The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 34 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing vSphere 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 0.41% 0.35% -
As % of the System Software category 2.78% 3.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £105 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
vSphere
Cheshire

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

System Software Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
36 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 14.69% 9.03% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 4
Median daily rate £405 £300 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% +71.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £145 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £650 £349
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +94.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +7.08%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

vSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 30 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 Warrington region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
1 11 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (90.91%) Security Cleared
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (81.82%) SharePoint
3 9 (81.82%) Migration
3 9 (81.82%) Skype
3 9 (81.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (81.82%) Windows 10
3 9 (81.82%) Skype for Business
4 8 (72.73%) Data Migration
4 8 (72.73%) SC Cleared
4 8 (72.73%) PowerShell
4 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
4 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
4 8 (72.73%) MS Exchange
4 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
5 7 (63.64%) MS Office
5 7 (63.64%) SCCM
5 7 (63.64%) SCOM
6 5 (45.45%) Linux
7 3 (27.27%) SAN
7 3 (27.27%) NetApp
7 3 (27.27%) Application Packaging
8 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
8 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
8 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington 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 9 (81.82%) SharePoint
1 9 (81.82%) SharePoint 2013
1 9 (81.82%) Skype for Business
2 8 (72.73%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Skype
2 3 (27.27%) SAN
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
General
1 2 (18.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Designer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Architect
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Fat Client
1 2 (18.18%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (81.82%) Windows 10
4 5 (45.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Migration
2 8 (72.73%) Data Migration
2 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
3 3 (27.27%) Application Packaging
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) System Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Management
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
5 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) Security Cleared
2 8 (72.73%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) ISEB
3 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) SCCM
1 7 (63.64%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) AirWatch
2 1 (9.09%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Fujitsu