The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 21 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing vSphere 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.77% 0.69% -
As % of the System Software category 21.43% 7.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Median daily rate £375 £395 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
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 Slough region.

System Software Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
28 27 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 17.61% 9.38% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 8
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £496 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.94% +9.67%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Slough region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing vSphere across the Slough region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

vSphere Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 23 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 Slough region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 11 (78.57%) Cisco
1 11 (78.57%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) NetApp
2 10 (71.43%) FlexPod
3 9 (64.29%) Data ONTAP
4 7 (50.00%) Linux
4 7 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 6 (42.86%) ITIL
5 6 (42.86%) Windows
6 5 (35.71%) Firewall
6 5 (35.71%) PCI DSS
6 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Cloud
6 5 (35.71%) NCDA
7 4 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (28.57%) FCoE
7 4 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
7 4 (28.57%) e-Health
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (28.57%) SAN
7 4 (28.57%) CA
7 4 (28.57%) IBM
7 4 (28.57%) CCNP
8 3 (21.43%) NFS
8 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (14.29%) Puppet

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
3 4 (28.57%) FCoE
3 4 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (28.57%) SAN
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless
General
1 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Support Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) NetApp Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) VMware Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Support
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) FlexPod Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Network Support
4 2 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Storage Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) FlexPod
2 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Cloud
4 4 (28.57%) e-Health
5 2 (14.29%) Driving Licence
5 2 (14.29%) Replication
6 1 (7.14%) EMC VNX
6 1 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
6 1 (7.14%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Data ONTAP
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.14%) CentOS
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Unix
5 1 (7.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Coaching
3 1 (7.14%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) Network Management
3 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) Presales
3 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Server Building
3 1 (7.14%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Perl
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.14%) Python
1 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) NCDA
2 4 (28.57%) CCNP
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) PCI DSS
2 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) NFS
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.14%) Docker
3 1 (7.14%) vCloud
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
3 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
3 1 (7.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
1 2 (14.29%) vRealize
2 1 (7.14%) Ansible
2 1 (7.14%) Nessus
2 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco
1 11 (78.57%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) NetApp
3 4 (28.57%) CA
3 4 (28.57%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Aruba
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) EMC
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat