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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 109 112 109
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing vSphere 33 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.13% 0.63% 0.49%
As % of the System Software category 10.78% 6.99% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 4
Average daily rate £425 £275 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -25.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £215 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.60 £22.85 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+16.43% -1.53%
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
306 229 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.51% 9.03% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 124 82
Average daily rate £395 £338 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.03% +14.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £215 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 43 38
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.85 £9.00 £8.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.20 £16.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 £425 +93.18% 8
North Yorkshire +1 1 £400 - 5
South Yorkshire -13 1 £400 - 1
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 36 (75.00%) Linux
2 32 (66.67%) VMware
3 31 (64.58%) Bash Shell
3 31 (64.58%) OpenStack
3 31 (64.58%) DevOps
4 30 (62.50%) Puppet
5 29 (60.42%) Jenkins
6 28 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (56.25%) Java
8 26 (54.17%) Amazon AWS
9 22 (45.83%) JIRA
9 22 (45.83%) Selenium
9 22 (45.83%) Atlassian
9 22 (45.83%) Maven
9 22 (45.83%) Mocha
9 22 (45.83%) Confluence
9 22 (45.83%) Appium
9 22 (45.83%) SonarQube
10 21 (43.75%) Ruby
11 19 (39.58%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (39.58%) Python
12 18 (37.50%) Configuration Management
12 18 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (37.50%) Scrum
13 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
14 15 (31.25%) Git (software)
15 14 (29.17%) Ansible
16 13 (27.08%) Active Directory
16 13 (27.08%) Red Hat

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (64.58%) OpenStack
2 22 (45.83%) Confluence
3 9 (18.75%) CloudStack
4 6 (12.50%) IIS
5 3 (6.25%) JBoss
5 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
5 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 26 (54.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.17%) Google App Engine
2 2 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Firewall
1 4 (8.33%) Internet
1 4 (8.33%) LAN
1 4 (8.33%) Network Security
1 4 (8.33%) WAN
1 4 (8.33%) Wireless
2 3 (6.25%) DNS
2 3 (6.25%) SAN
3 2 (4.17%) DHCP
3 2 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (2.08%) VoIP
4 1 (2.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) MySQL
3 3 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.08%) Informix
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 29 (60.42%) Jenkins
2 22 (45.83%) Appium
2 22 (45.83%) JIRA
2 22 (45.83%) Maven
2 22 (45.83%) Mocha
2 22 (45.83%) Selenium
2 22 (45.83%) SonarQube
3 15 (31.25%) Git (software)
4 10 (20.83%) Ant
5 3 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (6.25%) Subversion
6 2 (4.17%) TeamCity
6 2 (4.17%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (2.08%) Back Office
1 1 (2.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (62.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (31.25%) Operations Engineer
3 10 (20.83%) Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Project Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Citrix Specialist
6 2 (4.17%) Administrator
6 2 (4.17%) Implementation Specialist
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.08%) Architect
7 1 (2.08%) Citrix Administrator
7 1 (2.08%) Consultant
7 1 (2.08%) ICT Support
7 1 (2.08%) ICT Support Technician
7 1 (2.08%) ICT Technician
7 1 (2.08%) Platform Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.08%) Virtualisation Specialist
7 1 (2.08%) VMware Specialist
7 1 (2.08%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) YAML
2 3 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (6.25%) Middleware
2 3 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (6.25%) Servlets
3 2 (4.17%) Web Services
4 1 (2.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Replication
3 1 (2.08%) FMCG
3 1 (2.08%) IBM XIV
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (75.00%) Linux
2 18 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (25.00%) CentOS
3 12 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 12 (25.00%) Windows
4 9 (18.75%) Unix
5 6 (12.50%) SUSE
5 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (8.33%) Windows Server
7 3 (6.25%) AIX
7 3 (6.25%) HPUX
7 3 (6.25%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (64.58%) DevOps
2 28 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 18 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (37.50%) Scrum
4 12 (25.00%) Build Automation
5 6 (12.50%) DSDM
5 6 (12.50%) RUP
6 2 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.17%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.17%) Process Management
6 2 (4.17%) Server Building
6 2 (4.17%) Web Operations
7 1 (2.08%) Data Management
7 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (2.08%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.08%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.08%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.08%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 31 (64.58%) Bash Shell
2 27 (56.25%) Java
3 21 (43.75%) Ruby
4 19 (39.58%) Python
5 13 (27.08%) Perl
6 10 (20.83%) C#
7 7 (14.58%) SQL
8 6 (12.50%) Shell Script
9 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
9 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.50%) MCITP
2 6 (12.50%) MCSE
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.08%) CCAA
3 1 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.08%) Degree
3 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 19 (39.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (27.08%) Active Directory
3 12 (25.00%) Docker
4 9 (18.75%) Xen
5 7 (14.58%) XenServer
6 4 (8.33%) XenApp
7 3 (6.25%) Firmware
7 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
7 3 (6.25%) KVM
7 3 (6.25%) XenDesktop
8 2 (4.17%) NFS
8 2 (4.17%) vCloud
8 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 30 (62.50%) Puppet
2 14 (29.17%) Ansible
3 9 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (12.50%) Cobbler
4 6 (12.50%) Tivoli
5 2 (4.17%) HP SIM
6 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.08%) Cacti
6 1 (2.08%) Grafana
6 1 (2.08%) Graphite
6 1 (2.08%) Nagios
6 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (2.08%) Opsview
6 1 (2.08%) Salt
6 1 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (66.67%) VMware
2 22 (45.83%) Atlassian
3 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 13 (27.08%) Red Hat
5 10 (20.83%) Oracle
6 7 (14.58%) HP
7 6 (12.50%) Cisco
7 6 (12.50%) EMC
7 6 (12.50%) EnterpriseDB
8 5 (10.42%) NetApp
9 4 (8.33%) Citrix
9 4 (8.33%) IBM
10 3 (6.25%) Dell
11 2 (4.17%) Google
11 2 (4.17%) Rackspace
11 2 (4.17%) SaltStack
12 1 (2.08%) F5
12 1 (2.08%) ProCurve
12 1 (2.08%) Riverbed
12 1 (2.08%) Symantec
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