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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 82 98 98
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Contract jobs citing vSphere 33 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.58% 0.50% 0.88%
As % of the System Software category 10.28% 3.13% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 14
Average daily rate
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£325 £353 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.80% +0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £156 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £441 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £46.25 £46.00 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.54% +5.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £46.00 £40.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £46.00 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £30.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.14% +35.55%
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
321 288 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.33% 15.93% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 148 104
Average daily rate £325 £330 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 35 34
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.49% -21.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.14 £11.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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
Southampton -7 2 £390 +290.00%
Farnborough - 2 - - 1
Havant -2 1 - - 1
Fareham - 1 - -
Andover - - - -
Basingstoke - - - - 1
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (85.94%) Windows
2 53 (82.81%) VMware
3 37 (57.81%) Active Directory
3 37 (57.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (51.56%) Security Cleared
5 29 (45.31%) HP
6 26 (40.63%) SAN
7 25 (39.06%) VMware Infrastructure
8 24 (37.50%) Microsoft
9 22 (34.38%) Cisco
9 22 (34.38%) VMware ESXi
10 21 (32.81%) Linux
10 21 (32.81%) Firewall
11 20 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (28.13%) ITIL
12 18 (28.13%) DNS
12 18 (28.13%) SC Cleared
13 16 (25.00%) DV Cleared
14 15 (23.44%) TCP/IP
15 14 (21.88%) IIS
15 14 (21.88%) EMC
16 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
16 12 (18.75%) Citrix
16 12 (18.75%) Brocade
17 11 (17.19%) Oracle
17 11 (17.19%) Service Delivery
17 11 (17.19%) Hyper-V
17 11 (17.19%) Lync
17 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2012
18 10 (15.63%) IBM

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (21.88%) IIS
2 11 (17.19%) Lync
3 9 (14.06%) MS Exchange
4 7 (10.94%) WebLogic
5 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (7.81%) WebSphere
6 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (3.13%) Apache
7 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
7 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) SaaS
2 2 (3.13%) IaaS
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (40.63%) SAN
2 21 (32.81%) Firewall
3 18 (28.13%) DNS
4 15 (23.44%) TCP/IP
5 8 (12.50%) LAN
5 8 (12.50%) WAN
5 8 (12.50%) OSPF
5 8 (12.50%) VLAN
5 8 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (12.50%) Network Security
5 8 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (10.94%) DHCP
6 7 (10.94%) LDAP
7 5 (7.81%) Kerberos
7 5 (7.81%) NetScaler
8 2 (3.13%) NAS
8 2 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (3.13%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.56%) EIGRP
9 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.81%) SQLPlus
2 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.69%) Maven
4 2 (3.13%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.13%) ClearCase
4 2 (3.13%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.56%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 6 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (17.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 8 (12.50%) Consultant
3 6 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (9.38%) Administrator
4 5 (7.81%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 3 (4.69%) Build Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Exchange Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Storage Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) Storage Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Storage Administrator
7 2 (3.13%) Citrix Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) WebSphere MQ
1 5 (7.81%) Middleware
2 3 (4.69%) Web Services
3 1 (1.56%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) HACMP
2 3 (4.69%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.13%) PKI
3 2 (3.13%) APACS
3 2 (3.13%) Clustering
3 2 (3.13%) Firmware
4 1 (1.56%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.56%) iPhone
4 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.56%) iPad
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.56%) Replication
4 1 (1.56%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 55 (85.94%) Windows
2 37 (57.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (32.81%) Linux
4 20 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (14.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (12.50%) UNIX
8 7 (10.94%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (7.81%) AIX
10 4 (6.25%) Windows 2000
10 4 (6.25%) Windows XP
10 4 (6.25%) Windows 7
11 2 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.13%) ITIL
2 11 (17.19%) Service Delivery
3 10 (15.63%) Time Management
4 8 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (10.94%) Migration
5 7 (10.94%) Service Management
5 7 (10.94%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (9.38%) Network Management
6 6 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (9.38%) Incident Management
6 6 (9.38%) Integration Testing
7 5 (7.81%) Document Management
7 5 (7.81%) Project Management
7 5 (7.81%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (4.69%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (4.69%) MOF
8 3 (4.69%) ERP
8 3 (4.69%) Change Management
8 3 (4.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.94%) SQL
1 7 (10.94%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.81%) PL/SQL
3 4 (6.25%) C
4 2 (3.13%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (51.56%) Security Cleared
2 18 (28.13%) SC Cleared
3 16 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 9 (14.06%) CCNA
4 9 (14.06%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (12.50%) CCNP
6 7 (10.94%) MCSE
7 4 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (6.25%) Degree
8 3 (4.69%) MCITP
9 2 (3.13%) PMP
9 2 (3.13%) PMI Certification
9 2 (3.13%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) QA
2 3 (4.69%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.69%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.69%) SLA
2 3 (4.69%) BS7799
2 3 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.56%) JSP 440
System Software
1 37 (57.81%) Active Directory
2 25 (39.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (34.38%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (17.19%) Hyper-V
5 10 (15.63%) VMware ESX
6 8 (12.50%) XenApp
7 5 (7.81%) XenServer
7 5 (7.81%) OCFS2
8 4 (6.25%) vCloud
9 3 (4.69%) Docker
10 2 (3.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (10.94%) WSUS
2 6 (9.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (7.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (7.81%) Puppet
4 4 (6.25%) NetBackup
4 4 (6.25%) HP SIM
5 3 (4.69%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (4.69%) SCOM
6 2 (3.13%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (3.13%) Vagrant
6 2 (3.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (3.13%) Backup Exec
6 2 (3.13%) ARCserve
6 2 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (3.13%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.56%) Unicenter
7 1 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.56%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 53 (82.81%) VMware
2 29 (45.31%) HP
3 24 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 22 (34.38%) Cisco
5 14 (21.88%) EMC
6 12 (18.75%) Citrix
6 12 (18.75%) Brocade
7 11 (17.19%) Oracle
8 10 (15.63%) IBM
8 10 (15.63%) 3PAR
9 9 (14.06%) Dell
9 9 (14.06%) Red Hat
10 8 (12.50%) Juniper
11 7 (10.94%) NetApp
11 7 (10.94%) Symantec
12 5 (7.81%) Sun
12 5 (7.81%) JBoss
13 4 (6.25%) CA
14 3 (4.69%) CheckPoint
15 2 (3.13%) Veritas
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