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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 61 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing vSphere 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.55% - 0.74%
As % of the System Software category 5.45% - 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £245 - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.60 £23.00 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+15.65% -0.86%
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
55 42 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 10.00% 8.16% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 25 14
Average daily rate £333 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.11% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £225 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £474 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £9.98 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £16.45 £15.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing vSphere across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

vSphere Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 February 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
Cardiff - 1 £375 - 3
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 - -
vSphere
Wales

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) CA
3 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (25.00%) Web Design

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) Moodle
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Google Apps
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe
3 1 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) Blackboard
3 1 (25.00%) CA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) PlateSpin
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam
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