The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 67 64 64
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing vSphere 1 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.13% 1.10% 0.61%
As % of the System Software category 1.39% 10.45% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate
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- £369 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £311
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.60 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.01% -14.18%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

System Software Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
72 67 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.02% 10.57% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 29 24
Average daily rate £325 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £174 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £459 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £315
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

vSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (37.50%) DHCP
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) XenApp
4 3 (37.50%) vCloud
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
5 2 (25.00%) Change Control
5 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (25.00%) IBM
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (25.00%) MCSE
5 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 1 (12.50%) Logistics
6 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 2 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Operations Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
1 2 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Logistics
2 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) VCAP
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) vCloud
3 3 (37.50%) XenApp
4 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) PlateSpin