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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank - 37 47
Contract jobs citing vSphere 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - 1.53% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category - 12.77% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate - £418 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £23.00 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+37.19% -0.86%
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
54 47 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 7.55% 11.96% 19.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 25 39
Average daily rate £400 £325 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +29.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £421 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Average hourly rate £16.18 £21.82 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.87% -3.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £15.63 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.85 £29.73 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) Google App Engine
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (50.00%) Puppet
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (50.00%) Google
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Vagrant
3 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (50.00%) Ansible
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) SaltStack
3 2 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (50.00%) Rackspace
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (50.00%) Google App Engine
1 2 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (50.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Lync Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
1 2 (50.00%) Web Operations
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Ansible
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Google
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Rackspace
2 2 (50.00%) SaltStack
3 1 (25.00%) HP
Prudhoe, Northumberland
Daisy Group
Rate: £350/450 p/d contract
Posted: 15 days ago