The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank - 54 69
Contract jobs citing vSphere 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.32% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category - 3.28% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+2.33% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £31.56 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+8.54% +39.07%

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
55 61 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.84% 9.89% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 33 41
Median daily rate £300 £313 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +1.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £99 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.75% +10.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (66.67%) DHCP
3 6 (66.67%) DNS
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
5 4 (44.44%) vRealize
5 4 (44.44%) PowerCLI
5 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (44.44%) HP
5 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
5 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
5 4 (44.44%) SAN
6 3 (33.33%) NetApp
6 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (33.33%) WSUS
6 3 (33.33%) Firewall
6 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco
6 3 (33.33%) Dell
6 3 (33.33%) C
6 3 (33.33%) Linux
6 3 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 3 (33.33%) Veeam

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) DHCP
1 6 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (44.44%) SAN
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
4 2 (22.22%) VSAN
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 3 (33.33%) C
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) MCSA
3 2 (22.22%) MCSE
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 3 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) PowerCLI
1 4 (44.44%) vRealize
2 3 (33.33%) WSUS
3 2 (22.22%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (33.33%) Dell
4 3 (33.33%) NetApp
4 3 (33.33%) Riverbed
4 3 (33.33%) Veeam
5 2 (22.22%) Avaya
5 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto
5 2 (22.22%) WatchGuard
6 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
6 1 (11.11%) Red Hat