Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 68 82
Rank change year-on-year +11 +14 -3
Contract jobs citing vSphere 13 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.54% 0.63% 0.091%
As % of the System Software category 8.33% 7.69% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 0
South Yorkshire median daily rate £385 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.33% - -
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £400 £415
% change year-on-year -6.25% -3.61% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.50 - -

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 156 65 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 18.48% 8.17% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 29 111
South Yorkshire median daily rate £418 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.76% -10.53% +35.71%
10th Percentile £219 £113 £258
90th Percentile £550 £638 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £401
% change year-on-year +3.13% -0.12% +16.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 22
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £11.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.13% -21.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £9.34 £8.79 £8.55
90th Percentile £27.48 £28.65 £32.88
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year - -17.24% +20.83%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Sheffield - 5 £375 - 1
Doncaster +1 4 £361 +177.88% 1
Barnsley - 2 £500 -
vSphere
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 6 (46.15%) NetApp
4 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (38.46%) Puppet
4 5 (38.46%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 4 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
5 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (30.77%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (30.77%) Ansible
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (30.77%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (30.77%) TOWER Software
5 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 4 (30.77%) Google
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (30.77%) EMC
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (23.08%) Change Management
6 3 (23.08%) Financial Institution
6 3 (23.08%) DNS
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (23.08%) Software Delivery
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (23.08%) Digital Transformation Programme

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 2 (15.38%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (30.77%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (30.77%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) SMS
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Server Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) LDAP
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.69%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.69%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
1 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
2 3 (23.08%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 3 (23.08%) Software Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) Release Management
3 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
4 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (7.69%) Self-Awareness
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Task Automation
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.69%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Go
1 2 (15.38%) Java
1 2 (15.38%) Python
1 2 (15.38%) Ruby
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCA
1 2 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCTS
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) NCDA
2 1 (7.69%) NCIE
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 2 (15.38%) NFS
3 2 (15.38%) XenApp
3 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
4 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
4 1 (7.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Puppet
1 5 (38.46%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 4 (30.77%) Ansible
2 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (15.38%) PowerCLI
3 2 (15.38%) vCenter Server
3 2 (15.38%) vRealize
4 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) NetApp
3 4 (30.77%) EMC
3 4 (30.77%) Google
3 4 (30.77%) TOWER Software
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) 3PAR
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
6 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
6 1 (7.69%) BMC
6 1 (7.69%) Centrify
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco
6 1 (7.69%) Dell
6 1 (7.69%) Forcepoint
6 1 (7.69%) HP
6 1 (7.69%) IBM
6 1 (7.69%) IronPort
6 1 (7.69%) Ivanti
6 1 (7.69%) Veeam