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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 20 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing vSphere 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 2.61% 0.68% 1.31%
As % of the System Software category 13.04% 6.67% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £338 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +20.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+21.25% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £23.20 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+21.76% -15.63%
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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
23 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 20.00% 10.14% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 15
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £338 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £431 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -27.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) LAMP
2 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Nagios
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Online Betting
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) IBM