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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 76 83 94
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Contract jobs citing vSphere 44 39 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.09% 1.92% 0.98%
As % of the System Software category 15.55% 14.39% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 26 11
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£358 £316 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% +0.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £224 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £21.00 £42.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.58% +41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+7.89% -37.70%
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
283 271 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 13.43% 13.32% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 154 130
Average daily rate £375 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £181 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 27 46
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.76 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +1 9 £326 -9.37% 5
Winchester - 5 £275 -
Portsmouth - 4 £280 - 2
Hook -6 3 £399 +32.93%
Basingstoke - 3 £413 -
Farnborough -2 2 £350 +16.66% 1
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 84 (94.38%) VMware
2 63 (70.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (64.04%) Windows
4 48 (53.93%) Security Cleared
5 43 (48.31%) Active Directory
6 34 (38.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (37.08%) SC Cleared
8 29 (32.58%) Citrix
9 27 (30.34%) Microsoft
10 25 (28.09%) PowerShell
10 25 (28.09%) XenApp
11 23 (25.84%) VMware ESXi
11 23 (25.84%) SCCM
11 23 (25.84%) HP
11 23 (25.84%) Cisco
12 22 (24.72%) Windows Server 2003
13 21 (23.60%) Linux
14 18 (20.22%) SAN
14 18 (20.22%) Migration
14 18 (20.22%) DV Cleared
14 18 (20.22%) Windows Server 2012
15 17 (19.10%) Data Centre
15 17 (19.10%) SQL
16 16 (17.98%) DNS
16 16 (17.98%) VMware ESX
17 15 (16.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 14 (15.73%) ITIL
18 14 (15.73%) TCP/IP
19 13 (14.61%) IIS
19 13 (14.61%) Microsoft Certification

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 13 (14.61%) IIS
2 11 (12.36%) MS Exchange
3 10 (11.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (7.87%) WebLogic
5 5 (5.62%) Apache
6 3 (3.37%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.37%) Lync
7 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) MS Office
1 6 (6.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.22%) SAN
2 16 (17.98%) DNS
3 14 (15.73%) TCP/IP
4 10 (11.24%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (10.11%) VPN
5 9 (10.11%) DHCP
6 8 (8.99%) NetScaler
7 5 (5.62%) FCoE
7 5 (5.62%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (4.49%) NAS
8 4 (4.49%) LAN
8 4 (4.49%) WAN
9 3 (3.37%) Firewall
9 3 (3.37%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (3.37%) Network Security
9 3 (3.37%) OSPF
9 3 (3.37%) EIGRP
10 1 (1.12%) X.400
10 1 (1.12%) X.500
10 1 (1.12%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.87%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (6.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.37%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (2.25%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.12%) StarTeam
General
1 6 (6.74%) Finance
2 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 29 (32.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (10.11%) Analyst
3 8 (8.99%) Architect
3 8 (8.99%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 7 (7.87%) Technical Analyst
4 7 (7.87%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (6.74%) VMware Engineer
5 6 (6.74%) Server Engineer
5 6 (6.74%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Storage Architect
6 5 (5.62%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Storage Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Consultant
8 3 (3.37%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.37%) Systems Manager
8 3 (3.37%) Network Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Requirements Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.74%) Middleware
2 3 (3.37%) Application Packaging
2 3 (3.37%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.12%) WCF
3 1 (1.12%) REST
3 1 (1.12%) .NET
3 1 (1.12%) SOAP
3 1 (1.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.10%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.99%) FlexPod
3 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.62%) Clustering
4 3 (3.37%) Cryptography
4 3 (3.37%) EMC VNX
4 3 (3.37%) EMC VMAX
5 2 (2.25%) Replication
6 1 (1.12%) PKI
6 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 57 (64.04%) Windows
2 34 (38.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (24.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (23.60%) Linux
5 18 (20.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (10.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (7.87%) Data ONTAP
7 7 (7.87%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (6.74%) VMS
9 5 (5.62%) Windows XP
10 4 (4.49%) Windows Vista
10 4 (4.49%) Windows 2000
11 3 (3.37%) UNIX
11 3 (3.37%) Windows 7
12 2 (2.25%) CentOS
13 1 (1.12%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.22%) Migration
2 14 (15.73%) ITIL
3 11 (12.36%) Service Management
4 9 (10.11%) Configuration Management
5 8 (8.99%) Network Design
6 7 (7.87%) Data Migration
7 6 (6.74%) SOA
8 5 (5.62%) Change Management
8 5 (5.62%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (4.49%) Time Management
9 4 (4.49%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.49%) Project Management
10 3 (3.37%) Incident Management
10 3 (3.37%) Requirements Management
10 3 (3.37%) Validation
10 3 (3.37%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.37%) Network Management
10 3 (3.37%) Converged Infrastructure
11 2 (2.25%) Mentoring
11 2 (2.25%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (28.09%) PowerShell
2 17 (19.10%) SQL
3 8 (8.99%) VBScript
4 6 (6.74%) Shell Script
4 6 (6.74%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.37%) VB
6 1 (1.12%) Python
6 1 (1.12%) Ruby
6 1 (1.12%) Java
6 1 (1.12%) Perl
6 1 (1.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 48 (53.93%) Security Cleared
2 33 (37.08%) SC Cleared
3 18 (20.22%) DV Cleared
4 15 (16.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 13 (14.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (13.48%) MCSE
7 11 (12.36%) VCP4
8 4 (4.49%) VCP5
8 4 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (3.37%) CCNP
9 3 (3.37%) CCNA
9 3 (3.37%) Degree
10 2 (2.25%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) SLA
2 3 (3.37%) QA
2 3 (3.37%) JSP 440
System Software
1 63 (70.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (48.31%) Active Directory
3 25 (28.09%) XenApp
4 23 (25.84%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (17.98%) VMware ESX
6 11 (12.36%) vCloud
7 6 (6.74%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (5.62%) XenServer
8 5 (5.62%) Postfix
9 4 (4.49%) Hyper-V
10 3 (3.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 23 (25.84%) SCCM
2 7 (7.87%) SCOM
2 7 (7.87%) vMotion
3 6 (6.74%) Puppet
4 5 (5.62%) Vagrant
4 5 (5.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (3.37%) ARCserve
5 3 (3.37%) Unicenter
5 3 (3.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (3.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (3.37%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (2.25%) HP SIM
6 2 (2.25%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.12%) AppManager
7 1 (1.12%) WSUS
7 1 (1.12%) Nagios
7 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.12%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 84 (94.38%) VMware
2 29 (32.58%) Citrix
3 27 (30.34%) Microsoft
4 23 (25.84%) HP
4 23 (25.84%) Cisco
5 13 (14.61%) NetApp
6 12 (13.48%) Oracle
7 11 (12.36%) Red Hat
7 11 (12.36%) CA
8 8 (8.99%) EMC
8 8 (8.99%) BMC
8 8 (8.99%) McAfee
8 8 (8.99%) Lumension
9 7 (7.87%) 3PAR
9 7 (7.87%) Juniper
10 6 (6.74%) CheckPoint
10 6 (6.74%) AppSense
11 5 (5.62%) Dell
11 5 (5.62%) IBM
12 3 (3.37%) Business Objects
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
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Waterlooville
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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