The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 65 64 47
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Contract jobs citing vSphere 8 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.23% 0.14% 0.58%
As % of the System Software category 12.12% 2.04% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate £170 - £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 £29.08 £23.00 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+26.42% -0.86%
vSphere
UK

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
66 49 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.19% 7.07% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 28 19
Average daily rate £325 £450 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +47.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £10.55 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £16.30 £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 Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing vSphere across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing vSphere across the Wales region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

vSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

vSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

vSphere
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 9 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
South Wales - 7 £170 - 3
vSphere
UK

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) Clustering
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (30.00%) Server Building
6 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco
7 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (20.00%) Apple
7 2 (20.00%) Adobe
7 2 (20.00%) MS Office
7 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
7 2 (20.00%) MySQL
7 2 (20.00%) JBoss
7 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
7 2 (20.00%) Firewall
7 2 (20.00%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (20.00%) Web Design
7 2 (20.00%) SCCM

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 2 (20.00%) JBoss
1 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Moodle
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe Premiere
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Google Apps
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Clustering
2 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Android
5 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (10.00%) CentOS
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) Server Building
2 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (20.00%) Web Design
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Security Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Adobe
3 2 (20.00%) Apple
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
4 1 (10.00%) Blackboard
4 1 (10.00%) CA
4 1 (10.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) Google
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) PlateSpin
4 1 (10.00%) Veeam
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