The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 21 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing vSphere 15 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 7.65% 4.55% -
As % of the System Software category 42.86% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 0
Median daily rate £464 £390 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.97% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.35% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £49.46 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -7.21%
vSphere
Hampshire

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

System Software Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
35 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 17.86% 18.18% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 12
Median daily rate £450 £390 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.25% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £319 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £311
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 5
Median hourly rate £49.46 £47.83 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.40% +298.58%
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 Portsmouth

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

vSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing vSphere across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

vSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

vSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 29 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (93.33%) Linux
3 12 (80.00%) Red Hat
3 12 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (66.67%) Test Strategy
5 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (46.67%) Project Management
7 5 (33.33%) Veritas
7 5 (33.33%) Unix
7 5 (33.33%) Windows
8 4 (26.67%) AIX
8 4 (26.67%) IBM
9 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 3 (20.00%) Intel
9 3 (20.00%) Citrix
9 3 (20.00%) ITIL
9 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
9 3 (20.00%) Tivoli
9 3 (20.00%) Middleware
9 3 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (13.33%) Structured Cabling
10 2 (13.33%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (13.33%) NETGEAR
10 2 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (13.33%) VMware Server
10 2 (13.33%) Samba
10 2 (13.33%) HP
10 2 (13.33%) NFS
10 2 (13.33%) LDAP
10 2 (13.33%) PCoIP

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) LDAP
1 2 (13.33%) PCoIP
1 2 (13.33%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
2 1 (6.67%) MPLS
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Architect
1 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Linux Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Architect
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (6.67%) AIX Architect
4 1 (6.67%) AIX Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Network Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Server Support
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Unix Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Linux
2 12 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Unix
3 5 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) AIX
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 7 (46.67%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (13.33%) NFS
3 2 (13.33%) Samba
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Server
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (80.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (33.33%) Veritas
4 4 (26.67%) IBM
5 3 (20.00%) Citrix
5 3 (20.00%) Intel
6 2 (13.33%) HP
6 2 (13.33%) NETGEAR
7 1 (6.67%) EMC
7 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.67%) Sophos
7 1 (6.67%) Symantec