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 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 58 68 64
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing vSphere 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.93% 0.34% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 7.23% 7.14% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Median daily rate £335 £325 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +140.74%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.14% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £22.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+16.81% +1.11%
vSphere
Scotland

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
83 42 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 12.89% 4.79% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 24 18
Median daily rate £300 £320 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +82.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £158 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £415 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing vSphere across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

vSphere Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 May 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) SAN
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (50.00%) DNS
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) MCSA
5 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) DHCP
5 3 (37.50%) HP
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
5 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 3 (37.50%) OpenStack
6 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) Back Office
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
7 1 (12.50%) Avaya
7 1 (12.50%) Dell
7 1 (12.50%) EMC
7 1 (12.50%) Citrix

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 3 (37.50%) OpenStack
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (25.00%) Back Office
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) AIX
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Unix
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) MCSA
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Avaya
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) Intel Security
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
4 1 (12.50%) Symantec
4 1 (12.50%) Veeam