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 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
South East / West Sussex
Rank 55 48 54
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing vSphere 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.84% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 9.76% 2.70% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £265 - £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.53% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £31.56 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.54% +50.26%

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
41 37 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 8.58% 7.91% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 59
Median daily rate £475 £320 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.43% -18.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £217 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 13
Median hourly rate £27.50 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.53% -13.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.87% +3.12%

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
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 28 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 February 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
Crawley - 2 £400 -
Worthing - 1 £130 -
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (25.00%) PMO
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Back Office
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) WSUS
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (25.00%) Physics

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 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Online Betting
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Support
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) Network Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Unix Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Wintel Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Wintel Support
1 1 (25.00%) Wintel Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Change Control
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Physics
1 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (25.00%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec