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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 56 50 60
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing vSphere 7 18 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.05% 2.61% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 10.00% 16.22% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 0
Median daily rate £275 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £31.56 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+8.54% +39.07%

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
70 111 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 10.46% 16.09% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 71 33
Median daily rate £330 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £255 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 10
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing vSphere across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

vSphere Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 February 2017. 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 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 -7 5 £264 -22.42%
vSphere
South West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 17 (94.44%) Cisco
2 16 (88.89%) VMware
3 12 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 12 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 9 (50.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 8 (44.44%) Unix
5 8 (44.44%) Windows
6 7 (38.89%) C
6 7 (38.89%) Firewall
7 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
8 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
8 5 (27.78%) Solaris
9 4 (22.22%) CCNP
9 4 (22.22%) HP
9 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (16.67%) ITIL
10 3 (16.67%) Project Management
10 3 (16.67%) Change Management
10 3 (16.67%) Wireless
10 3 (16.67%) Citrix
10 3 (16.67%) VPN
10 3 (16.67%) DNS
10 3 (16.67%) LAN
10 3 (16.67%) WAN
10 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
10 3 (16.67%) F5
10 3 (16.67%) SIEM
10 3 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
10 3 (16.67%) NetScaler

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 2 (11.11%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) DNS
2 3 (16.67%) LAN
2 3 (16.67%) NetScaler
2 3 (16.67%) VPN
2 3 (16.67%) WAN
2 3 (16.67%) Wireless
3 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) VMware Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Integration Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Network Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Unix Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Network Integration Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Unix
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Solaris
3 2 (11.11%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
2 3 (16.67%) Change Management
2 3 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (16.67%) Project Management
2 3 (16.67%) SIEM
3 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) C
2 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 12 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) CCNP
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.11%) CCNA
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) vRealize
2 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Cisco
2 16 (88.89%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
4 4 (22.22%) HP
5 3 (16.67%) Citrix
5 3 (16.67%) F5
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle
6 2 (11.11%) Sun
6 2 (11.11%) WatchGuard
7 1 (5.56%) Apple