The first table below looks at the demand for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Dorset 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank - 32 36
Contract jobs citing vSphere 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - 0.86% 0.62%
As % of the System Software category - 5.71% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £415 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +44.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £30.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.52% +35.55%
System Software Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
30 35 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 13.27% 15.09% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 20
Average daily rate £400 £385 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +3.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £203 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +2.94%
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vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) Project Management
4 3 (50.00%) Identity Management
4 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (50.00%) Avaya
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) EMC
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (50.00%) XenApp
4 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (50.00%) Lync
4 3 (50.00%) Office 365
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) Sun
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
6 1 (16.67%) Electronics
6 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Lync
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) DTS
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Implementation Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
1 1 (16.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Avaya
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) EMC
4 2 (33.33%) Sun
5 1 (16.67%) SAP
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