The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 146 121 102
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -19
Contract jobs citing vSphere 8 32 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.27% 1.01% 0.64%
As % of the System Software category 2.20% 8.08% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 6
Median daily rate £353 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.46% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £194 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £400 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +7.14%
vSphere
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
364 396 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.17% 12.44% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 203 102
Median daily rate £425 £325 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £464 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 54 50
Median hourly rate £14.25 £11.42 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.78% -16.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.43 £9.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £27.85 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.03%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
West Yorkshire -15 8 £353 +8.46% 3
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 15 (78.95%) VMware
2 13 (68.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (52.63%) Windows
4 8 (42.11%) Linux
4 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
4 8 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (42.11%) Puppet
5 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (36.84%) Bash Shell
5 7 (36.84%) Java
5 7 (36.84%) DevOps
6 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
6 6 (31.58%) ITIL
6 6 (31.58%) Ruby
6 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (31.58%) Ansible
6 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
7 5 (26.32%) Docker
7 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
7 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
7 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (26.32%) CentOS
7 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
8 4 (21.05%) Python
8 4 (21.05%) Cisco
8 4 (21.05%) SAN
8 4 (21.05%) Ubuntu
8 4 (21.05%) JIRA
8 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in 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 4 (21.05%) Confluence
1 4 (21.05%) OpenStack
2 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
3 2 (10.53%) IIS
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
4 1 (5.26%) Apache
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (21.05%) Office 365
4 2 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (10.53%) Google App Engine
4 2 (10.53%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) NetScaler
1 4 (21.05%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) IP Telephony
2 2 (10.53%) Skype
2 2 (10.53%) Wireless
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) Kerberos
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) LDAP
3 1 (5.26%) MPLS
3 1 (5.26%) NAS
3 1 (5.26%) OpenFlow
3 1 (5.26%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
2 4 (21.05%) Appium
2 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 4 (21.05%) JIRA
2 4 (21.05%) Maven
2 4 (21.05%) Mocha
2 4 (21.05%) Selenium
2 4 (21.05%) SonarQube
3 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
3 2 (10.53%) Travis CI
3 2 (10.53%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Telephony Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Chai
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Clustering
1 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Linux
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
5 5 (26.32%) CentOS
5 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (21.05%) Ubuntu
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) DevOps
2 6 (31.58%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Build Automation
3 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
3 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (21.05%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
4 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Web Operations
5 1 (5.26%) Data Entry
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) People Management
5 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Security Hardening
5 1 (5.26%) Server Building
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Bash Shell
1 7 (36.84%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) Ruby
3 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
3 4 (21.05%) Python
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) CCNA
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.26%) CCDP
4 1 (5.26%) CCNP
4 1 (5.26%) MCSA
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
3 5 (26.32%) Docker
3 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.53%) XenApp
4 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.26%) Squid
5 1 (5.26%) vCloud
5 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) Puppet
2 6 (31.58%) Ansible
3 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (15.79%) SCCM
4 2 (10.53%) SCOM
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (5.26%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) VMware
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) Atlassian
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco
4 3 (15.79%) Avaya
4 3 (15.79%) Citrix
4 3 (15.79%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) Brocade
5 2 (10.53%) Genesys
5 2 (10.53%) Google
5 2 (10.53%) Rackspace
5 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.53%) SaltStack
5 2 (10.53%) Verint
6 1 (5.26%) Equitrac
6 1 (5.26%) Hitachi
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp