Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 120 142
Rank change year-on-year -12 +22 -29
Contract jobs citing vSphere 21 37 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.69% 1.15% 0.94%
As % of the System Software category 5.29% 10.34% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 24 25
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £378 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.66% -5.63% +63.27%
10th Percentile £223 £300 £328
90th Percentile £449 £457 £475
Yorkshire median daily rate £320 £375 £400
% change year-on-year -14.67% -6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £12.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £12.50

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 397 358 450
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 13.07% 11.11% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 224 245
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +20.97%
10th Percentile £153 £163 £120
90th Percentile £563 £538 £549
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 23 62
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £10.31 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.30% -14.13% -
10th Percentile £9.81 £9.10 £8.58
90th Percentile £19.05 £24.75 £18.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £13.70 £12.00
% change year-on-year -8.76% +14.17% -7.69%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in West Yorkshire

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for vSphere in West Yorkshire

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing vSphere in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for vSphere in West Yorkshire

vSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for vSphere in West Yorkshire

vSphere
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 January 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
Leeds 0 19 £388 +3.33% 5
Huddersfield - 2 £263 -
vSphere
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 12 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 11 (52.38%) VMware
5 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
6 9 (42.86%) Linux
6 9 (42.86%) NetApp
6 9 (42.86%) NetScaler
6 9 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (38.10%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
7 8 (38.10%) SCOM
7 8 (38.10%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (38.10%) MCSE
7 8 (38.10%) SharePoint
7 8 (38.10%) SQL
7 8 (38.10%) IIS
7 8 (38.10%) DNS
7 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (38.10%) Virtual Servers
7 8 (38.10%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (38.10%) Infrastructure Management
8 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (33.33%) Puppet
9 6 (28.57%) Ruby
10 5 (23.81%) ITIL
11 4 (19.05%) VMware NSX
11 4 (19.05%) Chocolatey

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 8 (38.10%) IIS
1 8 (38.10%) SharePoint
1 8 (38.10%) SharePoint 2013
1 8 (38.10%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) NetScaler
2 8 (38.10%) DNS
3 2 (9.52%) SMS
4 1 (4.76%) SAN
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
3 4 (19.05%) Chocolatey
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Administrator
1 8 (38.10%) SharePoint Administrator
2 4 (19.05%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Developer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Packager
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix Server Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) Windows Server
2 15 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Capacity Planning
1 8 (38.10%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.76%) Coaching
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (4.76%) Workflow
3 1 (4.76%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) Ruby
4 3 (14.29%) Elixir
4 3 (14.29%) Erlang
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) MCSE
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 8 (38.10%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (19.05%) VMware NSX
4 3 (14.29%) XenApp
4 3 (14.29%) XenServer
5 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.76%) vCloud
6 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) SCOM
2 7 (33.33%) Puppet
3 2 (9.52%) vRealize
4 1 (4.76%) SCCM
4 1 (4.76%) vCenter Server
4 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 11 (52.38%) VMware
3 9 (42.86%) NetApp
4 3 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) Capita
5 1 (4.76%) EMC
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) Veeam
5 1 (4.76%) Zerto