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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 9 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing vSphere 16 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 14.68% 10.32% -
As % of the System Software category 72.73% 59.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 0
Median daily rate £425 £380 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.23 £25.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+72.92% -13.79%
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
22 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 20.18% 17.42% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 9
Median daily rate £425 £375 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +33.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £310 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Median hourly rate £11.25 £24.34 £8.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.77% +180.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.85
% change year-on-year
- -5.04%

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 9 December 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 16 (100.00%) VMware
1 16 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (87.50%) EMC
2 14 (87.50%) SAN
2 14 (87.50%) NAS
2 14 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 14 (87.50%) Converged Infrastructure
2 14 (87.50%) EMC VNX
2 14 (87.50%) EMC VMAX
2 14 (87.50%) VCE vBlock
3 12 (75.00%) Data Centre
3 12 (75.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
6 8 (50.00%) Red Hat
7 6 (37.50%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
9 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
9 3 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (12.50%) SCCM
10 2 (12.50%) ISMS
10 2 (12.50%) Information Security
10 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
10 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (12.50%) Change Management
10 2 (12.50%) Information Security Management
10 2 (12.50%) Security Management
10 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects

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 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) NAS
1 14 (87.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 6 (37.50%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) EMC Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) EMC Storage Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Operations Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) SAN Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) SAN Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (87.50%) EMC VMAX
1 14 (87.50%) EMC VNX
1 14 (87.50%) VCE vBlock
2 12 (75.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Converged Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) Change Management
2 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (12.50%) Information Security
2 2 (12.50%) Information Security Management
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (12.50%) ISMS
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 16 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
3 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (12.50%) XenApp
3 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop
3 2 (12.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (75.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (37.50%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (87.50%) EMC
3 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 8 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix