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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 165 160 168
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing vSphere 33 42 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.61% 0.72% 0.80%
As % of the System Software category 6.51% 7.24% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 43
Average daily rate
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£401 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.31% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £286 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £538 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-7.21% -20.49%
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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
507 580 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.43% 9.98% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 410 414
Average daily rate £413 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.01% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £185 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 40 51
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £126.00 £34.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 28 August 2015.

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 August 2015, 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 72 (84.71%) VMware
2 71 (83.53%) Windows
3 47 (55.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (49.41%) Citrix
4 42 (49.41%) SAN
5 41 (48.24%) Active Directory
6 39 (45.88%) Microsoft
7 38 (44.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 36 (42.35%) HP
9 33 (38.82%) XenApp
10 31 (36.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 31 (36.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 28 (32.94%) Finance
12 24 (28.24%) Cisco
12 24 (28.24%) Clustering
13 23 (27.06%) PowerShell
14 22 (25.88%) ITIL
15 21 (24.71%) IBM
16 20 (23.53%) DNS
17 19 (22.35%) MS Exchange
17 19 (22.35%) SQL
18 17 (20.00%) SQL Server
18 17 (20.00%) WAN
19 16 (18.82%) Microsoft Certification
19 16 (18.82%) Data Centre
20 15 (17.65%) NetApp
21 14 (16.47%) EMC
21 14 (16.47%) TCP/IP
21 14 (16.47%) Linux
21 14 (16.47%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 19 (22.35%) MS Exchange
2 13 (15.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (10.59%) SharePoint
4 8 (9.41%) IIS
5 6 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.53%) OpenStack
7 3 (3.53%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (3.53%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.35%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (2.35%) Lync
9 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (16.47%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.53%) MS Office
3 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.18%) Shockwave
3 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) IaaS
2 3 (3.53%) Office 365
2 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (49.41%) SAN
2 20 (23.53%) DNS
3 17 (20.00%) WAN
4 14 (16.47%) TCP/IP
5 12 (14.12%) LAN
6 10 (11.76%) Firewall
7 9 (10.59%) DHCP
8 7 (8.24%) VLAN
8 7 (8.24%) NAS
9 6 (7.06%) VPN
10 5 (5.88%) SSL
10 5 (5.88%) Ethernet
10 5 (5.88%) SMTP
10 5 (5.88%) NetScaler
11 4 (4.71%) iSCSI
11 4 (4.71%) HTTP
11 4 (4.71%) Internet
12 3 (3.53%) LDAP
12 3 (3.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 2 (2.35%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.53%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.18%) Big Data
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) WinDbg
2 1 (1.18%) MSI
General
1 28 (32.94%) Finance
2 4 (4.71%) Law
2 4 (4.71%) Banking
2 4 (4.71%) Back Office
3 3 (3.53%) German Language
4 2 (2.35%) Retail
4 2 (2.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (17.65%) Administrator
2 12 (14.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (12.94%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (12.94%) Architect
4 10 (11.76%) Consultant
5 7 (8.24%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (8.24%) Server Engineer
5 7 (8.24%) Windows Administrator
6 6 (7.06%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 6 (7.06%) Analyst
6 6 (7.06%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Server Administrator
7 5 (5.88%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.71%) SAN Administrator
8 4 (4.71%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.53%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.71%) Web Services
