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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 46 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing vSphere 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.88% - -
As % of the System Software category 13.43% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £30.50 £31.88
% change year-on-year
+21.31% -4.31%
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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
67 27 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 13.96% 11.16% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 12 27
Average daily rate £325 £290 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £275 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Average hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -11.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 12 September 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (72.73%) XenDesktop
3 8 (72.73%) Citrix
4 7 (63.64%) Backup Exec
4 7 (63.64%) XenApp
5 6 (54.55%) VMware ESX
6 3 (27.27%) AppSense
6 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
6 3 (27.27%) Web Services
6 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
7 2 (18.18%) VPN
7 2 (18.18%) Firewall
8 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
8 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
8 1 (9.09%) Finance
8 1 (9.09%) Information Security
8 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (9.09%) DNS
8 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
8 1 (9.09%) Linux

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) VPN
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Environment Manager
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Information Security
1 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) XenDesktop
2 7 (63.64%) XenApp
3 6 (54.55%) VMware ESX
4 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) AppSense
4 1 (9.09%) Lumension
4 1 (9.09%) Apple
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft