The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hounslow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 10 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing vSphere 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 2.22% - 1.30%
As % of the System Software category 7.69% - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £25.00 £31.88
% change year-on-year
+48.00% -21.56%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Hounslow region.

System Software Category
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
13 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 28.89% 6.98% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 5
Average daily rate £425 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £288 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £388 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing vSphere across the Hounslow region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

vSphere
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Mercator
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) RHCT
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) RHCT
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Mercator
1 1 (100.00%) VMware