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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 78 82 87
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing vSphere 41 31 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.99% 1.47% 1.57%
As % of the System Software category 13.71% 9.45% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 23 23
Median daily rate £380 £340 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £230 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £384 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.56% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £22.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+1.09% +1.11%
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
299 328 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 14.51% 15.60% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 164 136
Median daily rate £375 £348 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.75% -0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £228 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £497 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 37 27
Median hourly rate £34.25 £19.09 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.38% -11.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.88 £12.50 £9.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +6.82%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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
Winchester +2 14 £400 +60.00% 1
Hook +2 7 £315 -16.70%
Farnborough +1 1 £538 +53.57% 2
Basingstoke -12 1 £425 +9.67% 1
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 68 (95.77%) VMware
2 47 (66.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (61.97%) Windows
4 31 (43.66%) Microsoft
5 29 (40.85%) Windows Server
6 28 (39.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (38.03%) Active Directory
8 25 (35.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (30.99%) SQL Server
10 21 (29.58%) Linux
11 20 (28.17%) PowerShell
12 19 (26.76%) Citrix
13 18 (25.35%) SAN
14 16 (22.54%) Converged Infrastructure
15 15 (21.13%) Infrastructure Management
15 15 (21.13%) XenApp
15 15 (21.13%) XenServer
15 15 (21.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 15 (21.13%) SQL
16 14 (19.72%) VMware ESX
16 14 (19.72%) EMC
17 13 (18.31%) Cisco
17 13 (18.31%) Firewall
17 13 (18.31%) Security Cleared
17 13 (18.31%) NAS
17 13 (18.31%) EMC VNX
18 12 (16.90%) EMC VMAX
18 12 (16.90%) VCE vBlock
18 12 (16.90%) Data Centre
18 12 (16.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 6 (8.45%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (7.04%) IIS
3 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.41%) Node.js
4 1 (1.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (11.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) MS Office
3 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.23%) IaaS
2 3 (4.23%) PaaS
2 3 (4.23%) SaaS
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.35%) SAN
2 13 (18.31%) Firewall
2 13 (18.31%) NAS
3 10 (14.08%) IPv4
3 10 (14.08%) IPv6
4 8 (11.27%) DNS
5 7 (9.86%) DHCP
6 6 (8.45%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (7.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 5 (7.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (5.63%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (5.63%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.82%) Ethernet
9 2 (2.82%) LAN
9 2 (2.82%) VPN
9 2 (2.82%) WAN
10 1 (1.41%) DVB
10 1 (1.41%) FTP
10 1 (1.41%) HTTP
10 1 (1.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.99%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.45%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.82%) MySQL
6 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.82%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.41%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.41%) ClearQuest
General
1 5 (7.04%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Local Government
3 2 (2.82%) Military
4 1 (1.41%) Billing
4 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (21.13%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 13 (18.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 13 (18.31%) 3rd Line Support
3 12 (16.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (16.90%) Support Engineer
4 11 (15.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (12.68%) Server Engineer
6 8 (11.27%) VMware Engineer
6 8 (11.27%) VMware Specialist
6 8 (11.27%) Wintel Engineer
7 7 (9.86%) Citrix Engineer
7 7 (9.86%) Citrix Support
7 7 (9.86%) Server Support
8 6 (8.45%) Citrix Support Engineer
9 5 (7.04%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (7.04%) 3rd Line Server Support
9 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Support
9 5 (7.04%) Windows Server Support
9 5 (7.04%) Wintel Server Engineer
10 4 (5.63%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) REST
2 1 (1.41%) HTML
2 1 (1.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) EMC VNX
2 12 (16.90%) Data Centre
2 12 (16.90%) EMC VMAX
2 12 (16.90%) VCE vBlock
3 9 (12.68%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.63%) PKI
5 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.41%) Clustering
6 1 (1.41%) DTV
6 1 (1.41%) MPEG
6 1 (1.41%) Replication
6 1 (1.41%) STB
6 1 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 44 (61.97%) Windows
2 29 (40.85%) Windows Server
3 28 (39.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (35.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (29.58%) Linux
6 12 (16.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (14.08%) Windows 7
9 4 (5.63%) CentOS
9 4 (5.63%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.82%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.41%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (1.41%) Solaris
11 1 (1.41%) Unix
11 1 (1.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.54%) Converged Infrastructure
2 15 (21.13%) Infrastructure Management
3 11 (15.49%) ITIL
4 7 (9.86%) Change Management
5 6 (8.45%) Software Deployment
6 5 (7.04%) Financial Modelling
6 5 (7.04%) Service Design
6 5 (7.04%) Service Management
7 4 (5.63%) Workflow
8 3 (4.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.23%) ITIL V3
8 3 (4.23%) Trend Analysis
9 2 (2.82%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.82%) Automated Testing
9 2 (2.82%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.82%) High Availability
9 2 (2.82%) Scrum
9 2 (2.82%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.82%) Time Management
9 2 (2.82%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.17%) PowerShell
2 15 (21.13%) SQL
3 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.82%) Perl
3 2 (2.82%) Python
3 2 (2.82%) VBScript
4 1 (1.41%) C
4 1 (1.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (18.31%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.49%) MCSE
2 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (14.08%) SC Cleared
3 10 (14.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (7.04%) MCSA
5 3 (4.23%) Degree
6 2 (2.82%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.82%) VCAP
7 1 (1.41%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (66.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (38.03%) Active Directory
3 15 (21.13%) XenApp
3 15 (21.13%) XenServer
4 14 (19.72%) VMware ESX
5 11 (15.49%) XenDesktop
6 10 (14.08%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (8.45%) Hyper-V
8 5 (7.04%) vCloud
9 2 (2.82%) Docker
10 1 (1.41%) Firmware
10 1 (1.41%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (21.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 12 (16.90%) SCCM
3 6 (8.45%) SCVMM
4 4 (5.63%) SCOM
4 4 (5.63%) SCOrch
5 3 (4.23%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.82%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.82%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (2.82%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.82%) Puppet
7 1 (1.41%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.41%) vMotion
Vendors
1 68 (95.77%) VMware
2 31 (43.66%) Microsoft
3 19 (26.76%) Citrix
4 14 (19.72%) EMC
5 13 (18.31%) Cisco
6 12 (16.90%) Oracle
7 6 (8.45%) CheckPoint
7 6 (8.45%) Red Hat
8 5 (7.04%) F5
9 4 (5.63%) Remedy
10 3 (4.23%) Intel Security
11 2 (2.82%) Lumension
11 2 (2.82%) SaltStack
11 2 (2.82%) Symantec
12 1 (1.41%) Arqiva
12 1 (1.41%) CommVault
12 1 (1.41%) IBM
12 1 (1.41%) Isilon
12 1 (1.41%) NetApp
12 1 (1.41%) Tandberg
Portsmouth, Hampshire
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Rate: £49.46 per hour
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