Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 20 September 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 85 -
Contract jobs citing vSphere 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland - 0.77% -
As % of the System Software category - 9.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate - £345 -
UK median daily rate £400 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +12.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £18.20 £27.50
% change year-on-year +12.67% -33.84% +20.46%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 54 52 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 13.95% 8.02% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 35 9
Northern Ireland median daily rate £325 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +6.67% +194.12%
10th Percentile £120 £258 £113
90th Percentile £538 £575 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 3 4
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -6.67% -53.13%
10th Percentile £11.17 £14.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £15.60 £22.63
UK median hourly rate £16.17 £16.68 £16.50
% change year-on-year -3.09% +1.09% +3.13%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Northern Ireland