The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 56 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing vSphere 8 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.01% - 0.79%
As % of the System Software category 8.99% - 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 4
Median daily rate £463 - £424
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £26.25 £18.88
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +39.07%
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
89 122 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.18% 13.17% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 63 66
Median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 30 13
Median hourly rate £43.28 £21.55 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.83% +30.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+20.58% +9.67%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 26 July 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 Reading region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (74.07%) Linux
3 17 (62.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (55.56%) Python
5 14 (51.85%) Cisco
5 14 (51.85%) PowerShell
6 12 (44.44%) Windows
7 10 (37.04%) Ruby
7 10 (37.04%) High Availability
8 9 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
9 8 (29.63%) Perl
10 7 (25.93%) Red Hat
10 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
11 6 (22.22%) DevOps
11 6 (22.22%) NetScaler
11 6 (22.22%) Juniper
11 6 (22.22%) NetApp
11 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
11 6 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (18.52%) SUSE
12 5 (18.52%) SAN
12 5 (18.52%) HP
12 5 (18.52%) MySQL
12 5 (18.52%) FlexPod
12 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
13 4 (14.81%) Patch Management
13 4 (14.81%) Data ONTAP
13 4 (14.81%) Software Distribution
13 4 (14.81%) Mentoring

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 3 (11.11%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) CloudStack
2 1 (3.70%) Confluence
2 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.70%) JBoss
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.70%) CloudBees
2 1 (3.70%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) NetScaler
2 5 (18.52%) SAN
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
4 3 (11.11%) DNS
4 3 (11.11%) LAN
4 3 (11.11%) NAS
4 3 (11.11%) WAN
5 2 (7.41%) Firewall
5 2 (7.41%) iSCSI
5 2 (7.41%) MPLS
5 2 (7.41%) VoIP
6 1 (3.70%) BGP
6 1 (3.70%) DHCP
6 1 (3.70%) EIGRP
6 1 (3.70%) IPsec
6 1 (3.70%) OSPF
6 1 (3.70%) SSL
6 1 (3.70%) VPN
6 1 (3.70%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) MySQL
2 4 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) JIRA
2 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.41%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (3.70%) Ant
4 1 (3.70%) Maven
4 1 (3.70%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) VMware Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Cloud Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) FlexPod Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Lead DevOps
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Team Leader
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Support
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Platform Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Platform Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) NetApp Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Middleware
1 3 (11.11%) Node.js
2 1 (3.70%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (3.70%) ELK Stack
2 1 (3.70%) LAMP
2 1 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (3.70%) Servlets
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
2 5 (18.52%) FlexPod
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) VCE vBlock
3 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Linux
2 12 (44.44%) Windows
3 9 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (18.52%) SUSE
4 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
5 4 (14.81%) CentOS
5 4 (14.81%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (7.41%) Unix
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.70%) AIX
7 1 (3.70%) Debian
7 1 (3.70%) Fedora
7 1 (3.70%) HPUX
7 1 (3.70%) Solaris
7 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) High Availability
2 6 (22.22%) DevOps
3 4 (14.81%) Coaching
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL
3 4 (14.81%) Kanban
3 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
3 4 (14.81%) Patch Management
3 4 (14.81%) Software Distribution
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 3 (11.11%) ITSM
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.41%) Open Source
6 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.70%) Data Management
6 1 (3.70%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.70%) Network Design
6 1 (3.70%) Scrum
6 1 (3.70%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Python
2 14 (51.85%) PowerShell
3 10 (37.04%) Ruby
4 8 (29.63%) Perl
5 4 (14.81%) Java
5 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.70%) C-shell
6 1 (3.70%) PHP
6 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (7.41%) CCNP
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.41%) NCDA
3 2 (7.41%) VCP5
4 1 (3.70%) CCNA
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) MCITP
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.70%) VCP4
System Software
1 17 (62.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) vCloud
3 2 (7.41%) KVM
3 2 (7.41%) NFS
3 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.70%) Docker
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.70%) Postfix
4 1 (3.70%) qmail
4 1 (3.70%) Sendmail
4 1 (3.70%) Varnish
4 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.70%) Xen
4 1 (3.70%) XenApp
4 1 (3.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Ansible
1 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.70%) Bacula
1 1 (3.70%) Cacti
1 1 (3.70%) cPanel
1 1 (3.70%) Grafana
1 1 (3.70%) Graphite
1 1 (3.70%) Kibana
1 1 (3.70%) logstash
1 1 (3.70%) Nagios
1 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.70%) Plesk
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
1 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 1 (3.70%) Salt
1 1 (3.70%) SCOM
1 1 (3.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (51.85%) Cisco
3 7 (25.93%) Red Hat
4 6 (22.22%) Juniper
4 6 (22.22%) NetApp
5 5 (18.52%) HP
6 4 (14.81%) Citrix
6 4 (14.81%) F5
6 4 (14.81%) IBM
7 3 (11.11%) EMC
7 3 (11.11%) LANDesk
7 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 2 (7.41%) Oracle
9 1 (3.70%) CommVault
9 1 (3.70%) Hitachi
9 1 (3.70%) Rackspace
9 1 (3.70%) Splunk
9 1 (3.70%) Symantec
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