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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 71 92 85
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -7
Contract jobs citing vSphere 33 3 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.93% 0.20% 1.04%
As % of the System Software category 20.50% 2.80% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 7
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£295 - £270
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 - £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 - £304
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.87 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £21.75 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+70.11% -29.83%
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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
161 107 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 9.40% 7.06% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 29 43
Average daily rate £295 £275 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.27% -5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £107 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 18 12
Average hourly rate £12.75 £12.22 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.31% -21.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £16.65 £18.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -2.36%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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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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 +17 24 £310 - 6
Wakefield - - - -
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Yorkshire

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 40 (97.56%) VMware
2 30 (73.17%) Windows
2 30 (73.17%) Active Directory
3 28 (68.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (63.41%) Microsoft
4 26 (63.41%) MS Exchange
5 23 (56.10%) IIS
6 17 (41.46%) VMware ESX
7 16 (39.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (34.15%) SCCM
8 14 (34.15%) SCOM
8 14 (34.15%) NetBackup
8 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (34.15%) Symantec
9 13 (31.71%) NAS
9 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (29.27%) Exchange Server 2013
10 12 (29.27%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (29.27%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (29.27%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (29.27%) IBM
10 12 (29.27%) EMC
10 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
11 11 (26.83%) Citrix
12 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
13 9 (21.95%) SUSE
13 9 (21.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (19.51%) Lotus
14 8 (19.51%) Internet
14 8 (19.51%) Lotus Domino

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 26 (63.41%) MS Exchange
2 23 (56.10%) IIS
3 12 (29.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (19.51%) Lotus Domino
5 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (7.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (4.88%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
8 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) NAS
2 8 (19.51%) Internet
3 6 (14.63%) SAN
3 6 (14.63%) DMZ
4 5 (12.20%) VPN
4 5 (12.20%) DNS
4 5 (12.20%) DHCP
5 4 (9.76%) iSCSI
6 3 (7.32%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (7.32%) SMTP
6 3 (7.32%) RTSP
6 3 (7.32%) Ethernet
6 3 (7.32%) FTP
6 3 (7.32%) LAN
7 1 (2.44%) WLAN
7 1 (2.44%) WAN
7 1 (2.44%) Firewall
7 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
1 12 (29.27%) SQL Server 2005
1 12 (29.27%) SQL Server 2008
1 12 (29.27%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MSI
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) Administrator
1 8 (19.51%) Exchange Administrator
2 6 (14.63%) Exchange Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Server Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 4 (9.76%) Consultant
4 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Consultant
4 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Exchange Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.44%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (2.44%) VMware Specialist
7 1 (2.44%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Replication
1 2 (4.88%) PDA
1 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.44%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 30 (73.17%) Windows
2 16 (39.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (21.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (21.95%) SUSE
6 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.44%) UNIX
7 1 (2.44%) Linux
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (7.32%) ITIL
2 2 (4.88%) Service Management
2 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
2 2 (4.88%) Migration
2 2 (4.88%) Software Deployment
2 2 (4.88%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (2.44%) DevOps
3 1 (2.44%) Scrum
3 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (2.44%) RUP
3 1 (2.44%) DSDM
3 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) SQL
1 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.44%) Python
2 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) MCP
1 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 30 (73.17%) Active Directory
2 28 (68.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (41.46%) VMware ESX
4 5 (12.20%) XenApp
5 4 (9.76%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (7.32%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.44%) XenServer
7 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.44%) Xen
7 1 (2.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 14 (34.15%) NetBackup
1 14 (34.15%) SCCM
1 14 (34.15%) SCOM
2 2 (4.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.44%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.44%) Puppet
3 1 (2.44%) Cobbler
3 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 40 (97.56%) VMware
2 26 (63.41%) Microsoft
3 14 (34.15%) Symantec
4 12 (29.27%) IBM
4 12 (29.27%) EMC
5 11 (26.83%) Citrix
6 8 (19.51%) Lotus
7 5 (12.20%) HP
8 4 (9.76%) NetApp
9 3 (7.32%) Dell
10 2 (4.88%) Sun
10 2 (4.88%) Cisco
10 2 (4.88%) BMC
10 2 (4.88%) Remedy
11 1 (2.44%) ProCurve
11 1 (2.44%) EnterpriseDB
11 1 (2.44%) Oracle
11 1 (2.44%) Juniper
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