Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 78 62
Rank change year-on-year +15 -16 -2
Contract jobs citing vSphere 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.13% 0.28% 0.57%
As % of the System Software category 2.08% 5.17% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Coventry median daily rate - £325 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.47% -
West Midlands median daily rate £385 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.75% - +32.78%
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 48 58 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 6.44% 5.47% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 26 24
Coventry median daily rate £425 £344 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.55% -8.87% +16.15%
10th Percentile £124 £186 £237
90th Percentile £550 £478 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £385 £368 £325
% change year-on-year +4.76% +13.08% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 14
Coventry median hourly rate £14.00 £13.72 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.08% -11.52% -11.43%
10th Percentile £11.38 £10.13 £10.33
90th Percentile £20.63 £15.50 £19.28
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.22 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +9.35% -13.33% +15.38%

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 Coventry region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (100.00%) Database Mirroring
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (100.00%) Scorecard
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (100.00%) Proactive Monitoring

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (100.00%) Database Mirroring
1 1 (100.00%) Proactive Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Scorecard
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) VMware