The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 74 89 97
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +8
Contract jobs citing vSphere 25 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.73% 1.12% 0.64%
As % of the System Software category 15.63% 11.96% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 8
Median daily rate £370 £425 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +73.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £450 £295
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+54.00% -3.84%

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

System Software Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
160 184 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.04% 9.38% 7.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 122 72
Median daily rate £375 £383 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +29.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £120 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £475 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 13
Median hourly rate £10.31 £13.55 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.94% +12.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.15 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £45.50 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-0.75% -

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

vSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing vSphere across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

vSphere Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

vSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

vSphere
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
Leeds +26 23 £370 -12.94% 3
vSphere
Yorkshire

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 30 (81.08%) VMware
2 21 (56.76%) Windows
3 16 (43.24%) Windows Server
4 15 (40.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (35.14%) Linux
6 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
6 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (29.73%) Puppet
7 10 (27.03%) Unix
7 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
8 9 (24.32%) DNS
8 9 (24.32%) Citrix
8 9 (24.32%) DevOps
8 9 (24.32%) Server Building
9 8 (21.62%) vRealize
9 8 (21.62%) Cisco
9 8 (21.62%) DHCP
9 8 (21.62%) Python
9 8 (21.62%) ITIL
10 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (18.92%) Ruby
10 7 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (18.92%) XenApp
11 6 (16.22%) XenServer
11 6 (16.22%) XenDesktop
11 6 (16.22%) Bash Shell
11 6 (16.22%) OpenStack
11 6 (16.22%) CloudStack
11 6 (16.22%) ThinPrint

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 6 (16.22%) CloudStack
1 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
1 6 (16.22%) OpenStack
2 3 (8.11%) IIS
2 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.41%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.70%) Apache
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.70%) JBoss
4 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Office
2 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (13.51%) Office 365
2 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) DNS
2 8 (21.62%) DHCP
3 5 (13.51%) Firewall
4 3 (8.11%) NetScaler
4 3 (8.11%) SAN
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (5.41%) FTP
5 2 (5.41%) IP Telephony
5 2 (5.41%) LAN
5 2 (5.41%) Skype
5 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.41%) WAN
5 2 (5.41%) Wireless
6 1 (2.70%) HTTP
6 1 (2.70%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.70%) DbUnit
2 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.70%) jMock
2 1 (2.70%) JUnit
2 1 (2.70%) Maven
2 1 (2.70%) Mockito
2 1 (2.70%) SonarQube
2 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
1 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Windows Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Server Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Server Support
2 6 (16.22%) Server Support Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Support Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) VMware Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Windows Server Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Windows Server Support
2 6 (16.22%) Windows Support Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 4 (10.81%) Team Leader
4 3 (8.11%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Development Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (5.41%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) PowerShell Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) REST
2 2 (5.41%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) J2EE
2 2 (5.41%) SOAP
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Camel
3 1 (2.70%) CSS
3 1 (2.70%) ELK Stack
3 1 (2.70%) HTML
3 1 (2.70%) PowerMock
3 1 (2.70%) RESTful
3 1 (2.70%) Spring
3 1 (2.70%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) VCE vBlock
2 4 (10.81%) EMC VNX
3 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.41%) Clustering
4 2 (5.41%) PKI
4 2 (5.41%) Private Cloud
4 2 (5.41%) Replication
5 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (56.76%) Windows
2 16 (43.24%) Windows Server
3 13 (35.14%) Linux
4 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (27.03%) Unix
6 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (5.41%) Solaris
8 2 (5.41%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) DevOps
1 9 (24.32%) Server Building
2 8 (21.62%) ITIL
3 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.81%) Performance Management
3 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
4 3 (8.11%) Migration
4 3 (8.11%) People Management
5 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.41%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.41%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.41%) Scrum
6 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.70%) Kanban
6 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.70%) TDD
6 1 (2.70%) Wealth Management
6 1 (2.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) Python
2 7 (18.92%) Ruby
3 6 (16.22%) Bash Shell
3 6 (16.22%) Shell Script
4 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
5 4 (10.81%) C
5 4 (10.81%) SQL
6 2 (5.41%) Java
6 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.70%) Go
7 1 (2.70%) PHP
7 1 (2.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) MCSE
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (5.41%) CCA
3 2 (5.41%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.70%) CCDP
4 1 (2.70%) CCNA
4 1 (2.70%) CCNP
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.70%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 15 (40.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
3 7 (18.92%) XenApp
4 6 (16.22%) VMware ESX
4 6 (16.22%) Xen
4 6 (16.22%) XenDesktop
4 6 (16.22%) XenServer
5 5 (13.51%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (10.81%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 3 (8.11%) vCloud
8 2 (5.41%) Docker
8 2 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (5.41%) VMware GSX
8 2 (5.41%) VMware Server
9 1 (2.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) Puppet
2 8 (21.62%) vRealize
3 7 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (13.51%) Cobbler
4 5 (13.51%) SCCM
4 5 (13.51%) SCOM
5 4 (10.81%) NetBackup
6 2 (5.41%) PowerCLI
6 2 (5.41%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Ansible
7 1 (2.70%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (2.70%) Nagios
7 1 (2.70%) RANCID
Vendors
1 30 (81.08%) VMware
2 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
3 9 (24.32%) Citrix
4 8 (21.62%) Cisco
5 6 (16.22%) EMC
5 6 (16.22%) Red Hat
5 6 (16.22%) ThinPrint
6 4 (10.81%) Brocade
6 4 (10.81%) Veritas
7 2 (5.41%) Avaya
7 2 (5.41%) Genesys
7 2 (5.41%) HP
7 2 (5.41%) IBM
7 2 (5.41%) Verint
8 1 (2.70%) BMC
8 1 (2.70%) Dell
8 1 (2.70%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (2.70%) Infoblox
8 1 (2.70%) Veeam
8 1 (2.70%) Zerto
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