Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton 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 January 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 vSphere
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 48 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 - -
Contract jobs citing vSphere 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 0.75% 0.24% -
As % of the System Software category 4.94% 3.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Northampton median daily rate £405 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.11% - -
Northamptonshire median daily rate £405 £450 -
% change year-on-year -10.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northampton median hourly rate - - -
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Northampton with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Northampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 81 30 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 15.23% 7.16% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 24 32
Northampton median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +7.69% -2.26%
10th Percentile £205 £280 £150
90th Percentile £600 £438 £400
Northamptonshire median daily rate £425 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +25.93% +3.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 14
Northampton median hourly rate £12.00 £18.90 £12.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.51% +52.73% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.27 £18.70 £10.50
90th Percentile £13.30 £19.10 £19.99
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £14.80 £14.95 £13.00
% change year-on-year -1.02% +15.00% +18.18%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

Job postings citing vSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northampton.

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Northampton

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for vSphere in Northampton

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 Northampton region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (75.00%) vCenter Server
2 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Storage Management
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Skype
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (50.00%) SSH
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) SCOrch
4 1 (25.00%) vMotion
4 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Skype
1 2 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Build Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Monitoring Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Provisioning Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Storage Management
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) VCP6
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (25.00%) SCOrch
2 1 (25.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) HP