The first table below looks at the demand for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Hampshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 81 89 83
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing vSphere 38 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.84% 0.80% 0.97%
As % of the System Software category 12.75% 5.36% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 15
Average daily rate
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£337 £308 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -14.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £287 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £429 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £336
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -3.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £46.25 £30.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.16% -36.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £30.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-38.11% +34.06%
System Software Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
298 261 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 14.44% 14.96% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 133 84
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 39 46
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing vSphere across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

vSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing vSphere across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

vSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

vSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

vSphere
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
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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
Southampton -5 4 £360 -
Farnborough - 4 £300 - 4
Havant - 4 - - 3
Fareham - 1 £360 - 2
Portsmouth - - - -
Andover - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 51 (83.61%) Windows
2 49 (80.33%) VMware
3 34 (55.74%) Active Directory
3 34 (55.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (45.90%) Security Cleared
5 26 (42.62%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (39.34%) HP
7 23 (37.70%) Microsoft
8 22 (36.07%) Cisco
8 22 (36.07%) SAN
8 22 (36.07%) Linux
9 21 (34.43%) VMware ESXi
10 17 (27.87%) ITIL
10 17 (27.87%) DNS
10 17 (27.87%) Firewall
11 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (26.23%) SC Cleared
12 15 (24.59%) EMC
13 13 (21.31%) TCP/IP
13 13 (21.31%) Oracle
13 13 (21.31%) DV Cleared
14 10 (16.39%) Hyper-V
14 10 (16.39%) Brocade
14 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (16.39%) VMware ESX
14 10 (16.39%) IIS
14 10 (16.39%) MS Excel
14 10 (16.39%) MS Exchange
14 10 (16.39%) IBM
14 10 (16.39%) Citrix

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 10 (16.39%) IIS
1 10 (16.39%) MS Exchange
2 8 (13.11%) WebLogic
2 8 (13.11%) Lync
3 5 (8.20%) WebSphere
4 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (4.92%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.28%) Apache
6 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (16.39%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) SaaS
2 2 (3.28%) IaaS
3 1 (1.64%) Office 365
3 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (36.07%) SAN
2 17 (27.87%) DNS
2 17 (27.87%) Firewall
3 13 (21.31%) TCP/IP
4 7 (11.48%) VLAN
4 7 (11.48%) LDAP
5 6 (9.84%) LAN
5 6 (9.84%) WAN
5 6 (9.84%) DHCP
5 6 (9.84%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (9.84%) Network Security
5 6 (9.84%) OSPF
5 6 (9.84%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (8.20%) Kerberos
7 2 (3.28%) iSCSI
7 2 (3.28%) NAS
7 2 (3.28%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (3.28%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.64%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.64%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) SQLPlus
1 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
1 5 (8.20%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.64%) MySQL
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.92%) Maven
4 2 (3.28%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.28%) ClearCase
4 2 (3.28%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.64%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.92%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.28%) Finance
4 1 (1.64%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (21.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (9.84%) Consultant
2 6 (9.84%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (9.84%) Network Engineer
3 5 (8.20%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 5 (8.20%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (8.20%) Administrator
4 3 (4.92%) Storage Analyst
4 3 (4.92%) Build Engineer
4 3 (4.92%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (4.92%) Analyst
5 2 (3.28%) Project Manager
5 2 (3.28%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (3.28%) Storage Consultant
5 2 (3.28%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (3.28%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 2 (3.28%) Linux Support
5 2 (3.28%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (1.64%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (1.64%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.84%) Middleware
2 5 (8.20%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (4.92%) Web Services
4 1 (1.64%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.64%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) HACMP
2 2 (3.28%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.28%) PKI
2 2 (3.28%) APACS
2 2 (3.28%) Firmware
3 1 (1.64%) Clustering
3 1 (1.64%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.64%) iPhone
3 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.64%) iPad
3 1 (1.64%) Replication
3 1 (1.64%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 51 (83.61%) Windows
2 34 (55.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (36.07%) Linux
4 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (14.75%) Oracle Linux
7 8 (13.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (13.11%) UNIX
8 5 (8.20%) AIX
9 4 (6.56%) Windows XP
9 4 (6.56%) Windows 7
10 3 (4.92%) Windows 2000
11 2 (3.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.87%) ITIL
2 9 (14.75%) Service Delivery
3 8 (13.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (11.48%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (11.48%) Time Management
5 6 (9.84%) Integration Testing
5 6 (9.84%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (9.84%) Migration
6 5 (8.20%) Service Management
6 5 (8.20%) Document Management
6 5 (8.20%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (6.56%) Incident Management
7 4 (6.56%) Network Management
8 3 (4.92%) Project Management
8 3 (4.92%) ERP
8 3 (4.92%) SOA
8 3 (4.92%) Scrum
8 3 (4.92%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (3.28%) DevOps
9 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.48%) SQL
2 5 (8.20%) PL/SQL
3 4 (6.56%) C
3 4 (6.56%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (45.90%) Security Cleared
2 16 (26.23%) SC Cleared
3 13 (21.31%) DV Cleared
4 7 (11.48%) CCNA
4 7 (11.48%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (9.84%) CCNP
6 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (4.92%) MCSE
8 2 (3.28%) PMP
8 2 (3.28%) PMI Certification
8 2 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.28%) MCITP
8 2 (3.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) QA
2 3 (4.92%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.28%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.28%) SLA
3 2 (3.28%) BS7799
3 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.64%) JSP 440
System Software
1 34 (55.74%) Active Directory
2 26 (42.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (34.43%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (16.39%) VMware ESX
4 10 (16.39%) Hyper-V
5 7 (11.48%) XenApp
6 5 (8.20%) OCFS2
7 3 (4.92%) Docker
8 2 (3.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (3.28%) XenServer
8 2 (3.28%) vCloud
9 1 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 6 (9.84%) WSUS
2 5 (8.20%) Puppet
2 5 (8.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (4.92%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (4.92%) HP SIM
4 2 (3.28%) SCOM
4 2 (3.28%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (3.28%) Vagrant
4 2 (3.28%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.28%) ARCserve
4 2 (3.28%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.64%) Unicenter
5 1 (1.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.64%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (80.33%) VMware
2 24 (39.34%) HP
3 23 (37.70%) Microsoft
4 22 (36.07%) Cisco
5 15 (24.59%) EMC
6 13 (21.31%) Oracle
7 10 (16.39%) IBM
7 10 (16.39%) Dell
7 10 (16.39%) Citrix
7 10 (16.39%) Brocade
8 9 (14.75%) Red Hat
9 8 (13.11%) NetApp
10 7 (11.48%) 3PAR
11 6 (9.84%) Juniper
12 5 (8.20%) Sun
12 5 (8.20%) JBoss
12 5 (8.20%) Symantec
13 4 (6.56%) CA
14 3 (4.92%) CheckPoint
15 2 (3.28%) ArcSight
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