The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 18 - 15
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing vSphere 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.98% - 1.19%
As % of the System Software category 7.14% - 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£170 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-26.31% -5.00%
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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
14 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 13.73% 18.18% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Average daily rate £100 £300 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 8
Average hourly rate £31.50 £21.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.51% -21.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £20.00 £26.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.85 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing vSphere across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 20 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) NAS

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Technical 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%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware