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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank - - 34
Contract jobs citing vSphere 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - - 1.32%
As % of the System Software category - - 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-7.21% -20.49%
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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
15 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 5.34% 6.32% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 8
Average daily rate £293 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £265 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £469 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £12.75 £17.50 £21.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.14% -18.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £13.60 £19.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £25.25 £23.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix