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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 76 80 86
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing vSphere 39 43 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.99% 2.03% 1.66%
As % of the System Software category 12.04% 13.74% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 35 23
Median daily rate £360 £350 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £354 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.07% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £49.46 £21.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.52% -50.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £21.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year
+109.52% +11.25%
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
324 313 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.51% 14.76% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 158 160
Median daily rate £375 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 45 27
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.05 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+149.16% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.50 £8.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £40.00 £49.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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
Hook +8 9 £323 -19.13%
Portsmouth -8 7 £464 +65.71% 1
Winchester -4 5 £375 +36.36%
Basingstoke -5 2 £338 -18.18% 1
Fareham - 2 £300 - 1
Farnborough +1 1 £475 +35.71% 2
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 74 (93.67%) VMware
2 52 (65.82%) Windows
3 47 (59.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (41.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (41.77%) Windows Server
5 31 (39.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (37.97%) Microsoft
7 29 (36.71%) Active Directory
7 29 (36.71%) Linux
8 25 (31.65%) SQL Server
9 22 (27.85%) PowerShell
10 21 (26.58%) Security Cleared
10 21 (26.58%) SQL
11 20 (25.32%) Citrix
12 16 (20.25%) SAN
12 16 (20.25%) ITIL
12 16 (20.25%) SC Cleared
12 16 (20.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (20.25%) VMware ESXi
13 14 (17.72%) XenApp
13 14 (17.72%) VMware ESX
14 13 (16.46%) Firewall
14 13 (16.46%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (16.46%) Virtual Machines
15 12 (15.19%) EMC
15 12 (15.19%) DNS
15 12 (15.19%) Cisco
16 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (13.92%) Oracle
16 11 (13.92%) XenServer

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 9 (11.39%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.59%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.33%) IIS
4 4 (5.06%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.80%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (11.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) MS Office
3 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.80%) IaaS
2 3 (3.80%) PaaS
2 3 (3.80%) SaaS
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.25%) SAN
2 13 (16.46%) Firewall
3 12 (15.19%) DNS
4 10 (12.66%) DHCP
4 10 (12.66%) IPv4
4 10 (12.66%) IPv6
5 7 (8.86%) NAS
5 7 (8.86%) TCP/IP
6 6 (7.59%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (6.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 5 (6.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (5.06%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (5.06%) DVB
8 4 (5.06%) HTTP
9 3 (3.80%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (3.80%) iSCSI
9 3 (3.80%) MPLS
10 2 (2.53%) PCoIP
10 2 (2.53%) Structured Cabling
10 2 (2.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (31.65%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (10.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (10.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.06%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (5.06%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.53%) MySQL
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (6.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.53%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.27%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.27%) ClearQuest
General
1 6 (7.59%) Finance
2 2 (2.53%) Back Office
2 2 (2.53%) Billing
2 2 (2.53%) Local Government
2 2 (2.53%) Military
3 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (15.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 12 (15.19%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 11 (13.92%) 3rd Line Support
2 11 (13.92%) Server Engineer
2 11 (13.92%) Wintel Engineer
3 10 (12.66%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 9 (11.39%) Support Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) Server Support
6 7 (8.86%) VMware Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Wintel Server Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 6 (7.59%) Citrix Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Support
8 5 (6.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Administrator
8 5 (6.33%) Citrix Support
8 5 (6.33%) Citrix Support Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.33%) REST
2 4 (5.06%) HTML
2 4 (5.06%) HTML5
2 4 (5.06%) Node.js
3 3 (3.80%) Middleware
4 2 (2.53%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.39%) EMC VNX
2 9 (11.39%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (10.13%) VCE vBlock
4 7 (8.86%) EMC VMAX
5 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.06%) DTV
5 4 (5.06%) MPEG
5 4 (5.06%) PKI
5 4 (5.06%) Replication
5 4 (5.06%) STB
6 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.80%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 52 (65.82%) Windows
2 33 (41.77%) Windows Server
2 33 (41.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (39.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (36.71%) Linux
5 16 (20.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (16.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (8.86%) CentOS
7 7 (8.86%) Windows 7
8 5 (6.33%) Ubuntu
9 3 (3.80%) Unix
10 2 (2.53%) VMS
11 1 (1.27%) AIX
11 1 (1.27%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (1.27%) Solaris
11 1 (1.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.25%) ITIL
2 11 (13.92%) Converged Infrastructure
2 11 (13.92%) Infrastructure Management
3 9 (11.39%) Software Deployment
4 6 (7.59%) Change Management
5 5 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (6.33%) Automated Testing
5 5 (6.33%) Financial Modelling
5 5 (6.33%) Scrum
5 5 (6.33%) Service Delivery
5 5 (6.33%) Service Design
5 5 (6.33%) Service Management
6 4 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.06%) SOA
6 4 (5.06%) TDD
6 4 (5.06%) User Stories
6 4 (5.06%) Workflow
7 3 (3.80%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (3.80%) ITIL V3
7 3 (3.80%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (27.85%) PowerShell
2 21 (26.58%) SQL
3 5 (6.33%) Bash Shell
3 5 (6.33%) Perl
3 5 (6.33%) Python
4 4 (5.06%) C
4 4 (5.06%) C++
5 2 (2.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (26.58%) Security Cleared
2 16 (20.25%) SC Cleared
3 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (12.66%) MCSE
5 9 (11.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (5.06%) Degree
6 4 (5.06%) DV Cleared
6 4 (5.06%) MCSA
7 2 (2.53%) VCAP
8 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.27%) MCTS
8 1 (1.27%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (59.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (36.71%) Active Directory
3 16 (20.25%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (17.72%) VMware ESX
4 14 (17.72%) XenApp
5 13 (16.46%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (13.92%) XenServer
7 8 (10.13%) XenDesktop
8 5 (6.33%) Docker
8 5 (6.33%) vCloud
9 4 (5.06%) NFS
10 3 (3.80%) Hyper-V
11 2 (2.53%) Samba
11 2 (2.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (2.53%) VMware Server
11 2 (2.53%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (1.27%) Firmware
12 1 (1.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (12.66%) SCCM
1 10 (12.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (6.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (3.80%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (3.80%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.80%) SCVMM
3 3 (3.80%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.53%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (2.53%) Puppet
4 2 (2.53%) SCOM
5 1 (1.27%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.27%) vMotion
Vendors
1 74 (93.67%) VMware
2 30 (37.97%) Microsoft
3 20 (25.32%) Citrix
4 12 (15.19%) Cisco
4 12 (15.19%) EMC
5 11 (13.92%) Oracle
6 8 (10.13%) Red Hat
7 6 (7.59%) CheckPoint
8 5 (6.33%) F5
8 5 (6.33%) SaltStack
8 5 (6.33%) Symantec
9 4 (5.06%) HP
9 4 (5.06%) IBM
9 4 (5.06%) Veritas
10 3 (3.80%) Intel Security
10 3 (3.80%) Remedy
10 3 (3.80%) Sophos
11 2 (2.53%) Intel
11 2 (2.53%) Lumension
11 2 (2.53%) NETGEAR
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