The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing vSphere 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - - -
As % of the System Software category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -26.31%
vSphere
South Wales

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

System Software Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
36 14 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 12.00% 5.11% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 19
Median daily rate £350 £173 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+102.89% -34.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £142 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £344 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Median hourly rate £15.25 £10.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.78% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +4.76%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Server Building
2 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) PlateSpin
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) SAN

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
1 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
2 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Server Building
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) CA
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) PlateSpin
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat