Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 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
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 45 55
Rank change year-on-year -3 +10 +1
Contract jobs citing vSphere 2 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.49% 0.64% 1.22%
As % of the System Software category 2.90% 5.36% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Merseyside median daily rate - £213 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -46.88% -5.88%
North West median daily rate £275 £388 £360
% change year-on-year -29.03% +7.64% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 69 56 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 16.91% 11.97% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 39 46
Merseyside median daily rate £444 £400 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.94% +29.03% -25.97%
10th Percentile £175 £120 £163
90th Percentile £538 £600 £513
North West median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -3.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 10
Merseyside median hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +53.85% -
North West median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -1.67% -3.23% +8.09%

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware