The first table below looks at the demand for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Cardiff region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank - 31 22
Contract jobs citing vSphere 0 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 0.84% 4.85%
As % of the System Software category - 6.06% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £30.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-38.11% +34.06%
System Software Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
35 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.21% 13.87% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 4
Average daily rate £313 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +5.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
vSphere
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vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing vSphere across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware