The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
South East / Hampshire
Rank 56 81 73
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -8
Contract jobs citing vSphere 55 39 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.04% 1.92% 2.41%
As % of the System Software category 17.52% 11.02% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 28 31
Median daily rate £400 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £280 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £408 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -45.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £27.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.54% +30.95%

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
314 354 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 17.33% 17.43% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 219 179
Median daily rate £375 £338 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 40 36
Median hourly rate £15.78 £16.00 £22.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.39% -29.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £12.10 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £48.40 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.45% +3.12%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 March 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester +9 14 £425 +20.56%
Hook - 7 £324 -
Southampton +8 3 £344 +14.58% 1
Portsmouth -5 3 £488 - 1
Fareham - 3 - - 1
Havant - 2 £350 -
Basingstoke +6 1 £313 - 1
Andover - 1 £325 - 1
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 99 (98.02%) VMware
2 63 (62.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (59.41%) Security Cleared
4 55 (54.46%) Windows
5 49 (48.51%) SC Cleared
6 41 (40.59%) SAN
7 38 (37.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 34 (33.66%) Microsoft
8 34 (33.66%) Windows Server
9 33 (32.67%) Active Directory
10 32 (31.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 32 (31.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 30 (29.70%) PowerShell
11 30 (29.70%) Red Hat
11 30 (29.70%) EMC
12 29 (28.71%) Linux
12 29 (28.71%) VxBlock/Vblock
13 27 (26.73%) EMC VNX
13 27 (26.73%) EMC VMAX
13 27 (26.73%) Converged Infrastructure
14 26 (25.74%) HP
15 25 (24.75%) NAS
16 24 (23.76%) Data Centre
17 22 (21.78%) ITIL
18 20 (19.80%) Windows Server 2003
18 20 (19.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 19 (18.81%) Citrix
20 17 (16.83%) SQL Server
21 16 (15.84%) VMware ESXi
22 14 (13.86%) XenApp

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.93%) Apache
1 7 (6.93%) JBoss
2 5 (4.95%) IIS
3 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.97%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.97%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.99%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (9.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.96%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (40.59%) SAN
2 25 (24.75%) NAS
3 8 (7.92%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.94%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (5.94%) LDAP
4 6 (5.94%) SSL
4 6 (5.94%) Structured Cabling
4 6 (5.94%) VPN
5 5 (4.95%) DNS
5 5 (4.95%) PCoIP
6 4 (3.96%) DHCP
6 4 (3.96%) IPsec
7 3 (2.97%) Firewall
8 2 (1.98%) HTTP
8 2 (1.98%) PBX
8 2 (1.98%) Skype
8 2 (1.98%) VSAN
9 1 (0.99%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.99%) VoIP
9 1 (0.99%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.83%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.89%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (10.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (6.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.94%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (4.95%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.98%) MySQL
8 2 (1.98%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.98%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.98%) MSI
1 2 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.99%) Ant
2 1 (0.99%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.99%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.99%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.99%) Selenium
2 1 (0.99%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.99%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.99%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.99%) TestNG
2 1 (0.99%) Toad
General
1 7 (6.93%) Local Government
2 5 (4.95%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.98%) Finance
3 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.99%) Banking
4 1 (0.99%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (15.84%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 16 (15.84%) Wintel Engineer
2 12 (11.88%) Administrator
3 11 (10.89%) VMware Specialist
4 10 (9.90%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
5 9 (8.91%) Analyst
6 8 (7.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 8 (7.92%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (7.92%) EMC Engineer
7 7 (6.93%) Consultant
7 7 (6.93%) Server Engineer
7 7 (6.93%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (5.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (5.94%) Support Analyst
