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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 40 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing vSphere 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.57% 0.25% -
As % of the System Software category 8.70% 3.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£348 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-7.21% -20.49%
vSphere
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
23 28 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 6.61% 7.12% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 7
Average daily rate £335 £300 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% +122.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £253 £91
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing vSphere across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

vSphere Daily Rate Histogram 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 September 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 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (20.00%) MCITP
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (20.00%) WSUS
4 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) SCOM
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Network Design
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) BGP
2 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Server Support
2 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Server Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Server Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) XenApp
2 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) Sophos
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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