The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 28 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 56 58 56
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing vSphere 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.91% 0.16% 0.32%
As % of the System Software category 5.56% 1.27% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £550 £390 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £354 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.07% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £21.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year
+109.52% +11.25%
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
108 79 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 16.44% 12.58% 10.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 32 24
Median daily rate £450 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £292 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 19 11
Median hourly rate £30.00 £20.19 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.62% -46.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £13.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £30.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wiltshire region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Chippenham - 1 - -
Salisbury - 1 - -
vSphere
South West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (95.00%) Windows
3 18 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (85.00%) Active Directory
5 16 (80.00%) Windows Server
6 14 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
8 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
9 10 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (45.00%) Migration
10 9 (45.00%) VMware ESX
10 9 (45.00%) NetApp
10 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (45.00%) MS Exchange
10 9 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (45.00%) PowerShell
10 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
11 8 (40.00%) WSUS
11 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (40.00%) ITIL
11 8 (40.00%) MCSE
11 8 (40.00%) MCSA
11 8 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
11 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (35.00%) DHCP

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 9 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 9 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 9 (45.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) DHCP
1 7 (35.00%) DNS
2 6 (30.00%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (15.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (10.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Architect
1 6 (30.00%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) IT Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) SCCM Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (15.00%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Implementation Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior IT Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 14 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (45.00%) Migration
3 8 (40.00%) ITIL
3 8 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (15.00%) Network Design
5 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (40.00%) MCSA
3 8 (40.00%) MCSE
3 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 18 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (85.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (45.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) WSUS
2 6 (30.00%) SCCM
3 2 (10.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (45.00%) NetApp
4 6 (30.00%) Sophos
5 2 (10.00%) Forcepoint
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco