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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 55 51 55
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing vSphere 1 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.17% 0.70% 0.80%
As % of the System Software category 1.41% 6.78% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £188 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £29.53 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+4.98% +30.13%

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
71 59 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.77% 10.26% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 31
Median daily rate £200 £368 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.57% -20.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £264 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 11
Median hourly rate £11.00 £12.75 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.72% -57.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 8 (57.14%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) DHCP
3 7 (50.00%) DNS
4 6 (42.86%) Nagios
4 6 (42.86%) Cisco
4 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 6 (42.86%) Apache
4 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) LAMP
4 6 (42.86%) nginx
4 6 (42.86%) FreeRADIUS
4 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
4 6 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (21.43%) logstash
7 3 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (21.43%) Graphite
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) SAN
8 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
8 2 (14.29%) Citrix
8 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (14.29%) Unix
8 2 (14.29%) SQL
8 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V

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 6 (42.86%) Apache
1 6 (42.86%) nginx
2 4 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) DHCP
1 7 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) Intranet
3 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) NAS
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP
3 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (42.86%) Administrator
3 4 (28.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (21.43%) Consultant
4 3 (21.43%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Technical Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Unix Administrator
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Windows Technical Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (14.29%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) CCTV
2 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.14%) EMC VNX
2 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.14%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Unix
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X Server
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (14.29%) Email Filtering
2 2 (14.29%) Server Building
3 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) DBS Check
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 6 (42.86%) FreeRADIUS
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (14.29%) XenApp
4 1 (7.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
4 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
4 1 (7.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Nagios
1 6 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (21.43%) Graphite
2 3 (21.43%) logstash
3 1 (7.14%) SCCM
3 1 (7.14%) Simpana
3 1 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) Apple
5 1 (7.14%) CommVault
5 1 (7.14%) Dell
5 1 (7.14%) EMC
5 1 (7.14%) EqualLogic
5 1 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) Isilon
5 1 (7.14%) Juniper
5 1 (7.14%) Mitel
5 1 (7.14%) SonicWALL
5 1 (7.14%) Spiceworks
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