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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 46 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing vSphere 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.81% 0.56% 1.01%
As % of the System Software category 5.08% 4.35% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£334 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 - £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £337 - £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £18.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -38.52%
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
59 46 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 15.86% 12.85% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 19 11
Average daily rate £330 £238 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.94% -36.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £100 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 6
Average hourly rate £21.07 £15.25 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.18% -14.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £14.90 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £15.88 £19.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
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 3 August 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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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
Brighton - 2 £334 -
Hove - 1 - -
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 15 (83.33%) SAN
2 15 (83.33%) Data Centre
3 14 (77.78%) Citrix
4 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 12 (66.67%) Firewall
5 10 (55.56%) Replication
5 10 (55.56%) Windows
5 10 (55.56%) Change Management
6 8 (44.44%) VPN
6 8 (44.44%) XenApp
7 7 (38.89%) iSCSI
7 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (38.89%) Information Security
7 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
8 6 (33.33%) LAN
8 6 (33.33%) VoIP
8 6 (33.33%) WAN
8 6 (33.33%) IIS
8 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (33.33%) Information Security Management
8 6 (33.33%) Security Management
8 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
8 6 (33.33%) Network Security
8 6 (33.33%) ISMS
8 6 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (27.78%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (27.78%) Patch Management

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 6 (33.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) SAN
2 12 (66.67%) Firewall
3 8 (44.44%) VPN
4 7 (38.89%) iSCSI
5 6 (33.33%) Network Security
5 6 (33.33%) LAN
5 6 (33.33%) VoIP
5 6 (33.33%) WAN
6 4 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (5.56%) VLAN
8 1 (5.56%) MPLS
8 1 (5.56%) OSPF
8 1 (5.56%) BGP
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (27.78%) Support Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Support Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) IT Support Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) IT Support
3 5 (27.78%) Senior IT Support
4 4 (22.22%) Operations Manager
5 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
5 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (11.11%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Server Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Storage Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Server Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 15 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 10 (55.56%) Replication
3 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) GIS
4 1 (5.56%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.11%) UNIX
4 2 (11.11%) Solaris
4 2 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (5.56%) SUSE
5 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Change Management
2 7 (38.89%) Information Security
3 6 (33.33%) ISMS
3 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 6 (33.33%) Security Management
3 6 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (27.78%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (27.78%) Patch Management
4 5 (27.78%) Capacity Management
4 5 (27.78%) Incident Management
5 4 (22.22%) Validation
5 4 (22.22%) Process Management
5 4 (22.22%) SIEM
5 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Migration
7 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 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 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (44.44%) XenApp
3 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (77.78%) Citrix
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco
5 3 (16.67%) Dell
5 3 (16.67%) Veeam
6 2 (11.11%) Juniper
6 2 (11.11%) CommVault
6 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.56%) BT
7 1 (5.56%) HP