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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 74 79 92
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Contract jobs citing vSphere 45 41 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.09% 1.83% 1.08%
As % of the System Software category 13.51% 11.65% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 31 16
Average daily rate £368 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £250 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.23% +4.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.58 £19.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.55% -12.22%
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
333 352 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.46% 15.71% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 171 150
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £483 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 33 32
Average hourly rate £29.00 £22.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 +4 14 £375 +57.89% 1
Farnborough +3 4 £325 -7.14% 1
Hook -3 4 £395 -5.95%
Southampton +11 2 £300 -11.76%
Basingstoke - 1 £425 - 1
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 71 (97.26%) VMware
2 47 (64.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (63.01%) Windows
4 31 (42.47%) Active Directory
5 30 (41.10%) Windows Server
6 28 (38.36%) Microsoft
7 27 (36.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (36.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (31.51%) Citrix
9 22 (30.14%) SAN
10 21 (28.77%) PowerShell
11 19 (26.03%) Infrastructure Management
11 19 (26.03%) XenApp
11 19 (26.03%) XenServer
12 16 (21.92%) NAS
12 16 (21.92%) EMC
12 16 (21.92%) SQL Server
13 15 (20.55%) EMC VNX
13 15 (20.55%) EMC VMAX
14 14 (19.18%) Converged Infrastructure
14 14 (19.18%) Data Centre
14 14 (19.18%) VCE vBlock
15 13 (17.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (16.44%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (16.44%) ITIL
16 12 (16.44%) MCSE
16 12 (16.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 11 (15.07%) SCCM
17 11 (15.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 9 (12.33%) IIS
2 5 (6.85%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.85%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.48%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (12.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
2 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) IaaS
1 3 (4.11%) PaaS
1 3 (4.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (30.14%) SAN
2 16 (21.92%) NAS
3 10 (13.70%) Firewall
4 8 (10.96%) IPv4
4 8 (10.96%) IPv6
5 6 (8.22%) DHCP
5 6 (8.22%) DNS
6 4 (5.48%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (5.48%) NetScaler
6 4 (5.48%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.74%) Ethernet
7 2 (2.74%) FTP
7 2 (2.74%) LAN
7 2 (2.74%) PuTTY
7 2 (2.74%) SSH
7 2 (2.74%) Telepresence
7 2 (2.74%) Telnet
7 2 (2.74%) VPN
7 2 (2.74%) WAN
7 2 (2.74%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.92%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.33%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (9.59%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (8.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.74%) MySQL
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (8.22%) Local Government
2 2 (2.74%) Military
2 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (20.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 15 (20.55%) 3rd Line Support
2 14 (19.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (19.18%) Support Engineer
3 13 (17.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 13 (17.81%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 10 (13.70%) VMware Engineer
5 8 (10.96%) Citrix Engineer
5 8 (10.96%) Citrix Support
5 8 (10.96%) Server Engineer
5 8 (10.96%) VMware Specialist
6 7 (9.59%) Citrix Support Engineer
6 7 (9.59%) Server Support
7 6 (8.22%) Consultant
7 6 (8.22%) Wintel Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 5 (6.85%) Designer
8 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Designer
8 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Support
8 5 (6.85%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.55%) EMC VMAX
1 15 (20.55%) EMC VNX
2 14 (19.18%) Data Centre
2 14 (19.18%) VCE vBlock
3 7 (9.59%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.48%) PKI
5 2 (2.74%) Clustering
5 2 (2.74%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.37%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.37%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 46 (63.01%) Windows
2 30 (41.10%) Windows Server
3 27 (36.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (36.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (15.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (13.70%) Linux
7 9 (12.33%) Windows 7
8 4 (5.48%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.74%) AIX
9 2 (2.74%) CentOS
9 2 (2.74%) Unix
10 1 (1.37%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (1.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.03%) Infrastructure Management
2 14 (19.18%) Converged Infrastructure
3 12 (16.44%) ITIL
4 9 (12.33%) Change Management
5 7 (9.59%) Workflow
6 5 (6.85%) Service Management
7 4 (5.48%) Software Deployment
8 3 (4.11%) ITIL V3
8 3 (4.11%) Service Design
8 3 (4.11%) Trend Analysis
9 2 (2.74%) Change Control
9 2 (2.74%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.74%) High Availability
9 2 (2.74%) Project Governance
9 2 (2.74%) Project Management
9 2 (2.74%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.74%) Time Management
9 2 (2.74%) TOGAF
10 1 (1.37%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.37%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.77%) PowerShell
2 10 (13.70%) SQL
3 1 (1.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (16.44%) MCSE
1 12 (16.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (16.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (13.70%) Security Cleared
3 7 (9.59%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.85%) MCSA
5 2 (2.74%) Degree
5 2 (2.74%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.74%) VCAP
6 1 (1.37%) IBM Certification
6 1 (1.37%) RHCE
6 1 (1.37%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (64.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (42.47%) Active Directory
3 19 (26.03%) XenApp
3 19 (26.03%) XenServer
4 11 (15.07%) XenDesktop
5 10 (13.70%) VMware ESX
6 7 (9.59%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (8.22%) Hyper-V
8 5 (6.85%) vCloud
9 1 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (17.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 11 (15.07%) SCCM
3 6 (8.22%) SCVMM
4 4 (5.48%) SCOM
4 4 (5.48%) SCOrch
5 3 (4.11%) Puppet
6 2 (2.74%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.74%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (2.74%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (2.74%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.74%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.37%) vMotion
Vendors
1 71 (97.26%) VMware
2 28 (38.36%) Microsoft
3 23 (31.51%) Citrix
4 16 (21.92%) EMC
5 10 (13.70%) Red Hat
6 9 (12.33%) Oracle
7 7 (9.59%) Cisco
8 5 (6.85%) Remedy
9 2 (2.74%) Apple
9 2 (2.74%) Arqiva
9 2 (2.74%) BT
9 2 (2.74%) Ericsson
9 2 (2.74%) HP
9 2 (2.74%) Huawei
9 2 (2.74%) IBM
9 2 (2.74%) Intel Security
9 2 (2.74%) Lumension
9 2 (2.74%) Nokia
9 2 (2.74%) Symantec
9 2 (2.74%) Tandberg
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