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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 62 58 55
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing vSphere 5 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.75% 0.29% 0.90%
As % of the System Software category 4.59% 2.11% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £550 £333 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.41% +33.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £26.25 £18.88
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +39.07%
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
109 95 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 16.42% 13.97% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 43 26
Median daily rate £450 £380 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 20 15
Median hourly rate £43.50 £19.03 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.58% -16.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.94% +9.67%

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 23 July 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
Chippenham - 1 - -
Salisbury - 1 - -
vSphere
South West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
3 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 9 (81.82%) Security Cleared
3 9 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
5 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (54.55%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (54.55%) SCCM
5 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
6 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (36.36%) WSUS
7 4 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (27.27%) Linux
8 3 (27.27%) Network Design
8 3 (27.27%) VLAN
9 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
9 2 (18.18%) MySQL
9 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (18.18%) ZABBIX
10 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (9.09%) QA

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 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (27.27%) VLAN
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (18.18%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) SCCM Specialist
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Implementation Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Solutions Architect
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Network Design
2 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
1 9 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) SCCM
2 4 (36.36%) WSUS
3 2 (18.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp