Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 93 75
Rank change year-on-year -1 -18 +5
Contract jobs citing vSphere 14 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.89% 0.75% 1.68%
As % of the System Software category 6.60% 6.00% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 13
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £406 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% +25.00% -18.75%
10th Percentile £320 £247 £288
90th Percentile £520 £575 £388
East of England median daily rate £420 £320 £315
% change year-on-year +31.25% +1.59% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £9.75
East of England median hourly rate - £16.63 £10.00
% change year-on-year - +66.30% -68.78%

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 212 200 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.45% 12.44% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 98 88
Hertfordshire median daily rate £356 £444 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.72% +22.41% -9.38%
10th Percentile £150 £194 £186
90th Percentile £538 £575 £525
East of England median daily rate £389 £362 £325
% change year-on-year +7.46% +11.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 10
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.50 £16.81 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.81% +46.13% -20.69%
10th Percentile £10.34 £13.25 £9.24
90th Percentile £52.38 £47.25 £17.40
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.81 £16.50
% change year-on-year -1.81% +1.85% -

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing vSphere in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 18 December 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 - 8 £425 -
Hatfield +2 1 £550 - 1
Waltham Cross - 1 £350 - 2
vSphere
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (78.57%) PowerShell
3 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 10 (71.43%) vRealize
3 10 (71.43%) vCenter Server
3 10 (71.43%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 7 (50.00%) Windows
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
6 5 (35.71%) VMware NSX
6 5 (35.71%) Firewall
7 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 4 (28.57%) Workflow
7 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
7 4 (28.57%) Task Automation
8 3 (21.43%) REST
8 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (14.29%) Office 365
9 2 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (14.29%) Mimecast
9 2 (14.29%) Release Management
9 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
9 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (14.29%) DNS
9 2 (14.29%) Cisco
9 2 (14.29%) Project Management
9 2 (14.29%) SQL
9 2 (14.29%) Apple
9 2 (14.29%) Sophos
9 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) CloudStack
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
1 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) 3ds Max
1 1 (7.14%) AutoCAD
1 1 (7.14%) CINEMA 4D
1 1 (7.14%) SketchUp
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Mimecast
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) OpenFlow
3 1 (7.14%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Support
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) CentOS
5 1 (7.14%) Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
1 4 (28.57%) Task Automation
1 4 (28.57%) Workflow
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (7.14%) Creative Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) High Availability
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (7.14%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
3 1 (7.14%) Server Management
3 1 (7.14%) Server Patching
3 1 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) PowerShell
2 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.14%) VBScript
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) VMware NSX
2 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.14%) Docker
4 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.14%) KVM
4 1 (7.14%) vCloud
4 1 (7.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (71.43%) vCenter Server
1 10 (71.43%) vRealize
1 10 (71.43%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 1 (7.14%) AirWatch
2 1 (7.14%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
2 1 (7.14%) vMotion
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Apple
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) Sophos
3 1 (7.14%) Juniper
3 1 (7.14%) Meraki
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft