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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 155 175 168
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -7
Contract jobs citing vSphere 44 52 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.75% 0.72% 0.67%
As % of the System Software category 7.53% 7.76% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 43 30
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £27.50 £31.88
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -13.72%
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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
584 670 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.92% 9.31% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 435 332
Average daily rate £375 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 51 57
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £121.00 £30.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing vSphere across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 69 (94.52%) VMware
2 55 (75.34%) Windows
3 47 (64.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 44 (60.27%) Active Directory
5 35 (47.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (45.21%) Citrix
7 29 (39.73%) Microsoft
8 25 (34.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (32.88%) HP
10 22 (30.14%) SAN
11 21 (28.77%) SQL Server
12 20 (27.40%) Finance
13 18 (24.66%) DNS
13 18 (24.66%) PowerShell
13 18 (24.66%) XenApp
14 17 (23.29%) MS Exchange
15 16 (21.92%) SQL
16 13 (17.81%) Cisco
16 13 (17.81%) IBM
16 13 (17.81%) EMC
16 13 (17.81%) SCCM
17 11 (15.07%) XenDesktop
17 11 (15.07%) VMware ESX
18 10 (13.70%) Firewall
18 10 (13.70%) VPN
18 10 (13.70%) SharePoint
18 10 (13.70%) Replication
19 9 (12.33%) Exchange Server 2010
19 9 (12.33%) Linux
19 9 (12.33%) MS Excel

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 17 (23.29%) MS Exchange
2 10 (13.70%) SharePoint
3 9 (12.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (10.96%) IIS
5 5 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (5.48%) Apache
7 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (4.11%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (4.11%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (4.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.37%) Lync
8 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (12.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.22%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (30.14%) SAN
2 18 (24.66%) DNS
3 10 (13.70%) Firewall
3 10 (13.70%) VPN
4 9 (12.33%) WAN
5 8 (10.96%) Internet
6 7 (9.59%) LAN
6 7 (9.59%) DHCP
7 5 (6.85%) VLAN
7 5 (6.85%) Wireless
7 5 (6.85%) TCP/IP
8 4 (5.48%) Ethernet
8 4 (5.48%) VoIP
8 4 (5.48%) NetScaler
9 3 (4.11%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (4.11%) Network Security
9 3 (4.11%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (4.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (4.11%) Cisco ISE
9 3 (4.11%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (28.77%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.11%) DB2
4 1 (1.37%) Big Data
4 1 (1.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MSI
2 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (27.40%) Finance
2 7 (9.59%) Banking
3 6 (8.22%) Retail
4 5 (6.85%) Law
5 4 (5.48%) Legal
6 2 (2.74%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (15.07%) Analyst
2 9 (12.33%) Consultant
3 8 (10.96%) Server Engineer
3 8 (10.96%) Administrator
4 6 (8.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (8.22%) Architect
4 6 (8.22%) Windows Administrator
4 6 (8.22%) Server Administrator
5 5 (6.85%) VMware Consultant
5 5 (6.85%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (5.48%) HP Storage Administrator
6 4 (5.48%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Storage Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) SAN Administrator
6 4 (5.48%) Storage Administrator
6 4 (5.48%) Senior Server Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Windows Server Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) Regular Expression
2 2 (2.74%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.37%) .NET
3 1 (1.37%) J2EE
3 1 (1.37%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) Replication
2 9 (12.33%) Clustering
3 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.48%) Firmware
4 4 (5.48%) Thin Client
4 4 (5.48%) Blackberry
4 4 (5.48%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.74%) CLARiiON
5 2 (2.74%) EqualLogic
5 2 (2.74%) Celerra
5 2 (2.74%) CCTV
6 1 (1.37%) PACS
6 1 (1.37%) PKI
6 1 (1.37%) FMCG
6 1 (1.37%) Open Source
6 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 55 (75.34%) Windows
2 35 (47.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (34.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (12.33%) Linux
5 8 (10.96%) Windows 7
6 5 (6.85%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.11%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (4.11%) SUSE
7 3 (4.11%) AIX
8 2 (2.74%) UNIX
9 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.37%) SELinux
9 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (8.22%) ITIL
1 6 (8.22%) Migration
2 5 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (5.48%) Service Management
3 4 (5.48%) Load Balancing
3 4 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (4.11%) WAN Optimisation
4 3 (4.11%) DevOps
4 3 (4.11%) Line Management
4 3 (4.11%) Configuration Management
4 3 (4.11%) Change Management
5 2 (2.74%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (2.74%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (2.74%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (2.74%) Coaching
5 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (1.37%) Document Management
6 1 (1.37%) Logistics
6 1 (1.37%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (1.37%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.66%) PowerShell
2 16 (21.92%) SQL
3 7 (9.59%) VB
4 2 (2.74%) VBScript
5 1 (1.37%) Ruby
5 1 (1.37%) C
5 1 (1.37%) Java
5 1 (1.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (6.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (6.85%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.48%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.11%) MCSE
4 2 (2.74%) VCAP
4 2 (2.74%) VCDX
5 1 (1.37%) MCTS
5 1 (1.37%) Degree
5 1 (1.37%) MCITP
5 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.37%) MCSA
5 1 (1.37%) MCP
5 1 (1.37%) CCA
5 1 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 47 (64.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (60.27%) Active Directory
3 18 (24.66%) XenApp
4 11 (15.07%) XenDesktop
4 11 (15.07%) VMware ESX
5 7 (9.59%) vCloud
6 6 (8.22%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (6.85%) UAG
8 4 (5.48%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (5.48%) VMware Server
9 3 (4.11%) FreeRADIUS
9 3 (4.11%) ISA Server
10 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
11 1 (1.37%) XenServer
11 1 (1.37%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.37%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (17.81%) SCCM
2 8 (10.96%) SCOM
3 6 (8.22%) Tivoli
4 5 (6.85%) HP SIM
5 4 (5.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (4.11%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (4.11%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 3 (4.11%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (2.74%) Control-M
7 2 (2.74%) MAILsweeper
7 2 (2.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (1.37%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.37%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (1.37%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.37%) Icinga
8 1 (1.37%) SCOrch
8 1 (1.37%) PureDisk
8 1 (1.37%) Puppet
8 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 69 (94.52%) VMware
2 33 (45.21%) Citrix
3 29 (39.73%) Microsoft
4 24 (32.88%) HP
5 13 (17.81%) Cisco
5 13 (17.81%) IBM
5 13 (17.81%) EMC
6 8 (10.96%) F5
7 6 (8.22%) Websense
8 5 (6.85%) 3PAR
8 5 (6.85%) Veeam
8 5 (6.85%) Juniper
8 5 (6.85%) NetApp
9 4 (5.48%) BMC
10 3 (4.11%) Mitel
10 3 (4.11%) Hitachi
10 3 (4.11%) CheckPoint
10 3 (4.11%) Symantec
10 3 (4.11%) Oracle
10 3 (4.11%) Dell
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