Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 23 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 171 186
Rank change year-on-year +27 +15 -66
Contract jobs citing vSphere 43 37 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.97% 0.68% 0.65%
As % of the System Software category 7.13% 5.48% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 13
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38% -
10th Percentile £231 £300 £210
90th Percentile £493 £430 £400
England median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £12.50
England median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year - +22.45% -10.91%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 603 675 704
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.61% 12.39% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 418 357
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +14.75%
10th Percentile £116 £175 £122
90th Percentile £538 £575 £517
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 49 128
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% -9.09%
10th Percentile £9.80 £9.90 £8.86
90th Percentile £20.70 £25.00 £24.13
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Yorkshire

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for vSphere in Yorkshire

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing vSphere in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for vSphere in Yorkshire

vSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for vSphere in Yorkshire

vSphere
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 vSphere within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 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
West Yorkshire +9 36 £400 +6.67% 4
South Yorkshire +19 6 £275 - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £275 - 3
vSphere
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 28 (65.12%) VMware
2 25 (58.14%) Windows
3 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
3 20 (46.51%) Active Directory
3 20 (46.51%) Windows Server
4 17 (39.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (34.88%) Linux
6 12 (27.91%) PowerShell
7 11 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (25.58%) SQL
7 11 (25.58%) Puppet
8 10 (23.26%) MS Exchange
8 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (23.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (23.26%) Ruby
9 9 (20.93%) NetApp
9 9 (20.93%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (20.93%) DNS
9 9 (20.93%) Cisco
9 9 (20.93%) MCSE
9 9 (20.93%) NetScaler
9 9 (20.93%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (18.60%) VMware NSX
10 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (18.60%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (18.60%) Infrastructure Management
10 8 (18.60%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
10 8 (18.60%) IIS
10 8 (18.60%) SharePoint

vSphere
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 10 (23.26%) MS Exchange
2 8 (18.60%) IIS
2 8 (18.60%) SharePoint
2 8 (18.60%) SharePoint 2013
2 8 (18.60%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.98%) CloudStack
4 3 (6.98%) OpenStack
5 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) DNS
1 9 (20.93%) NetScaler
2 8 (18.60%) Firewall
3 4 (9.30%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (9.30%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (9.30%) SNMP
4 3 (6.98%) SAN
4 3 (6.98%) SMS
5 2 (4.65%) VoIP
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.33%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.33%) PBX
6 1 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.33%) Skype
6 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.33%) VLAN
6 1 (2.33%) VPN
6 1 (2.33%) WAN
6 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.30%) Chocolatey
General
1 5 (11.63%) Manufacturing
1 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.30%) Electronics
2 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Automotive
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Administrator
2 9 (20.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) SharePoint Administrator
3 8 (18.60%) VMware Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Information Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Information Security Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Network Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Security Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Senior VMware Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Consultant
8 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.33%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) Replication
4 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (58.14%) Windows
2 20 (46.51%) Windows Server
3 17 (39.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (34.88%) Linux
5 4 (9.30%) Unix
5 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.33%) AIX
7 1 (2.33%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) Capacity Planning
1 8 (18.60%) Infrastructure Management
2 7 (16.28%) ITIL
3 6 (13.95%) Change Control
3 6 (13.95%) Service Management
4 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (9.30%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (9.30%) Information Security
4 4 (9.30%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (9.30%) Proactive Monitoring
4 4 (9.30%) Programme Management
4 4 (9.30%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (6.98%) DevOps
5 3 (6.98%) DSDM
5 3 (6.98%) RUP
5 3 (6.98%) Scrum
6 2 (4.65%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) PowerShell
2 11 (25.58%) SQL
3 10 (23.26%) Ruby
4 4 (9.30%) Bash Shell
4 4 (9.30%) Elixir
4 4 (9.30%) Erlang
4 4 (9.30%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.98%) Python
6 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (20.93%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (20.93%) MCSE
3 5 (11.63%) CCNA
4 4 (9.30%) CCIE
5 1 (2.33%) MCSA
5 1 (2.33%) MCTS
5 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 20 (46.51%) Active Directory
2 11 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (20.93%) Virtual Servers
4 8 (18.60%) VMware NSX
5 7 (16.28%) XenServer
6 4 (9.30%) XenApp
7 3 (6.98%) Xen
8 2 (4.65%) Terminal Services
8 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (2.33%) vCloud
9 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (25.58%) Puppet
2 8 (18.60%) SCOM
3 4 (9.30%) WMI
4 3 (6.98%) Cobbler
4 3 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (6.98%) Tivoli
4 3 (6.98%) vCenter Server
5 2 (4.65%) vRealize
5 2 (4.65%) WSUS
6 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (65.12%) VMware
2 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
3 9 (20.93%) Cisco
3 9 (20.93%) NetApp
4 6 (13.95%) Citrix
5 4 (9.30%) SAP
6 3 (6.98%) EnterpriseDB
6 3 (6.98%) Oracle
7 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.65%) HP
7 2 (4.65%) Veeam
8 1 (2.33%) Capita
8 1 (2.33%) EMC
8 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.33%) Zerto