The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Winchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
Hampshire / Winchester
Rank 12 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing vSphere 14 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 14.29% 10.34% -
As % of the System Software category 43.75% 53.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 0
Median daily rate £425 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £29.53 £22.10
% change year-on-year
+4.98% +33.63%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Winchester region.

System Software Category
Winchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
32 28 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 32.65% 19.31% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 8
Median daily rate £450 £308 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.34% -15.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 11
Median hourly rate £20.75 £8.68 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.05% -75.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £8.68 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £8.68 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Winchester region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing vSphere across the Winchester region.

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

vSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing vSphere across the Winchester region.

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 19 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 Winchester region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 24 (100.00%) VMware
1 24 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (91.67%) Security Cleared
3 19 (79.17%) Converged Infrastructure
3 19 (79.17%) EMC VNX
3 19 (79.17%) EMC VMAX
3 19 (79.17%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 19 (79.17%) EMC
3 19 (79.17%) SAN
4 17 (70.83%) Data Centre
4 17 (70.83%) NAS
5 16 (66.67%) SC Cleared
6 15 (62.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (37.50%) Red Hat
8 9 (37.50%) EMC NetWorker
9 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
10 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
10 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
10 5 (20.83%) Windows
10 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
10 5 (20.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (16.67%) VMware ESX
11 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
11 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
12 3 (12.50%) Citrix
12 3 (12.50%) ITIL

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester 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:

Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (79.17%) SAN
2 17 (70.83%) NAS
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (8.33%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 8 (33.33%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
2 8 (33.33%) VMware Specialist
3 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) EMC Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) SAN Specialist
3 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 2 (8.33%) Wintel Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Database Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) SAN Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Server Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 19 (79.17%) EMC VMAX
1 19 (79.17%) EMC VNX
1 19 (79.17%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 17 (70.83%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Converged Infrastructure
2 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) Change Management
3 2 (8.33%) Information Security
3 2 (8.33%) Information Security Management
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (8.33%) ISMS
3 2 (8.33%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 16 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (20.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 24 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
3 4 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 2 (8.33%) SRDF
4 2 (8.33%) XenApp
4 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
4 2 (8.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (62.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 9 (37.50%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (79.17%) EMC
3 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (37.50%) Red Hat
5 3 (12.50%) Citrix
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco
6 2 (8.33%) Intel Security