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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 72 59 55
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Contract jobs citing vSphere 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.22% 0.14% 0.54%
As % of the System Software category 2.94% 1.89% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £425 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +55.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £311 £315
% change year-on-year
+22.89% -1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.20 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+18.53% -15.63%
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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 Bristol region.

System Software Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
68 53 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 7.50% 7.33% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 17 32
Average daily rate £425 £180 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+136.11% -26.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £149 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £452 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 11
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £20.50 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
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 24 December 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Netcool
2 1 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Wyse
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Economics
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) C

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Delivery Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Netcool
1 1 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Wyse
1 1 (50.00%) VMware