The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Crawley region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 20 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing vSphere 1 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 0.79% 3.28% 2.82%
As % of the System Software category 8.33% 30.00% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Average daily rate £375 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.28 £27.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-21.90% +14.73%
System Software Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 9.52% 10.93% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 11
Average daily rate £375 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £14.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +16.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
vSphere
West Sussex

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

vSphere
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware