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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 83 53 39
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -14
Contract jobs citing vSphere 2 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.26% 1.57% 1.23%
As % of the System Software category 2.47% 13.64% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 4
Median daily rate £413 £350 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -2.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.56% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £22.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+1.09% +1.11%
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
81 66 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 10.53% 11.50% 18.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 34 42
Median daily rate £413 £295 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.83% -6.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 10
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.88 £16.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +10.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £9.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £44.93 £19.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +6.82%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Crawley -6 1 £413 - 1
Gatwick - 1 - -
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ADSL
3 1 (33.33%) PBX
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) ADSL
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) IPsec
1 1 (33.33%) PBX
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Wintel Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Support
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Server Building
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
1 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Panasonic