The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 25 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing vSphere 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.05% - 1.37%
As % of the System Software category 12.50% - 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £500 - £255
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £20.50 £18.88
% change year-on-year
+114.63% +8.60%
vSphere
West Midlands

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

System Software Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
16 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 8.42% 8.52% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 3
Median daily rate £356 £300 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £179 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £308
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.25 £13.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -9.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £9.60 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.69 £14.55 £20.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

vSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

vSphere
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 - -
vSphere
West Midlands

vSphere
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware