Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 140 138
Rank change year-on-year +21 -2 -34
Contract jobs citing vSphere 36 33 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.20% 0.91% 0.94%
As % of the System Software category 8.24% 8.21% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 15
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +70.45%
10th Percentile £253 £300 £213
90th Percentile £523 £430 £420
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +15.08%
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 437 402 481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 14.57% 11.07% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 252 238
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +14.29% +17.65%
10th Percentile £175 £175 £124
90th Percentile £538 £561 £527
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 11 75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10th Percentile £9.80 £10.00 £8.53
90th Percentile £19.28 £23.75 £21.58
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% -9.09%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +5 33 £400 +6.67% 3
Huddersfield - 3 £275 -
vSphere
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 22 (61.11%) VMware
2 19 (52.78%) Windows
3 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 16 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (44.44%) Windows Server
5 13 (36.11%) Linux
6 12 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 11 (30.56%) Puppet
7 11 (30.56%) SQL
8 10 (27.78%) Ruby
9 9 (25.00%) NetApp
9 9 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (25.00%) NetScaler
10 8 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
10 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (22.22%) Git (software)
10 8 (22.22%) SCOM
10 8 (22.22%) SharePoint Server
10 8 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (22.22%) Cisco
10 8 (22.22%) IIS
10 8 (22.22%) MCSE
10 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
10 8 (22.22%) DNS
10 8 (22.22%) Virtual Servers

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 (22.22%) IIS
1 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 8 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
1 8 (22.22%) SharePoint Server
2 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
3 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (8.33%) CloudStack
4 3 (8.33%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 8 (22.22%) DNS
3 6 (16.67%) Firewall
4 4 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (11.11%) SNMP
5 3 (8.33%) SMS
6 1 (2.78%) SAN
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 4 (11.11%) Chocolatey
General
1 4 (11.11%) Electronics
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
1 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 4 (11.11%) Marketing
1 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Administrator
1 8 (22.22%) SharePoint Administrator
2 7 (19.44%) VMware Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Information Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Security Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (52.78%) Windows
2 16 (44.44%) Windows Server
2 16 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (36.11%) Linux
4 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.33%) Unix
6 1 (2.78%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
1 8 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
2 6 (16.67%) Change Control
3 5 (13.89%) ITIL
4 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (11.11%) Information Security
4 4 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (11.11%) Proactive Monitoring
4 4 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 4 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (11.11%) Service Management
5 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (8.33%) DevOps
5 3 (8.33%) DSDM
5 3 (8.33%) RUP
5 3 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (2.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 11 (30.56%) SQL
3 10 (27.78%) Ruby
4 4 (11.11%) Elixir
4 4 (11.11%) Erlang
5 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 3 (8.33%) Python
5 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (22.22%) MCSE
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.11%) CCIE
2 4 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 16 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
2 8 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (22.22%) VMware NSX
3 7 (19.44%) XenServer
4 4 (11.11%) XenApp
5 3 (8.33%) Xen
6 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.78%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) Puppet
2 8 (22.22%) SCOM
3 4 (11.11%) WMI
4 3 (8.33%) Cobbler
4 3 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (8.33%) Tivoli
5 2 (5.56%) vCenter Server
5 2 (5.56%) vRealize
6 1 (2.78%) SCCM
6 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) VMware
2 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (25.00%) NetApp
4 8 (22.22%) Cisco
5 4 (11.11%) Citrix
5 4 (11.11%) SAP
6 3 (8.33%) EnterpriseDB
6 3 (8.33%) Oracle
7 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.78%) Capita
8 1 (2.78%) EMC
8 1 (2.78%) HP
8 1 (2.78%) Veeam
8 1 (2.78%) Zerto