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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 38 50 39
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Contract jobs citing vSphere 13 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.77% 0.82% 2.12%
As % of the System Software category 23.64% 8.51% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 7
Median daily rate £375 £233 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £196 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £238 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £23.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-18.27% -37.16%
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
55 47 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 11.70% 9.69% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 26 40
Median daily rate £375 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £155 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.48 £100.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.21% -87.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £11.25 £28.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £15.14 £172.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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
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 27 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 September 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 0 3 £325 +39.78% 2
Cheltenham -1 2 £400 +122.22%
vSphere
South West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (77.78%) DV Cleared
2 14 (77.78%) Security Cleared
3 13 (72.22%) DHCP
3 13 (72.22%) DNS
4 12 (66.67%) Linux
4 12 (66.67%) Red Hat
4 12 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (50.00%) Kernel Tuning
6 9 (50.00%) Shell Script
6 9 (50.00%) Solaris
6 9 (50.00%) Unix
7 7 (38.89%) yum
8 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (33.33%) Windows
8 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
9 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
9 5 (27.78%) TOWER Software
10 4 (22.22%) Cisco
11 3 (16.67%) NFS
11 3 (16.67%) Ant
11 3 (16.67%) HP
11 3 (16.67%) NetApp
11 3 (16.67%) Firmware

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) Confluence
2 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) DHCP
1 13 (72.22%) DNS
2 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (16.67%) iSCSI
4 2 (11.11%) SAN
5 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Ant
1 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 3 (16.67%) JIRA
1 3 (16.67%) Maven
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Unix Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Linux Scripter
6 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Solaris Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Unix Scripter
6 1 (5.56%) Unix Scripting Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Linux
1 12 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (50.00%) Solaris
2 9 (50.00%) Unix
3 6 (33.33%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (50.00%) Kernel Tuning
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Innovation Management
3 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (5.56%) Change Control
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Data Management
4 1 (5.56%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 3 (16.67%) C-shell
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) DV Cleared
1 14 (77.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (16.67%) Firmware
3 3 (16.67%) NFS
3 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) yum
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) AirWatch
3 1 (5.56%) SCCM
3 1 (5.56%) SCOM
3 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) TOWER Software
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco
5 3 (16.67%) HP
5 3 (16.67%) NetApp
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix
6 1 (5.56%) CommVault
6 1 (5.56%) Meru Networks