The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 44 56 37
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -19
Contract jobs citing vSphere 6 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.31% 0.22% 2.20%
As % of the System Software category 7.14% 3.33% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £332 £334
% change year-on-year
+11.29% -0.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.79 £21.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -26.31%
vSphere
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

System Software Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
84 30 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 18.38% 6.62% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 14 38
Median daily rate £283 £230 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.82% -36.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £175 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 9
Median hourly rate £12.74 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.31% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing vSphere across the Gloucestershire region.

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

vSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing vSphere across the Gloucestershire region.

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

vSphere
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +4 4 - -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
vSphere
South West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 5 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
5 4 (50.00%) IBM
5 4 (50.00%) Replication
5 4 (50.00%) VMware
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (25.00%) Clustering
7 2 (25.00%) SCCM
7 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
7 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (25.00%) Citrix
7 2 (25.00%) Firmware
7 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (25.00%) DNS
7 2 (25.00%) Cisco
7 2 (25.00%) HP
7 2 (25.00%) DHCP
8 1 (12.50%) VPN
8 1 (12.50%) Linux
8 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
8 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
8 1 (12.50%) Dell
8 1 (12.50%) EMC

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Replication
2 2 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (12.50%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) MCITP
2 1 (12.50%) MCTS
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) Firmware
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) arcserve
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) EMC