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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 151 157 159
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing vSphere 20 30 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.59% 0.64% 0.82%
As % of the System Software category 5.35% 6.62% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 30
Median daily rate £445 £401 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £334 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £23.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £23.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-41.93% -37.16%
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
374 453 608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.95% 9.62% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 336 429
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £352 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 45
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £23.75 £94.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 30 (81.08%) VMware
2 20 (54.05%) Finance
3 15 (40.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (40.54%) Windows
3 15 (40.54%) Active Directory
4 13 (35.14%) PowerShell
5 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
6 9 (24.32%) Linux
7 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (21.62%) Windows Server
8 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (18.92%) Redis
8 7 (18.92%) DevOps
8 7 (18.92%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
8 7 (18.92%) Java
8 7 (18.92%) Oracle
8 7 (18.92%) ITIL
8 7 (18.92%) Cisco
8 7 (18.92%) Ruby
9 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
9 6 (16.22%) TDD
9 6 (16.22%) Firewall
9 6 (16.22%) EMC
9 6 (16.22%) Web Services
9 6 (16.22%) OpenStack
9 6 (16.22%) Go
9 6 (16.22%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (16.22%) PaaS
9 6 (16.22%) Heroku

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 6 (16.22%) Cloud Foundry
1 6 (16.22%) OpenStack
2 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.11%) IIS
4 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (16.22%) Heroku
3 6 (16.22%) PaaS
4 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Firewall
2 5 (13.51%) DNS
2 5 (13.51%) SAN
3 4 (10.81%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (8.11%) NetScaler
5 2 (5.41%) DHCP
5 2 (5.41%) DMZ
5 2 (5.41%) IP Telephony
5 2 (5.41%) Network Security
5 2 (5.41%) VLAN
6 1 (2.70%) ADSL
6 1 (2.70%) Broadband
6 1 (2.70%) Internet
6 1 (2.70%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.70%) LAN
6 1 (2.70%) NAS
6 1 (2.70%) SSL
6 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) Redis
2 6 (16.22%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.70%) Big Data
4 1 (2.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.70%) Travis CI
1 1 (2.70%) Vagrant
General
1 20 (54.05%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Back Office
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Games
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
2 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (16.22%) Administrator
1 6 (16.22%) DevOps Engineer
1 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Cloud Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Java Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (10.81%) Architect
3 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) VMware Architect
3 4 (10.81%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Unix Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) RabbitMQ
1 6 (16.22%) Web Services
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) HTML
2 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Replication
3 1 (2.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) Linux
3 8 (21.62%) Windows Server
4 5 (13.51%) Unix
5 4 (10.81%) AIX
5 4 (10.81%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (8.11%) Solaris
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.70%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (2.70%) SUSE
8 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Continuous Delivery
1 7 (18.92%) DevOps
1 7 (18.92%) ITIL
2 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
2 6 (16.22%) TDD
3 5 (13.51%) Service Management
4 4 (10.81%) Change Management
4 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.11%) Capacity Management
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 3 (8.11%) Migration
5 3 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) Change Control
6 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.41%) High Availability
6 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.70%) Project Management
7 1 (2.70%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) PowerShell
2 7 (18.92%) Java
2 7 (18.92%) Ruby
3 6 (16.22%) Go
4 4 (10.81%) SQL
5 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.41%) Perl
6 1 (2.70%) C#
6 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.70%) Korn
6 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (8.11%) MCP
3 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.70%) CCNA
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.70%) MCITP
4 1 (2.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.41%) SLA
3 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (40.54%) Active Directory
1 15 (40.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.81%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.11%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (8.11%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.41%) DFS Replication
5 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) SCCM
2 4 (10.81%) vRealize
3 3 (8.11%) SCOM
4 2 (5.41%) Ansible
4 2 (5.41%) PowerCLI
4 2 (5.41%) Puppet
5 1 (2.70%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (2.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.70%) SnapVault
5 1 (2.70%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.70%) vMotion
Vendors
1 30 (81.08%) VMware
2 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
3 7 (18.92%) Cisco
3 7 (18.92%) Oracle
4 6 (16.22%) EMC
5 5 (13.51%) Citrix
5 5 (13.51%) HP
6 4 (10.81%) CheckPoint
6 4 (10.81%) Dell
6 4 (10.81%) IBM
6 4 (10.81%) NetApp
7 3 (8.11%) Intel
7 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.41%) 3PAR
8 2 (5.41%) Symantec
9 1 (2.70%) AppSense
9 1 (2.70%) CommVault
9 1 (2.70%) Nimble Storage
9 1 (2.70%) SaltStack
9 1 (2.70%) Veritas
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