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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 90 80 97
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Contract jobs citing vSphere 32 23 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.46% 1.36% 0.064%
As % of the System Software category 8.49% 9.24% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 1
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£347 £300 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.82% +114.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £313 £314
% change year-on-year
+20.80% -0.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £23.20 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+21.76% -5.30%
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
377 249 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 17.17% 14.77% 10.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 117 74
Average daily rate £345 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 26 38
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.50 £13.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% +23.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.46 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £32.50
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 18 December 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 18 December 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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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
Hook -16 11 £347 +39.18%
Southampton -4 4 £335 - 3
Farnborough -5 3 £355 -5.33% 3
Havant -5 2 - - 2
Portsmouth - - - -
Winchester - - - - 1
Fareham - - - -
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 55 (83.33%) VMware
2 54 (81.82%) Windows
3 46 (69.70%) Security Cleared
4 40 (60.61%) Active Directory
5 34 (51.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (48.48%) SC Cleared
7 30 (45.45%) Microsoft
8 27 (40.91%) HP
8 27 (40.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
9 25 (37.88%) DNS
10 19 (28.79%) Firewall
11 17 (25.76%) SAN
11 17 (25.76%) PowerShell
11 17 (25.76%) DV Cleared
12 16 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (24.24%) Citrix
13 15 (22.73%) ITIL
14 14 (21.21%) IIS
14 14 (21.21%) MS Excel
15 13 (19.70%) DHCP
15 13 (19.70%) Linux
15 13 (19.70%) TCP/IP
15 13 (19.70%) Cisco
15 13 (19.70%) VLAN
16 12 (18.18%) Hyper-V
17 11 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
17 11 (16.67%) VMware ESX
17 11 (16.67%) MS Exchange
18 10 (15.15%) MCSE

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 14 (21.21%) IIS
2 11 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 8 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (12.12%) Lync
4 5 (7.58%) WebLogic
4 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (7.58%) WebSphere
4 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (6.06%) JBoss
6 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.52%) Apache
7 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.58%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (37.88%) DNS
2 19 (28.79%) Firewall
3 17 (25.76%) SAN
4 13 (19.70%) DHCP
4 13 (19.70%) TCP/IP
4 13 (19.70%) VLAN
5 7 (10.61%) OSPF
5 7 (10.61%) LAN
5 7 (10.61%) WAN
5 7 (10.61%) Kerberos
5 7 (10.61%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (10.61%) Network Security
5 7 (10.61%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (7.58%) LDAP
6 5 (7.58%) NetScaler
7 2 (3.03%) SSL
8 1 (1.52%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.52%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.52%) IPv6
8 1 (1.52%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.06%) SQLPlus
4 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.03%) Wise Package Studio
1 2 (3.03%) Gerrit
1 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.03%) Maven
2 1 (1.52%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.52%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.52%) ClearCase
General
1 9 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.03%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (19.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (12.12%) Consultant
3 7 (10.61%) Network Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) Architect
5 5 (7.58%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.55%) Administrator
6 3 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Exchange Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 3 (4.55%) Virtualisation Architect
7 2 (3.03%) Storage Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.03%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Specialist
7 2 (3.03%) VMware Architect
7 2 (3.03%) VMware Specialist
7 2 (3.03%) Storage Administrator
7 2 (3.03%) Citrix Consultant
7 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (6.06%) XML
3 3 (4.55%) HTML
4 2 (3.03%) Software Packaging
4 2 (3.03%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.58%) Clustering
2 5 (7.58%) Blackberry
3 4 (6.06%) HACMP
4 2 (3.03%) PKI
4 2 (3.03%) Replication
4 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 54 (81.82%) Windows
2 34 (51.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (40.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (19.70%) Linux
5 9 (13.64%) Windows 2000
6 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (10.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (7.58%) Windows XP
8 5 (7.58%) AIX
8 5 (7.58%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (6.06%) VMS
10 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.52%) HPUX
11 1 (1.52%) Solaris
11 1 (1.52%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) ITIL
2 9 (13.64%) Service Delivery
2 9 (13.64%) Time Management
3 8 (12.12%) Coaching
3 8 (12.12%) Migration
4 7 (10.61%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (9.09%) Network Management
5 6 (9.09%) Service Management
5 6 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 5 (7.58%) Document Management
6 5 (7.58%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (6.06%) Change Management
7 4 (6.06%) Project Management
8 3 (4.55%) MOF
8 3 (4.55%) QMS
8 3 (4.55%) High Availability
8 3 (4.55%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.76%) PowerShell
2 10 (15.15%) SQL
3 4 (6.06%) PL/SQL
3 4 (6.06%) C
4 3 (4.55%) VBScript
4 3 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (69.70%) Security Cleared
2 32 (48.48%) SC Cleared
3 17 (25.76%) DV Cleared
4 16 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (15.15%) MCSE
5 10 (15.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (10.61%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (10.61%) CCNP
6 7 (10.61%) CCNA
7 6 (9.09%) MCITP
8 5 (7.58%) Degree
9 4 (6.06%) MCSA
10 3 (4.55%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) QA
2 5 (7.58%) SLA
3 4 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (4.55%) BS7799
4 3 (4.55%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.52%) JSP 440
System Software
1 40 (60.61%) Active Directory
2 27 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 11 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (16.67%) VMware ESX
5 9 (13.64%) XenApp
6 8 (12.12%) vCloud
7 5 (7.58%) XenServer
8 4 (6.06%) OCFS2
9 3 (4.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (3.03%) Docker
10 2 (3.03%) LXC
11 1 (1.52%) Samba
11 1 (1.52%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (12.12%) NetBackup
2 6 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (7.58%) Backup Exec
3 5 (7.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (7.58%) HP SIM
3 5 (7.58%) WSUS
4 3 (4.55%) ARCserve
4 3 (4.55%) Unicenter
4 3 (4.55%) SCOM
4 3 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (3.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.52%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 55 (83.33%) VMware
2 30 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 27 (40.91%) HP
4 16 (24.24%) Citrix
5 13 (19.70%) Cisco
6 8 (12.12%) 3PAR
6 8 (12.12%) Oracle
6 8 (12.12%) Symantec
7 7 (10.61%) IBM
7 7 (10.61%) Juniper
8 6 (9.09%) Lumension
8 6 (9.09%) NetApp
8 6 (9.09%) Sun
8 6 (9.09%) Brocade
9 5 (7.58%) Sophos
9 5 (7.58%) Dell
9 5 (7.58%) EMC
9 5 (7.58%) Veritas
9 5 (7.58%) Red Hat
9 5 (7.58%) Acronis
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £465 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 24 days ago