The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
South East / Middlesex
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing vSphere 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.52% - -
As % of the System Software category 27.27% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £410 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £31.56 £22.10
% change year-on-year
+8.54% +42.81%

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

System Software Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
11 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 9.24% 8.61% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 3
Median daily rate £410 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £159 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £504 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.28
% change year-on-year
- -1.68%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 26 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows NT
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) MPEG
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) Digital TV
3 1 (25.00%) DVB
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) SQL

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DVB
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Specialist
1 3 (75.00%) Wintel Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
1 1 (25.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Digital TV
2 1 (25.00%) MPEG
2 1 (25.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 2 (50.00%) Windows NT
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) SOA
1 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) SaltStack