Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 21 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
England > North East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 137 108
Rank change year-on-year +39 -29 -38
Contract jobs citing vSphere 5 31 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.41% 1.15% 0.75%
As % of the System Software category 2.38% 4.59% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 28 8
North East median daily rate £169 £508 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -66.75% +93.15% -24.50%
10th Percentile £118 £170 £235
90th Percentile £214 £633 £286
England median daily rate £375 £400 £370
% change year-on-year -6.25% +8.11% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
North East median hourly rate £32.00 - -
England median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% +32.65% -10.91%

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 the North East with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 210 676 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 17.07% 25.00% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 432 94
North East median daily rate £335 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.03% -10.57% +27.27%
10th Percentile £205 £205 £208
90th Percentile £547 £486 £611
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 76 40
North East median hourly rate £22.00 £28.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.43% +8.74% -10.43%
10th Percentile £9.50 £11.13 £11.51
90th Percentile £45.50 £29.50 £43.28
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in the North East

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for vSphere in the North East

vSphere
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 vSphere in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for vSphere in the North East

vSphere
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 vSphere within the North East region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +39 5 £169 -65.13%
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 North East 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 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:

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