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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank - 33 30
Contract jobs citing vSphere 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 0.45% 2.67%
As % of the System Software category - 4.76% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £175
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £30.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.59% +35.55%
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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 Somerset region.

System Software Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
19 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 5.62% 9.38% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 6
Average daily rate £325 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £314 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.53 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.31% +36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +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