The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 66 58 41
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -17
Contract jobs citing vSphere 4 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.67% 1.40% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 9.09% 13.24% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Average daily rate
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£305 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.22% -
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 £20.50 £19.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+7.89% -37.70%
vSphere
Wales

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

System Software Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
44 68 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.42% 10.61% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 36 29
Average daily rate £305 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.22% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £150 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £11.50 £12.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £16.25 £15.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

vSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing vSphere across the South Wales region.

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

vSphere
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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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
Newport - 4 £305 -
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Wales

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Use Case
4 3 (42.86%) SysML
4 3 (42.86%) Requirements Management
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Wireless
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) UML
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) SLA
4 3 (42.86%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (42.86%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (42.86%) OpenStack
5 2 (28.57%) IaaS
5 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) jQuery
6 1 (14.29%) Subversion

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (42.86%) OpenStack
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) JBoss
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) FileNet
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) IPv4
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Rational Rhapsody
1 3 (42.86%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
2 1 (14.29%) Gradle
2 1 (14.29%) Artifactory
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 1 (14.29%) JMeter
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) ReSharper
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
2 1 (14.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 1 (14.29%) Java SE
1 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) Drools
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
1 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
1 1 (14.29%) CSS3
1 1 (14.29%) JAX-RS
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) UML
2 3 (42.86%) SysML
2 3 (42.86%) Requirements Management
2 3 (42.86%) Use Case
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) BPEL
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) BPMN
4 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
2 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco