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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 54 65 46
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -19
Contract jobs citing vSphere 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.28% 0.43% 0.86%
As % of the System Software category 2.38% 4.41% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £335 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -21.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -18.18%
vSphere
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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
84 68 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 11.95% 9.67% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 28 28
Average daily rate £355 £366 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.00% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £303 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £480 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 10
Average hourly rate £20.19 £40.50 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.16% +192.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £21.25 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £40.50 £18.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 2 (40.00%) XenServer
3 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) CCA
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) BMC
4 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Nagios

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) MPLS
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Ant
1 1 (20.00%) MSBuild
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCA
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) CCEE
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (20.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
2 2 (40.00%) XenServer
2 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Nagios
2 1 (20.00%) AppManager
2 1 (20.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) BMC
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) NetIQ
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) AppSense