The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 118 96 105
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +9
Contract jobs citing vSphere 11 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.43% 0.96% 0.33%
As % of the System Software category 5.07% 9.02% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 4
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£275 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.67% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £313 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £311
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.60 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.01% -14.18%
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

System Software Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
217 244 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 8.56% 10.64% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 97 56
Average daily rate £366 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.51% -3.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £184 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £315
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 42 64
Average hourly rate £10.75 £12.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.05 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £33.25 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing vSphere across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing vSphere across the Yorkshire region.

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

vSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing vSphere across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

vSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

vSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing vSphere across the Yorkshire region.

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

vSphere
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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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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
North Yorkshire -5 4 £400 - 1
West Yorkshire -19 4 £275 -14.72% 8
South Yorkshire -6 3 - - 1
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 50 (87.72%) VMware
2 47 (82.46%) Windows
3 42 (73.68%) Active Directory
4 40 (70.18%) Microsoft
5 35 (61.40%) VMware Infrastructure
6 26 (45.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (42.11%) MS Exchange
8 23 (40.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (36.84%) IIS
10 19 (33.33%) SCOM
11 18 (31.58%) VMware ESX
12 17 (29.82%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (28.07%) NetBackup
13 16 (28.07%) EMC
13 16 (28.07%) Symantec
14 15 (26.32%) SQL Server
14 15 (26.32%) DNS
14 15 (26.32%) SCCM
14 15 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
14 15 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
15 13 (22.81%) ITIL
16 12 (21.05%) DHCP
16 12 (21.05%) IBM
16 12 (21.05%) NAS
16 12 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
16 12 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
17 11 (19.30%) SAN
18 10 (17.54%) Citrix
18 10 (17.54%) MS Excel
18 10 (17.54%) SQL

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 24 (42.11%) MS Exchange
2 21 (36.84%) IIS
3 12 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (14.04%) Lotus Domino
5 6 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (7.02%) Apache
6 4 (7.02%) Tomcat
6 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
6 4 (7.02%) JBoss
7 2 (3.51%) OpenStack
7 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.75%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.75%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (17.54%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.53%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.32%) DNS
2 12 (21.05%) DHCP
2 12 (21.05%) NAS
3 11 (19.30%) SAN
4 8 (14.04%) Internet
5 7 (12.28%) DMZ
6 6 (10.53%) RTSP
6 6 (10.53%) iSCSI
6 6 (10.53%) Ethernet
6 6 (10.53%) FTP
6 6 (10.53%) SMTP
6 6 (10.53%) VPN
6 6 (10.53%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (5.26%) LAN
8 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.51%) Firewall
9 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.75%) Network Security
9 1 (1.75%) VoIP
9 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.32%) SQL Server
1 15 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
1 15 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) MSI
General
1 9 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Advertising
3 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.75%) Law
3 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (14.04%) Administrator
1 8 (14.04%) Exchange Administrator
2 7 (12.28%) Consultant
2 7 (12.28%) Support Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Server Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Exchange Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 4 (7.02%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) VMware Specialist
5 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Consultant
5 4 (7.02%) Storage Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Senior Storage Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Server Specialist
5 4 (7.02%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
5 4 (7.02%) Exchange Consultant
5 4 (7.02%) Windows Server Specialist
5 4 (7.02%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Clustering
1 5 (8.77%) PDA
2 4 (7.02%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 47 (82.46%) Windows
2 26 (45.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (40.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (29.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (10.53%) SUSE
5 6 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (7.02%) Solaris
6 4 (7.02%) UNIX
7 2 (3.51%) Linux
7 2 (3.51%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.75%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) ITIL
2 6 (10.53%) Migration
3 5 (8.77%) Software Deployment
4 4 (7.02%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (7.02%) BCP
5 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.51%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (3.51%) DevOps
6 2 (3.51%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.51%) RUP
6 2 (3.51%) DSDM
6 2 (3.51%) Scrum
6 2 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.51%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) SQL
2 6 (10.53%) Shell Script
3 3 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.51%) Python
4 2 (3.51%) Ruby
4 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.75%) C++
5 1 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (3.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (3.51%) MCP
2 2 (3.51%) CCA
2 2 (3.51%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 35 (61.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (31.58%) VMware ESX
4 7 (12.28%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (10.53%) XenDesktop
6 4 (7.02%) vCloud
6 4 (7.02%) XenApp
7 3 (5.26%) Terminal Services
8 2 (3.51%) Xen
8 2 (3.51%) XenServer
8 2 (3.51%) UAG
9 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (33.33%) SCOM
2 16 (28.07%) NetBackup
3 15 (26.32%) SCCM
4 6 (10.53%) Puppet
5 5 (8.77%) WSUS
6 4 (7.02%) EMC Navisphere
6 4 (7.02%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (7.02%) ZABBIX
6 4 (7.02%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (3.51%) Cobbler
7 2 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (3.51%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 50 (87.72%) VMware
2 40 (70.18%) Microsoft
3 16 (28.07%) EMC
3 16 (28.07%) Symantec
4 12 (21.05%) IBM
5 10 (17.54%) Citrix
6 9 (15.79%) HP
7 8 (14.04%) NetApp
7 8 (14.04%) Lotus
7 8 (14.04%) Cisco
8 6 (10.53%) Oracle
9 4 (7.02%) Red Hat
9 4 (7.02%) McAfee
9 4 (7.02%) Altiris
10 3 (5.26%) Dell
11 2 (3.51%) ProCurve
11 2 (3.51%) EnterpriseDB
11 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
11 2 (3.51%) Sun
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