Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 22 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 128 95
Rank change year-on-year +47 -33 -30
Contract jobs citing vSphere 5 29 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.58% 1.30% 0.58%
As % of the System Software category 2.94% 4.83% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 26 2
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £169 £484 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -65.13% +76.00% -21.20%
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £169 £484 £275
% change year-on-year -65.13% +76.00% -21.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £32.00 - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £32.00 - -

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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 170 601 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 19.63% 26.85% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 401 79
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £340 £315 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.94% -10.00% +16.67%
10th Percentile £219 £205 £212
90th Percentile £550 £475 £638
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £315 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 63 26
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £14.00 £28.00 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +2.75% -0.91%
10th Percentile £9.50 £12.95 £12.25
90th Percentile £47.00 £29.50 £40.88
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.00 £28.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +3.70% +21.35%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing vSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Newcastle upon Tyne

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for vSphere in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Server Building
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (60.00%) vCenter Server
2 3 (60.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 2000
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) PKI
2 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) McAfee
3 2 (40.00%) Forcepoint

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Server Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Wintel Support
3 1 (20.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
1 3 (60.00%) PKI
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 2000
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Server Building
2 3 (60.00%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (40.00%) Software Deployment
3 2 (40.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (60.00%) vCenter Server
2 2 (40.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) Forcepoint
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) McAfee
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec