The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 41 34 45
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Contract jobs citing vSphere 5 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.45% 3.72% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 12.20% 27.45% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 0
Median daily rate £264 £340 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.42% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £31.56 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+8.54% +39.07%

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

System Software Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
41 51 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 11.92% 13.56% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 36 24
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £278 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £400 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 10
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

vSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing vSphere across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

vSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Swindon region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 14 (87.50%) VMware
3 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
4 8 (50.00%) Unix
5 7 (43.75%) C
5 7 (43.75%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 6 (37.50%) Windows
7 5 (31.25%) Solaris
7 5 (31.25%) Firewall
7 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
8 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (25.00%) HP
9 3 (18.75%) Citrix
9 3 (18.75%) Project Management
9 3 (18.75%) Change Management
9 3 (18.75%) Wireless
9 3 (18.75%) LAN
9 3 (18.75%) WAN
9 3 (18.75%) VPN
9 3 (18.75%) DNS
9 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
9 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
9 3 (18.75%) Identity Access Management
9 3 (18.75%) SIEM
9 3 (18.75%) NetScaler
9 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
10 2 (12.50%) vRealize
10 2 (12.50%) WatchGuard

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) LAN
2 3 (18.75%) NetScaler
2 3 (18.75%) VPN
2 3 (18.75%) WAN
2 3 (18.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) VMware Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Network Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Unix Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Network Integration Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Unix
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) Solaris
4 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Change Management
1 3 (18.75%) Identity Access Management
1 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
1 3 (18.75%) Project Management
1 3 (18.75%) SIEM
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) C
2 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) CCNA
2 2 (12.50%) CCNP
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) vRealize
2 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 14 (87.50%) VMware
3 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
4 4 (25.00%) HP
5 3 (18.75%) Citrix
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle
6 2 (12.50%) Sun
6 2 (12.50%) WatchGuard
7 1 (6.25%) Apple
7 1 (6.25%) F5