The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 72 68 69
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing vSphere 4 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.41% 0.46% 0.90%
As % of the System Software category 3.17% 2.94% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 8
Average daily rate £380 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £408 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £468 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £23.00 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+37.19% -0.86%
vSphere
Berkshire

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

System Software Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
126 136 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.79% 15.53% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 70 56
Average daily rate £338 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £139 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 16
Average hourly rate £55.55 £19.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+184.87% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £13.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.39 £55.65 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing vSphere across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Reading

vSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing vSphere across the Reading region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

vSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

vSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (50.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (30.00%) XenApp
6 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (30.00%) High Availability
6 3 (30.00%) Ruby
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (30.00%) Citrix
6 3 (30.00%) Python
6 3 (30.00%) DHCP
6 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (30.00%) DNS
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (30.00%) LAN
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (20.00%) IIS
7 2 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) WAN
7 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (20.00%) HP
7 2 (20.00%) Juniper
7 2 (20.00%) Firewall

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DHCP
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
1 3 (30.00%) LAN
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (10.00%) IPv4
3 1 (10.00%) IPv6
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) VLAN
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Platform Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
1 1 (10.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) HP Storage
2 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (10.00%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (10.00%) SUSE
7 1 (10.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
7 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) High Availability
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (10.00%) Presales
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Software Distribution
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (30.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) Ruby
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) MCSA
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) XenApp
4 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
1 2 (20.00%) WSUS
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) F5
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Juniper
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) CA
4 1 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) ProCurve
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) RightScale
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