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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 78 116 69
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -47
Contract jobs citing vSphere 26 6 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.70% 0.28% 1.82%
As % of the System Software category 15.20% 2.91% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 7
Median daily rate £375 £375 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +74.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £355 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £391 £307
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.46 £23.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+87.20% -18.10%
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
171 206 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.18% 9.53% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 108 74
Median daily rate £400 £375 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +27.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £120 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £533 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £340
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 38 17
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.28 £9.34 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.75 £17.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
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 2 December 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 +36 26 £375 - 4
vSphere
Yorkshire

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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%) VMware
2 22 (64.71%) Windows
3 16 (47.06%) Windows Server
4 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (35.29%) Linux
6 11 (32.35%) Puppet
7 10 (29.41%) DevOps
7 10 (29.41%) Unix
7 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
7 10 (29.41%) Citrix
8 9 (26.47%) Server Building
9 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (23.53%) DNS
9 8 (23.53%) Cisco
9 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
9 8 (23.53%) Python
9 8 (23.53%) ITIL
10 7 (20.59%) DHCP
10 7 (20.59%) Red Hat
10 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (20.59%) XenApp
10 7 (20.59%) Ruby
10 7 (20.59%) Bash Shell
11 6 (17.65%) OpenStack
11 6 (17.65%) CloudStack
11 6 (17.65%) vRealize
11 6 (17.65%) ThinPrint
11 6 (17.65%) VMware ESX

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 6 (17.65%) CloudStack
1 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
1 6 (17.65%) OpenStack
2 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.88%) Apache
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.88%) IIS
3 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.94%) JBoss
4 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (14.71%) Office 365
3 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.94%) Google App Engine
4 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) DNS
2 7 (20.59%) DHCP
3 5 (14.71%) Firewall
4 3 (8.82%) LAN
4 3 (8.82%) NetScaler
4 3 (8.82%) WAN
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (5.88%) FTP
5 2 (5.88%) IP Telephony
5 2 (5.88%) LDAP
5 2 (5.88%) SAN
5 2 (5.88%) Skype
5 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.88%) Wireless
6 1 (2.94%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (2.94%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.88%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.94%) Travis CI
2 1 (2.94%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Windows Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Server Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Server Support
2 6 (17.65%) Server Support Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Support Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) VMware Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Server Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Server Support
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Support Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 4 (11.76%) Team Leader
4 3 (8.82%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Exchange Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (5.88%) PowerShell Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
1 2 (5.88%) REST
2 1 (2.94%) J2EE
2 1 (2.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) VCE vBlock
2 4 (11.76%) EMC VNX
3 2 (5.88%) Clustering
3 2 (5.88%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.94%) PKI
4 1 (2.94%) Replication
4 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (64.71%) Windows
2 16 (47.06%) Windows Server
3 12 (35.29%) Linux
3 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (29.41%) Unix
5 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (5.88%) Solaris
9 1 (2.94%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) DevOps
2 9 (26.47%) Server Building
3 8 (23.53%) ITIL
4 4 (11.76%) Performance Management
4 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
5 3 (8.82%) People Management
6 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3
6 2 (5.88%) Web Operations
7 1 (2.94%) Change Control
7 1 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.94%) Fault Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) High Availability
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.94%) Security Hardening
7 1 (2.94%) Service Design
7 1 (2.94%) Wealth Management
7 1 (2.94%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) Python
2 7 (20.59%) Bash Shell
2 7 (20.59%) Ruby
3 6 (17.65%) Shell Script
4 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
5 4 (11.76%) C
5 4 (11.76%) SQL
6 2 (5.88%) Java
6 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.94%) Perl
7 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) CCA
3 2 (5.88%) CCNA
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (5.88%) MCSE
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.94%) CCDP
4 1 (2.94%) CCNP
System Software
1 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
3 7 (20.59%) XenApp
4 6 (17.65%) VMware ESX
4 6 (17.65%) Xen
4 6 (17.65%) XenDesktop
4 6 (17.65%) XenServer
5 5 (14.71%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (11.76%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 3 (8.82%) vCloud
8 2 (5.88%) Docker
8 2 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (5.88%) VMware GSX
8 2 (5.88%) VMware Server
9 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
9 1 (2.94%) Squid
Systems Management
1 11 (32.35%) Puppet
2 8 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (17.65%) vRealize
4 5 (14.71%) Cobbler
5 4 (11.76%) SCCM
5 4 (11.76%) SCOM
6 2 (5.88%) Ansible
6 2 (5.88%) NetBackup
6 2 (5.88%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (2.94%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (2.94%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 27 (79.41%) VMware
2 10 (29.41%) Citrix
3 8 (23.53%) Cisco
3 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 7 (20.59%) Red Hat
5 6 (17.65%) ThinPrint
6 4 (11.76%) EMC
6 4 (11.76%) Veritas
7 2 (5.88%) Avaya
7 2 (5.88%) Brocade
7 2 (5.88%) Genesys
7 2 (5.88%) HP
7 2 (5.88%) IBM
7 2 (5.88%) Verint
8 1 (2.94%) BMC
8 1 (2.94%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (2.94%) Google
8 1 (2.94%) Infoblox
8 1 (2.94%) Rackspace
8 1 (2.94%) SaltStack