Period
to 6 August 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 6 August 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
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 92 164 197
Rank change year-on-year +72 +33 -30
Contract jobs citing vCenter Server 7 10 6
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.48% 0.24% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.58% 1.70% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 5
Median daily rate £493 £429 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.70% +22.68% -33.33%
10th Percentile £417 £406 £313
90th Percentile £582 £466 £388
England median daily rate £450 £434 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% +8.44% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £46.50 £45.00 £45.46
% change year-on-year +3.33% -1.01% +159.76%

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 271 589 672
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.56% 14.33% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 406 449
Median daily rate £525 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.51% +8.82% -
10th Percentile £361 £263 £306
90th Percentile £695 £588 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £490
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 14
Median hourly rate £22.02 £15.68 £18.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.49% -16.49% +59.74%
10th Percentile £18.88 £11.25 £14.56
90th Percentile £29.60 £26.90 £60.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +75.00% +3.90% +10.70%

vCenter Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for vCenter Server in Yorkshire

vCenter Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing vCenter Server in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for vCenter Server in Yorkshire

vCenter Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing vCenter Server in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram 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 6 August 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
North Yorkshire +10 4 - - 1
South Yorkshire +40 2 £400 -7.78% 2
West Yorkshire +54 1 £585 +37.65%
vCenter Server
England

For the 6 months to 6 August 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 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) Azure
2 5 (71.43%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (57.14%) IaaS
3 4 (57.14%) PaaS
3 4 (57.14%) Office 365
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2019
4 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) Storage Management
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) Hitachi
4 3 (42.86%) Internet
4 3 (42.86%) Forcepoint
4 3 (42.86%) SMTP
4 3 (42.86%) Migration
4 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
4 3 (42.86%) Huawei
4 3 (42.86%) Veeam
4 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 2 (28.57%) Hudson
5 2 (28.57%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) vSphere
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco

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 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Azure
2 4 (57.14%) IaaS
2 4 (57.14%) Office 365
2 4 (57.14%) PaaS
3 1 (14.29%) AWS
3 1 (14.29%) GCP
3 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Internet
1 3 (42.86%) SMTP
2 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Hudson
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2016
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2019
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) Storage Management
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) DevSecOps
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
2 1 (14.29%) PowerCLI
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) vRealize
2 1 (14.29%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Forcepoint
2 3 (42.86%) Hitachi
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) Huawei
2 3 (42.86%) Veeam
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Alibaba
4 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Twitter