The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 24 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing vSphere 1 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.79% 5.76% -
As % of the System Software category 4.35% 42.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
Median daily rate £300 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £354 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.07% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £21.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year
+109.52% +11.25%
vSphere
Gloucestershire

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

System Software Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
23 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 18.11% 13.67% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 10
Median daily rate £308 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.64% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £180 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £470 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.74 - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 June 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) HP