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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 111 105 87
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -18
Contract jobs citing vSphere 9 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.48% 0.89% 0.61%
As % of the System Software category 4.52% 7.38% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 1
Median daily rate £405 £325 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.61% +54.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £23.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-18.27% -37.16%
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
199 271 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 10.68% 12.11% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 134 53
Median daily rate £420 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £533 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 38 24
Median hourly rate £11.75 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.43 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £17.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 27 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -2 7 £430 +27.40% 5
Bradford - 2 £380 -
vSphere
Yorkshire

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 10 (66.67%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Python
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (53.33%) Puppet
3 7 (46.67%) Bash Shell
3 7 (46.67%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (46.67%) DevOps
3 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
4 6 (40.00%) ITIL
4 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 5 (33.33%) Ruby
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 4 (26.67%) Java
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco
7 3 (20.00%) XenServer
7 3 (20.00%) Cobbler
7 3 (20.00%) Office 365
7 3 (20.00%) OpenStack
7 3 (20.00%) CloudStack
7 3 (20.00%) NetScaler
7 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (20.00%) Unix
7 3 (20.00%) MS Office

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 3 (20.00%) CloudStack
1 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (20.00%) Office 365
4 2 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (13.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (13.33%) Google App Engine
4 2 (13.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) IP Telephony
2 2 (13.33%) OpenFlow
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) Skype
2 2 (13.33%) Wireless
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) Kerberos
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) LDAP
3 1 (6.67%) MPLS
3 1 (6.67%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
1 2 (13.33%) Travis CI
1 2 (13.33%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Network Designer
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Telephony Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Expert
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) J2EE
1 1 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) PKI
1 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
1 1 (6.67%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (20.00%) Unix
6 1 (6.67%) CentOS
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) DevOps
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
4 2 (13.33%) Web Operations
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) High Availability
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.67%) Security Hardening
5 1 (6.67%) Server Building
5 1 (6.67%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Python
2 7 (46.67%) Bash Shell
3 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 5 (33.33%) Ruby
4 4 (26.67%) Java
5 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (13.33%) Perl
6 2 (13.33%) SQL
7 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCNA
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CCDP
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (20.00%) Xen
3 3 (20.00%) XenServer
4 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.67%) Docker
5 1 (6.67%) Squid
5 1 (6.67%) vCloud
5 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
5 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) Puppet
2 7 (46.67%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (20.00%) Cobbler
4 2 (13.33%) Ansible
4 2 (13.33%) SCCM
4 2 (13.33%) SCOM
5 1 (6.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (13.33%) Avaya
4 2 (13.33%) Brocade
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) Genesys
4 2 (13.33%) Google
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Rackspace
4 2 (13.33%) SaltStack
4 2 (13.33%) Verint
5 1 (6.67%) Hitachi
5 1 (6.67%) Infoblox