The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 54 37 24
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -13
Contract jobs citing vSphere 9 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.45% 1.07% 1.44%
As % of the System Software category 12.50% 11.76% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £328 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+7.89% -37.70%
vSphere
North East

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

System Software Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
72 34 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 11.63% 9.07% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 28 6
Average daily rate £295 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £223 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £350 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £20.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £20.00 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.00 £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

vSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing vSphere across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

vSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

vSphere
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -15 7 £275 -16.15% 1
Sunderland - 2 - -
vSphere
North East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (70.00%) McAfee
4 6 (60.00%) HP
4 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (50.00%) EMC
5 5 (50.00%) SAN
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 5 (50.00%) MS Office
5 5 (50.00%) ITIL
5 5 (50.00%) DNS
5 5 (50.00%) Cisco
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (40.00%) LAN
6 4 (40.00%) WAN
6 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (40.00%) SLA
6 4 (40.00%) Juniper
6 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (40.00%) JSP 440
6 4 (40.00%) TippingPoint
6 4 (40.00%) Firewall
6 4 (40.00%) VMware
6 4 (40.00%) Junos
6 4 (40.00%) F5

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
1 5 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (40.00%) Junos
2 4 (40.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (30.00%) DHCP
4 2 (20.00%) Network Security
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (10.00%) NAS
5 1 (10.00%) SSL
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) PKI
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Service Management
2 3 (30.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Network Management
3 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (10.00%) Network Design
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) SLA
1 4 (40.00%) JSP 440
2 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (30.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (30.00%) HP SIM
2 2 (20.00%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (10.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (10.00%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) McAfee
2 6 (60.00%) HP
3 5 (50.00%) EMC
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) Juniper
4 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (40.00%) TippingPoint
4 4 (40.00%) 3PAR
4 4 (40.00%) F5
5 3 (30.00%) Riverbed
5 3 (30.00%) Symantec
5 3 (30.00%) Crossbeam
5 3 (30.00%) Citrix