The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
Rank - 47 54
Contract jobs citing vSphere 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.64% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category - 3.90% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £225 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £31.56 £22.10
% change year-on-year
+8.54% +42.81%

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
61 77 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 16.18% 16.38% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 34 29
Median daily rate £375 £263 £247
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +6.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £180 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £438 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 15
Median hourly rate £33.75 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.54% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.00 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £19.00 £27.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.28
% change year-on-year
- -1.68%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) ISA Server
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) vMotion
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp OnCommand

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) ISA Server
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp OnCommand
1 1 (100.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware