The first table below looks at the demand for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the West Yorkshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 94 86 91
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs citing vSphere 7 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.42% 1.00% 0.76%
As % of the System Software category 6.03% 9.49% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 9
Average daily rate
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£265 £206 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.48% -36.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £200 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £354 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £336
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -3.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £30.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-37.70% -10.29%
System Software Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
116 158 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 6.92% 10.56% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 50 44
Average daily rate £225 £290 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.41% -7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 33
Average hourly rate £15.75 £20.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +40.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.95 £11.70 £10.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £22.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
vSphere
Yorkshire

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing vSphere across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014. 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
Leeds -5 7 £265 -3.63% 4
Bradford - - - - 1
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Yorkshire

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
1 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
3 18 (64.29%) MS Exchange
4 15 (53.57%) HP
4 15 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (42.86%) EMC
5 12 (42.86%) SAN
5 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (39.29%) NetApp
6 11 (39.29%) Cisco
6 11 (39.29%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
7 10 (35.71%) VPN
8 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
8 9 (32.14%) Linux
8 9 (32.14%) VMware ESX
9 8 (28.57%) Firewall
9 8 (28.57%) Wireless
9 8 (28.57%) IPsec
9 8 (28.57%) Replication
9 8 (28.57%) Data Management
9 8 (28.57%) XMPP
9 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (28.57%) SQL
9 8 (28.57%) MySQL
9 8 (28.57%) Oracle
9 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
9 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
9 8 (28.57%) Citrix

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 18 (64.29%) MS Exchange
2 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (28.57%) Lync
3 2 (7.14%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) SAN
2 10 (35.71%) VPN
3 8 (28.57%) MPLS
3 8 (28.57%) Firewall
3 8 (28.57%) Wireless
3 8 (28.57%) IPsec
3 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 4 (14.29%) NAS
5 2 (7.14%) DNS
5 2 (7.14%) DHCP
6 1 (3.57%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) MySQL
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Administrator
1 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (21.43%) Storage Administrator
1 6 (21.43%) VMWare Administrator
2 3 (10.71%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (10.71%) Project Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (7.14%) Architect
3 2 (7.14%) Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) XMPP
2 2 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Replication
2 3 (10.71%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (32.14%) Linux
4 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (10.71%) UNIX
6 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Data Management
1 8 (28.57%) Master Data Management
1 8 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
2 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (17.86%) ITIL
3 5 (17.86%) Data Protection
3 5 (17.86%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
5 3 (10.71%) Capacity Management
6 2 (7.14%) Service Management
6 2 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (3.57%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (21.43%) VCAP
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (10.71%) MCSE
5 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 15 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (39.29%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
4 9 (32.14%) VMware ESX
5 8 (28.57%) Xen
5 8 (28.57%) Hyper-V
6 4 (14.29%) XenApp
7 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) SCOM
2 3 (10.71%) SCCM
3 2 (7.14%) SCOrch
3 2 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (7.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
3 15 (53.57%) HP
4 12 (42.86%) EMC
5 11 (39.29%) Cisco
5 11 (39.29%) NetApp
6 8 (28.57%) Oracle
6 8 (28.57%) Citrix
7 7 (25.00%) Dell
7 7 (25.00%) IBM
8 2 (7.14%) BMC
8 2 (7.14%) Symantec
8 2 (7.14%) Remedy
9 1 (3.57%) Sun