The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire with a requirement for vSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 23 June 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
East Midlands / Derbyshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 37
Contract jobs citing vSphere 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire - - 0.43%
As % of the System Software category - - 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £305
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +4.16% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £44.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year -63.00% +134.66%  

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

Contract System Software Skills
Derbyshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 63 29 40
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 22.42% 14.36% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 14 22
Median daily rate £375 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £223 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £477 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.37% -68.12%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.16% +22.85%  

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derbyshire citing vSphere as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Derbyshire

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for vSphere in Derbyshire

vSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere in Derbyshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for vSphere in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire 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%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Network Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Network Support
1 1 (100.00%) Network Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware