The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 83 78 92
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Contract jobs citing vSphere 40 27 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.98% 1.56% 0.071%
As % of the System Software category 11.90% 10.34% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 1
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£450 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.12% -28.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+27.86% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.20 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+2.37% -19.30%
vSphere
South East

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

System Software Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
336 261 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.67% 15.08% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 125 89
Average daily rate £330 £325 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £202 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £438 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 25 51
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +108.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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
Farnborough +5 11 £440 +17.33% 4
Hook -7 9 £470 +88.26%
Havant -7 2 - -
Southampton -12 2 - -
Winchester - - - - 3
Portsmouth - - - -
Andover - - - - 4
Fareham - - - - 3
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 58 (87.88%) VMware
2 52 (78.79%) Windows
3 51 (77.27%) Security Cleared
4 37 (56.06%) SC Cleared
5 36 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
6 29 (43.94%) Active Directory
7 26 (39.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (36.36%) HP
9 21 (31.82%) Microsoft
9 21 (31.82%) Linux
10 18 (27.27%) Migration
10 18 (27.27%) DNS
10 18 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (27.27%) DV Cleared
11 17 (25.76%) Cisco
12 15 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (21.21%) VMS
13 14 (21.21%) PowerShell
14 13 (19.70%) CheckPoint
15 12 (18.18%) Firewall
15 12 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 12 (18.18%) Citrix
16 11 (16.67%) SAN
16 11 (16.67%) VMware ESX
17 10 (15.15%) DHCP
17 10 (15.15%) MS Excel
17 10 (15.15%) MCSE
17 10 (15.15%) IIS
17 10 (15.15%) ITIL
17 10 (15.15%) vCloud

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (15.15%) IIS
2 8 (12.12%) MS Exchange
3 7 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (6.06%) WebSphere
4 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.06%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.55%) Lync
5 3 (4.55%) JBoss
6 1 (1.52%) Apache
6 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 10 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (27.27%) DNS
2 12 (18.18%) Firewall
3 11 (16.67%) SAN
4 10 (15.15%) DHCP
5 9 (13.64%) TCP/IP
5 9 (13.64%) VLAN
6 6 (9.09%) Kerberos
7 5 (7.58%) WAN
8 4 (6.06%) LDAP
8 4 (6.06%) LAN
8 4 (6.06%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (6.06%) Network Security
8 4 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (6.06%) OSPF
9 2 (3.03%) SSL
9 2 (3.03%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.52%) EIGRP
10 1 (1.52%) HTTP
10 1 (1.52%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.55%) SQLPlus
4 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.03%) Wise Package Studio
1 2 (3.03%) Gerrit
1 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.03%) Maven
2 1 (1.52%) StarTeam
General
1 9 (13.64%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (30.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (18.18%) Cloud Engineer
3 7 (10.61%) Architect
3 7 (10.61%) Consultant
4 4 (6.06%) Network Engineer
4 4 (6.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (4.55%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (4.55%) VMware Architect
5 3 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (4.55%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 3 (4.55%) Virtualisation Architect
6 2 (3.03%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 2 (3.03%) VMware Specialist
6 2 (3.03%) Administrator
6 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Specialist
6 2 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (1.52%) Support Engineer
7 1 (1.52%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (1.52%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) XML
1 4 (6.06%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (4.55%) HTML
3 2 (3.03%) Application Packaging
3 2 (3.03%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.06%) Clustering
3 3 (4.55%) HACMP
4 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.03%) Replication
5 1 (1.52%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 52 (78.79%) Windows
2 26 (39.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (31.82%) Linux
4 18 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (21.21%) VMS
6 8 (12.12%) Windows 2000
7 4 (6.06%) Windows XP
7 4 (6.06%) AIX
7 4 (6.06%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.52%) CentOS
9 1 (1.52%) HPUX
9 1 (1.52%) Solaris
9 1 (1.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.27%) Migration
2 10 (15.15%) ITIL
3 7 (10.61%) Service Delivery
4 5 (7.58%) Time Management
4 5 (7.58%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (7.58%) Coaching
5 4 (6.06%) Network Management
5 4 (6.06%) Service Management
5 4 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.06%) Document Management
5 4 (6.06%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.55%) Change Management
6 3 (4.55%) High Availability
6 3 (4.55%) Analytics
6 3 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (3.03%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.21%) PowerShell
2 9 (13.64%) SQL
3 3 (4.55%) VBScript
3 3 (4.55%) VB
3 3 (4.55%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 51 (77.27%) Security Cleared
2 37 (56.06%) SC Cleared
3 18 (27.27%) DV Cleared
4 15 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (15.15%) MCSE
7 5 (7.58%) VCAP
8 4 (6.06%) MCSA
8 4 (6.06%) CCNP
8 4 (6.06%) CCNA
8 4 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (6.06%) MCITP
9 3 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) SLA
1 4 (6.06%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.52%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.52%) BS7799
3 1 (1.52%) JSP 440
System Software
1 36 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (43.94%) Active Directory
3 11 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 10 (15.15%) vCloud
5 9 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (10.61%) Hyper-V
7 6 (9.09%) XenApp
8 3 (4.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (4.55%) OCFS2
9 2 (3.03%) Docker
9 2 (3.03%) LXC
9 2 (3.03%) XenServer
10 1 (1.52%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (1.52%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) NetBackup
2 5 (7.58%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (6.06%) HP SIM
3 4 (6.06%) Backup Exec
4 3 (4.55%) WSUS
4 3 (4.55%) Unicenter
4 3 (4.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (4.55%) ARCserve
5 2 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (3.03%) SCCM
5 2 (3.03%) SCOM
6 1 (1.52%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.52%) Nagios
6 1 (1.52%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 58 (87.88%) VMware
2 24 (36.36%) HP
3 21 (31.82%) Microsoft
4 17 (25.76%) Cisco
5 13 (19.70%) CheckPoint
6 12 (18.18%) Citrix
7 6 (9.09%) Symantec
7 6 (9.09%) NetApp
7 6 (9.09%) Oracle
7 6 (9.09%) Lumension
8 5 (7.58%) PlateSpin
8 5 (7.58%) 3PAR
8 5 (7.58%) Dell
8 5 (7.58%) EMC
8 5 (7.58%) IBM
8 5 (7.58%) Sun
9 4 (6.06%) Juniper
9 4 (6.06%) Veritas
9 4 (6.06%) McAfee
9 4 (6.06%) Sophos