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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 90 82 76
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing vSphere 28 41 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.49% 2.04% 1.63%
As % of the System Software category 10.89% 12.06% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 15
Average daily rate £350 £440 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £381 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £493 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +58.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.60 £23.00 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+15.65% -0.86%
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
257 340 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 13.68% 16.96% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 168 134
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £470 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 30 19
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.35 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Winchester - 12 £400 - 1
Southampton +11 2 £300 - 1
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Farnborough -1 1 £220 -50.00%
Basingstoke -2 1 - - 1
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 61 (87.14%) VMware
2 40 (57.14%) Windows
3 35 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 33 (47.14%) Active Directory
4 33 (47.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 29 (41.43%) Citrix
6 25 (35.71%) Windows Server
7 24 (34.29%) PowerShell
7 24 (34.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (28.57%) XenApp
10 19 (27.14%) SQL
10 19 (27.14%) VMware ESX
11 18 (25.71%) Firewall
12 17 (24.29%) MS Excel
12 17 (24.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (22.86%) SAN
13 16 (22.86%) IPv4
13 16 (22.86%) IPv6
14 15 (21.43%) Oracle
14 15 (21.43%) IIS
14 15 (21.43%) ITIL
14 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (21.43%) Security Cleared
14 15 (21.43%) XenServer
14 15 (21.43%) Infrastructure Management
15 14 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
16 13 (18.57%) SCCM
16 13 (18.57%) Enterprise Software
17 12 (17.14%) NAS

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 15 (21.43%) IIS
2 10 (14.29%) Lync
3 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.71%) MS Exchange
5 3 (4.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (2.86%) Documentum
7 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (24.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.71%) Firewall
2 16 (22.86%) IPv4
2 16 (22.86%) IPv6
2 16 (22.86%) SAN
3 12 (17.14%) NAS
4 10 (14.29%) NetScaler
5 8 (11.43%) TCP/IP
6 5 (7.14%) DHCP
6 5 (7.14%) DNS
6 5 (7.14%) FTP
6 5 (7.14%) PuTTY
6 5 (7.14%) SSH
6 5 (7.14%) Telepresence
6 5 (7.14%) Telnet
6 5 (7.14%) WebEx
7 3 (4.29%) LAN
7 3 (4.29%) WAN
8 2 (2.86%) EIGRP
8 2 (2.86%) OSPF
8 2 (2.86%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
3 9 (12.86%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (2.86%) StarTeam
3 1 (1.43%) MSI
General
1 6 (8.57%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.14%) Local Government
3 2 (2.86%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (15.71%) Designer
1 11 (15.71%) Infrastructure Designer
1 11 (15.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 9 (12.86%) Consultant
4 8 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (11.43%) VMware Specialist
5 7 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Server Specialist
6 5 (7.14%) Video Conferencing Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) IT Consultant
7 4 (5.71%) VMware Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Architect
8 3 (4.29%) Citrix Support
8 3 (4.29%) EMC Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) SAN Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.43%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 10 (14.29%) EMC VMAX
2 10 (14.29%) EMC VNX
2 10 (14.29%) VCE vBlock
3 5 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (5.71%) Driving Licence
5 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.86%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.43%) Clustering
7 1 (1.43%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 40 (57.14%) Windows
2 25 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 24 (34.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (24.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (11.43%) Linux
8 4 (5.71%) Unix
8 4 (5.71%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.29%) Windows 10
9 3 (4.29%) Windows 2000
9 3 (4.29%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.86%) AIX
11 1 (1.43%) Solaris
11 1 (1.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.43%) Infrastructure Management
1 15 (21.43%) ITIL
2 10 (14.29%) Converged Infrastructure
3 7 (10.00%) Change Management
3 7 (10.00%) Workflow
4 5 (7.14%) ITSM
5 4 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.71%) Project Management
6 3 (4.29%) Application Packaging
6 3 (4.29%) Business Continuity
6 3 (4.29%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (4.29%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (4.29%) Service Management
7 2 (2.86%) Dashboard Development
7 2 (2.86%) Data Migration
7 2 (2.86%) ITIL V3
7 2 (2.86%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.86%) Network Management
7 2 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.86%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (34.29%) PowerShell
2 19 (27.14%) SQL
3 3 (4.29%) VB
4 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.86%) Perl
5 1 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (11.43%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.71%) MCSE
6 3 (4.29%) Degree
7 2 (2.86%) CCNA
7 2 (2.86%) CCNP
7 2 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.86%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.86%) MCSA
8 1 (1.43%) IBM Certification
8 1 (1.43%) MCITP
8 1 (1.43%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) SLA
2 2 (2.86%) JSP 440
2 2 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 33 (47.14%) Active Directory
1 33 (47.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (28.57%) XenApp
3 19 (27.14%) VMware ESX
4 15 (21.43%) XenServer
5 6 (8.57%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (4.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (4.29%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.43%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.43%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (18.57%) SCCM
2 10 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (4.29%) AirWatch
4 3 (4.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (4.29%) SCOM
4 3 (4.29%) SCOrch
4 3 (4.29%) SCVMM
4 3 (4.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (4.29%) Unicenter
5 2 (2.86%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (2.86%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (2.86%) HP SIM
5 2 (2.86%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 61 (87.14%) VMware
2 35 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 29 (41.43%) Citrix
4 15 (21.43%) Oracle
5 11 (15.71%) Cisco
5 11 (15.71%) EMC
6 10 (14.29%) HP
6 10 (14.29%) Red Hat
7 8 (11.43%) Remedy
8 5 (7.14%) IBM
8 5 (7.14%) Lumension
8 5 (7.14%) Tandberg
9 3 (4.29%) Altiris
9 3 (4.29%) arcserve
9 3 (4.29%) Brocade
9 3 (4.29%) CA
9 3 (4.29%) McAfee
10 2 (2.86%) AppSense
10 2 (2.86%) ComArch
10 2 (2.86%) Huawei
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