Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 23 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
South East > Middlesex
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 42 34
Contract jobs citing vSphere 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex - 0.28% 1.72%
As % of the System Software category - 3.45% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Middlesex median daily rate - - £355
South East median daily rate £375 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -11.76% +21.43% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Middlesex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £37.50 £49.46 £24.50
% change year-on-year -24.18% +101.88% -38.75%

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 Middlesex with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Middlesex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 29 29 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 11.07% 8.19% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 15
Middlesex median daily rate £460 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.43% -12.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £308 £313 £249
90th Percentile £484 £450 £465
South East median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Middlesex median hourly rate - £41.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +182.76% +11.54%
South East median hourly rate £16.88 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -14.29% +12.90%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

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

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Middlesex

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for vSphere in Middlesex