The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank - 43 -
Contract jobs citing vSphere 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry - 0.83% -
As % of the System Software category - 10.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £270 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+18.92% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -33.78%
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
34 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 5.96% 8.01% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 2
Median daily rate £384 £270 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.12% -32.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 8
Median hourly rate £14.38 £17.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.44% -25.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £10.71 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £18.50 £31.50
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 Coventry

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Coventry region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 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 Coventry region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (100.00%) Sophos
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 3 (100.00%) Fibre Channel

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 3 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (66.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Administrator
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Sophos
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
1 3 (100.00%) VMware