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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 69 79 89
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +10
Contract jobs citing vSphere 52 28 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.42% 1.51% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 14.81% 9.27% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 16 3
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£425 £288 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% -17.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £311
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £31.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.73% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.60 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.01% -14.18%
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
351 302 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.32% 16.28% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 149 89
Average daily rate £375 £325 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £215 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £438 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £315
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 25 59
Average hourly rate £23.13 £23.75 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +97.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £14.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £28.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 0 13 £444 +18.26% 6
Hook - 10 £415 - 1
Fareham - 7 £450 -
Southampton -14 5 £333 +20.90% 1
Havant -2 1 - -
Winchester - 1 £225 -
Portsmouth - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Andover - - - -
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 71 (89.87%) VMware
2 57 (72.15%) Security Cleared
3 55 (69.62%) Windows
4 52 (65.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 42 (53.16%) SC Cleared
6 36 (45.57%) Active Directory
7 29 (36.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (34.18%) Linux
9 26 (32.91%) Cisco
10 25 (31.65%) HP
11 23 (29.11%) DNS
12 21 (26.58%) Microsoft
13 20 (25.32%) Windows Server 2003
13 20 (25.32%) DV Cleared
14 19 (24.05%) ITIL
15 18 (22.78%) Migration
15 18 (22.78%) VMware ESXi
16 17 (21.52%) TCP/IP
17 15 (18.99%) Oracle
17 15 (18.99%) NetApp
17 15 (18.99%) PowerShell
18 14 (17.72%) vCloud
18 14 (17.72%) SQL
18 14 (17.72%) VMS
18 14 (17.72%) DHCP
19 13 (16.46%) CheckPoint
20 12 (15.19%) Service Management
20 12 (15.19%) CA
21 11 (13.92%) Cisco ASA
21 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Certification

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 9 (11.39%) WebLogic
2 7 (8.86%) IIS
2 7 (8.86%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (5.06%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.80%) JBoss
6 2 (2.53%) Apache
6 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (11.39%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) IaaS
2 2 (2.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (29.11%) DNS
2 17 (21.52%) TCP/IP
3 14 (17.72%) DHCP
4 11 (13.92%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (11.39%) SAN
5 9 (11.39%) Firewall
6 8 (10.13%) VPN
7 7 (8.86%) VLAN
8 6 (7.59%) Kerberos
9 5 (6.33%) WAN
10 4 (5.06%) LDAP
10 4 (5.06%) LAN
10 4 (5.06%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (5.06%) Network Security
10 4 (5.06%) OSPF
11 3 (3.80%) EIGRP
12 2 (2.53%) SSL
13 1 (1.27%) HTTP
13 1 (1.27%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.80%) SQLPlus
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.27%) MySQL
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.80%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (2.53%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (2.53%) Gerrit
3 2 (2.53%) Maven
3 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.27%) StarTeam
General
1 9 (11.39%) Finance
2 6 (7.59%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (29.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (15.19%) Cloud Engineer
3 7 (8.86%) Architect
4 6 (7.59%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Network Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Systems Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Requirements Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) VMware Specialist
7 3 (3.80%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) VMware Architect
7 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Specialist
8 2 (2.53%) Virtualisation Architect
8 2 (2.53%) Administrator
8 2 (2.53%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (2.53%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (2.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.53%) Consultant
8 2 (2.53%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) XML
1 4 (5.06%) WebSphere MQ
1 4 (5.06%) Middleware
2 3 (3.80%) Application Packaging
2 3 (3.80%) Software Packaging
2 3 (3.80%) HTML
3 1 (1.27%) .NET
3 1 (1.27%) SOAP
3 1 (1.27%) WCF
3 1 (1.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.13%) FlexPod
3 3 (3.80%) Cryptography
3 3 (3.80%) HACMP
4 2 (2.53%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.53%) Replication
4 2 (2.53%) Clustering
5 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.27%) PKI
5 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 55 (69.62%) Windows
2 29 (36.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (34.18%) Linux
4 20 (25.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (17.72%) VMS
6 9 (11.39%) Oracle Linux
7 7 (8.86%) Windows 2000
8 6 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (6.33%) Windows XP
10 4 (5.06%) AIX
10 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (3.80%) Windows 7
11 3 (3.80%) Windows Vista
11 3 (3.80%) CentOS
12 1 (1.27%) HPUX
12 1 (1.27%) Solaris
12 1 (1.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.05%) ITIL
2 18 (22.78%) Migration
3 12 (15.19%) Service Management
4 8 (10.13%) Network Design
5 7 (8.86%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (6.33%) Coaching
7 4 (5.06%) Document Management
7 4 (5.06%) Time Management
7 4 (5.06%) Network Management
7 4 (5.06%) SOA
7 4 (5.06%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.80%) Requirements Management
8 3 (3.80%) High Availability
8 3 (3.80%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (3.80%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (2.53%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.53%) Validation
9 2 (2.53%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.53%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.99%) PowerShell
2 14 (17.72%) SQL
3 4 (5.06%) VB
3 4 (5.06%) Bash Shell
3 4 (5.06%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.80%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.80%) VBScript
5 2 (2.53%) C
6 1 (1.27%) Java
6 1 (1.27%) Perl
6 1 (1.27%) PHP
6 1 (1.27%) Python
6 1 (1.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 57 (72.15%) Security Cleared
2 42 (53.16%) SC Cleared
3 20 (25.32%) DV Cleared
4 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (10.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (6.33%) MCSE
7 4 (5.06%) MCSA
7 4 (5.06%) CCNP
7 4 (5.06%) CCNA
7 4 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (3.80%) MCITP
8 3 (3.80%) VCP4
8 3 (3.80%) VCAP
9 1 (1.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) SLA
1 4 (5.06%) QA
2 3 (3.80%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (65.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (45.57%) Active Directory
3 18 (22.78%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (17.72%) vCloud
5 11 (13.92%) VMware ESX
6 8 (10.13%) Hyper-V
7 6 (7.59%) XenApp
8 4 (5.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (3.80%) OCFS2
10 2 (2.53%) Docker
10 2 (2.53%) LXC
11 1 (1.27%) Postfix
11 1 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.27%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (7.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (6.33%) SCCM
3 4 (5.06%) ARCserve
3 4 (5.06%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (5.06%) HP SIM
3 4 (5.06%) Puppet
3 4 (5.06%) Unicenter
4 3 (3.80%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (3.80%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.80%) Vagrant
4 3 (3.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (2.53%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.53%) WSUS
5 2 (2.53%) Nagios
6 1 (1.27%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.27%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.27%) AppManager
6 1 (1.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 71 (89.87%) VMware
2 26 (32.91%) Cisco
3 25 (31.65%) HP
4 21 (26.58%) Microsoft
5 15 (18.99%) Oracle
5 15 (18.99%) NetApp
6 13 (16.46%) CheckPoint
7 12 (15.19%) CA
8 10 (12.66%) Citrix
8 10 (12.66%) Lumension
9 9 (11.39%) McAfee
9 9 (11.39%) Juniper
10 8 (10.13%) BMC
11 6 (7.59%) Dell
11 6 (7.59%) EMC
11 6 (7.59%) Red Hat
12 5 (6.33%) Sun
12 5 (6.33%) IBM
13 3 (3.80%) Symantec
13 3 (3.80%) PlateSpin
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