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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 42 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing vSphere 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.74% - 1.10%
As % of the System Software category 4.17% - 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£334 - £251
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-7.21% -20.49%
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
48 28 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 17.78% 10.14% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 12 5
Average daily rate £330 £238 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.94% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £100 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £263 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 1
Average hourly rate £21.15 £15.88 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.19% -57.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 4 September 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 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) XenApp
4 2 (40.00%) Veeam
4 2 (40.00%) Information Security
4 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 2 (40.00%) Dell
4 2 (40.00%) Replication
4 2 (40.00%) Solaris
4 2 (40.00%) UNIX
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) CommVault
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (20.00%) VoIP
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) IIS
5 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Senior IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Replication
3 1 (20.00%) EqualLogic
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Process Management
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) ISMS
2 1 (20.00%) SIEM
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) XenApp
4 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Veeam
3 2 (40.00%) CommVault
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
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