The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 35 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing vSphere 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.34% 0.40% 1.93%
As % of the System Software category 6.25% 3.33% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+21.48% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.20 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -22.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Slough region.

System Software Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
16 30 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 5.37% 12.00% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 8
Average daily rate £325 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £190 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £19.50 £19.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.08 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.74% -11.42%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Slough

vSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

vSphere
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) CLARiiON
2 6 (85.71%) Change Management
2 6 (85.71%) NetBackup
2 6 (85.71%) Web Development
2 6 (85.71%) GlassFish
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) IIS
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) IBM Notes
2 6 (85.71%) Lotus Domino
2 6 (85.71%) Flash
2 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) Adobe
2 6 (85.71%) EMC
2 6 (85.71%) Lotus
2 6 (85.71%) Symantec
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) MCITP
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 6 (85.71%) GlassFish
1 6 (85.71%) IIS
1 6 (85.71%) IBM Notes
1 6 (85.71%) Lotus Domino
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Support Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Web Support Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Web Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Webmaster
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Change Management
1 6 (85.71%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Adobe
2 6 (85.71%) EMC
2 6 (85.71%) Lotus
2 6 (85.71%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft