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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 79 105 98
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -7
Contract jobs citing vSphere 45 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.70% 0.44% 0.79%
As % of the System Software category 17.72% 5.29% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £370 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +20.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £330 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £370 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £313 £314
% change year-on-year
+21.60% -0.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £14.87 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.52% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £23.20 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+21.76% -5.30%
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
254 189 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 9.57% 8.33% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 80 67
Average daily rate £325 £295 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £172 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 36 47
Average hourly rate £13.98 £12.63 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.69% -2.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.25 £8.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £35.00 £39.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
West Yorkshire +15 31 £215 -37.68% 9
North Yorkshire - 8 £400 - 2
South Yorkshire +1 4 £450 +21.62% 1
East Yorkshire - - - -
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 58 (96.67%) VMware
2 48 (80.00%) Windows
3 45 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 44 (73.33%) Microsoft
5 39 (65.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 31 (51.67%) MS Exchange
7 26 (43.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (40.00%) IIS
8 24 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (36.67%) SCOM
10 21 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (33.33%) VMware ESX
12 18 (30.00%) NetBackup
12 18 (30.00%) SCCM
12 18 (30.00%) DNS
12 18 (30.00%) Symantec
13 17 (28.33%) Citrix
13 17 (28.33%) DHCP
14 16 (26.67%) EMC
15 15 (25.00%) IBM
16 13 (21.67%) SAN
16 13 (21.67%) ITIL
17 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
17 12 (20.00%) HP
17 12 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
17 12 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
17 12 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
17 12 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
17 12 (20.00%) NAS
18 11 (18.33%) NetApp

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 31 (51.67%) MS Exchange
2 24 (40.00%) IIS
3 12 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (13.33%) Lotus Domino
5 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (6.67%) Tomcat
6 4 (6.67%) Apache
6 4 (6.67%) JBoss
7 3 (5.00%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.67%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
1 11 (18.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 18 (30.00%) DNS
2 17 (28.33%) DHCP
3 13 (21.67%) SAN
4 12 (20.00%) NAS
5 8 (13.33%) VPN
5 8 (13.33%) Internet
6 7 (11.67%) DMZ
6 7 (11.67%) iSCSI
7 6 (10.00%) RTSP
7 6 (10.00%) SMTP
7 6 (10.00%) Ethernet
7 6 (10.00%) FTP
7 6 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (6.67%) LAN
9 3 (5.00%) Firewall
10 2 (3.33%) WAN
10 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
11 1 (1.67%) VoIP
11 1 (1.67%) WLAN
11 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 12 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 12 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) MSI
General
1 9 (15.00%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) German Language
3 2 (3.33%) Advertising
4 1 (1.67%) Law
4 1 (1.67%) Legal
4 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (18.33%) Administrator
2 9 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (13.33%) Exchange Administrator
4 7 (11.67%) Consultant
4 7 (11.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 6 (10.00%) Exchange Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Server Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) VMware Specialist
7 4 (6.67%) Storage Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Senior Storage Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Server Specialist
7 4 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (6.67%) Exchange Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) Windows Server Specialist
7 4 (6.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) X-Windows
2 2 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Clustering
1 5 (8.33%) PDA
2 4 (6.67%) CLARiiON
3 3 (5.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.33%) Replication
4 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.67%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 48 (80.00%) Windows
2 26 (43.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (15.00%) SUSE
5 9 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (8.33%) Windows XP
7 4 (6.67%) Solaris
8 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.67%) Linux
9 1 (1.67%) UNIX
9 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.67%) ITIL
2 6 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (8.33%) Software Deployment
3 5 (8.33%) Migration
4 4 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (6.67%) BCP
4 4 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (3.33%) Service Management
5 2 (3.33%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.67%) DevOps
6 1 (1.67%) RUP
6 1 (1.67%) DSDM
6 1 (1.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.67%) Scrum
6 1 (1.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.00%) SQL
2 5 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.67%) Python
4 1 (1.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) MCP
2 4 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 39 (65.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 9 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (13.33%) XenApp
6 6 (10.00%) XenDesktop
7 4 (6.67%) vCloud
8 3 (5.00%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (5.00%) MetaFrame
8 3 (5.00%) ISA Server
9 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
10 1 (1.67%) XenServer
10 1 (1.67%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (36.67%) SCOM
2 18 (30.00%) NetBackup
2 18 (30.00%) SCCM
3 5 (8.33%) Puppet
3 5 (8.33%) WSUS
4 4 (6.67%) EMC Navisphere
4 4 (6.67%) ZABBIX
4 4 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (6.67%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.67%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 58 (96.67%) VMware
2 44 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 18 (30.00%) Symantec
4 17 (28.33%) Citrix
5 16 (26.67%) EMC
6 15 (25.00%) IBM
7 12 (20.00%) HP
8 11 (18.33%) NetApp
8 11 (18.33%) Cisco
9 8 (13.33%) Lotus
10 5 (8.33%) Oracle
11 4 (6.67%) Altiris
11 4 (6.67%) McAfee
11 4 (6.67%) Red Hat
12 3 (5.00%) Dell
13 2 (3.33%) Remedy
13 2 (3.33%) BMC
13 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
13 2 (3.33%) Sun
14 1 (1.67%) EnterpriseDB
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