The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 32 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing vSphere 15 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 4.66% 1.10% 2.18%
As % of the System Software category 28.30% 9.38% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.64% -15.00%
vSphere
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the East Sussex region.

System Software Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
53 32 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 16.46% 11.72% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 7
Average daily rate £350 £345 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -34.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 6
Average hourly rate £27.75 £15.94 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.11% -1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £14.10 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.55 £22.50 £21.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
- +3.93%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

vSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing vSphere across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

vSphere Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

vSphere
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lewes - 10 £400 -
Brighton -9 3 £388 -8.82%
Eastbourne - 2 £370 -
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (72.22%) SAN
3 12 (66.67%) Citrix
4 11 (61.11%) Windows
5 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
5 10 (55.56%) Change Management
5 10 (55.56%) Firewall
5 10 (55.56%) Replication
6 9 (50.00%) VPN
7 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
8 7 (38.89%) iSCSI
8 7 (38.89%) XenApp
9 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (33.33%) Network Security
9 6 (33.33%) ISMS
9 6 (33.33%) Information Security
9 6 (33.33%) Incident Management
9 6 (33.33%) IIS
9 6 (33.33%) VoIP
9 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 6 (33.33%) Information Security Management
9 6 (33.33%) Security Management
9 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
9 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (33.33%) Capacity Management
9 6 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
9 6 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (22.22%) SIEM

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 6 (33.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) SAN
2 10 (55.56%) Firewall
3 9 (50.00%) VPN
4 7 (38.89%) iSCSI
5 6 (33.33%) Network Security
5 6 (33.33%) VoIP
6 4 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (22.22%) WAN
6 4 (22.22%) LAN
7 3 (16.67%) MPLS
7 3 (16.67%) OSPF
7 3 (16.67%) BGP
7 3 (16.67%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Support Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Support Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) IT Support Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) IT Support
3 5 (27.78%) Senior IT Support
3 5 (27.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Operations Manager
5 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
6 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (11.11%) Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
7 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
7 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 1 (5.56%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Replication
2 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (16.67%) GIS
4 1 (5.56%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) SUSE
3 3 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) UNIX
5 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Change Management
2 6 (33.33%) ISMS
2 6 (33.33%) Information Security
2 6 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 6 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 6 (33.33%) Security Management
2 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 6 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 6 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (22.22%) SIEM
3 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) Validation
3 4 (22.22%) Process Management
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 7 (38.89%) XenApp
3 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (66.67%) Citrix
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco
4 3 (16.67%) BT
5 1 (5.56%) Veeam
5 1 (5.56%) CommVault
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.56%) Dell