The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 21 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing vSphere 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 2.21% 0.79% 3.28%
As % of the System Software category 14.29% 8.33% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £21.28 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-8.36% -21.90%
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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 Crawley region.

System Software Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
21 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 15.44% 9.52% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 11
Average daily rate £375 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £185 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £507 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £318 £314
% change year-on-year
+7.08% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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Top 18 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Back Office
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Online Betting
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
General
1 4 (100.00%) Back Office
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Wintel Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) VMware