The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank - 15 12
Contract jobs citing vSphere 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire - 4.65% 1.82%
As % of the System Software category - 30.77% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.60 £22.85 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+16.43% -1.53%
vSphere
West Midlands

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

System Software Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 5.13% 15.12% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 4
Average daily rate - £225 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £29.00 £8.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +262.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing vSphere across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

vSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

vSphere
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (100.00%) LANDesk
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) IAG
1 2 (100.00%) UAG
1 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) SafeCom
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Lync Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) IAG
1 2 (100.00%) UAG
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) LANDesk
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SafeCom
1 2 (100.00%) VMware