The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Brighton region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank - 32 35
Contract jobs citing vSphere 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton - 1.64% 1.08%
As % of the System Software category - 33.33% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £30.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-38.52% +34.06%
System Software Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
22 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 10.09% 4.92% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 4
Average daily rate £158 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.00% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £251 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £400 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 7
Average hourly rate £15.44 - £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 - £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 - £89.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
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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 28 July 2014, 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%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) VB6
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (33.33%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) COM+
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
1 3 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) DSDM
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) VB
1 2 (66.67%) VB6
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Kofax