The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 24 46 36
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -10
Contract jobs citing vSphere 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 4.08% 0.38% 0.99%
As % of the System Software category 27.27% 5.88% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate £375 £400 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £400 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £367
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.60 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £23.00 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+37.19% -0.86%
vSphere
East Sussex

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

System Software Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
22 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 14.97% 6.42% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 13
Average daily rate £325 £425 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £313 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £445 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 8
Average hourly rate £26.60 £39.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.79% +160.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

vSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing vSphere across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

vSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

vSphere
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (80.00%) vCloud
3 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (80.00%) PowerShell
3 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (10.00%) XenApp
5 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (10.00%) EqualLogic
5 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Dell
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) DHCP
5 1 (10.00%) DNS

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Server Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Support Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Server Support
3 1 (10.00%) Server Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Server Support Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) vCloud
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
2 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Dell
3 1 (10.00%) HP