Period
to 25 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 25 October 2020 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
25 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 15 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +32
Contract jobs citing vSphere 1 0 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.25% - -
As % of the System Software category 16.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
West Midlands median daily rate £338 £338 £400
% change year-on-year - -15.63% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year +55.56% - -

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 6 30 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 7.50% 16.30% 19.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 20 38
Median daily rate £319 £315 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% -14.29% +0.68%
10th Percentile £288 £121 £297
90th Percentile £334 £377 £388
West Midlands median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 6
Median hourly rate - £13.39 £12.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.91% -10.34%
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.85 £15.00
% change year-on-year +26.18% +5.67% +5.06%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Staffordshire

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing vSphere in Staffordshire.

Daily rate trend for vSphere in Staffordshire

vSphere
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 25 October 2020. 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £325 - 1
vSphere
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 October 2020, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) VSAN

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VSAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) VMware