The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 30 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing vSphere 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.83% 1.17% -
As % of the System Software category 6.25% 8.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £338 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +5.96%
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
32 34 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 13.22% 13.23% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 19
Median daily rate £344 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £335 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.25 £12.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +28.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.45 £12.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £19.35 £13.27
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.67%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Basingstoke region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 July 2016, 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) CommVault
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) BCP
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) Operations Management
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Server Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Server Support
1 1 (33.33%) Server Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Server Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Support
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) BCP
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Operations
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ITSM
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) VCP4
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) CommVault
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat