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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 151 187 157
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -30
Contract jobs citing vSphere 42 25 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.76% 0.40% 0.74%
As % of the System Software category 8.54% 5.20% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 19 28
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£425 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £266 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.83 - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-30.70% -5.00%
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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
492 481 529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.93% 7.77% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 325 330
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £190 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 34 43
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% +6.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.38 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +2.34%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 76 (83.52%) VMware
2 73 (80.22%) Windows
3 53 (58.24%) Active Directory
4 45 (49.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 42 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 40 (43.96%) Citrix
7 36 (39.56%) SAN
7 36 (39.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (34.07%) XenApp
9 26 (28.57%) MS Exchange
9 26 (28.57%) Finance
9 26 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (25.27%) Cisco
11 22 (24.18%) HP
11 22 (24.18%) Exchange Server 2010
12 20 (21.98%) PowerShell
12 20 (21.98%) NetApp
12 20 (21.98%) Windows Server 2012
13 19 (20.88%) Migration
14 18 (19.78%) DNS
15 16 (17.58%) SQL Server
16 15 (16.48%) Firewall
17 14 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
17 14 (15.38%) SQL
17 14 (15.38%) Linux
17 14 (15.38%) XenDesktop
17 14 (15.38%) Clustering
18 13 (14.29%) ITIL
19 12 (13.19%) Exchange Server 2013
20 11 (12.09%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 26 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 22 (24.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (13.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (10.99%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (6.59%) IIS
6 4 (4.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (4.40%) OpenStack
7 3 (3.30%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.30%) Lync
8 2 (2.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (2.20%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.20%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.10%) Apache
9 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (9.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.20%) MS Office
3 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.89%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.30%) Office 365
2 3 (3.30%) IaaS
2 3 (3.30%) Mimecast
2 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (39.56%) SAN
2 18 (19.78%) DNS
3 15 (16.48%) Firewall
4 11 (12.09%) WAN
4 11 (12.09%) NAS
5 10 (10.99%) DHCP
6 9 (9.89%) LAN
7 8 (8.79%) VLAN
7 8 (8.79%) VPN
8 7 (7.69%) NetScaler
8 7 (7.69%) Ethernet
8 7 (7.69%) TCP/IP
8 7 (7.69%) Internet
9 4 (4.40%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (3.30%) iSCSI
10 3 (3.30%) MPLS
10 3 (3.30%) LDAP
11 2 (2.20%) PBX
11 2 (2.20%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (2.20%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.20%) MySQL
4 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.10%) Big Data
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.10%) DB2
4 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Subversion
1 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.20%) WinDbg
1 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.10%) MSI
General
1 26 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (3.30%) Back Office
2 3 (3.30%) Banking
3 2 (2.20%) Retail
3 2 (2.20%) Law
3 2 (2.20%) Legal
3 2 (2.20%) Marketing
4 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.10%) Publishing
4 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.10%) Electronics
4 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (19.78%) Architect
2 13 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (10.99%) Server Engineer
4 9 (9.89%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (8.79%) Consultant
6 7 (7.69%) Analyst
6 7 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (7.69%) Administrator
7 6 (6.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (6.59%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 6 (6.59%) Server Administrator
7 6 (6.59%) Storage Architect
8 5 (5.49%) Messaging Analyst
8 5 (5.49%) VMware Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.49%) Citrix Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Windows Administrator
9 4 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 4 (4.40%) SAN Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.59%) .NET
1 6 (6.59%) Web Services
2 2 (2.20%) WCF
3 1 (1.10%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.10%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.38%) Clustering
2 8 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.79%) Replication
3 5 (5.49%) CLARiiON
4 4 (4.40%) Thin Client
4 4 (4.40%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.40%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (4.40%) Fat Client
4 4 (4.40%) Celerra
5 3 (3.30%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.30%) Handset
5 3 (3.30%) PDA
6 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.10%) DTV
6 1 (1.10%) Symmetrix
6 1 (1.10%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.10%) Equities
6 1 (1.10%) PKI
6 1 (1.10%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.10%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 73 (80.22%) Windows
2 36 (39.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (21.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (15.38%) Linux
6 9 (9.89%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.20%) CentOS
9 1 (1.10%) SUSE
9 1 (1.10%) UNIX
9 1 (1.10%) AIX
9 1 (1.10%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.88%) Migration
2 14 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (14.29%) ITIL
4 7 (7.69%) Release Management
5 5 (5.49%) Load Balancing
5 5 (5.49%) Business Continuity
5 5 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (5.49%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (4.40%) DevOps
6 4 (4.40%) Configuration Management
6 4 (4.40%) Change Management
7 3 (3.30%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.30%) Kanban
7 3 (3.30%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.20%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.20%) ITIL V3
8 2 (2.20%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (2.20%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (2.20%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (2.20%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.98%) PowerShell
2 14 (15.38%) SQL
3 9 (9.89%) VBScript
4 6 (6.59%) C
5 4 (4.40%) Java
5 4 (4.40%) Perl
5 4 (4.40%) PHP
5 4 (4.40%) Python
5 4 (4.40%) Ruby
6 2 (2.20%) VB
6 2 (2.20%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.69%) MCSE
2 7 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (6.59%) CCNA
4 5 (5.49%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (5.49%) CCNP
4 5 (5.49%) NCDA
4 5 (5.49%) NCIE
5 3 (3.30%) MCSA
5 3 (3.30%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.10%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.10%) Degree
7 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 1 (1.10%) VCP5
7 1 (1.10%) MCP
7 1 (1.10%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.20%) QA
2 2 (2.20%) SLA
3 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 53 (58.24%) Active Directory
2 45 (49.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (34.07%) XenApp
4 14 (15.38%) XenDesktop
5 8 (8.79%) Hyper-V
5 8 (8.79%) vCloud
6 7 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (7.69%) VMware Server
7 6 (6.59%) VMware ESX
8 4 (4.40%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (3.30%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (3.30%) Xen
10 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (2.20%) NFS
10 2 (2.20%) UAG
10 2 (2.20%) XenServer
11 1 (1.10%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (1.10%) Firmware
11 1 (1.10%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (6.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 6 (6.59%) Puppet
2 5 (5.49%) SCCM
3 4 (4.40%) SCOM
3 4 (4.40%) Tivoli
3 4 (4.40%) HP SIM
4 3 (3.30%) Data Guard
5 2 (2.20%) ZABBIX
5 2 (2.20%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.20%) Kibana
5 2 (2.20%) EdgeSight
5 2 (2.20%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (1.10%) vMotion
6 1 (1.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.10%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (1.10%) Nagios
6 1 (1.10%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.10%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 76 (83.52%) VMware
2 42 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 40 (43.96%) Citrix
4 23 (25.27%) Cisco
5 22 (24.18%) HP
6 20 (21.98%) NetApp
7 10 (10.99%) EMC
7 10 (10.99%) IBM
7 10 (10.99%) 3PAR
8 7 (7.69%) Oracle
9 6 (6.59%) AppSense
10 4 (4.40%) Symantec
10 4 (4.40%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.30%) CheckPoint
11 3 (3.30%) Juniper
11 3 (3.30%) Dell
11 3 (3.30%) F5
12 2 (2.20%) Brocade
12 2 (2.20%) Perforce
12 2 (2.20%) Sybase
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