Period
to 17 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 17 February 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 86 83
Rank change year-on-year +20 -3 -30
Contract jobs citing vSphere 8 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.95% 0.45% 0.096%
As % of the System Software category 9.52% 3.11% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
South Yorkshire median daily rate £300 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.14% +15.63% +19.40%
10th Percentile £245 £300 £390
90th Percentile £495 £469 £410
Yorkshire median daily rate £320 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -20.00% -5.88% +30.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £18.25

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 84 161 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 9.95% 14.45% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 123 77
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +7.38%
10th Percentile £105 £200 £235
90th Percentile £613 £575 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £393 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -1.88% +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 30
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.16 £14.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.73% +14.29% -12.34%
10th Percentile £10.51 £9.40 £9.00
90th Percentile £47.08 £23.75 £25.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £12.88 £12.00
% change year-on-year -2.91% +7.29% -4.08%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in South Yorkshire

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for vSphere in South Yorkshire

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing vSphere in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for vSphere in South Yorkshire

vSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere in South Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for vSphere in South Yorkshire

vSphere
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 February 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
Rotherham -1 2 - -
Sheffield +15 1 - - 1
Barnsley - 1 £525 -
vSphere
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
4 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 3 (37.50%) Clustering
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (25.00%) SCCM
6 2 (25.00%) SCOM
6 2 (25.00%) CCTV
6 2 (25.00%) CCNA
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) Citrix
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (25.00%) Firewall
6 2 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (25.00%) High Availability
6 2 (25.00%) Office 365
7 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
7 1 (12.50%) Go
7 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (12.50%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (12.50%) Ansible
7 1 (12.50%) DevOps

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (12.50%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (12.50%) PBX
2 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (12.50%) SMS
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Support Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) CCTV
3 1 (12.50%) Replication
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) AIX
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris
4 1 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Self-Awareness
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) Go
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Korn
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNA
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCSA
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) MCTS
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
1 2 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) Ansible
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) Google
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp
4 1 (12.50%) TOWER Software