Period
to 27 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for vCenter Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited vCenter Server over the 6 months to 27 February 2020 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 vCenter Server
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 131 189 185
Rank change year-on-year +58 -4 -16
Contract jobs citing vCenter Server 12 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.41% 0.31% 0.086%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.89% 2.66% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 3
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -31.82% +10.00%
10th Percentile £343 £175 £525
90th Percentile £456 £445 £575
England median daily rate £440 £425 £385
% change year-on-year +3.53% +10.39% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £47.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -25.53% +46.88% +16.36%

vCenter Server is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 415 564 515
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.13% 11.67% 11.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 344 358
Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.44% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £250 £303 £190
90th Percentile £587 £575 £589
England median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 17
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.50 £18.80 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.04% +39.26% -3.57%
10th Percentile £13.41 £14.05 £11.15
90th Percentile £34.10 £34.75 £15.90
England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% -12.23%

vCenter Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing vCenter Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for vCenter Server in Yorkshire

vCenter Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for vCenter Server in Yorkshire

vCenter Server
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vCenter Server within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 27 February 2020. 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
West Yorkshire +46 7 £400 -11.11% 2
North Yorkshire +3 4 £350 +89.19% 2
South Yorkshire +34 1 £434 +76.14% 1
vCenter Server
England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing vCenter Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for vCenter Server.

1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (83.33%) Azure
3 8 (66.67%) Windows
4 7 (58.33%) PaaS
4 7 (58.33%) IaaS
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 6 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (41.67%) vSphere
6 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
6 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
6 5 (41.67%) Migration
6 5 (41.67%) Office 365
7 4 (33.33%) OpenStack
7 4 (33.33%) Security Architecture
7 4 (33.33%) DevOps
7 4 (33.33%) vRealize
7 4 (33.33%) GCP
7 4 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (33.33%) VMware NSX
7 4 (33.33%) Alibaba
7 4 (33.33%) DevSecOps
7 4 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (33.33%) Project Management
7 4 (33.33%) Firewall
7 4 (33.33%) HP
7 4 (33.33%) Cisco
7 4 (33.33%) SQL

vCenter Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 4 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (83.33%) Azure
2 7 (58.33%) IaaS
2 7 (58.33%) PaaS
3 5 (41.67%) Office 365
4 4 (33.33%) AWS
4 4 (33.33%) GCP
4 4 (33.33%) SaaS
5 1 (8.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
1 4 (33.33%) Network Security
2 3 (25.00%) Internet
2 3 (25.00%) SMTP
3 2 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) Skype
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Hudson
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
1 4 (33.33%) AWS Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Security Architect
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) PKI
3 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (41.67%) Migration
3 4 (33.33%) DevOps
3 4 (33.33%) DevSecOps
3 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 4 (33.33%) Security Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Storage Management
5 1 (8.33%) Change Control
5 1 (8.33%) High Availability
5 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (8.33%) Preventative Maintenance
5 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (8.33%) Server Building
5 1 (8.33%) Server Patching
5 1 (8.33%) Task Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (41.67%) vSphere
4 4 (33.33%) VMware NSX
5 2 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (8.33%) vCloud
6 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (8.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) vRealize
2 3 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (25.00%) SCCM
3 2 (16.67%) SCOM
4 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Alibaba
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 4 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (25.00%) Forcepoint
3 3 (25.00%) Hitachi
3 3 (25.00%) Huawei
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Veeam
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) PlateSpin
4 1 (8.33%) Twitter