Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 20 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
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 65 74
Contract jobs citing vSphere 0 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire - 1.75% 0.99%
As % of the System Software category - 13.01% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 7
Gloucestershire median daily rate - £375 £233
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +61.29% -22.50%
South West median daily rate £413 £350 £233
% change year-on-year +17.86% +50.54% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - £22.50

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 71 123 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 10.81% 13.46% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 66 73
Gloucestershire median daily rate £238 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.14% -1.41% +9.23%
10th Percentile £176 £106 £150
90th Percentile £441 £481 £475
South West median daily rate £350 £339 £325
% change year-on-year +3.32% +4.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 6
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £18.50 £16.25 £13.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.85% +24.05% -39.42%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.46 £10.13
90th Percentile £33.75 £44.13 £16.60
South West median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +28.57% -28.21% +14.71%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Gloucestershire

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for vSphere in Gloucestershire