8 6 (5.94%) Support Engineer
8 6 (5.94%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.94%) VMware Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (4.95%) VMware Support Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.96%) CSS
2 3 (2.97%) SAML
3 2 (1.98%) .NET
3 2 (1.98%) REST
4 1 (0.99%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.99%) JBoss Seam
4 1 (0.99%) Middleware
4 1 (0.99%) Web Services
4 1 (0.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (28.71%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 27 (26.73%) EMC VMAX
2 27 (26.73%) EMC VNX
3 24 (23.76%) Data Centre
4 13 (12.87%) Clustering
5 7 (6.93%) PKI
5 7 (6.93%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.98%) HACMP
6 2 (1.98%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.98%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.98%) RIA
7 1 (0.99%) CMDB
7 1 (0.99%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.99%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.99%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.99%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.99%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.99%) Replication
7 1 (0.99%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 55 (54.46%) Windows
2 38 (37.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (33.66%) Windows Server
4 32 (31.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (28.71%) Linux
6 20 (19.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (19.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (8.91%) Unix
8 7 (6.93%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.96%) CentOS
9 4 (3.96%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.98%) AIX
10 2 (1.98%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.99%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (26.73%) Converged Infrastructure
2 22 (21.78%) ITIL
3 11 (10.89%) Software Deployment
4 8 (7.92%) Infrastructure Management
5 7 (6.93%) Change Management
5 7 (6.93%) Customer Requirements
6 6 (5.94%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (5.94%) Server Virtualisation
6 6 (5.94%) Service Delivery
7 5 (4.95%) Migration
8 4 (3.96%) Change Control
8 4 (3.96%) Incident Management
8 4 (3.96%) Network Load Balancing
8 4 (3.96%) Problem Management
8 4 (3.96%) Test Strategy
9 3 (2.97%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (2.97%) Project Management
9 3 (2.97%) Service Management
10 2 (1.98%) Information Security Management
10 2 (1.98%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (29.70%) PowerShell
2 13 (12.87%) SQL
3 7 (6.93%) Bash Shell
3 7 (6.93%) Korn
4 2 (1.98%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.98%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.98%) VBScript
5 1 (0.99%) C
5 1 (0.99%) C#
5 1 (0.99%) F#
5 1 (0.99%) Java
5 1 (0.99%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 60 (59.41%) Security Cleared
2 49 (48.51%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (7.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.95%) Degree
6 4 (3.96%) MCTS
7 3 (2.97%) MCSE
8 2 (1.98%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.98%) MCSA
9 1 (0.99%) ISEB
9 1 (0.99%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.99%) MCITP
9 1 (0.99%) RHCE
9 1 (0.99%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.99%) VCAP
9 1 (0.99%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (62.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (32.67%) Active Directory
3 16 (15.84%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (13.86%) XenApp
5 8 (7.92%) XenServer
6 7 (6.93%) VMware ESX
7 6 (5.94%) NFS
7 6 (5.94%) Samba
7 6 (5.94%) VMware Server
7 6 (5.94%) VMware Workstation
7 6 (5.94%) XenDesktop
8 5 (4.95%) Firmware
8 5 (4.95%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (4.95%) vCloud
8 5 (4.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (3.96%) Docker
9 4 (3.96%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.98%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (1.98%) SRDF
10 2 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 32 (31.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 11 (10.89%) EMC NetWorker
3 10 (9.90%) SCCM
4 7 (6.93%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (3.96%) EdgeSight
5 4 (3.96%) SafeCom
6 2 (1.98%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 2 (1.98%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.98%) Puppet
6 2 (1.98%) SCOM
6 2 (1.98%) vRealize
7 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.99%) PowerCLI
7 1 (0.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.99%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 99 (98.02%) VMware
2 34 (33.66%) Microsoft
3 30 (29.70%) EMC
3 30 (29.70%) Red Hat
4 26 (25.74%) HP
5 19 (18.81%) Citrix
6 9 (8.91%) Cisco
7 8 (7.92%) Veritas
8 7 (6.93%) Oracle
9 6 (5.94%) Intel Security
9 6 (5.94%) NETGEAR
10 4 (3.96%) IBM
10 4 (3.96%) Sophos
11 2 (1.98%) Altiris
11 2 (1.98%) Google
11 2 (1.98%) Lumension
11 2 (1.98%) NetApp
12 1 (0.99%) AppSense
12 1 (0.99%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.99%) Palo Alto
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