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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 63 77 96
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +19
Contract jobs citing vSphere 62 39 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.94% 1.91% 0.69%
As % of the System Software category 21.60% 13.04% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 26 8
Average daily rate
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£340 £349 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.57% +13.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £438 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £46.25 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +145.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £18.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -38.52%
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
287 299 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 13.61% 14.62% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 177 145
Average daily rate £360 £339 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.27% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 23 36
Average hourly rate £15.30 £16.00 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.37% -15.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -8.57%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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
Southampton +9 14 £306 -14.93% 4
Winchester - 10 £325 - 1
Portsmouth - 5 £280 - 1
Basingstoke - 3 £413 -
Farnborough -4 2 £400 +33.33% 1
Hook -6 1 £399 +32.93%
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 95 (93.14%) VMware
2 70 (68.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (61.76%) Windows
4 50 (49.02%) Active Directory
5 42 (41.18%) Security Cleared
6 38 (37.25%) PowerShell
6 38 (37.25%) Citrix
7 37 (36.27%) Microsoft
8 36 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 35 (34.31%) XenApp
10 34 (33.33%) SC Cleared
11 31 (30.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 28 (27.45%) SCCM
13 26 (25.49%) Windows Server 2003
14 23 (22.55%) TCP/IP
14 23 (22.55%) VMware ESX
14 23 (22.55%) VMware ESXi
15 22 (21.57%) Linux
16 21 (20.59%) SQL
16 21 (20.59%) DNS
16 21 (20.59%) SAN
17 20 (19.61%) IIS
17 20 (19.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 19 (18.63%) Cisco
18 19 (18.63%) HP
19 18 (17.65%) ITIL
20 17 (16.67%) VCP4
20 17 (16.67%) Data Centre
21 16 (15.69%) NetScaler
22 15 (14.71%) Red Hat

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 20 (19.61%) IIS
2 12 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 11 (10.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (8.82%) Lync
5 7 (6.86%) WebLogic
6 5 (4.90%) Apache
7 4 (3.92%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (22.55%) TCP/IP
2 21 (20.59%) DNS
2 21 (20.59%) SAN
3 16 (15.69%) NetScaler
4 14 (13.73%) DHCP
5 10 (9.80%) VPN
5 10 (9.80%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (6.86%) FCoE
6 7 (6.86%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (6.86%) Firewall
7 4 (3.92%) NAS
7 4 (3.92%) SNMP
7 4 (3.92%) IPv4
7 4 (3.92%) IPv6
7 4 (3.92%) LAN
7 4 (3.92%) WAN
8 3 (2.94%) OSPF
8 3 (2.94%) EIGRP
8 3 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (2.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.92%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.98%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.92%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (1.96%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.98%) StarTeam
General
1 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.94%) Finance
3 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.98%) Military
Job Titles
1 28 (27.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (13.73%) Analyst
3 12 (11.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 8 (7.84%) VMware Engineer
5 7 (6.86%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (6.86%) Architect
5 7 (6.86%) Technical Analyst
5 7 (6.86%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 7 (6.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (6.86%) Storage Engineer
6 6 (5.88%) Server Engineer
6 6 (5.88%) Consultant
7 5 (4.90%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 5 (4.90%) Storage Architect
7 5 (4.90%) Monitoring Specialist
8 4 (3.92%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (3.92%) Support Engineer
9 3 (2.94%) Systems Manager
9 3 (2.94%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.88%) Middleware
2 4 (3.92%) Application Packaging
2 4 (3.92%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.98%) WCF
3 1 (0.98%) REST
3 1 (0.98%) .NET
3 1 (0.98%) SOAP
3 1 (0.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.84%) FlexPod
3 6 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.90%) Clustering
5 3 (2.94%) Cryptography
5 3 (2.94%) EMC VNX
5 3 (2.94%) EMC VMAX
6 2 (1.96%) Replication
6 2 (1.96%) Statistics
7 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.98%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 63 (61.76%) Windows
2 36 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (30.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (25.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (21.57%) Linux
6 13 (12.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (6.86%) Data ONTAP
7 7 (6.86%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (5.88%) Windows XP
9 5 (4.90%) Windows 2000
10 3 (2.94%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.96%) CentOS
11 2 (1.96%) UNIX
11 2 (1.96%) VMS
12 1 (0.98%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.98%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.65%) ITIL
2 15 (14.71%) Migration
3 11 (10.78%) Configuration Management
3 11 (10.78%) Service Management
3 11 (10.78%) Infrastructure Management
4 10 (9.80%) Change Management
5 8 (7.84%) Network Design
6 7 (6.86%) Project Management
6 7 (6.86%) Data Migration
7 6 (5.88%) Time Management
7 6 (5.88%) SOA
8 5 (4.90%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (4.90%) Dependency Management
9 4 (3.92%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.92%) Dashboard Development
10 3 (2.94%) Converged Infrastructure
10 3 (2.94%) Incident Management
10 3 (2.94%) Requirements Management
10 3 (2.94%) Programme Management
10 3 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (37.25%) PowerShell
2 21 (20.59%) SQL
3 10 (9.80%) VBScript
3 10 (9.80%) Bash Shell
4 6 (5.88%) VB
4 6 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 5 (4.90%) Perl
6 1 (0.98%) PHP
6 1 (0.98%) Ruby
6 1 (0.98%) Python
6 1 (0.98%) Java
Qualifications
1 42 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 34 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 20 (19.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 17 (16.67%) VCP4
5 14 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (11.76%) MCSE
7 10 (9.80%) DV Cleared
8 8 (7.84%) VCP5
9 5 (4.90%) Degree
10 4 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (2.94%) CCNP
11 3 (2.94%) CCNA
12 1 (0.98%) MCSA
12 1 (0.98%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.82%) SLA
2 3 (2.94%) QA
2 3 (2.94%) JSP 440
System Software
1 70 (68.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (49.02%) Active Directory
3 35 (34.31%) XenApp
4 23 (22.55%) VMware ESX
4 23 (22.55%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (10.78%) XenServer
6 7 (6.86%) vCloud
7 6 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (4.90%) Postfix
9 4 (3.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (3.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 28 (27.45%) SCCM
2 10 (9.80%) vMotion
3 9 (8.82%) SCOM
4 7 (6.86%) Puppet
5 5 (4.90%) Vagrant
6 4 (3.92%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (3.92%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (3.92%) Unicenter
6 4 (3.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (3.92%) ARCserve
6 4 (3.92%) WSUS
7 3 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (2.94%) HP SIM
8 2 (1.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (1.96%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.98%) Nagios
9 1 (0.98%) AppManager
9 1 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.98%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.98%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 95 (93.14%) VMware
2 38 (37.25%) Citrix
3 37 (36.27%) Microsoft
4 19 (18.63%) HP
4 19 (18.63%) Cisco
5 15 (14.71%) Red Hat
6 13 (12.75%) NetApp
7 12 (11.76%) CA
8 9 (8.82%) Oracle
8 9 (8.82%) EMC
9 8 (7.84%) BMC
10 7 (6.86%) Juniper
10 7 (6.86%) 3PAR
11 6 (5.88%) Lumension
11 6 (5.88%) AppSense
11 6 (5.88%) IBM
12 5 (4.90%) Dell
12 5 (4.90%) McAfee
12 5 (4.90%) SolarWinds
13 4 (3.92%) ComArch
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