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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 11 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing vSphere 13 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 10.16% 3.01% -
As % of the System Software category 43.33% 13.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £470 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £49.46 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.46 £23.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+87.20% -18.10%
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
30 30 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 23.44% 22.56% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 16
Median daily rate £425 £325 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +35.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £292 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £468 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £340
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 6
Median hourly rate £49.46 £34.79 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.16% +39.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (92.86%) Linux
3 19 (67.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (64.29%) Red Hat
5 17 (60.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (46.43%) Test Strategy
6 13 (46.43%) Windows
7 10 (35.71%) Project Management
8 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
9 8 (28.57%) HP
9 8 (28.57%) NFS
9 8 (28.57%) LDAP
9 8 (28.57%) Samba
9 8 (28.57%) VMware Workstation
9 8 (28.57%) NETGEAR
9 8 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (28.57%) VMware Server
9 8 (28.57%) Structured Cabling
9 8 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
10 7 (25.00%) PCoIP
11 6 (21.43%) Veritas
12 5 (17.86%) Citrix
12 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
12 5 (17.86%) ITIL
12 5 (17.86%) Unix
12 5 (17.86%) IBM
12 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
12 5 (17.86%) Amazon S3
13 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
13 4 (14.29%) Migration

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 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) LDAP
1 8 (28.57%) Structured Cabling
2 7 (25.00%) PCoIP
3 1 (3.57%) DHCP
3 1 (3.57%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.57%) MPLS
3 1 (3.57%) SAN
3 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
1 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Administrator
1 7 (25.00%) Architect
1 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 7 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (21.43%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Linux Specialist
3 4 (14.29%) VMware Architect
3 4 (14.29%) VMware Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.57%) AIX Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Network Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Server Support
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (3.57%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 2 (7.14%) RIA
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (92.86%) Linux
2 17 (60.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (46.43%) Windows
4 5 (17.86%) Unix
5 4 (14.29%) AIX
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Test Strategy
2 10 (35.71%) Project Management
3 8 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
3 8 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
4 5 (17.86%) ITIL
4 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
5 4 (14.29%) Migration
6 3 (10.71%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 19 (67.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
3 8 (28.57%) NFS
3 8 (28.57%) Samba
3 8 (28.57%) VMware Server
3 8 (28.57%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (10.71%) Docker
5 3 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (7.14%) XenApp
7 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.57%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (64.29%) Red Hat
3 8 (28.57%) HP
3 8 (28.57%) NETGEAR
4 6 (21.43%) Veritas
5 5 (17.86%) Citrix
5 5 (17.86%) IBM
6 4 (14.29%) Intel
7 1 (3.57%) EMC
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.57%) Sophos
7 1 (3.57%) Symantec