Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 July 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
South West > Dorset
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 48 37
Rank change year-on-year +20 -11 +4
Contract jobs citing vSphere 6 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 2.54% 0.20% 1.86%
As % of the System Software category 14.29% 2.08% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Dorset median daily rate £425 - £190
10th Percentile £413 - £185
90th Percentile £438 - £195
South West median daily rate £388 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +6.90% -3.33% +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Dorset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

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 Dorset with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 42 48 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 17.80% 9.50% 15.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 29
Dorset median daily rate £425 £350 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +84.21% -53.37%
10th Percentile £346 £162 £118
90th Percentile £475 £434 £480
South West median daily rate £352 £360 £325
% change year-on-year -2.22% +10.77% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 5
Dorset median hourly rate £27.25 £12.00 £42.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +127.08% -71.74% +208.80%
10th Percentile £10.34 £8.38 £11.00
90th Percentile £42.35 £37.25 £49.19
South West median hourly rate £15.25 £15.75 £19.03
% change year-on-year -3.17% -17.24% +29.02%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Dorset

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for vSphere in Dorset

vSphere
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wimborne - 2 - -
vSphere
South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Dorset region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (83.33%) Systems Analysis
2 5 (83.33%) Service Delivery
2 5 (83.33%) SAN
3 4 (66.67%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (33.33%) EMC VNX
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) EMC
4 2 (33.33%) Aerospace
4 2 (33.33%) vRealize

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 2 (33.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
2 5 (83.33%) Data Centre Analyst
2 5 (83.33%) Service Analyst
3 4 (66.67%) Migration Analyst
3 4 (66.67%) Migration Engineer
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (50.00%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) EMC VNX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Service Delivery
1 5 (83.33%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (33.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) EMC