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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 72 82 98
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +16
Contract jobs citing vSphere 44 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.05% 1.23% 0.64%
As % of the System Software category 13.25% 8.04% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 15 6
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£400 £340 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -11.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £408 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
+5.38% +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £31.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.03 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-4.67% -27.77%
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
332 286 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.44% 15.29% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 140 82
Average daily rate £350 £320 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £185 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 28 55
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.21 £16.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £26.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.00%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Farnborough 0 9 £444 +18.26% 7
Hook -1 9 £426 +8.09%
Fareham - 7 £450 -
Winchester - 4 £225 -
Southampton -18 3 £333 +20.90% 3
Havant - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 1
Aldershot - - - -
Andover - - - - 2
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 75 (91.46%) VMware
2 57 (69.51%) Security Cleared
3 56 (68.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 54 (65.85%) Windows
5 42 (51.22%) SC Cleared
6 37 (45.12%) Active Directory
7 30 (36.59%) Linux
8 27 (32.93%) Cisco
9 26 (31.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (30.49%) HP
11 21 (25.61%) Migration
11 21 (25.61%) DNS
11 21 (25.61%) DV Cleared
12 20 (24.39%) Microsoft
13 19 (23.17%) ITIL
14 18 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
15 17 (20.73%) NetApp
15 17 (20.73%) VMware ESXi
16 16 (19.51%) Oracle
16 16 (19.51%) TCP/IP
17 15 (18.29%) PowerShell
18 14 (17.07%) VMS
19 13 (15.85%) SQL
19 13 (15.85%) CheckPoint
20 12 (14.63%) DHCP
20 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
20 12 (14.63%) vCloud
21 11 (13.41%) SAN
21 11 (13.41%) CA
21 11 (13.41%) Service Management

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 10 (12.20%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.88%) IIS
2 4 (4.88%) Apache
2 4 (4.88%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.88%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.66%) JBoss
4 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) IaaS
2 2 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (25.61%) DNS
2 16 (19.51%) TCP/IP
3 12 (14.63%) DHCP
4 11 (13.41%) SAN
5 10 (12.20%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (9.76%) VPN
7 6 (7.32%) Kerberos
7 6 (7.32%) Firewall
7 6 (7.32%) VLAN
8 4 (4.88%) LDAP
8 4 (4.88%) WAN
9 3 (3.66%) LAN
9 3 (3.66%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (3.66%) Network Security
9 3 (3.66%) OSPF
9 3 (3.66%) EIGRP
10 2 (2.44%) SSL
11 1 (1.22%) HTTP
11 1 (1.22%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.66%) SQLPlus
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.22%) MySQL
3 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.44%) Maven
2 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.44%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (2.44%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (2.44%) Gerrit
3 1 (1.22%) StarTeam
General
1 9 (10.98%) Finance
2 4 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (30.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (14.63%) Cloud Engineer
3 7 (8.54%) Architect
3 7 (8.54%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (6.10%) Analyst
4 5 (6.10%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (4.88%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (3.66%) Requirements Manager
6 3 (3.66%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 3 (3.66%) VMware Specialist
6 3 (3.66%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (3.66%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (3.66%) VMware Architect
6 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Specialist
6 3 (3.66%) Systems Manager
6 3 (3.66%) Server Engineer
6 3 (3.66%) Network Engineer
7 2 (2.44%) Consultant
7 2 (2.44%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.10%) Middleware
2 4 (4.88%) XML
2 4 (4.88%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (3.66%) HTML
4 2 (2.44%) Application Packaging
4 2 (2.44%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.22%) WCF
5 1 (1.22%) REST
5 1 (1.22%) .NET
5 1 (1.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.76%) FlexPod
3 3 (3.66%) HACMP
3 3 (3.66%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.44%) Replication
5 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.22%) PKI
5 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 54 (65.85%) Windows
2 30 (36.59%) Linux
3 26 (31.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (17.07%) VMS
6 10 (12.20%) Oracle Linux
7 8 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (4.88%) Windows 2000
8 4 (4.88%) Windows XP
8 4 (4.88%) AIX
9 3 (3.66%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.66%) Windows Vista
9 3 (3.66%) CentOS
10 1 (1.22%) HPUX
10 1 (1.22%) Solaris
10 1 (1.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.61%) Migration
2 19 (23.17%) ITIL
3 11 (13.41%) Service Management
4 8 (9.76%) Network Design
5 6 (7.32%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.10%) SOA
6 5 (6.10%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (6.10%) Coaching
7 4 (4.88%) Document Management
8 3 (3.66%) Time Management
8 3 (3.66%) Data Migration
8 3 (3.66%) Network Management
8 3 (3.66%) High Availability
8 3 (3.66%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (3.66%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (3.66%) Validation
8 3 (3.66%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.66%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.66%) Requirements Management
9 2 (2.44%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.29%) PowerShell
2 13 (15.85%) SQL
3 5 (6.10%) Bash Shell
3 5 (6.10%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.66%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.66%) VBScript
4 3 (3.66%) VB
5 2 (2.44%) C
6 1 (1.22%) Java
6 1 (1.22%) Perl
6 1 (1.22%) PHP
6 1 (1.22%) Python
6 1 (1.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 57 (69.51%) Security Cleared
2 42 (51.22%) SC Cleared
3 21 (25.61%) DV Cleared
4 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (10.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (7.32%) MCSE
7 4 (4.88%) MCSA
8 3 (3.66%) CCNP
8 3 (3.66%) CCNA
8 3 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (3.66%) MCITP
8 3 (3.66%) VCAP
9 2 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) SLA
1 3 (3.66%) QA
1 3 (3.66%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 56 (68.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (45.12%) Active Directory
3 17 (20.73%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (14.63%) vCloud
5 10 (12.20%) VMware ESX
6 8 (9.76%) XenApp
7 7 (8.54%) Hyper-V
8 4 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (3.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (3.66%) Postfix
9 3 (3.66%) OCFS2
10 2 (2.44%) Docker
10 2 (2.44%) LXC
11 1 (1.22%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (1.22%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (10.98%) SCCM
2 6 (7.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (6.10%) Puppet
4 4 (4.88%) Vagrant
5 3 (3.66%) Unicenter
5 3 (3.66%) ARCserve
6 2 (2.44%) Nagios
6 2 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (2.44%) WSUS
6 2 (2.44%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (2.44%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.22%) SCOM
7 1 (1.22%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.22%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.22%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.22%) AppManager
7 1 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.22%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 75 (91.46%) VMware
2 27 (32.93%) Cisco
3 25 (30.49%) HP
4 20 (24.39%) Microsoft
5 17 (20.73%) NetApp
6 16 (19.51%) Oracle
7 13 (15.85%) CheckPoint
8 11 (13.41%) CA
9 10 (12.20%) Citrix
10 9 (10.98%) Red Hat
10 9 (10.98%) McAfee
10 9 (10.98%) Lumension
11 8 (9.76%) Juniper
11 8 (9.76%) BMC
11 8 (9.76%) Dell
11 8 (9.76%) EMC
12 5 (6.10%) Sun
12 5 (6.10%) IBM
13 4 (4.88%) AppSense
14 3 (3.66%) PlateSpin
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