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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 84 100 95
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Contract jobs citing vSphere 31 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.52% 0.28% 0.32%
As % of the System Software category 17.22% 4.76% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 4 2
Average daily rate £425 £250 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -27.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £218 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £275 £365
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
Yorkshire

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
180 105 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 8.85% 5.95% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 56 44
Average daily rate £383 £315 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.52% +5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £213 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 15
Average hourly rate £10.75 £10.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.20 £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
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 12 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +3 17 £425 +54.54% 4
Bradford - 1 - -
vSphere
Yorkshire

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 34 (77.27%) Linux
2 30 (68.18%) OpenStack
3 29 (65.91%) DevOps
3 29 (65.91%) VMware
3 29 (65.91%) Bash Shell
4 28 (63.64%) Puppet
4 28 (63.64%) Jenkins
5 27 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (59.09%) Java
7 25 (56.82%) Amazon AWS
8 22 (50.00%) Mocha
8 22 (50.00%) Confluence
8 22 (50.00%) Maven
8 22 (50.00%) JIRA
8 22 (50.00%) Selenium
8 22 (50.00%) Atlassian
8 22 (50.00%) Appium
8 22 (50.00%) SonarQube
9 19 (43.18%) Ruby
9 19 (43.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (40.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (38.64%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (38.64%) Scrum
11 17 (38.64%) Python
11 17 (38.64%) Configuration Management
12 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
12 15 (34.09%) Git (software)
13 13 (29.55%) Red Hat
13 13 (29.55%) Ansible
14 12 (27.27%) Docker

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 30 (68.18%) OpenStack
2 22 (50.00%) Confluence
3 8 (18.18%) CloudStack
4 6 (13.64%) IIS
5 3 (6.82%) JBoss
5 3 (6.82%) MS Exchange
5 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 25 (56.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.27%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) DNS
1 4 (9.09%) Firewall
1 4 (9.09%) LAN
1 4 (9.09%) Network Security
1 4 (9.09%) WAN
2 3 (6.82%) Internet
2 3 (6.82%) SAN
3 2 (4.55%) DHCP
3 2 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (4.55%) Wireless
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.27%) VoIP
4 1 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) MySQL
3 3 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.27%) Informix
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 28 (63.64%) Jenkins
2 22 (50.00%) Appium
2 22 (50.00%) JIRA
2 22 (50.00%) Maven
2 22 (50.00%) Mocha
2 22 (50.00%) Selenium
2 22 (50.00%) SonarQube
3 15 (34.09%) Git (software)
4 10 (22.73%) Ant
5 3 (6.82%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (6.82%) Subversion
6 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.27%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (2.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (63.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (34.09%) Operations Engineer
3 10 (22.73%) Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Project Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Consultant
5 2 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (2.27%) Administrator
6 1 (2.27%) Architect
6 1 (2.27%) Citrix Specialist
6 1 (2.27%) Implementation Specialist
6 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (2.27%) Network Support
6 1 (2.27%) Network Support Technician
6 1 (2.27%) Network Technician
6 1 (2.27%) Server Specialist
6 1 (2.27%) Storage Consultant
6 1 (2.27%) Support Technician
6 1 (2.27%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) YAML
2 3 (6.82%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (6.82%) Middleware
2 3 (6.82%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (6.82%) Servlets
3 1 (2.27%) .NET
3 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Replication
3 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.27%) FMCG
3 1 (2.27%) IBM XIV
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (77.27%) Linux
2 18 (40.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (27.27%) CentOS
3 12 (27.27%) Ubuntu
4 10 (22.73%) Windows
5 8 (18.18%) Unix
6 6 (13.64%) SUSE
7 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (6.82%) AIX
8 3 (6.82%) HPUX
8 3 (6.82%) Windows Server
9 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (65.91%) DevOps
2 27 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (38.64%) Configuration Management
3 17 (38.64%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (38.64%) Scrum
4 12 (27.27%) Build Automation
5 5 (11.36%) DSDM
5 5 (11.36%) RUP
6 2 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.55%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.27%) Data Management
7 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (2.27%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.27%) ITIL
7 1 (2.27%) ITSM
7 1 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.27%) Server Building
7 1 (2.27%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.27%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 29 (65.91%) Bash Shell
2 26 (59.09%) Java
3 19 (43.18%) Ruby
4 17 (38.64%) Python
5 12 (27.27%) Perl
6 10 (22.73%) C#
7 6 (13.64%) SQL
8 5 (11.36%) Shell Script
9 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.64%) MCITP
2 6 (13.64%) MCSE
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.27%) Degree
System Software
1 19 (43.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (27.27%) Docker
3 11 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (18.18%) Xen
5 5 (11.36%) XenServer
6 3 (6.82%) Firmware
6 3 (6.82%) KVM
6 3 (6.82%) vCloud
7 2 (4.55%) NFS
7 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.27%) XenApp
8 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (63.64%) Puppet
2 13 (29.55%) Ansible
3 7 (15.91%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (11.36%) Cobbler
4 5 (11.36%) Tivoli
5 2 (4.55%) HP SIM
6 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.27%) Cacti
6 1 (2.27%) Grafana
6 1 (2.27%) Graphite
6 1 (2.27%) Nagios
6 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (2.27%) Opsview
6 1 (2.27%) Salt
6 1 (2.27%) SCOM
6 1 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (65.91%) VMware
2 22 (50.00%) Atlassian
3 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
4 13 (29.55%) Red Hat
5 9 (20.45%) Oracle
6 6 (13.64%) EMC
7 5 (11.36%) EnterpriseDB
7 5 (11.36%) HP
8 4 (9.09%) Cisco
8 4 (9.09%) IBM
9 3 (6.82%) NetApp
10 1 (2.27%) Citrix
10 1 (2.27%) Dell
10 1 (2.27%) F5
10 1 (2.27%) Google
10 1 (2.27%) ProCurve
10 1 (2.27%) Rackspace
10 1 (2.27%) Riverbed
10 1 (2.27%) Sophos
10 1 (2.27%) Symantec