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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 55 63 47
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Contract jobs citing vSphere 2 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.36% 0.25% 2.07%
As % of the System Software category 2.94% 2.25% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £300 £275 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -45.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
+20.71% +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -33.78%
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
68 89 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 12.14% 11.32% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 37 45
Median daily rate £400 £328 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.13% -6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £160 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £324
% change year-on-year
- +8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 16 14
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 1 October 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
Swindon +10 1 £300 +9.09%
Trowbridge - 1 - -
vSphere
South West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (75.00%) SCCM
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (62.50%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
5 4 (50.00%) WSUS
6 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
7 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (25.00%) Office 365
7 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 2 (25.00%) VLAN
7 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (25.00%) Network Design
8 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
8 1 (12.50%) Firewall
8 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
8 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (12.50%) QA
8 1 (12.50%) Software Packaging
8 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (12.50%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (12.50%) HP
8 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
8 1 (12.50%) Apple

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 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM Specialist
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Architect
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Implementation Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Project Governance
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) SCCM
2 4 (50.00%) WSUS
3 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (12.50%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (12.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) HP