Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 19 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 60 71
Contract jobs citing vSphere 0 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 0.76% 0.65%
As % of the System Software category - 7.35% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Lancashire median daily rate - - £370
North West median daily rate £280 £375 £370
% change year-on-year -25.33% +1.35% +56.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £19.50

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 Lancashire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 40 68 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 8.93% 10.32% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 41 67
Lancashire median daily rate £483 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.46% -3.70% +17.39%
10th Percentile £271 £123 £181
90th Percentile £575 £450 £466
North West median daily rate £385 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +2.67% +10.29% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 10
Lancashire median hourly rate £43.00 £14.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.55% -15.94% -15.85%
North West median hourly rate £15.69 £14.34 £14.50
% change year-on-year +9.41% -1.10% -3.33%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Lancashire

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for vSphere in Lancashire