The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 51 54 64
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Contract jobs citing vSphere 7 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.06% 0.29% 0.43%
As % of the System Software category 8.24% 2.41% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate £375 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.22% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.58 £19.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.55% -12.22%
vSphere
South West

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

System Software Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
85 83 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 12.84% 11.99% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 26 30
Average daily rate £375 £365 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £420 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 5
Average hourly rate £19.25 £20.19 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.63% -50.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+5.30% -

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

vSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing vSphere across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

vSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

vSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

vSphere
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Corsham - 2 £375 - 1
Salisbury - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £350 -
vSphere
South West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (96.43%) VMware
3 26 (92.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (67.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
7 17 (60.71%) Windows Server
8 16 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2013
9 15 (53.57%) Migration
10 14 (50.00%) ITIL
11 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
12 11 (39.29%) VMware ESXi
13 10 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
13 10 (35.71%) PowerShell
13 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (35.71%) MS Exchange
13 10 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (35.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2007
14 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
14 9 (32.14%) VMware ESX
14 9 (32.14%) NetBackup
14 9 (32.14%) NetApp
15 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (28.57%) DHCP
15 8 (28.57%) DNS
15 8 (28.57%) MCSE
15 8 (28.57%) MCSA
15 8 (28.57%) Data Protection
15 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 16 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 10 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (35.71%) MS Exchange
3 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (25.00%) Skype for Business
5 2 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Office 365
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) DHCP
1 8 (28.57%) DNS
2 7 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 7 (25.00%) SAN
2 7 (25.00%) Skype
3 6 (21.43%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (10.71%) VLAN
5 2 (7.14%) Internet
6 1 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (7.14%) MySQL
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) VMware Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (10.71%) IT Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior IT Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Server Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Storage Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.71%) Replication
4 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (67.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (60.71%) Windows Server
5 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (14.29%) Linux
7 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
8 2 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Migration
2 14 (50.00%) ITIL
3 10 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (21.43%) PRINCE
7 3 (10.71%) Network Design
8 2 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (3.57%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
3 8 (28.57%) MCSA
3 8 (28.57%) MCSE
3 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 3 (10.71%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 26 (92.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 11 (39.29%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (32.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) NetBackup
2 7 (25.00%) WSUS
3 6 (21.43%) SCCM
4 2 (7.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (96.43%) VMware
2 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
3 9 (32.14%) NetApp
4 6 (21.43%) Sophos
5 2 (7.14%) Forcepoint
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle
5 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.57%) 3PAR
6 1 (3.57%) HP