The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Winchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 23 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing vSphere 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 2.99% - 3.51%
As % of the System Software category 20.00% - 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£275 - £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+7.89% -37.70%
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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
25 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 14.97% 14.75% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 6
Average daily rate £300 £438 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £408 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £468 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.87% -3.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £8.68 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+360.82% -34.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing vSphere across the Winchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) Data Centre
3 8 (80.00%) SCCM
3 8 (80.00%) Migration
3 8 (80.00%) Windows
4 7 (70.00%) Data Migration
4 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (60.00%) Citrix
5 6 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (60.00%) AppSense
5 6 (60.00%) XenApp
6 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (30.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
8 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
8 2 (20.00%) SAN
8 2 (20.00%) EMC
8 2 (20.00%) NAS
8 2 (20.00%) SCOM
8 2 (20.00%) EMC VNX
8 2 (20.00%) EMC VMAX
8 2 (20.00%) Converged Infrastructure
9 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (10.00%) Degree
9 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
9 1 (10.00%) AIX

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
1 2 (20.00%) NAS
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
1 8 (80.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Technical Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) EMC VNX
2 2 (20.00%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) AIX
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Migration
2 7 (70.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 6 (60.00%) XenApp
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) SCCM
2 3 (30.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
3 2 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) AppSense
2 6 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) EMC
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat