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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 19 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing vSphere 2 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.49% - 5.41%
As % of the System Software category 11.11% - 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £215
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £23.00 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+37.19% -0.86%
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
18 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 13.43% 18.00% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 6
Average daily rate £251 £290 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.62% +34.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £260 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £450 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Average hourly rate £11.50 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.66% +9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 13 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) FTP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Remedy
1 4 (100.00%) Telnet
1 4 (100.00%) SSH
1 4 (100.00%) Tandberg
1 4 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (100.00%) PuTTY
1 4 (100.00%) WebEx
1 4 (100.00%) Telepresence

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) FTP
1 4 (100.00%) PuTTY
1 4 (100.00%) SSH
1 4 (100.00%) Telepresence
1 4 (100.00%) Telnet
1 4 (100.00%) WebEx
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Video Conferencing Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Remedy
1 4 (100.00%) Tandberg