The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for vSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 31 36 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 -  
Contract jobs citing vSphere 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.17% 0.40% -
As % of the System Software category 6.98% 3.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £388 £343
% change year-on-year -0.96% +13.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £27.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -23.63% +30.95%  

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 Liverpool with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 43 27 23
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 16.80% 10.84% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 18 9
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £720
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool citing vSphere as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Liverpool

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for vSphere in Liverpool

vSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for vSphere in Liverpool

vSphere
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) SUSE
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 3 (100.00%) Ansible
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
1 3 (100.00%) GitLab
1 3 (100.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 3 (100.00%) Packer
1 3 (100.00%) Terraform

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) GitLab
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) SUSE
1 3 (100.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
1 3 (100.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Ansible
1 3 (100.00%) Packer
1 3 (100.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
Liverpool, Merseyside
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