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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 73 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing vSphere 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.49% 0.44% -
As % of the System Software category 4.55% 3.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £215 £285 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.56% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.46 £23.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+87.20% -28.03%
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
88 80 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.71% 11.63% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 56 33
Median daily rate £450 £338 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +14.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £205 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £382 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 13
Median hourly rate £11.17 £12.50 £11.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.64% +7.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Wales region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +7 3 - -
West Wales -22 1 £215 -24.56%
vSphere
UK

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

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

1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) SaltStack
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (37.50%) Server Hardening
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
3 3 (37.50%) Load Testing
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (25.00%) ELK Stack
4 2 (25.00%) logstash
4 2 (25.00%) Kibana
4 2 (25.00%) HAProxy

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 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (12.50%) CloudStack
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared SharePoint Developer
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) IT Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) ELK Stack
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Load Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (37.50%) Server Hardening
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Auto-Scaling
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) DSDM
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) RUP
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) NFS
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 1 (12.50%) Xen
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HAProxy
1 2 (25.00%) Kibana
1 2 (25.00%) logstash
2 1 (12.50%) Ansible
2 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 1 (12.50%) Cobbler
2 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (12.50%) Terraform
2 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) SaltStack
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Altiris
4 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) EnterpriseDB
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) Symantec