Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 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 vSphere
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 57 -
Rank change year-on-year -11 - +57
Contract jobs citing vSphere 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.37% 0.15% -
As % of the System Software category 2.40% 2.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Northamptonshire median daily rate - £450 -
East Midlands median daily rate £438 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 - -

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 125 50 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 15.36% 7.46% 10.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 30 53
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £344 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.36% +5.77% -10.34%
10th Percentile £163 £274 £150
90th Percentile £550 £438 £498
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £328 £375
% change year-on-year +14.50% -12.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 17
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £12.35 £11.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.23% -18.52% +22.73%
10th Percentile £11.49 £11.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £16.19 £11.00 £29.88
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.50 £14.10 £13.00
% change year-on-year -4.26% +8.46% +1.96%

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
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 10 December 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
Northampton -3 2 - - 3
vSphere
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) vMotion
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (66.67%) vCenter Server
2 2 (66.67%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) VCP6
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) SCOrch
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Build Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Provisioning Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Build Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (66.67%) Server Virtualisation
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) VCP6
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) vCenter Server
1 2 (66.67%) vMotion
2 1 (33.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft