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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 60 57 56
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing vSphere 5 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.66% 0.32% 0.72%
As % of the System Software category 11.36% 4.08% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate
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£315 £250 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.00% -41.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £21.75 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+70.11% -29.83%
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
44 49 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.84% 7.78% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 12
Average daily rate £290 £263 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.37% -24.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £163 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £9.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -2.36%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014, 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%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) DHCP
3 5 (62.50%) DNS
4 4 (50.00%) Citrix
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (37.50%) Supplier Management
5 3 (37.50%) XenApp
5 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) Change Control
6 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
6 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (25.00%) VoIP
6 2 (25.00%) CRM
6 2 (25.00%) VPN
6 2 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (25.00%) IIS
6 2 (25.00%) IBM
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (25.00%) Project Management
6 2 (25.00%) H.323
6 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 7

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) IIS
2 2 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DHCP
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (25.00%) VoIP
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) H.323
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
3 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) IT Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Operations Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) IT Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Supplier Management
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Change Control
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) VCAP
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) XenApp
4 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (12.50%) vCloud
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) EMC
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec
5 1 (12.50%) McAfee
5 1 (12.50%) PlateSpin
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