336
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -3.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £30.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-38.11% -10.29%
System Software Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
42 25 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 23.08% 16.34% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 15
Average daily rate £388 £349 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £120 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 6
Average hourly rate £12.69 £25.00 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.26% +112.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.90 £9.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £30.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
vSphere
Yorkshire

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
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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
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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
Harrogate - - - -
York - - - - 2
vSphere
Yorkshire

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (60.00%) SAN
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (50.00%) WSUS
6 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (40.00%) HP
6 4 (40.00%) Clustering
6 4 (40.00%) ITIL
6 4 (40.00%) Altiris
6 4 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (30.00%) Project Management
8 2 (20.00%) Finance
8 2 (20.00%) Migration
8 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (10.00%) SCCM
9 1 (10.00%) SCOM
9 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
9 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (10.00%) XenApp
9 1 (10.00%) EMC
9 1 (10.00%) Citrix
9 1 (10.00%) X-Windows
9 1 (10.00%) NetApp

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Server Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) Altiris
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp