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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
South East / West Sussex
Rank 51 46 47
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing vSphere 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.23% 0.41% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 3.03% 5.88% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £130 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-67.50% +3.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £25.80 £24.88
% change year-on-year
+49.22% +3.71%

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
33 34 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 7.43% 6.91% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 21
Median daily rate £300 £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £145 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £408 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 13
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £23.30 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 24 January 2017. 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 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
Worthing - 1 £130 -
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) PowerCLI
2 2 (66.67%) Server Patching
2 2 (66.67%) Server Building
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server

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%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Support
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Server Building
1 2 (66.67%) Server Patching
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCP
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) PowerCLI
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Dell
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware