Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 45 48
Contract jobs citing vSphere 0 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - 0.85% 1.06%
As % of the System Software category - 5.97% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Merseyside median daily rate - £213 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -39.29% -17.65%
North West median daily rate £231 £280 £423
% change year-on-year -17.41% -33.73% +11.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £11.75 - -

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 Merseyside with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 58 67 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 11.39% 14.26% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 32 21
Merseyside median daily rate £328 £195 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +67.95% -44.29% -
10th Percentile £148 £110 £313
90th Percentile £569 £541 £571
North West median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 8
Merseyside median hourly rate £14.50 £13.38 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.41% -16.41% +10.34%
10th Percentile £11.05 £11.80 £11.93
90th Percentile £16.75 £21.85 £19.17
North West median hourly rate £16.50 £16.43 £15.00
% change year-on-year +0.43% +9.53% -

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Merseyside

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for vSphere in Merseyside

vSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for vSphere in Merseyside