The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 47 34 41
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Contract jobs citing vSphere 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.32% 0.40% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 10.71% 3.03% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
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£175 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.96% -
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
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
56 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 12.31% 13.25% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 20 14
Average daily rate £288 £260 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.57% -42.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £191 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £332 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 1
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% +65.21%
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 Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing vSphere across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing vSphere across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

vSphere Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - - - - 1
vSphere
South West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (61.54%) Citrix
5 7 (53.85%) Backup Exec
5 7 (53.85%) XenApp
5 7 (53.85%) XenDesktop
6 6 (46.15%) VMware ESX
6 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
7 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
8 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (15.38%) AppSense
9 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (15.38%) Web Services
9 2 (15.38%) DHCP
9 2 (15.38%) DNS
9 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
9 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
9 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (7.69%) Structured Cabling
10 1 (7.69%) Lumension
10 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
10 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
10 1 (7.69%) SAN
10 1 (7.69%) Thin Client

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (7.69%) IIS
4 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DHCP
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Support Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Integration Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Environment Manager
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
1 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
1 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) XenApp
1 7 (53.85%) XenDesktop
2 6 (46.15%) VMware ESX
3 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) AppSense
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Lumension
4 1 (7.69%) Symantec
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