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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 69 62 72
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs citing vSphere 3 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.34% 0.87% 0.55%
As % of the System Software category 5.26% 12.50% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £173 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £395 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -17.43%
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
57 48 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.38% 6.93% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 20 19
Average daily rate £325 £368 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.56% +26.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £120 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £318 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.08% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Average hourly rate £110.00 £15.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+609.67% +5.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.93% +6.45%

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
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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (25.00%) AIX
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Korn
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (25.00%) vCloud
4 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) XenApp
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (12.50%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
2 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
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%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) IT Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) AIX
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Logistics
2 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
1 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (25.00%) Korn
1 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) XenApp
3 2 (25.00%) vCloud
4 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (12.50%) WSUS
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec
3 1 (12.50%) McAfee
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) IBM