The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 66 65 54
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing vSphere 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.71% 0.12% 0.46%
As % of the System Software category 8.82% 3.70% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £432
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £450 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £450 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £22.03 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-10.34% -23.37%
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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
68 27 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 8.05% 3.20% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 9 17
Average daily rate £400 £425 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +63.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £300 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 9
Average hourly rate £15.25 £12.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.60% -8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.39 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £14.15 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -1.51%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing vSphere across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing vSphere across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

vSphere Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
3 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 6 (75.00%) Citrix
3 6 (75.00%) DHCP
3 6 (75.00%) DNS
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (75.00%) XenApp
4 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (62.50%) VPN
4 5 (62.50%) Linux
4 5 (62.50%) Apache
4 5 (62.50%) Java
4 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) .NET
4 5 (62.50%) MySQL
4 5 (62.50%) Oracle
4 5 (62.50%) IIS
4 5 (62.50%) UNIX
4 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
4 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
4 5 (62.50%) Migration
4 5 (62.50%) IPsec
4 5 (62.50%) Wyse
4 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
5 4 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (50.00%) Data Migration
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (50.00%) Email Migration

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 5 (62.50%) IIS
1 5 (62.50%) Apache
1 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Lync
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) DNS
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
1 6 (75.00%) DHCP
2 5 (62.50%) VPN
2 5 (62.50%) IPsec
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Delivery Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
2 5 (62.50%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Email Migration
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (75.00%) XenApp
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Server
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
3 1 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Netcool
1 1 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
3 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) Wyse
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco
6 1 (12.50%) EMC
6 1 (12.50%) McAfee
6 1 (12.50%) LogLogic
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