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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 85 101 91
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Contract jobs citing vSphere 33 6 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.58% 0.35% 1.29%
As % of the System Software category 10.22% 2.12% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 1 16
Average daily rate
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£325 £100 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+225.00% -70.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £100 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £100 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £46.00 £43.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +5.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £27.50 £31.88
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -13.72%
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
323 283 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.42% 16.49% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 159 96
Average daily rate £338 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 28 40
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £11.00 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 - 5 - - 3
Southampton -9 2 £390 +290.00%
Fareham - 1 - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Andover - - - -
Basingstoke - - - - 1
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 56 (86.15%) Windows
2 53 (81.54%) VMware
3 40 (61.54%) Active Directory
4 39 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (58.46%) Security Cleared
6 31 (47.69%) HP
7 29 (44.62%) Microsoft
8 25 (38.46%) Firewall
8 25 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
9 24 (36.92%) SAN
10 23 (35.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (35.38%) Cisco
10 23 (35.38%) SC Cleared
11 22 (33.85%) VMware ESXi
12 19 (29.23%) IIS
13 18 (27.69%) ITIL
13 18 (27.69%) DNS
14 17 (26.15%) MS Excel
14 17 (26.15%) Linux
14 17 (26.15%) Citrix
14 17 (26.15%) DV Cleared
15 16 (24.62%) TCP/IP
16 14 (21.54%) EMC
16 14 (21.54%) MS Exchange
17 13 (20.00%) Brocade
18 12 (18.46%) Hyper-V
18 12 (18.46%) VMware ESX
19 11 (16.92%) Time Management
19 11 (16.92%) 3PAR
19 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2012

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 19 (29.23%) IIS
2 14 (21.54%) MS Exchange
3 10 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (13.85%) Lync
5 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (9.23%) WebLogic
6 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (7.69%) WebSphere
7 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (3.08%) Apache
8 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 17 (26.15%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) SaaS
2 2 (3.08%) IaaS
3 1 (1.54%) Office 365
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (38.46%) Firewall
2 24 (36.92%) SAN
3 18 (27.69%) DNS
4 16 (24.62%) TCP/IP
5 10 (15.38%) DHCP
6 9 (13.85%) LAN
6 9 (13.85%) WAN
6 9 (13.85%) OSPF
6 9 (13.85%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (13.85%) VLAN
6 9 (13.85%) Network Security
6 9 (13.85%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (10.77%) LDAP
8 5 (7.69%) Kerberos
8 5 (7.69%) NetScaler
9 2 (3.08%) iSCSI
9 2 (3.08%) NAS
9 2 (3.08%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.54%) IPv6
10 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (7.69%) SQLPlus
3 5 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.15%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.62%) Maven
2 3 (4.62%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (3.08%) ClearQuest
3 2 (3.08%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (12.31%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.08%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (21.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (13.85%) Network Engineer
2 9 (13.85%) Consultant
3 7 (10.77%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (10.77%) Administrator
4 5 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (7.69%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 3 (4.62%) Build Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Exchange Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Storage Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.08%) Storage Administrator
7 2 (3.08%) Citrix Consultant
7 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (3.08%) Storage Consultant
7 2 (3.08%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (3.08%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.08%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (4.62%) Web Services
2 3 (4.62%) Software Packaging
2 3 (4.62%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.23%) Blackberry
3 5 (7.69%) HACMP
3 5 (7.69%) Clustering
4 2 (3.08%) PKI
4 2 (3.08%) APACS
4 2 (3.08%) Firmware
5 1 (1.54%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) Replication
5 1 (1.54%) EMC Centera
5 1 (1.54%) iPhone
5 1 (1.54%) iPad
5 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 56 (86.15%) Windows
2 39 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (35.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (26.15%) Linux
5 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (13.85%) Windows 2000
6 9 (13.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (9.23%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (9.23%) Windows XP
8 5 (7.69%) AIX
9 4 (6.15%) Windows 7
9 4 (6.15%) UNIX
10 2 (3.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.69%) ITIL
2 11 (16.92%) Time Management
3 9 (13.85%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (13.85%) Service Delivery
4 8 (12.31%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (12.31%) Service Management
5 7 (10.77%) Migration
5 7 (10.77%) Network Management
5 7 (10.77%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (10.77%) Coaching
5 7 (10.77%) Incident Management
6 6 (9.23%) Integration Testing
7 5 (7.69%) Project Management
7 5 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (7.69%) Document Management
8 3 (4.62%) MOF
8 3 (4.62%) Change Management
8 3 (4.62%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.62%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 9 (13.85%) SQL
3 5 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 4 (6.15%) C
5 3 (4.62%) VB
6 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 38 (58.46%) Security Cleared
2 23 (35.38%) SC Cleared
3 17 (26.15%) DV Cleared
4 10 (15.38%) CCNA
4 10 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (13.85%) CCNP
6 8 (12.31%) MCSE
7 5 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (6.15%) Degree
9 3 (4.62%) MCITP
10 2 (3.08%) VCAP
10 2 (3.08%) PMP
10 2 (3.08%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) QA
2 5 (7.69%) SLA
3 3 (4.62%) ISO 9001
3 3 (4.62%) BS7799
3 3 (4.62%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.54%) JSP 440
System Software
1 40 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 25 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (33.85%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (18.46%) Hyper-V
4 12 (18.46%) VMware ESX
5 10 (15.38%) XenApp
6 7 (10.77%) vCloud
7 5 (7.69%) OCFS2
7 5 (7.69%) XenServer
8 4 (6.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (4.62%) Docker
10 1 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (10.77%) NetBackup
1 7 (10.77%) WSUS
2 6 (9.23%) HP SIM
2 6 (9.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (7.69%) Backup Exec
4 4 (6.15%) Puppet
4 4 (6.15%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (6.15%) ARCserve
5 3 (4.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (4.62%) Unicenter
5 3 (4.62%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (4.62%) SCOM
6 2 (3.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (3.08%) Tivoli
6 2 (3.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.54%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.54%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 53 (81.54%) VMware
2 31 (47.69%) HP
3 29 (44.62%) Microsoft
4 23 (35.38%) Cisco
5 17 (26.15%) Citrix
6 14 (21.54%) EMC
7 13 (20.00%) Brocade
8 11 (16.92%) 3PAR
9 10 (15.38%) IBM
10 9 (13.85%) Dell
10 9 (13.85%) Juniper
10 9 (13.85%) Red Hat
11 7 (10.77%) Oracle
11 7 (10.77%) NetApp
11 7 (10.77%) Symantec
12 6 (9.23%) CA
13 5 (7.69%) JBoss
13 5 (7.69%) Veritas
13 5 (7.69%) Sun
13 5 (7.69%) Sophos
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
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