The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 47 54 54
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing vSphere 12 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.88% 0.47% 1.76%
As % of the System Software category 15.38% 3.75% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 5
Median daily rate £325 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £400 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £400 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.66 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.46 £23.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+87.20% -28.03%
vSphere
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

System Software Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
78 80 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.23% 12.40% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 35 40
Median daily rate £356 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £164 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 7
Median hourly rate £10.00 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.31 £10.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £71.75 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing vSphere across the Hertfordshire region.

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

vSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing vSphere across the Hertfordshire region.

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

vSphere
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
St Albans - 1 £300 -
Stevenage - 1 - -
vSphere
East of England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 22 (91.67%) VMware
2 15 (62.50%) Linux
3 11 (45.83%) DNS
4 10 (41.67%) Cisco
4 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 10 (41.67%) DHCP
4 10 (41.67%) Windows
5 9 (37.50%) Nagios
5 9 (37.50%) LAMP
5 9 (37.50%) Apache
5 9 (37.50%) nginx
5 9 (37.50%) FreeRADIUS
5 9 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (37.50%) Data Centre
6 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (29.17%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (25.00%) SAN
8 6 (25.00%) logstash
8 6 (25.00%) Graphite
9 5 (20.83%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (20.83%) SQL
10 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 4 (16.67%) ITIL
10 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (16.67%) Email Filtering
11 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
11 3 (12.50%) HP
11 3 (12.50%) Unix

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 9 (37.50%) Apache
1 9 (37.50%) nginx
2 7 (29.17%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) DNS
2 10 (41.67%) DHCP
3 6 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (4.17%) Firewall
4 1 (4.17%) Internet
4 1 (4.17%) Intranet
4 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
4 1 (4.17%) LAN
4 1 (4.17%) NAS
4 1 (4.17%) Network Security
4 1 (4.17%) VoIP
4 1 (4.17%) VPN
4 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (4.17%) MySQL
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Systems Administrator
2 9 (37.50%) Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Technical Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Unix Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) LAMP
2 1 (4.17%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) CCTV
2 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.17%) EMC VNX
2 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.17%) Replication
2 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.17%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Linux
2 10 (41.67%) Windows
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (12.50%) Unix
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.33%) CentOS
5 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (16.67%) Email Filtering
2 4 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) Change Management
4 2 (8.33%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.33%) Project Governance
4 2 (8.33%) SDLC
4 2 (8.33%) Server Building
5 1 (4.17%) CRM
5 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.17%) ERP
5 1 (4.17%) Information Management
5 1 (4.17%) Information Security
5 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.17%) Web Development
5 1 (4.17%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.17%) A+ Certification
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) DBS Check
3 1 (4.17%) MCITP
3 1 (4.17%) MCP
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (37.50%) FreeRADIUS
3 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (8.33%) XenApp
5 1 (4.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) Nagios
1 9 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (25.00%) Graphite
2 6 (25.00%) logstash
3 2 (8.33%) SCCM
4 1 (4.17%) SCOM
4 1 (4.17%) Simpana
4 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) VMware
2 10 (41.67%) Cisco
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) 3PAR
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix
5 2 (8.33%) Dell
5 2 (8.33%) Mitel
5 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.33%) Spiceworks
6 1 (4.17%) Apple
6 1 (4.17%) CommVault
6 1 (4.17%) EMC
6 1 (4.17%) EqualLogic
6 1 (4.17%) Isilon
6 1 (4.17%) Juniper
6 1 (4.17%) SonicWALL