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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 49 50 57
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing vSphere 12 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.67% 1.49% 1.12%
As % of the System Software category 12.37% 16.42% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 4
Median daily rate £300 £330 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -34.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.23 £25.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+72.92% -13.79%
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
97 67 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 13.47% 9.09% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 51 46
Median daily rate £350 £335 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -16.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £370 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £349
% change year-on-year
- +0.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 12
Median hourly rate - £43.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +83.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.78
% change year-on-year
- -4.64%

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 10 December 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 +13 12 £300 -9.09% 1
vSphere
South West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 12 (85.71%) Cisco
3 10 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
4 8 (57.14%) Unix
5 7 (50.00%) Windows
5 7 (50.00%) C
5 7 (50.00%) VCE vBlock
6 5 (35.71%) Solaris
6 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
7 4 (28.57%) HP
7 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (21.43%) Change Management
9 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
9 2 (14.29%) Office 365
9 2 (14.29%) vRealize
9 2 (14.29%) Firewall
9 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (14.29%) Oracle
9 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 2 (14.29%) Sun
10 1 (7.14%) CCNP
10 1 (7.14%) CCNA
10 1 (7.14%) ITIL
10 1 (7.14%) SQL
10 1 (7.14%) Linux
10 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
10 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
10 1 (7.14%) Ethernet

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 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Unix Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Unix
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Solaris
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Change Management
2 1 (7.14%) Change Control
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Project Governance
2 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) C
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) vRealize
2 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 12 (85.71%) Cisco
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
4 4 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (14.29%) Sun
6 1 (7.14%) Apple
6 1 (7.14%) WatchGuard