The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Wiltshire region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 52 49 47
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing vSphere 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.78% 0.71% 0.70%
As % of the System Software category 6.67% 6.78% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£250 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +38.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £336
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -3.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £30.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-37.70% -10.29%
System Software Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
75 59 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 11.74% 10.48% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 38 16
Average daily rate £363 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -37.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.01 £13.50 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
vSphere
South West

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 10 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -3 1 £250 -44.44% 1
vSphere
South West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) DHCP
3 6 (75.00%) DNS
3 6 (75.00%) HP
3 6 (75.00%) NetBackup
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (50.00%) Symantec
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (50.00%) Firewall
5 4 (50.00%) SLA
5 4 (50.00%) ITIL
5 4 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (50.00%) HP SIM
5 4 (50.00%) 3PAR
5 4 (50.00%) Capacity Management
5 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (50.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
6 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
7 2 (25.00%) Sun
7 2 (25.00%) CLARiiON
7 2 (25.00%) EMC
7 2 (25.00%) Citrix
7 2 (25.00%) SAN

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) DHCP
1 6 (75.00%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) SSH
3 2 (25.00%) NAS
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) FTP
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Storage Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Storage Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) CLARiiON
1 2 (25.00%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Solaris
4 2 (25.00%) UNIX
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (25.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
1 2 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) NFS
4 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) NetBackup
2 4 (50.00%) HP SIM
2 4 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Symantec
3 4 (50.00%) 3PAR
4 2 (25.00%) Sun
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) EMC
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) AppSense
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Fuel Recruitment
Rate: £Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 15 days ago