The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank - 70 72
Contract jobs citing vSphere 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.24% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category - 2.70% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.34% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.46 £23.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+87.20% -28.03%
vSphere
South West

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

System Software Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
82 74 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 11.02% 9.00% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 36 44
Median daily rate £325 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £120 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £450 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 13
Median hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £101.00 £40.70 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.93
% change year-on-year
- -5.46%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

vSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing vSphere across the Bristol region.

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

vSphere
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Bristol region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware