Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 - 64
Rank change year-on-year - +64 -
Contract jobs citing vSphere 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.29% - 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 3.64% - 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Northamptonshire median daily rate £394 - £375
10th Percentile £343 - £363
90th Percentile £439 - £388
East Midlands median daily rate £360 £375 £313
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £14.75

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 55 83 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 7.91% 9.00% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 49 24
Northamptonshire median daily rate £344 £325 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% -11.86% +9.26%
10th Percentile £264 £145 £250
90th Percentile £436 £505 £475
East Midlands median daily rate £328 £390 £325
% change year-on-year -16.03% +20.00% -5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 12
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - £12.63 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.77% -
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.75 £13.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% -3.85%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Northamptonshire

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for vSphere in Northamptonshire

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing vSphere in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for vSphere in Northamptonshire

vSphere
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Northamptonshire 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
Northampton - 2 £394 -
vSphere
East Midlands

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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) VSAN
2 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) VCAP
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) VSAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) VCAP
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp