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 28 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 47 62 54
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Contract jobs citing vSphere 11 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.71% 1.37% 0.50%
As % of the System Software category 16.92% 7.75% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 2
Median daily rate £375 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £350 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £420 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £354 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.07% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £21.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year
+109.52% +11.25%
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
65 142 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.08% 17.73% 14.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 71 39
Median daily rate £325 £350 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £200 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £438 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 23 11
Median hourly rate £15.00 £32.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +109.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £9.00 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £40.75 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

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 28 June 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 +4 4 £375 - 4
Welwyn Garden City +8 3 £425 +3.03% 2
Watford +8 1 - - 1
St Albans - 1 £325 -
vSphere
East of England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 13 (76.47%) VMware
2 9 (52.94%) Windows
3 8 (47.06%) Linux
3 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) Data Centre
4 7 (41.18%) Cisco
5 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
6 5 (29.41%) SAN
6 5 (29.41%) ITIL
7 4 (23.53%) DNS
7 4 (23.53%) Project Management
7 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (17.65%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (17.65%) FreeRADIUS
8 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (17.65%) logstash
8 3 (17.65%) Graphite
8 3 (17.65%) Server Building
8 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (17.65%) nginx
8 3 (17.65%) Finance
8 3 (17.65%) Migration
8 3 (17.65%) LAMP
8 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (17.65%) HP
8 3 (17.65%) NetApp
8 3 (17.65%) Nagios
8 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
8 3 (17.65%) DHCP
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server

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 3 (17.65%) Apache
1 3 (17.65%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (17.65%) nginx
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) SAN
2 4 (23.53%) DNS
3 3 (17.65%) DHCP
4 2 (11.76%) FTP
4 2 (11.76%) Network Security
4 2 (11.76%) PuTTY
4 2 (11.76%) SSH
4 2 (11.76%) Telepresence
4 2 (11.76%) Telnet
4 2 (11.76%) VPN
4 2 (11.76%) WebEx
5 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (5.88%) Firewall
5 1 (5.88%) Internet
5 1 (5.88%) LAN
5 1 (5.88%) NAS
5 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Manager
1 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 4 (23.53%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Wintel Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) IT Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) LAMP
2 1 (5.88%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) CMDB
2 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.88%) FlexPod
2 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
2 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Linux
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) CentOS
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.88%) Unix
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
3 3 (17.65%) Server Building
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Presales
4 2 (11.76%) Project Governance
4 2 (11.76%) SDLC
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (5.88%) Change Control
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (5.88%) ERP
5 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) PHP
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) FreeRADIUS
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Graphite
1 3 (17.65%) logstash
1 3 (17.65%) Nagios
1 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (5.88%) SCCM
3 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) VMware
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco
3 3 (17.65%) HP
3 3 (17.65%) NetApp
4 2 (11.76%) 3PAR
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
4 2 (11.76%) Remedy
4 2 (11.76%) Tandberg
5 1 (5.88%) CommVault
5 1 (5.88%) Dell
5 1 (5.88%) EMC
5 1 (5.88%) Intel Security
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) SAP
5 1 (5.88%) WatchGuard
Watford, Hertfordshire
Energon People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago