The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
UK / Wales
Rank 61 63 60
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing vSphere 1 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.15% 1.18% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 1.37% 11.27% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Median daily rate - £170 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £31.56 £22.10
% change year-on-year
+8.54% +42.81%

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

System Software Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
73 71 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.85% 10.46% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 35 28
Median daily rate £320 £335 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% -25.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £134 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 12
Median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £13.00 £13.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.28
% change year-on-year
- -1.68%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Wales

vSphere
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +11 1 - -
vSphere
UK

vSphere
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 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 Wales region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Load Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (60.00%) Server Hardening
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) SaltStack
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (40.00%) Kibana
3 2 (40.00%) logstash
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (40.00%) HAProxy
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 2 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Elastic Stack
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
1 3 (60.00%) Load Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (60.00%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HAProxy
1 2 (40.00%) Kibana
1 2 (40.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) SaltStack
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix