Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 69 63 83
Rank change year-on-year -6 +20 -1
Contract jobs citing vSphere 9 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.99% 0.72% 0.44%
As % of the System Software category 5.63% 8.11% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
South Yorkshire median daily rate £300 £275 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -40.54% +15.63%
10th Percentile £223 £140 £300
90th Percentile £341 £323 £469
Yorkshire median daily rate £344 £320 £375
% change year-on-year +7.42% -14.67% -6.25%
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 160 74 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 17.52% 8.94% 16.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 34 137
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.61% +2.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £281 £106 £203
90th Percentile £536 £638 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.63% - +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 20
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £10.04 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.79% -3.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £8.65 £10.34 £9.90
90th Percentile £16.70 £47.08 £35.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £13.10 £13.92
% change year-on-year -4.58% -5.86% +15.96%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 -1 6 £246 - 2
Doncaster 0 2 £314 +141.35% 1
vSphere
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 (88.89%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (55.56%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 5 (55.56%) vCenter Server
3 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (55.56%) Change Management
3 5 (55.56%) Financial Institution
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) NFS
4 4 (44.44%) EMC
4 4 (44.44%) 3PAR
4 4 (44.44%) Acceptance Criteria
4 4 (44.44%) PowerCLI
4 4 (44.44%) SDLC
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (33.33%) NetApp
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) Release Management
7 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
7 1 (11.11%) vRealize
7 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
7 1 (11.11%) Office 365
7 1 (11.11%) NCDA
7 1 (11.11%) NCIE

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 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) VLAN
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
1 5 (55.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Server Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Change Management
1 5 (55.56%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 4 (44.44%) Acceptance Criteria
2 4 (44.44%) SDLC
3 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Release Management
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCA
1 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (11.11%) NCDA
1 1 (11.11%) NCIE
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (44.44%) NFS
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (11.11%) Firmware
4 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (11.11%) XenApp
4 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) vCenter Server
2 4 (44.44%) PowerCLI
3 1 (11.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) 3PAR
2 4 (44.44%) EMC
3 3 (33.33%) NetApp
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) Veeam