The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 36 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing vSphere 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.40% 0.57% -
As % of the System Software category 4.76% 5.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.23% +4.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.58 £19.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.55% -12.22%
vSphere
South West

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

System Software Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
21 37 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 8.40% 10.57% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 62
Average daily rate £250 £251 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.39% -28.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £154 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £419 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £20.19 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.11% +124.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

vSphere
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton +23 1 - -
vSphere
South West

vSphere
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware