Period
to 20 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 20 May 2019 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 West
6 months to
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 197 208 197
Rank change year-on-year +11 -11 +21
Contract jobs citing vCenter Server 5 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.097% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.70% 1.59% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 6
North West median daily rate £313 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.21% +35.71% -30.00%
10th Percentile £276 £237 £275
90th Percentile £389 £520 £455
England median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £49.00 £43.21 £27.50
% change year-on-year +13.41% +57.12% +3.48%

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 West with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 710 754 556
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.72% 13.02% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 473 357
North West median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £263 £304 £213
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £460
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 32 19
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £14.48 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.86% -27.60% -11.41%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.51 £9.93
90th Percentile £53.00 £48.38 £44.30
England median hourly rate £19.50 £17.77 £21.00
% change year-on-year +9.74% -15.38% -1.55%

vCenter Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for vCenter Server in the North West

vCenter Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for vCenter Server in the North West

vCenter Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing vCenter Server in the North West over the 6 months to 20 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for vCenter Server in the North West

vCenter Server
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 20 May 2019. 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
Cheshire +18 4 £313 +25.00% 1
Lancashire -11 1 - -
vCenter Server
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 2019, 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 West region with a requirement for vCenter Server.

1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Patch Management
2 4 (80.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 4 (80.00%) Antivirus Management
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Management
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (20.00%) vSphere
5 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Office 365
5 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (20.00%) OpenShift
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring

vCenter Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (20.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Migration Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Migration Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365 Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) HPUX
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) SUSE
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Antivirus Management
1 4 (80.00%) Patch Management
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Management
1 4 (80.00%) Proactive Monitoring
1 4 (80.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) BCP
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Planning and Forecasting
3 1 (20.00%) Process Management
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Mesos
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Sun