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 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 95 82 89
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Contract jobs citing vSphere 27 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.26% 1.06% 0.67%
As % of the System Software category 7.76% 7.17% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 4
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£349 £250 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.59% -22.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £243 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £320 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £281 £325
% change year-on-year
+24.44% -13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £43.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.42% -62.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £21.33 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+54.71% -0.79%
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
348 237 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.24% 14.83% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 114 56
Average daily rate £348 £346 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.50% +6.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £160 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 25 40
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.50 £12.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% +33.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £30.60 £34.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%

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 November 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 26 November 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
Basingstoke - 3 - - 2
Farnborough - 3 £355 - 2
Southampton -7 2 £335 - 3
Havant -3 1 - - 2
Portsmouth - - - -
Fareham - - - - 2
Winchester - - - - 1
Andover - - - - 1
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 53 (85.48%) Windows
2 51 (82.26%) VMware
3 43 (69.35%) Security Cleared
4 40 (64.52%) Active Directory
5 35 (56.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (51.61%) Microsoft
7 30 (48.39%) SC Cleared
8 27 (43.55%) HP
9 26 (41.94%) DNS
10 25 (40.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 25 (40.32%) VMware Infrastructure
11 20 (32.26%) Firewall
12 18 (29.03%) SAN
13 16 (25.81%) PowerShell
13 16 (25.81%) DV Cleared
14 15 (24.19%) ITIL
15 14 (22.58%) IIS
15 14 (22.58%) Citrix
15 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (22.58%) TCP/IP
16 13 (20.97%) MS Excel
16 13 (20.97%) DHCP
16 13 (20.97%) VLAN
17 12 (19.35%) Hyper-V
17 12 (19.35%) VMware ESXi
17 12 (19.35%) Linux
17 12 (19.35%) Cisco
18 11 (17.74%) MS Exchange
19 10 (16.13%) VMware ESX
19 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (22.58%) IIS
2 11 (17.74%) MS Exchange
3 8 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (12.90%) Lync
4 6 (9.68%) WebLogic
4 6 (9.68%) WebSphere
5 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (8.06%) JBoss
6 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.61%) Apache
7 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (20.97%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.68%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (41.94%) DNS
2 20 (32.26%) Firewall
3 18 (29.03%) SAN
4 14 (22.58%) TCP/IP
5 13 (20.97%) DHCP
5 13 (20.97%) VLAN
6 8 (12.90%) Kerberos
7 7 (11.29%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (11.29%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (11.29%) Network Security
7 7 (11.29%) OSPF
7 7 (11.29%) LAN
7 7 (11.29%) WAN
8 6 (9.68%) LDAP
9 5 (8.06%) NetScaler
10 2 (3.23%) SSL
11 1 (1.61%) BIG-IP
11 1 (1.61%) EIGRP
11 1 (1.61%) SNMP
11 1 (1.61%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle Database
2 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (8.06%) SQLPlus
2 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) ClearCase
1 2 (3.23%) ClearQuest
1 2 (3.23%) Maven
1 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.23%) Gerrit
1 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.23%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (1.61%) StarTeam
General
1 9 (14.52%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.23%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (22.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (11.29%) Network Engineer
3 6 (9.68%) Consultant
4 5 (8.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) Architect
5 4 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Exchange Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Virtualisation Architect
6 3 (4.84%) Administrator
6 3 (4.84%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.23%) Storage Administrator
7 2 (3.23%) Citrix Consultant
7 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (3.23%) Storage Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Specialist
7 2 (3.23%) VMware Specialist
7 2 (3.23%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 2 (3.23%) Virtualisation Specialist
7 2 (3.23%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.68%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (4.84%) XML
3 2 (3.23%) HTML
3 2 (3.23%) Application Packaging
3 2 (3.23%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.06%) Clustering
2 5 (8.06%) Blackberry
2 5 (8.06%) HACMP
3 2 (3.23%) PKI
3 2 (3.23%) Replication
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.61%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.61%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 53 (85.48%) Windows
2 35 (56.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (40.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (19.35%) Linux
5 9 (14.52%) Windows 2000
6 8 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (9.68%) Windows XP
7 6 (9.68%) AIX
7 6 (9.68%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (4.84%) Windows 7
9 2 (3.23%) VMS
10 1 (1.61%) CentOS
10 1 (1.61%) HPUX
10 1 (1.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.19%) ITIL
2 9 (14.52%) Coaching
2 9 (14.52%) Root Cause Analysis
2 9 (14.52%) Time Management
3 8 (12.90%) Service Delivery
4 6 (9.68%) Service Management
4 6 (9.68%) Incident Management
4 6 (9.68%) Document Management
4 6 (9.68%) Migration
4 6 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (9.68%) Network Management
4 6 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (8.06%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (6.45%) Project Management
7 3 (4.84%) QMS
7 3 (4.84%) Integration Testing
7 3 (4.84%) Analytics
7 3 (4.84%) Change Management
7 3 (4.84%) MOF
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.81%) PowerShell
2 9 (14.52%) SQL
3 5 (8.06%) PL/SQL
3 5 (8.06%) C
4 3 (4.84%) VB
5 2 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (69.35%) Security Cleared
2 30 (48.39%) SC Cleared
3 16 (25.81%) DV Cleared
4 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (14.52%) MCSE
6 8 (12.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (11.29%) CCNP
7 7 (11.29%) CCNA
7 7 (11.29%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (8.06%) Degree
8 5 (8.06%) MCITP
9 3 (4.84%) MCSA
10 2 (3.23%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) QA
2 5 (8.06%) SLA
3 4 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (4.84%) BS7799
4 3 (4.84%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.61%) JSP 440
System Software
1 40 (64.52%) Active Directory
2 25 (40.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (19.35%) Hyper-V
3 12 (19.35%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (16.13%) VMware ESX
5 9 (14.52%) XenApp
6 7 (11.29%) vCloud
7 5 (8.06%) OCFS2
7 5 (8.06%) XenServer
8 3 (4.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (3.23%) Docker
9 2 (3.23%) LXC
10 1 (1.61%) Samba
10 1 (1.61%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (1.61%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) NetBackup
2 6 (9.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (9.68%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (8.06%) HP SIM
3 5 (8.06%) WSUS
3 5 (8.06%) Backup Exec
4 3 (4.84%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (4.84%) SCOM
4 3 (4.84%) ARCserve
4 3 (4.84%) Unicenter
5 2 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (3.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.61%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.61%) SCCM
6 1 (1.61%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 51 (82.26%) VMware
2 32 (51.61%) Microsoft
3 27 (43.55%) HP
4 14 (22.58%) Citrix
5 12 (19.35%) Cisco
6 9 (14.52%) Oracle
6 9 (14.52%) IBM
7 8 (12.90%) Symantec
7 8 (12.90%) 3PAR
8 7 (11.29%) Brocade
8 7 (11.29%) Sun
8 7 (11.29%) Juniper
8 7 (11.29%) NetApp
9 6 (9.68%) Red Hat
9 6 (9.68%) Dell
9 6 (9.68%) EMC
10 5 (8.06%) Lumension
10 5 (8.06%) Acronis
10 5 (8.06%) Sophos
10 5 (8.06%) CA
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