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 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 91 54
Contract jobs citing vSphere 0 29 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne - 2.16% 1.20%
As % of the System Software category - 6.37% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 21 5
Median daily rate - £218 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -20.72%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £359 £350
% change year-on-year +8.71% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £26.58 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £44.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -71.59% +109.52%  

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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 68 455 75
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 19.65% 33.90% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 678 113
Median daily rate £400 £280 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £206 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £350 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 121 17
Median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +115.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £25.79 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £36.50 £20.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -28.88% +28.57%  

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