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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank - 50 52
Contract jobs citing vSphere 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.56% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category - 6.82% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £330 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £285 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.54% -12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.97 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £22.48 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+69.07% +16.75%
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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
67 44 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.56% 8.29% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 18 10
Average daily rate £295 £263 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.38% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £220 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £330 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.78 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

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
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 31 October 2014. 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
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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 - - - - 1
vSphere
UK

vSphere
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Mitel
1 2 (100.00%) ProCurve
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Mitel
1 2 (100.00%) ProCurve