The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 25 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing vSphere 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.91% - 0.74%
As % of the System Software category 9.68% - 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £288 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £29.53 £22.10
% change year-on-year
+4.98% +33.63%

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

System Software Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
31 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 19.75% 12.64% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 9
Median daily rate £255 £225 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -8.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £123 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £275 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 10
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

vSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 19 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) Lotus
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SaaS
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (50.00%) Acronis
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) EMC VNX
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich 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 2 (50.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) EMC Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) SAN Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (50.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Acronis
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Lotus
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft