The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Slough region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank - 33 28
Contract jobs citing vSphere 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough - 1.28% 0.54%
As % of the System Software category - 13.04% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £306 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £30.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-38.52% +34.06%
System Software Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
13 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 4.98% 9.79% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 3
Average daily rate £325 £325 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +44.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
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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 17 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) IT Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware