The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 35 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing vSphere 1 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.43% 2.13% 1.83%
As % of the System Software category 2.94% 15.15% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.08 £23.00 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+26.42% -0.86%
vSphere
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

System Software Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
34 33 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 14.47% 14.04% 21.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 26
Average daily rate £325 £325 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £265 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £375 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.35 £12.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.15% -8.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing vSphere across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing vSphere across the Basingstoke region.

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Intel Security

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Data Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft