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 30 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 120 89 94
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +5
Contract jobs citing vSphere 6 30 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.30% 1.42% 0.52%
As % of the System Software category 2.52% 14.85% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 3
Median daily rate £285 £375 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +22.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £326 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £420 £351
UK excluding London median daily rate £354 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.07% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £20.50 £18.88
% change year-on-year
+114.63% +8.60%
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
238 202 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.74% 9.56% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 106 63
Median daily rate £390 £313 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.80% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £213 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 22 14
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.75 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £9.05 £8.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £33.88 £21.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% +12.90%

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
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 30 June 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 -20 5 £285 -24.00% 5
Bradford - 1 - -
vSphere
Yorkshire

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 27 (79.41%) Linux
2 23 (67.65%) Java
2 23 (67.65%) Puppet
2 23 (67.65%) DevOps
3 22 (64.71%) Jenkins
3 22 (64.71%) OpenStack
3 22 (64.71%) Bash Shell
3 22 (64.71%) VMware
4 20 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (47.06%) Confluence
6 16 (47.06%) Mocha
6 16 (47.06%) Appium
6 16 (47.06%) Maven
6 16 (47.06%) JIRA
6 16 (47.06%) Selenium
6 16 (47.06%) Atlassian
6 16 (47.06%) SonarQube
6 16 (47.06%) Chai
7 14 (41.18%) Ruby
7 14 (41.18%) Python
8 13 (38.24%) Git (software)
9 11 (32.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (32.35%) Windows
9 11 (32.35%) Scrum
9 11 (32.35%) Configuration Management
9 11 (32.35%) Ansible
10 10 (29.41%) Docker

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 22 (64.71%) OpenStack
2 16 (47.06%) Confluence
3 6 (17.65%) CloudStack
4 4 (11.76%) JBoss
4 4 (11.76%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.94%) Apache
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (5.88%) Google App Engine
3 2 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (5.88%) Office 365
4 1 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) Firewall
2 5 (14.71%) LAN
2 5 (14.71%) WAN
3 4 (11.76%) Network Security
4 3 (8.82%) SAN
5 1 (2.94%) DNS
5 1 (2.94%) Internet
5 1 (2.94%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.94%) LDAP
5 1 (2.94%) MPLS
5 1 (2.94%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.94%) OpenFlow
5 1 (2.94%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.71%) MySQL
3 4 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.94%) Informix
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (64.71%) Jenkins
2 16 (47.06%) Appium
2 16 (47.06%) JIRA
2 16 (47.06%) Maven
2 16 (47.06%) Mocha
2 16 (47.06%) Selenium
2 16 (47.06%) SonarQube
3 13 (38.24%) Git (software)
4 7 (20.59%) Ant
5 4 (11.76%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (11.76%) Subversion
6 2 (5.88%) TeamCity
6 2 (5.88%) Travis CI
6 2 (5.88%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (2.94%) Games
1 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Operations Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) VMware Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (47.06%) Chai
2 7 (20.59%) YAML
3 4 (11.76%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (11.76%) Middleware
3 4 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (11.76%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Virtual Team
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Clustering
2 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.94%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 27 (79.41%) Linux
2 11 (32.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (32.35%) Windows
3 10 (29.41%) CentOS
4 9 (26.47%) Ubuntu
5 7 (20.59%) Unix
6 4 (11.76%) AIX
6 4 (11.76%) HPUX
6 4 (11.76%) SUSE
6 4 (11.76%) Windows Server
7 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) DevOps
2 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (32.35%) Configuration Management
3 11 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (32.35%) Scrum
4 9 (26.47%) Build Automation
5 3 (8.82%) ITIL
6 2 (5.88%) Data Entry
6 2 (5.88%) DSDM
6 2 (5.88%) RUP
6 2 (5.88%) Web Operations
7 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.94%) ITSM
7 1 (2.94%) Migration
7 1 (2.94%) Open Source
7 1 (2.94%) People Management
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (67.65%) Java
2 22 (64.71%) Bash Shell
3 14 (41.18%) Python
3 14 (41.18%) Ruby
4 10 (29.41%) Perl
5 7 (20.59%) C#
6 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) CCNA
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 20 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (29.41%) Docker
3 6 (17.65%) Xen
4 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
5 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
5 4 (11.76%) KVM
6 3 (8.82%) XenDesktop
7 2 (5.88%) vCloud
7 2 (5.88%) XenServer
8 1 (2.94%) Squid
8 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.94%) VMware Server
8 1 (2.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (67.65%) Puppet
2 11 (32.35%) Ansible
3 6 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.88%) Cobbler
4 2 (5.88%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.94%) Cacti
5 1 (2.94%) Grafana
5 1 (2.94%) Graphite
5 1 (2.94%) Nagios
5 1 (2.94%) Opsview
5 1 (2.94%) Salt
5 1 (2.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) VMware
2 16 (47.06%) Atlassian
3 10 (29.41%) Red Hat
4 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
4 7 (20.59%) Oracle
5 5 (14.71%) IBM
6 3 (8.82%) Cisco
6 3 (8.82%) HP
7 2 (5.88%) Avaya
7 2 (5.88%) Citrix
7 2 (5.88%) EnterpriseDB
7 2 (5.88%) Equitrac
7 2 (5.88%) Google
7 2 (5.88%) NetApp
7 2 (5.88%) Rackspace
7 2 (5.88%) SaltStack
8 1 (2.94%) F5
8 1 (2.94%) Riverbed