Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 19 January 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
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 85 82
Contract jobs citing vSphere 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex - 0.27% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category - 3.66% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
West Sussex median daily rate - £365 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.80% -10.97%
South East median daily rate £375 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -11.76% +21.43% -3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Sussex median hourly rate - - £13.00
South East median hourly rate £29.08 £44.46 £25.80
% change year-on-year -34.60% +72.33% +56.36%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 132 82 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 13.33% 7.24% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 46 78
West Sussex median daily rate £388 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% +1.56% +10.34%
10th Percentile £110 £130 £120
90th Percentile £608 £509 £421
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 12
West Sussex median hourly rate £18.00 £11.79 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.64% -26.30% -
10th Percentile £15.00 £10.25 £13.10
90th Percentile £45.00 £19.03 £27.63
South East median hourly rate £16.71 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.37% -14.29% +10.24%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing vSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in West Sussex

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for vSphere in West Sussex

vSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for vSphere in West Sussex