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 24 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 21 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing vSphere 5 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 3.55% 4.40% -
As % of the System Software category 21.74% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Median daily rate £375 £295 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% -
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
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
23 28 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 16.31% 17.61% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 1
Median daily rate £400 £315 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -21.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £8.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +212.50%
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 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 24 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 Winchester region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
3 13 (68.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (47.37%) VMware ESX
5 8 (42.11%) Firewall
5 8 (42.11%) IPv4
5 8 (42.11%) IPv6
5 8 (42.11%) SQL
5 8 (42.11%) Oracle
5 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
5 8 (42.11%) Linux
5 8 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (42.11%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (36.84%) Converged Infrastructure
6 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
6 7 (36.84%) Windows
6 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
6 7 (36.84%) Citrix
7 5 (26.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (26.32%) XenApp
7 5 (26.32%) XenServer
7 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (21.05%) EMC VNX
8 4 (21.05%) EMC VMAX
8 4 (21.05%) Service Design
8 4 (21.05%) XenDesktop
8 4 (21.05%) Financial Modelling
8 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
8 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) Firewall
1 8 (42.11%) IPv4
1 8 (42.11%) IPv6
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (21.05%) SAN
3 3 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (15.79%) NAS
4 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Citrix Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Designer
2 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Designer
2 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Server Support
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix Server Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Database Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (10.53%) Server Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server Support
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (21.05%) EMC VMAX
2 4 (21.05%) EMC VNX
3 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
3 3 (15.79%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
1 8 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Converged Infrastructure
2 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (21.05%) Financial Modelling
3 4 (21.05%) Service Design
3 4 (21.05%) Workflow
4 3 (15.79%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (47.37%) VMware ESX
3 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
4 5 (26.32%) XenApp
4 5 (26.32%) XenServer
5 4 (21.05%) XenDesktop
6 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
6 2 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (15.79%) SCCM
3 2 (10.53%) SCVMM
4 1 (5.26%) SCOM
4 1 (5.26%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
3 8 (42.11%) Oracle
4 7 (36.84%) Citrix
5 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco
5 4 (21.05%) EMC
6 3 (15.79%) F5
7 1 (5.26%) Red Hat