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 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 22 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing vSphere 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.67% 0.78% -
As % of the System Software category 20.00% 6.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £488 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £29.53 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+38.85% +30.13%

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
20 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 13.33% 12.50% 18.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 10
Median daily rate £450 £365 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% +22.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £401 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Median hourly rate £27.50 £11.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% -61.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £11.50 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.00 £16.46
% change year-on-year
-0.43% -2.76%

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
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 23 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (81.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (75.00%) Linux
4 10 (62.50%) Windows
5 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 6 (37.50%) HP
5 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
5 6 (37.50%) LDAP
5 6 (37.50%) NFS
5 6 (37.50%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (37.50%) Samba
5 6 (37.50%) NETGEAR
5 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 6 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (37.50%) VMware Server
5 6 (37.50%) Structured Cabling
5 6 (37.50%) Server Virtualisation
6 5 (31.25%) PCoIP
6 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
7 4 (25.00%) Amazon S3
8 3 (18.75%) Docker
8 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
8 3 (18.75%) Migration
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (18.75%) Project Management
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
9 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
9 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
9 2 (12.50%) Finance

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 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) LDAP
1 6 (37.50%) Structured Cabling
2 5 (31.25%) PCoIP
3 2 (12.50%) PBX
4 1 (6.25%) Skype
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Administrator
1 5 (31.25%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (31.25%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Lync Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Architect
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Network Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) JBoss Seam
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 2 (12.50%) RIA
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
1 6 (37.50%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Use Case
4 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) NFS
2 6 (37.50%) Samba
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Server
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (18.75%) Docker
4 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) PowerCLI
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) HP
2 6 (37.50%) NETGEAR
2 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Intel
4 1 (6.25%) Veritas