The first table below looks at the demand for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 23 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 Cheltenham 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing vSphere 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - - -
As % of the System Software category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £336
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -3.34%
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
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
13 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 11.02% 13.48% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 0
Average daily rate £319 £318 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
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vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing vSphere across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) VB
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 5 (100.00%) Network Design
1 5 (100.00%) Network Security
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) 3Com
2 2 (40.00%) ISA Server
2 2 (40.00%) MSI
2 2 (40.00%) Veritas
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (40.00%) Acronis
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MSI
1 2 (40.00%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) VB
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Acronis
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) 3Com
2 2 (40.00%) Veritas