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 3 June 2015 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 32 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing vSphere 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.38% - 0.63%
As % of the System Software category 11.54% - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£388 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -25.00%
vSphere
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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
26 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 11.93% 7.32% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 4
Average daily rate £350 £219 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -45.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) ISMS
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) IIS

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) Senior IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) EqualLogic
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) ISMS
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (33.33%) Process Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) CommVault
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Veeam