The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 57 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing vSphere 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.38% 0.23% -
As % of the System Software category 2.94% 1.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £288 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.60 £23.00 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+15.65% -0.86%
vSphere
East of England

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

System Software Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
68 75 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 12.83% 17.44% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 30 40
Average daily rate £263 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £156 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £385 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 14
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £20.10 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Essex

vSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing vSphere across the Essex region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

vSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

vSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing vSphere across the Essex region.

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

vSphere
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Essex region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Chelmsford - 1 £225 -
vSphere
East of England

vSphere
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (88.89%) VB
2 8 (88.89%) XenDesktop
2 8 (88.89%) Wyse
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (88.89%) SCCM
2 8 (88.89%) DNS
2 8 (88.89%) MSI
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
5 1 (11.11%) XenApp
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) AppSense
5 1 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
5 1 (11.11%) MS Excel

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) DNS
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) MSI
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix Support
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Development Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Development Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Engineering Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support
2 1 (11.11%) Server Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Server Support
2 1 (11.11%) Server Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (88.89%) VB
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (88.89%) XenDesktop
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Wyse
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) AppSense
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) VMware