Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 July 2017 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 117 85
Contract jobs citing vSphere 0 34 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear - 1.52% 0.73%
As % of the System Software category - 6.06% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 26 5
Tyne and Wear median daily rate - £210 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -23.55% -16.16%
North East median daily rate - £213 £275
% change year-on-year - -22.64% -16.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £26.58 -
North East median hourly rate - £26.58 -

vSphere is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 165 561 122
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 17.33% 25.15% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 344 60
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £338 £280 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.54% -18.78% +31.32%
10th Percentile £180 £205 £223
90th Percentile £496 £375 £500
North East median daily rate £334 £283 £300
% change year-on-year +18.14% -5.83% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 58 24
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £28.75 £28.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.68% +111.32% -5.36%
10th Percentile £9.32 £11.61 £10.50
90th Percentile £37.90 £36.50 £28.75
North East median hourly rate £28.50 £28.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +1.79% +115.38% -7.14%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing vSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Tyne and Wear

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing vSphere in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for vSphere in Tyne and Wear