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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 53 68 55
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Contract jobs citing vSphere 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.32% 0.13% 0.67%
As % of the System Software category 2.94% 1.69% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.08 £23.00 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+26.42% -0.86%
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
68 59 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.97% 7.56% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 35 26
Average daily rate £306 £310 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.20% -23.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £96 £153 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.25 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% -8.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Server Support
1 1 (50.00%) Server Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Storage Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds