Period
to 31 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newport 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 31 July 2021 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 Wales > Newport
6 months to
31 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 38 - 41
Rank change year-on-year - +41 -3
Contract jobs citing vSphere 4 0 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Newport 1.41% - 1.22%
As % of the System Software category 13.79% - 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 - £338
South Wales median daily rate £463 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +19.35% +10.71% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.00 - -
South Wales median hourly rate £38.00 - -

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 Newport with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Newport
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 29 45 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newport 10.21% 20.27% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 33 55
10th Percentile £453 £400 £323
25th Percentile £470 £425 £394
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £538 £530 £587
90th Percentile £549 £575 £610
South Wales median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
10th Percentile £28.03 " £10.95
25th Percentile £34.44 " £11.63
Median hourly rate £38.80 £15.00 £13.00
Median % change year-on-year +158.67% +15.38% -
75th Percentile £39.60 " £14.13
90th Percentile " " £14.65
South Wales median hourly rate £21.50 £13.91 £15.50
% change year-on-year +54.57% -10.26% +24.15%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Newport

Job postings citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Newport.

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Newport

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newport

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing vSphere in Newport.

Daily rate trend for vSphere in Newport

For the 6 months to 31 July 2021, 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 Newport region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) High Availability
2 3 (75.00%) Network Design
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) HNC
2 3 (75.00%) FTP
2 3 (75.00%) SNMP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (50.00%) Social Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Decision-Making
3 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) McAfee
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newport 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) FTP
2 3 (75.00%) SNMP
3 1 (25.00%) Skype
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2019
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Design Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Network Design Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Design Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Network Design Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2016
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Customer Requirements
1 3 (75.00%) High Availability
1 3 (75.00%) Network Design
2 2 (50.00%) Decision-Making
2 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Server Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) HNC
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft