The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 37 42 40
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing vSphere 7 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.86% 0.99% 0.90%
As % of the System Software category 8.75% 9.30% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
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£275 £380 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £30.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.59% +35.55%
vSphere
South East

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

System Software Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
80 43 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 21.28% 10.67% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 26 10
Average daily rate £225 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £228 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -27.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.57 £13.50 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £23.21 £34.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing vSphere across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

vSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing vSphere across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

vSphere Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

vSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

vSphere
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 22 August 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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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
Burgess Hill - - - -
Crawley - - - - 3
Gatwick - - - -
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
3 8 (72.73%) SAN
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (54.55%) Citrix
5 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
5 5 (45.45%) LAN
5 5 (45.45%) WAN
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
6 4 (36.36%) IP Telephony
6 4 (36.36%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (36.36%) NetApp
6 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
6 4 (36.36%) SQL
6 4 (36.36%) Linux
7 3 (27.27%) Cisco
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
8 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (18.18%) MPLS
8 2 (18.18%) Firewall
8 2 (18.18%) Migration
8 2 (18.18%) ITIL
8 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
8 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) SAN
2 5 (45.45%) LAN
2 5 (45.45%) WAN
3 4 (36.36%) IP Telephony
4 2 (18.18%) MPLS
4 2 (18.18%) Firewall
4 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 1 (9.09%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
4 4 (36.36%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Migration
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) NetApp
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) Juniper
6 1 (9.09%) HP
6 1 (9.09%) Dell
6 1 (9.09%) Symantec