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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 28 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing vSphere 1 24 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 0.68% 11.94% -
As % of the System Software category 4.76% 53.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 20 0
Median daily rate £425 £334 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.34% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £23.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-41.93% -37.16%
vSphere
Hampshire

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
21 45 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 14.19% 22.39% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 33 5
Median daily rate £400 £330 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -7.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £352 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £41.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 25 September 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 Winchester region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) VMware ESX
2 5 (83.33%) IPv4
2 5 (83.33%) IPv6
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (83.33%) Converged Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) Financial Modelling
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 4 (66.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) F5
4 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (33.33%) Service Design
6 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (16.67%) EMC VNX
6 1 (16.67%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (16.67%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (16.67%) NAS

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 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) IPv4
1 5 (83.33%) IPv6
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (16.67%) NAS
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Documentation Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (16.67%) EMC VNX
2 1 (16.67%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Converged Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) Financial Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) Service Design
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware ESX
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) F5
5 1 (16.67%) EMC
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat