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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 98 131 88
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -43
Contract jobs citing vSphere 29 14 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.21% 0.45% 1.76%
As % of the System Software category 9.42% 4.61% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 17
Median daily rate £375 £395 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £405 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.23 £25.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+72.92% -13.79%
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
308 304 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.82% 9.84% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 167 115
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £120 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 64 44
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.91% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.52 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.30 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.85
% change year-on-year
- -5.04%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +37 25 £375 -2.59% 9
South Yorkshire -7 4 £273 -31.87% 1
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 30 (81.08%) VMware
2 24 (64.86%) Windows
3 19 (51.35%) Windows Server
4 16 (43.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (32.43%) Linux
6 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
7 11 (29.73%) Citrix
7 11 (29.73%) Cisco
7 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
7 11 (29.73%) Unix
8 10 (27.03%) Puppet
8 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (24.32%) DevOps
9 9 (24.32%) Server Building
10 8 (21.62%) XenApp
10 8 (21.62%) ITIL
10 8 (21.62%) DNS
10 8 (21.62%) Red Hat
10 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (21.62%) VMware ESX
11 7 (18.92%) Shell Script
11 7 (18.92%) Python
11 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
11 7 (18.92%) DHCP
11 7 (18.92%) XenDesktop
11 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
12 6 (16.22%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (16.22%) Office 365

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 (18.92%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.22%) CloudStack
2 6 (16.22%) OpenStack
3 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
4 3 (8.11%) IIS
5 2 (5.41%) Apache
5 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.41%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.70%) JBoss
6 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (16.22%) Office 365
3 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) DNS
2 7 (18.92%) DHCP
3 6 (16.22%) Firewall
4 5 (13.51%) SAN
5 4 (10.81%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (10.81%) NAS
5 4 (10.81%) NetScaler
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (8.11%) IP Telephony
6 3 (8.11%) LAN
6 3 (8.11%) WAN
7 2 (5.41%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (5.41%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (5.41%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (5.41%) FTP
7 2 (5.41%) Internet
7 2 (5.41%) LDAP
7 2 (5.41%) Skype
7 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (5.41%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Windows Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Support Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) VMware Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Windows Support Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Server Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Server Support
3 6 (16.22%) Server Support Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Windows Server Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Windows Server Support
4 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 4 (10.81%) Team Leader
5 3 (8.11%) Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) SCCM Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Exchange Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) .NET
1 2 (5.41%) REST
2 1 (2.70%) J2EE
2 1 (2.70%) SOAP
2 1 (2.70%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.70%) WAP
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) VCE vBlock
2 4 (10.81%) EMC VNX
3 3 (8.11%) Clustering
4 2 (5.41%) Private Cloud
4 2 (5.41%) Replication
5 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.70%) PKI
5 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (64.86%) Windows
2 19 (51.35%) Windows Server
3 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (32.43%) Linux
5 11 (29.73%) Unix
6 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (8.11%) Solaris
9 1 (2.70%) CentOS
9 1 (2.70%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) DevOps
1 9 (24.32%) Server Building
2 8 (21.62%) ITIL
3 4 (10.81%) Load Balancing
3 4 (10.81%) Performance Management
3 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.11%) People Management
5 2 (5.41%) Change Control
5 2 (5.41%) Fault Analysis
5 2 (5.41%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.70%) High Availability
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.70%) Scrum
6 1 (2.70%) SIEM
6 1 (2.70%) Wealth Management
6 1 (2.70%) Web Operations
6 1 (2.70%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) Python
1 7 (18.92%) Shell Script
2 6 (16.22%) Bash Shell
2 6 (16.22%) Ruby
3 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
4 4 (10.81%) C
4 4 (10.81%) SQL
5 1 (2.70%) Java
5 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) CCNA
2 3 (8.11%) MCSE
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.41%) CCA
3 2 (5.41%) CCDP
3 2 (5.41%) CCNP
3 2 (5.41%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (43.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
3 8 (21.62%) VMware ESX
3 8 (21.62%) XenApp
4 7 (18.92%) XenDesktop
5 6 (16.22%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (16.22%) Xen
5 6 (16.22%) XenServer
6 4 (10.81%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 3 (8.11%) vCloud
8 2 (5.41%) Docker
8 2 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (5.41%) VMware GSX
8 2 (5.41%) VMware Server
9 1 (2.70%) ProxySG
9 1 (2.70%) Squid
9 1 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (2.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) Puppet
2 7 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (16.22%) SCCM
3 6 (16.22%) vRealize
4 5 (13.51%) Cobbler
4 5 (13.51%) SCOM
5 2 (5.41%) NetBackup
5 2 (5.41%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Ansible
6 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.70%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (2.70%) DameWare
6 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (2.70%) PowerCLI
6 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (2.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 30 (81.08%) VMware
2 11 (29.73%) Cisco
2 11 (29.73%) Citrix
2 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
3 8 (21.62%) Red Hat
4 6 (16.22%) EMC
4 6 (16.22%) ThinPrint
5 5 (13.51%) Veritas
6 4 (10.81%) HP
7 3 (8.11%) IBM
8 2 (5.41%) Avaya
8 2 (5.41%) Brocade
8 2 (5.41%) Genesys
8 2 (5.41%) Verint
9 1 (2.70%) EnterpriseDB
9 1 (2.70%) EqualLogic
9 1 (2.70%) Infoblox
9 1 (2.70%) Meraki
9 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.70%) Veeam
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