Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for vCenter Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited vCenter Server over the 6 months to 19 September 2018 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 vCenter Server
England > North East
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 - 149
Rank change year-on-year - +149 -45
Contract jobs citing vCenter Server 8 0 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.65% - 0.87%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.19% - 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 10
North East median daily rate £400 - £250
10th Percentile £304 - £200
90th Percentile £445 - £260
England median daily rate £400 £425 £402
% change year-on-year -5.88% +5.85% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
North East median hourly rate £30.25 - £28.00
10th Percentile £29.43 - £26.36
90th Percentile £30.88 - £28.50
England median hourly rate £47.00 £18.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +161.11% -35.71% -24.32%

vCenter Server is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 251 208 638
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 20.54% 16.65% 22.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 155 432
North East median daily rate £400 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +16.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £258 £263 £224
90th Percentile £550 £500 £450
England median daily rate £500 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 43
North East median hourly rate £15.35 £40.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.63% +42.86% +9.80%
10th Percentile £11.45 £24.45 £20.18
90th Percentile £32.28 £50.00 £36.50
England median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.86% -22.22% +11.47%

vCenter Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing vCenter Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for vCenter Server in the North East

vCenter Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing vCenter Server in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for vCenter Server in the North East

vCenter Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing vCenter Server in the North East over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for vCenter Server in the North East

vCenter Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing vCenter Server in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for vCenter Server in the North East

vCenter Server
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vCenter Server within the North East region over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 7 £413 -
vCenter Server
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing vCenter Server 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 North East region with a requirement for vCenter Server.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Clustering
2 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Clustering
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (75.00%) HP
4 4 (50.00%) EMC
4 4 (50.00%) Citrix
4 4 (50.00%) BMC
4 4 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Windows 2000
4 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (50.00%) DHCP
4 4 (50.00%) DNS
4 4 (50.00%) McAfee
4 4 (50.00%) 3PAR
4 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (50.00%) XenApp
4 4 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 4 (50.00%) vSphere

vCenter Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) IaaS
1 2 (25.00%) PaaS
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DHCP
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) GitLab
2 3 (37.50%) Artifactory
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Server Support
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Server Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Server Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Server Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Clustering
2 4 (50.00%) PKI
3 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) User Experience
5 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 2000
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Proactive Monitoring
1 4 (50.00%) Server Building
2 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (37.50%) Security Hardening
3 2 (25.00%) Decision-Making
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Software Deployment
3 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (50.00%) vSphere
3 4 (50.00%) XenApp
3 4 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (50.00%) SCCM
2 4 (50.00%) SCOM
2 4 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (50.00%) vMotion
3 3 (37.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) 3PAR
3 4 (50.00%) BMC
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) EMC
3 4 (50.00%) McAfee
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (37.50%) Symantec