Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for vSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited vSphere over the 6 months to 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

VMware vSphere
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 59 81
Rank change year-on-year +4 +22 -25
Contract jobs citing vSphere 14 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.66% 0.15% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 11.29% 2.08% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 3
Coventry median daily rate £523 - £325
10th Percentile £420 - £291
90th Percentile £676 - £340
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £315 £400
% change year-on-year +23.02% -21.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £12.63 £24.50
% change year-on-year - -48.47% -

vSphere is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 124 48 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 14.69% 7.35% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 31 34
Coventry median daily rate £450 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +5.96% +7.86%
10th Percentile £329 £115 £185
90th Percentile £610 £538 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% -3.75% +17.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 4 13
Coventry median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.54% -18.75%
10th Percentile £11.90 £11.20 £10.00
90th Percentile £20.75 £18.83 £15.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.22 £13.00
% change year-on-year +2.00% +9.35% -13.33%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings citing vSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Coventry

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing vSphere in Coventry.

Contractor daily rate trend for vSphere in Coventry

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing vSphere in Coventry over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for vSphere in Coventry

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (78.57%) vRealize
2 11 (78.57%) VSAN
2 11 (78.57%) VMware NSX
3 9 (64.29%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (64.29%) Data Centre
4 8 (57.14%) Private Cloud
5 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
6 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
6 3 (21.43%) Windows
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) Citrix
7 2 (14.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 2 (14.29%) Skype
7 2 (14.29%) Thin Client
7 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 2 (14.29%) SQL
7 2 (14.29%) Project Management
7 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (14.29%) Migration
7 2 (14.29%) Scrum
7 2 (14.29%) Network Design
7 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
7 2 (14.29%) Unified Communications

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) IaaS
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
1 2 (14.29%) SaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) VSAN
2 2 (14.29%) Skype
2 2 (14.29%) Unified Communications
2 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Consultant
2 10 (71.43%) VMware Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) VMware Expert
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Project Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Architect
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Data Centre
2 8 (57.14%) Private Cloud
3 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
3 2 (14.29%) Thin Client
4 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (14.29%) Migration
1 2 (14.29%) Network Design
1 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
1 2 (14.29%) Project Management
1 2 (14.29%) Scrum
1 2 (14.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (7.14%) IT Strategy
2 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
2 1 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) Service Management
2 1 (7.14%) SIEM
2 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
2 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCITP
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) VMware NSX
2 9 (64.29%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (78.57%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Avaya