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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 88 87 96
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing vSphere 28 31 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.34% 1.54% 1.17%
As % of the System Software category 9.21% 12.11% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 13
Average daily rate
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£340 £360 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £228 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £423 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -25.00%
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
304 256 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 14.58% 12.71% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 132 131
Average daily rate £349 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £178 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 28 41
Average hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.54% -3.12%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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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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 8 £340 +1.49% 1
Winchester - 6 £250 -
Farnborough -2 4 £350 +16.66% 1
Hook -8 4 £399 +1.39%
Basingstoke - 1 £388 - 1
Portsmouth - 1 £170 - 1
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 76 (95.00%) VMware
2 59 (73.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (66.25%) Windows
4 51 (63.75%) Security Cleared
5 38 (47.50%) Active Directory
6 36 (45.00%) SC Cleared
7 29 (36.25%) Cisco
7 29 (36.25%) Linux
8 28 (35.00%) HP
9 27 (33.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (31.25%) Microsoft
11 23 (28.75%) Migration
12 20 (25.00%) SCCM
13 19 (23.75%) DV Cleared
13 19 (23.75%) SQL
14 18 (22.50%) Citrix
14 18 (22.50%) Windows Server 2003
15 17 (21.25%) SAN
15 17 (21.25%) PowerShell
16 16 (20.00%) NetApp
16 16 (20.00%) DNS
17 15 (18.75%) TCP/IP
17 15 (18.75%) ITIL
17 15 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
18 14 (17.50%) XenApp
18 14 (17.50%) Oracle
19 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Certification
19 13 (16.25%) CheckPoint
20 12 (15.00%) VMS
20 12 (15.00%) vCloud

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 9 (11.25%) WebLogic
1 9 (11.25%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.50%) IIS
4 5 (6.25%) Apache
5 2 (2.50%) JBoss
5 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) MS Office
1 6 (7.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) IaaS
2 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.25%) SAN
2 16 (20.00%) DNS
3 15 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 10 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (11.25%) DHCP
6 8 (10.00%) VPN
7 5 (6.25%) NetScaler
7 5 (6.25%) FCoE
7 5 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (6.25%) Firewall
8 4 (5.00%) WAN
9 3 (3.75%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (3.75%) Network Security
9 3 (3.75%) EIGRP
9 3 (3.75%) OSPF
9 3 (3.75%) LAN
10 2 (2.50%) LDAP
10 2 (2.50%) Kerberos
11 1 (1.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.50%) SQLPlus
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.75%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (2.50%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.25%) StarTeam
General
1 10 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (41.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (15.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 8 (10.00%) Analyst
4 7 (8.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (7.50%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (7.50%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) Server Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Architect
7 4 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) VMware Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Requirements Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Systems Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Network Engineer
9 2 (2.50%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.50%) Consultant
9 2 (2.50%) VMware Architect
9 2 (2.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
10 1 (1.25%) Systems Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.50%) Middleware
2 3 (3.75%) Application Packaging
2 3 (3.75%) Software Packaging
3 2 (2.50%) XML
3 2 (2.50%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.25%) WCF
4 1 (1.25%) REST
4 1 (1.25%) SOAP
4 1 (1.25%) .NET
4 1 (1.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 8 (10.00%) FlexPod
2 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.75%) Cryptography
3 3 (3.75%) Clustering
4 2 (2.50%) HACMP
5 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.25%) PKI
5 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 53 (66.25%) Windows
2 29 (36.25%) Linux
3 27 (33.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (22.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (15.00%) VMS
6 10 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (11.25%) Oracle Linux
8 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (6.25%) Windows XP
10 4 (5.00%) Windows 2000
10 4 (5.00%) Windows Vista
11 2 (2.50%) AIX
11 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
11 2 (2.50%) CentOS
12 1 (1.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.75%) Migration
2 15 (18.75%) ITIL
3 11 (13.75%) Service Management
4 8 (10.00%) Network Design
4 8 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (7.50%) SOA
5 6 (7.50%) Data Migration
6 5 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.75%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.75%) Time Management
7 3 (3.75%) Network Management
7 3 (3.75%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.75%) Requirements Management
7 3 (3.75%) Validation
7 3 (3.75%) Change Management
8 2 (2.50%) Document Management
8 2 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.75%) SQL
2 17 (21.25%) PowerShell
3 7 (8.75%) VBScript
4 6 (7.50%) Shell Script
4 6 (7.50%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.75%) VB
6 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.25%) Ruby
7 1 (1.25%) Python
7 1 (1.25%) C
7 1 (1.25%) Java
7 1 (1.25%) Perl
7 1 (1.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (63.75%) Security Cleared
2 36 (45.00%) SC Cleared
3 19 (23.75%) DV Cleared
4 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (13.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (12.50%) MCSE
7 6 (7.50%) VCP4
8 4 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (3.75%) VCAP
9 3 (3.75%) CCNP
9 3 (3.75%) CCNA
10 2 (2.50%) Degree
11 1 (1.25%) MCITP
11 1 (1.25%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) SLA
2 3 (3.75%) QA
2 3 (3.75%) JSP 440
System Software
1 59 (73.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (47.50%) Active Directory
3 15 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (17.50%) XenApp
5 12 (15.00%) vCloud
6 11 (13.75%) VMware ESX
7 5 (6.25%) Postfix
7 5 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (5.00%) Hyper-V
9 3 (3.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (2.50%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 20 (25.00%) SCCM
2 8 (10.00%) SCOM
3 6 (7.50%) Puppet
3 6 (7.50%) vMotion
4 5 (6.25%) Vagrant
4 5 (6.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (3.75%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (3.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (3.75%) ARCserve
5 3 (3.75%) Unicenter
6 2 (2.50%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (2.50%) Nagios
6 2 (2.50%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.25%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.25%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.25%) AppManager
Vendors
1 76 (95.00%) VMware
2 29 (36.25%) Cisco
3 28 (35.00%) HP
4 25 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 18 (22.50%) Citrix
6 16 (20.00%) NetApp
7 14 (17.50%) Oracle
8 13 (16.25%) CheckPoint
9 11 (13.75%) CA
9 11 (13.75%) Red Hat
10 8 (10.00%) Dell
10 8 (10.00%) EMC
10 8 (10.00%) Juniper
10 8 (10.00%) BMC
10 8 (10.00%) McAfee
10 8 (10.00%) Lumension
11 7 (8.75%) 3PAR
12 5 (6.25%) AppSense
13 3 (3.75%) PlateSpin
14 2 (2.50%) Sun
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