Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 72 87
Rank change year-on-year +13 +15 -25
Contract jobs citing vSphere 15 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.66% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 13.16% 1.79% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 2
Coventry median daily rate £475 - £308
10th Percentile £415 - £288
90th Percentile £678 - £333
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £399 £400
% change year-on-year +6.58% -0.31% +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £12.75 £24.50
% change year-on-year - -47.96% -

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 114 56 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 12.60% 7.23% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 31 26
Coventry median daily rate £450 £425 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +12.58% +11.03%
10th Percentile £281 £160 £186
90th Percentile £600 £538 £519
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 14
Coventry median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.61% -4.17%
10th Percentile £11.40 £11.38 £10.08
90th Percentile £19.55 £20.63 £15.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.10 £14.25
% change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% -1.04%

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 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for vSphere in Coventry

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (73.33%) vRealize
2 11 (73.33%) VSAN
2 11 (73.33%) VMware NSX
3 10 (66.67%) Data Centre
4 9 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (53.33%) Private Cloud
6 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle
7 3 (20.00%) Solaris
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco
7 3 (20.00%) IBM
7 3 (20.00%) F5
8 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (6.67%) MCITP
8 1 (6.67%) VLAN
8 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
8 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
8 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (6.67%) XenApp
8 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
8 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
8 1 (6.67%) Citrix
8 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification

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 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) VSAN
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Consultant
2 10 (66.67%) VMware Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Architect
4 3 (20.00%) Technical Architect
4 3 (20.00%) VMware Architect
4 3 (20.00%) VMware Expert
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) IBM Storage Architect
6 1 (6.67%) IBM Technical Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Lead Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Storage Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
6 1 (6.67%) VMware Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 8 (53.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (6.67%) Patch Management
2 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) SIEM
2 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCITP
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) VMware NSX
2 9 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (73.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco
2 3 (20.00%) F5
2 3 (20.00%) IBM
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) BT
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft