The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 148 157 180
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +23
Contract jobs citing vSphere 16 43 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.75% 0.46%
As % of the System Software category 4.40% 7.68% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 17
Median daily rate £425 £404 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +19.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £296 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £354 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.07% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £22.83 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £21.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year
+109.52% +11.25%
vSphere
London

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

System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
364 560 534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.81% 9.75% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 416 382
Median daily rate £475 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 33 29
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.77% +20.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £28.30 £27.50
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 the City of London

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

vSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing vSphere across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

vSphere Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

vSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing vSphere across the City of London region.

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 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 City of London region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 26 (60.47%) VMware
2 23 (53.49%) Windows
3 21 (48.84%) Finance
4 18 (41.86%) Windows Server
5 17 (39.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (39.53%) Amazon AWS
6 16 (37.21%) Microsoft Azure
6 16 (37.21%) OpenStack
7 15 (34.88%) DevOps
7 15 (34.88%) Ruby
7 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
8 14 (32.56%) Java
8 14 (32.56%) Web Services
8 14 (32.56%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (30.23%) Go
9 13 (30.23%) Cloud Foundry
9 13 (30.23%) PaaS
9 13 (30.23%) Heroku
9 13 (30.23%) Software Engineering
10 12 (27.91%) TDD
10 12 (27.91%) Active Directory
11 11 (25.58%) PowerShell
12 10 (23.26%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (23.26%) RabbitMQ
12 10 (23.26%) Redis
13 9 (20.93%) Bash Shell
14 8 (18.60%) ITIL
14 8 (18.60%) Linux
14 8 (18.60%) Configuration Management
15 7 (16.28%) Unix

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 16 (37.21%) OpenStack
2 13 (30.23%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (16.28%) MS Exchange
4 4 (9.30%) WebSphere
4 4 (9.30%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (6.98%) IIS
5 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.65%) CloudStack
6 2 (4.65%) JBoss
6 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (39.53%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (37.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (30.23%) Heroku
3 13 (30.23%) PaaS
4 3 (6.98%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (4.65%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.33%) Office 365
6 1 (2.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) DNS
2 5 (11.63%) Firewall
3 4 (9.30%) SAN
4 3 (6.98%) Extranet
5 2 (4.65%) DHCP
5 2 (4.65%) Internet
5 2 (4.65%) NetScaler
5 2 (4.65%) Network Security
5 2 (4.65%) SSL
5 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.33%) ADSL
6 1 (2.33%) Broadband
6 1 (2.33%) DMZ
6 1 (2.33%) LDAP
6 1 (2.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) Apache Cassandra
1 10 (23.26%) Redis
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.65%) DB2
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.33%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.65%) Subversion
1 2 (4.65%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.33%) Artifactory
2 1 (2.33%) Maven
2 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (48.84%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Back Office
3 2 (4.65%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) Cloud Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Java Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Administrator
6 4 (9.30%) Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Cloud Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) VMWare Administrator
7 3 (6.98%) VMware Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Architect
8 2 (4.65%) IT Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) IT Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Ruby Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.65%) Unix Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) Web Services
2 10 (23.26%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (9.30%) .NET
4 2 (4.65%) HTML
4 2 (4.65%) LAMP
4 2 (4.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Clustering
1 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
1 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) EMC VNX
2 1 (2.33%) Replication
2 1 (2.33%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 23 (53.49%) Windows
2 18 (41.86%) Windows Server
3 8 (18.60%) Linux
4 7 (16.28%) Unix
4 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.98%) AIX
6 3 (6.98%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.65%) Solaris
7 2 (4.65%) SUSE
7 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) DevOps
2 14 (32.56%) Continuous Delivery
3 13 (30.23%) Software Engineering
4 12 (27.91%) TDD
5 8 (18.60%) Configuration Management
5 8 (18.60%) ITIL
6 6 (13.95%) Migration
7 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (9.30%) Service Management
9 3 (6.98%) Change Management
9 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
9 3 (6.98%) Investment Management
9 3 (6.98%) Scrum
9 3 (6.98%) Server Virtualisation
10 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (4.65%) DSDM
10 2 (4.65%) ITSM
10 2 (4.65%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) Ruby
2 14 (32.56%) Java
3 13 (30.23%) Go
4 11 (25.58%) PowerShell
5 9 (20.93%) Bash Shell
6 4 (9.30%) SQL
7 3 (6.98%) Python
7 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
7 3 (6.98%) VBScript
8 2 (4.65%) C#
8 2 (4.65%) Korn
8 2 (4.65%) Perl
8 2 (4.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.33%) CCNA
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.33%) MCITP
2 1 (2.33%) MCP
2 1 (2.33%) MCSE
2 1 (2.33%) RHCA
2 1 (2.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (39.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (27.91%) Active Directory
3 5 (11.63%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
4 4 (9.30%) VMware ESX
5 3 (6.98%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (4.65%) Xen
6 2 (4.65%) XenApp
6 2 (4.65%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.65%) XenServer
7 1 (2.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.33%) Docker
7 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.33%) NFS
7 1 (2.33%) Samba
7 1 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) Puppet
2 5 (11.63%) Ansible
3 4 (9.30%) SCCM
4 3 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (4.65%) Cobbler
5 2 (4.65%) Salt
5 2 (4.65%) SCOM
5 2 (4.65%) Terraform
5 2 (4.65%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.33%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (2.33%) Control-M
6 1 (2.33%) HP SIM
6 1 (2.33%) IBM BigFix
6 1 (2.33%) Mesos
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (2.33%) Nagios
6 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.33%) OpenView
6 1 (2.33%) SCVMM
6 1 (2.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 26 (60.47%) VMware
2 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.63%) Cisco
3 5 (11.63%) Citrix
3 5 (11.63%) Oracle
4 4 (9.30%) HP
4 4 (9.30%) IBM
4 4 (9.30%) NetApp
4 4 (9.30%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.98%) EMC
5 3 (6.98%) Veeam
6 2 (4.65%) 3PAR
6 2 (4.65%) AppSense
6 2 (4.65%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (2.33%) BMC
7 1 (2.33%) Dell
7 1 (2.33%) SAP
7 1 (2.33%) Sun
7 1 (2.33%) Symantec
7 1 (2.33%) Veritas
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