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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 64 60 42
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -18
Contract jobs citing vSphere 2 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.26% 1.39% 1.48%
As % of the System Software category 2.02% 10.42% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Average daily rate
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£275 £250 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-7.21% -20.49%
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
99 96 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 12.76% 13.31% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 38 43
Average daily rate £375 £313 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -30.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £203 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £481 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 2
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% -42.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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
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 4 September 2015. 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
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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
Swindon -2 2 £275 +10.00%
vSphere
South West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) WLAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Lync
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) WLAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) ARCserve
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) EMC