2 3 (3.53%) Middleware
2 3 (3.53%) Application Packaging
3 2 (2.35%) WCF
3 2 (2.35%) .NET
4 1 (1.18%) HTML
4 1 (1.18%) XML
4 1 (1.18%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 24 (28.24%) Clustering
2 16 (18.82%) Data Centre
3 11 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (9.41%) Replication
5 4 (4.71%) Client/Server
5 4 (4.71%) Thin Client
5 4 (4.71%) Fat Client
6 3 (3.53%) Celerra
6 3 (3.53%) CLARiiON
7 2 (2.35%) EMC VNX
7 2 (2.35%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.18%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (1.18%) iSeries
8 1 (1.18%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.18%) EqualLogic
8 1 (1.18%) FlexPod
8 1 (1.18%) EMC Centera
8 1 (1.18%) PKI
8 1 (1.18%) PDA
8 1 (1.18%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 71 (83.53%) Windows
2 38 (44.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (36.47%) Windows Server 2003
3 31 (36.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (16.47%) Linux
5 10 (11.76%) Windows 7
6 7 (8.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (5.88%) Solaris
8 4 (4.71%) UNIX
9 3 (3.53%) AIX
10 2 (2.35%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.18%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.88%) ITIL
2 11 (12.94%) Migration
3 9 (10.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (9.41%) Project Management
5 6 (7.06%) Change Control
5 6 (7.06%) Server Building
6 5 (5.88%) WAN Optimisation
6 5 (5.88%) ITIL V3
7 4 (4.71%) Load Balancing
7 4 (4.71%) Process Management
8 3 (3.53%) Workflow
8 3 (3.53%) PRINCE
8 3 (3.53%) Business Continuity
8 3 (3.53%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.53%) TOGAF
8 3 (3.53%) Workflow Management
8 3 (3.53%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (3.53%) DevOps
8 3 (3.53%) Patch Management
8 3 (3.53%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (27.06%) PowerShell
2 19 (22.35%) SQL
3 9 (10.59%) C
4 4 (4.71%) Perl
4 4 (4.71%) VBScript
5 3 (3.53%) VB
5 3 (3.53%) Python
5 3 (3.53%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.53%) Ruby
6 2 (2.35%) C#
6 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (18.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (15.29%) MCSE
3 8 (9.41%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (8.24%) MCSA
5 6 (7.06%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (5.88%) CCNP
6 5 (5.88%) CCNA
6 5 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (4.71%) CCA
7 4 (4.71%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.53%) CCEE
9 2 (2.35%) MCP
10 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 1 (1.18%) MCITP
10 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.53%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (55.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (48.24%) Active Directory
3 33 (38.82%) XenApp
4 14 (16.47%) VMware ESX
5 13 (15.29%) Hyper-V
5 13 (15.29%) XenDesktop
6 9 (10.59%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 6 (7.06%) NFS
8 5 (5.88%) VMware Server
8 5 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (4.71%) vCloud
9 4 (4.71%) UAG
10 3 (3.53%) KVM
10 3 (3.53%) Docker
10 3 (3.53%) Xen
10 3 (3.53%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (3.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (1.18%) XenServer
11 1 (1.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 11 (12.94%) SCCM
2 8 (9.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (8.24%) Tivoli
4 6 (7.06%) SCOM
4 6 (7.06%) HP SIM
5 3 (3.53%) Puppet
5 3 (3.53%) Data Guard
5 3 (3.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (3.53%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.35%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (2.35%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (2.35%) EdgeSight
6 2 (2.35%) vMotion
7 1 (1.18%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 1 (1.18%) Control-M
7 1 (1.18%) ARCserve
7 1 (1.18%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (1.18%) WSUS
7 1 (1.18%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 72 (84.71%) VMware
2 42 (49.41%) Citrix
3 39 (45.88%) Microsoft
4 36 (42.35%) HP
5 24 (28.24%) Cisco
6 21 (24.71%) IBM
7 15 (17.65%) NetApp
8 14 (16.47%) EMC
9 10 (11.76%) 3PAR
10 9 (10.59%) Oracle
11 7 (8.24%) Red Hat
12 5 (5.88%) Symantec
12 5 (5.88%) Veritas
12 5 (5.88%) Juniper
12 5 (5.88%) BMC
13 4 (4.71%) F5
14 3 (3.53%) MobileIron
14 3 (3.53%) WorldPay
14 3 (3.53%) Dell Compellent
14 3 (3.53%) Brocade
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