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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
England / Yorkshire
Rank 93 114 103
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -11
Contract jobs citing vSphere 29 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.33% 0.82% 0.94%
As % of the System Software category 10.86% 7.90% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 15
Median daily rate £370 £425 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +44.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+54.00% -3.84%

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
267 291 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.26% 10.41% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 186 119
Median daily rate £365 £380 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £120 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 39 34
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.08 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £25.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-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
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 17 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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 +21 25 £370 -12.94% 10
South Yorkshire -1 4 £368 -8.12% 3
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 35 (83.33%) VMware
2 25 (59.52%) Windows
3 20 (47.62%) Windows Server
4 18 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 14 (33.33%) Linux
6 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
8 12 (28.57%) Cisco
9 11 (26.19%) Citrix
9 11 (26.19%) Unix
9 11 (26.19%) Puppet
10 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (21.43%) DevOps
11 9 (21.43%) Server Building
11 9 (21.43%) DNS
12 8 (19.05%) DHCP
12 8 (19.05%) EMC
12 8 (19.05%) Python
12 8 (19.05%) ITIL
12 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (19.05%) VMware ESX
12 8 (19.05%) vRealize
12 8 (19.05%) XenApp
13 7 (16.67%) SCCM
13 7 (16.67%) Ruby
13 7 (16.67%) XenDesktop
13 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (16.67%) Opscode Chef

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 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (14.29%) CloudStack
2 6 (14.29%) OpenStack
3 4 (9.52%) IIS
3 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.76%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.38%) Apache
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.38%) JBoss
5 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Office
2 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (14.29%) Office 365
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) DNS
2 8 (19.05%) DHCP
3 7 (16.67%) SAN
4 6 (14.29%) Firewall
5 5 (11.90%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (9.52%) NAS
6 4 (9.52%) NetScaler
7 3 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (7.14%) IP Telephony
7 3 (7.14%) LAN
7 3 (7.14%) WAN
8 2 (4.76%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (4.76%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (4.76%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (4.76%) FTP
8 2 (4.76%) Internet
8 2 (4.76%) Skype
8 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
8 2 (4.76%) Wireless
9 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.38%) DbUnit
2 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.38%) jMock
2 1 (2.38%) JUnit
2 1 (2.38%) Maven
2 1 (2.38%) Mockito
2 1 (2.38%) SonarQube
2 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (2.38%) Finance
1 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Windows Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Server Support
3 6 (14.29%) Server Support Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Windows Server Support
4 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 4 (9.52%) Team Leader
5 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) SCCM Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) VMware Specialist
6 2 (4.76%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) IT Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (4.76%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) REST
2 2 (4.76%) .NET
2 2 (4.76%) J2EE
2 2 (4.76%) SOAP
2 2 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Camel
3 1 (2.38%) CSS
3 1 (2.38%) ELK Stack
3 1 (2.38%) HTML
3 1 (2.38%) PowerMock
3 1 (2.38%) RESTful
3 1 (2.38%) Software Packaging
3 1 (2.38%) Spring
3 1 (2.38%) WAP
3 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) VCE vBlock
2 4 (9.52%) EMC VNX
3 3 (7.14%) Clustering
3 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.14%) Replication
4 2 (4.76%) PKI
4 2 (4.76%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (59.52%) Windows
2 20 (47.62%) Windows Server
3 14 (33.33%) Linux
3 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (26.19%) Unix
5 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (7.14%) Solaris
8 3 (7.14%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) DevOps
1 9 (21.43%) Server Building
2 8 (19.05%) ITIL
3 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.52%) Load Balancing
3 4 (9.52%) Performance Management
3 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (7.14%) Migration
4 3 (7.14%) People Management
5 2 (4.76%) Change Control
5 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (4.76%) Data Protection
5 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.76%) Fault Analysis
5 2 (4.76%) ITIL V3
5 2 (4.76%) Scrum
6 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.38%) DSDM
6 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) Python
2 7 (16.67%) Ruby
2 7 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 6 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 4 (9.52%) C
4 4 (9.52%) SQL
5 2 (4.76%) Java
5 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.38%) Go
6 1 (2.38%) PHP
6 1 (2.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) MCSE
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
2 4 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.76%) CCA
4 2 (4.76%) CCDP
4 2 (4.76%) CCNA
4 2 (4.76%) CCNP
4 2 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.38%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) Degree
5 1 (2.38%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
3 8 (19.05%) VMware ESX
3 8 (19.05%) XenApp
4 7 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (16.67%) XenDesktop
5 6 (14.29%) Xen
5 6 (14.29%) XenServer
6 4 (9.52%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 3 (7.14%) vCloud
8 2 (4.76%) Docker
8 2 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (4.76%) VMware GSX
8 2 (4.76%) VMware Server
9 1 (2.38%) NFS
9 1 (2.38%) ProxySG
9 1 (2.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (2.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 11 (26.19%) Puppet
2 8 (19.05%) vRealize
3 7 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (16.67%) SCCM
4 6 (14.29%) SCOM
5 5 (11.90%) Cobbler
6 4 (9.52%) NetBackup
7 2 (4.76%) PowerCLI
7 2 (4.76%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Ansible
8 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
8 1 (2.38%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (2.38%) DameWare
8 1 (2.38%) Nagios
8 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (2.38%) RANCID
8 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (2.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 35 (83.33%) VMware
2 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 12 (28.57%) Cisco
4 11 (26.19%) Citrix
5 8 (19.05%) EMC
6 7 (16.67%) Red Hat
7 6 (14.29%) ThinPrint
8 5 (11.90%) Veritas
9 4 (9.52%) Brocade
9 4 (9.52%) HP
10 3 (7.14%) IBM
11 2 (4.76%) Avaya
11 2 (4.76%) Genesys
11 2 (4.76%) Juniper
11 2 (4.76%) Veeam
11 2 (4.76%) Verint
12 1 (2.38%) Infoblox
12 1 (2.38%) Meraki
12 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds
12 1 (2.38%) Zerto
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