The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire with a requirement for vSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 23 April 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
West Midlands / Worcestershire
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 16 -
Contract jobs citing vSphere 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire - 5.19% -
As % of the System Software category - 28.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year - +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £26.58 £19.50
% change year-on-year -20.97% +36.28%  

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Worcestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 4 14 14
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 9.09% 18.18% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 8
Median daily rate £300 £400 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +158.06%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £362 £348
% change year-on-year -0.41% +3.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £16.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +181.25% -60.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -3.03% -  

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire citing vSphere as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Worcestershire

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for vSphere in Worcestershire