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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank - 67 69
Contract jobs citing vSphere 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.58% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category - 8.20% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate - £385 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.08 £23.00 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+26.42% -0.86%
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
62 61 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 7.29% 7.07% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 37 9
Average daily rate £240 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £189 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 10
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £22.00 £16.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Private Cloud
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) ELK Stack
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) CruiseControl
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) AWS Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware