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 24 May 2016 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 36 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing vSphere 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.31% - 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 1.96% - 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.29% +7.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -26.31%
vSphere
Wiltshire

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
51 43 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 15.84% 13.69% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 16 24
Median daily rate £350 £390 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +8.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £289 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 6
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.19 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.87% -50.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +5.60%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
1 18 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 17 (94.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (88.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (77.78%) Migration
4 14 (77.78%) ITIL
5 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
6 9 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (50.00%) PowerShell
6 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 9 (50.00%) NetApp
6 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 9 (50.00%) VMware ESX
6 9 (50.00%) NetBackup
7 8 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (44.44%) MCSE
7 8 (44.44%) MCSA
7 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (44.44%) Data Protection
8 7 (38.89%) Skype for Business
8 7 (38.89%) Skype
8 7 (38.89%) SAN

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 16 (88.89%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (38.89%) Skype for Business
4 2 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) DHCP
1 7 (38.89%) DNS
1 7 (38.89%) Ethernet
1 7 (38.89%) SAN
1 7 (38.89%) Skype
2 2 (11.11%) Internet
2 2 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) VMware Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) IT Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior IT Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Active Directory Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) NetBackup Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Windows Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 3 (16.67%) Replication
4 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 18 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) ITIL
1 14 (77.78%) Migration
2 8 (44.44%) Data Protection
2 8 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) MCSA
1 8 (44.44%) MCSE
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (94.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
3 9 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 9 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 4 (22.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) NetApp
3 6 (33.33%) Sophos
4 2 (11.11%) Forcepoint
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds