Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 July 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 90 71
Rank change year-on-year -3 -19 +11
Contract jobs citing vSphere 6 3 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.38% 0.24% 1.28%
As % of the System Software category 3.37% 1.60% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 11
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £401 £220 £275
90th Percentile £434 £465 £425
East of England median daily rate £400 £214 £340
% change year-on-year +87.13% -37.13% +7.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £13.50

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 178 187 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 11.26% 14.66% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 90 81
Hertfordshire median daily rate £338 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.63% +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £160 £162 £175
90th Percentile £536 £576 £525
East of England median daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% +8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 13 9
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.93 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.20% - -17.81%
10th Percentile £11.18 £10.50 £12.95
90th Percentile £33.88 £17.82 £25.55
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.65 £16.50
% change year-on-year -0.92% +0.92% -9.59%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Hertfordshire

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for vSphere in Hertfordshire

vSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for vSphere in Hertfordshire

vSphere
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 July 2018. 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
Welwyn Garden City -7 3 - - 1
Hatfield - 1 - - 4
vSphere
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) vRealize
3 3 (50.00%) vCenter Server
3 3 (50.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) Control-M
5 1 (16.67%) AutoCAD
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) SAP
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) 3ds Max
5 1 (16.67%) Clustering
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) CINEMA 4D
5 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (16.67%) Meraki
5 1 (16.67%) vMotion

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) 3ds Max
1 1 (16.67%) AutoCAD
1 1 (16.67%) CINEMA 4D
1 1 (16.67%) SketchUp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Network Virtualisation
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) Task Automation
1 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) vCenter Server
1 3 (50.00%) vRealize
1 3 (50.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 1 (16.67%) Control-M
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) vMotion
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) 3PAR
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Meraki
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) SAP