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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 136 121 105
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -16
Contract jobs citing vSphere 9 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.32% 0.81% 0.79%
As % of the System Software category 2.74% 7.72% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 9
Median daily rate £425 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £343 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.56% +9.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+26.54% -6.66%
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
328 298 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 11.59% 10.51% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 167 138
Median daily rate £425 £300 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -0.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £144 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £420 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 35 41
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £13.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.29 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £30.00 £22.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+9.95% +8.54%

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 31 May 2016.

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 31 May 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 -9 9 £425 +13.33% 9
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 38 (79.17%) Linux
2 34 (70.83%) Bash Shell
2 34 (70.83%) Puppet
2 34 (70.83%) OpenStack
2 34 (70.83%) DevOps
3 33 (68.75%) Java
4 32 (66.67%) Jenkins
5 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (62.50%) VMware
6 28 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
7 27 (56.25%) Confluence
7 27 (56.25%) Mocha
7 27 (56.25%) Maven
7 27 (56.25%) JIRA
7 27 (56.25%) Selenium
7 27 (56.25%) Atlassian
7 27 (56.25%) Appium
7 27 (56.25%) SonarQube
7 27 (56.25%) Chai
8 26 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
9 22 (45.83%) Ruby
10 20 (41.67%) Git (software)
11 19 (39.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (39.58%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (39.58%) Scrum
11 19 (39.58%) Configuration Management
11 19 (39.58%) Python
12 17 (35.42%) Ansible
12 17 (35.42%) Docker
13 16 (33.33%) Build Automation

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 34 (70.83%) OpenStack
2 27 (56.25%) Confluence
3 7 (14.58%) CloudStack
4 4 (8.33%) JBoss
4 4 (8.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 28 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.17%) Office 365
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.08%) Google App Engine
3 1 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) Firewall
2 4 (8.33%) LAN
2 4 (8.33%) Network Security
2 4 (8.33%) WAN
3 3 (6.25%) Internet
4 2 (4.17%) SAN
4 2 (4.17%) Wireless
5 1 (2.08%) DNS
5 1 (2.08%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.08%) OpenFlow
5 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) MySQL
3 4 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.17%) Informix
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 32 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 27 (56.25%) Appium
2 27 (56.25%) JIRA
2 27 (56.25%) Maven
2 27 (56.25%) Mocha
2 27 (56.25%) Selenium
2 27 (56.25%) SonarQube
3 20 (41.67%) Git (software)
4 11 (22.92%) Ant
5 4 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (8.33%) Subversion
6 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.08%) Travis CI
6 1 (2.08%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (35.42%) Operations Engineer
3 11 (22.92%) Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Administrator
5 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Citrix Specialist
5 2 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.08%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Consultant
6 1 (2.08%) Implementation Specialist
6 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (2.08%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Consultant
6 1 (2.08%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) VMware Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (56.25%) Chai
2 11 (22.92%) YAML
3 4 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (8.33%) Middleware
3 4 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (8.33%) Servlets
4 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Driving Licence
1 2 (4.17%) IBM XIV
2 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) Clustering
2 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (79.17%) Linux
2 19 (39.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (33.33%) CentOS
3 16 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 12 (25.00%) Windows
5 8 (16.67%) Unix
6 6 (12.50%) Windows Server
7 4 (8.33%) AIX
7 4 (8.33%) HPUX
7 4 (8.33%) SUSE
7 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (70.83%) DevOps
2 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (39.58%) Configuration Management
3 19 (39.58%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (39.58%) Scrum
4 16 (33.33%) Build Automation
5 3 (6.25%) DSDM
5 3 (6.25%) ITIL
5 3 (6.25%) RUP
6 2 (4.17%) Data Entry
6 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (2.08%) Open Source
7 1 (2.08%) People Management
7 1 (2.08%) Project Management
7 1 (2.08%) Server Building
7 1 (2.08%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.08%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 34 (70.83%) Bash Shell
2 33 (68.75%) Java
3 22 (45.83%) Ruby
4 19 (39.58%) Python
5 14 (29.17%) Perl
6 11 (22.92%) C#
7 4 (8.33%) SQL
8 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
8 3 (6.25%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 16 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (2.08%) MCSA
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 26 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (35.42%) Docker
3 7 (14.58%) Active Directory
3 7 (14.58%) Xen
4 5 (10.42%) XenDesktop
5 4 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 4 (8.33%) KVM
6 3 (6.25%) XenApp
6 3 (6.25%) XenServer
7 1 (2.08%) Firmware
7 1 (2.08%) vCloud
7 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.08%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 34 (70.83%) Puppet
2 17 (35.42%) Ansible
3 7 (14.58%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (6.25%) Cobbler
4 3 (6.25%) Tivoli
5 2 (4.17%) Cacti
5 2 (4.17%) Grafana
5 2 (4.17%) Graphite
5 2 (4.17%) Nagios
5 2 (4.17%) Opsview
5 2 (4.17%) Salt
6 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (2.08%) SCCM
6 1 (2.08%) SCDPM
6 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (62.50%) VMware
2 27 (56.25%) Atlassian
3 14 (29.17%) Red Hat
4 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 9 (18.75%) Oracle
5 6 (12.50%) HP
5 6 (12.50%) IBM
6 5 (10.42%) Cisco
6 5 (10.42%) NetApp
7 3 (6.25%) Citrix
7 3 (6.25%) EnterpriseDB
8 2 (4.17%) Avaya
8 2 (4.17%) Dell
8 2 (4.17%) Equitrac
8 2 (4.17%) F5
8 2 (4.17%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.08%) Google
9 1 (2.08%) Rackspace
9 1 (2.08%) SaltStack
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
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