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 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 53 90 97
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +7
Contract jobs citing vSphere 55 37 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.98% 1.73% 1.22%
As % of the System Software category 16.92% 14.18% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 25 13
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £279 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Median hourly rate £49.46 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.23 £25.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+72.92% -13.79%
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
325 261 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 17.61% 12.17% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 128 208
Median daily rate £345 £350 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £433 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £349
% change year-on-year
- +0.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 34 31
Median hourly rate £43.48 £16.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+171.75% -36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £44.45 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.78
% change year-on-year
- -4.64%

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +5 16 £425 +11.84% 1
Portsmouth +9 12 £470 -
Havant +2 6 £250 -35.06% 1
Southampton +6 4 £325 +8.33%
Farnborough - 3 - - 2
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 80 (100.00%) VMware
2 53 (66.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (47.50%) Linux
4 37 (46.25%) Windows
4 37 (46.25%) SAN
5 32 (40.00%) Red Hat
6 31 (38.75%) Security Cleared
7 29 (36.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 27 (33.75%) EMC
9 25 (31.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 24 (30.00%) Microsoft
10 24 (30.00%) SC Cleared
11 23 (28.75%) Active Directory
12 22 (27.50%) VCE vBlock
13 21 (26.25%) Data Centre
14 20 (25.00%) EMC VNX
14 20 (25.00%) Citrix
15 19 (23.75%) Windows Server 2008
16 18 (22.50%) NAS
16 18 (22.50%) EMC VMAX
16 18 (22.50%) Converged Infrastructure
17 17 (21.25%) XenApp
17 17 (21.25%) Windows Server 2012
17 17 (21.25%) ITIL
18 16 (20.00%) HP
19 15 (18.75%) TCP/IP
19 15 (18.75%) Windows Server
20 14 (17.50%) PowerShell
21 13 (16.25%) Test Strategy
22 12 (15.00%) Clustering

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 6 (7.50%) IIS
2 5 (6.25%) Apache
2 5 (6.25%) JBoss
2 5 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (5.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 37 (46.25%) SAN
2 18 (22.50%) NAS
3 15 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 11 (13.75%) DNS
5 8 (10.00%) DHCP
6 7 (8.75%) LDAP
6 7 (8.75%) Structured Cabling
7 6 (7.50%) IPsec
7 6 (7.50%) PCoIP
7 6 (7.50%) SSL
7 6 (7.50%) VPN
8 4 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (5.00%) iSCSI
8 4 (5.00%) MPLS
9 1 (1.25%) Network Security
9 1 (1.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 10 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 10 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (7.50%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (3.75%) Local Government
1 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.50%) Back Office
2 2 (2.50%) Billing
2 2 (2.50%) Finance
2 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (18.75%) Administrator
2 13 (16.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 11 (13.75%) VMware Specialist
4 10 (12.50%) Analyst
5 9 (11.25%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (8.75%) Architect
7 7 (8.75%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (8.75%) Support Analyst
8 6 (7.50%) Consultant
8 6 (7.50%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
9 5 (6.25%) EMC Engineer
9 5 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (6.25%) Support Engineer
9 5 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (5.00%) Linux Specialist
10 4 (5.00%) Service Analyst
10 4 (5.00%) Services Delivery Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) Middleware
2 1 (1.25%) CSS
2 1 (1.25%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 22 (27.50%) VCE vBlock
2 21 (26.25%) Data Centre
3 20 (25.00%) EMC VNX
4 18 (22.50%) EMC VMAX
5 12 (15.00%) Clustering
6 5 (6.25%) Smart Meter
7 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (5.00%) Replication
8 2 (2.50%) RIA
9 1 (1.25%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.25%) FlexPod
9 1 (1.25%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (47.50%) Linux
2 37 (46.25%) Windows
3 29 (36.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (23.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (21.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (18.75%) Windows Server
7 6 (7.50%) CentOS
7 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (6.25%) Unix
9 4 (5.00%) AIX
9 4 (5.00%) Windows 7
9 4 (5.00%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.50%) Converged Infrastructure
2 17 (21.25%) ITIL
3 13 (16.25%) Test Strategy
4 10 (12.50%) Project Management
4 10 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 7 (8.75%) Change Management
5 7 (8.75%) Infrastructure Management
5 7 (8.75%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (8.75%) Server Virtualisation
6 6 (7.50%) Migration
7 5 (6.25%) Service Management
8 4 (5.00%) Coaching
8 4 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
8 4 (5.00%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.75%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (2.50%) Information Security
10 2 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (2.50%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.50%) PowerShell
2 6 (7.50%) SQL
3 5 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 5 (6.25%) Korn
4 1 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (38.75%) Security Cleared
2 24 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.50%) Degree
3 6 (7.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.25%) MCSE
5 1 (1.25%) MCTS
5 1 (1.25%) RHCE
5 1 (1.25%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.25%) VCAP
5 1 (1.25%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (66.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (28.75%) Active Directory
3 17 (21.25%) XenApp
4 9 (11.25%) NFS
5 8 (10.00%) vCloud
5 8 (10.00%) VMware ESX
6 7 (8.75%) Samba
6 7 (8.75%) VMware Server
6 7 (8.75%) VMware Workstation
6 7 (8.75%) XenServer
7 6 (7.50%) XenDesktop
8 5 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (6.25%) Terminal Services
9 4 (5.00%) Firmware
9 4 (5.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (3.75%) Docker
11 1 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (31.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 9 (11.25%) SCCM
3 6 (7.50%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (5.00%) EdgeSight
5 4 (5.00%) NetBackup
5 4 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (5.00%) SafeCom
5 4 (5.00%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.50%) SCOM
7 1 (1.25%) PowerCLI
7 1 (1.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.25%) vRealize
Vendors
1 80 (100.00%) VMware
2 32 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 27 (33.75%) EMC
4 24 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 20 (25.00%) Citrix
6 16 (20.00%) HP
7 11 (13.75%) Veritas
8 8 (10.00%) Sophos
9 7 (8.75%) NETGEAR
10 6 (7.50%) IBM
11 5 (6.25%) Symantec
12 4 (5.00%) Cisco
12 4 (5.00%) Intel
13 2 (2.50%) Isilon
14 1 (1.25%) AppSense