The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 35 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing vSphere 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.93% - 1.72%
As % of the System Software category 7.89% - 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£250 - £104
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.64% -15.00%
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West Midlands

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

System Software Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
38 29 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 11.73% 8.31% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 7
Average daily rate £343 £210 £108
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.09% +95.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £92
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £185
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Average hourly rate £16.44 £14.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.37% -36.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.83 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.06 £14.50 £31.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
- +3.93%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing vSphere across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

vSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) NAS
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) PLM
4 1 (25.00%) PDM
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) MCSA
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) NAS
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Server Support
4 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Server Support Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Server Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PLM
2 1 (25.00%) PDM
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) IBM