The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 28 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 22 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing vSphere 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.91% - 0.45%
As % of the System Software category 15.15% - 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -7.21%
vSphere
Bedfordshire

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

System Software Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
33 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 19.19% 14.00% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 20
Median daily rate £388 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Luton

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Luton region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 4 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 4 (66.67%) 3PAR
2 4 (66.67%) XenApp
2 4 (66.67%) MCITP
2 4 (66.67%) Converged Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) MPLS
2 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) VCAP
3 2 (33.33%) Office 365
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (33.33%) SaaS
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Simpana

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
1 2 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) MPLS
1 4 (66.67%) NetScaler
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Architect
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Linux Specialist
3 2 (33.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Compliance Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (33.33%) Debian
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Converged Infrastructure
1 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
1 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) MCITP
1 4 (66.67%) MCSE
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) VCAP
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) XenApp
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
1 2 (33.33%) Simpana
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) 3PAR
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) CommVault
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat