The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 20 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing vSphere 5 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 5.43% - 7.06%
As % of the System Software category 23.81% - 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 6
Median daily rate £400 - £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £22.75 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+1.09% -10.78%
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
21 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 22.83% 17.57% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 13
Median daily rate £358 £155 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+130.64% -50.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £122 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £331
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +31.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Worcestershire region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Malvern - 4 £400 -
vSphere
West Midlands

vSphere
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (100.00%) System Testing
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) CentOS
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (40.00%) VCP5
3 2 (40.00%) Dell Compellent
3 2 (40.00%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
1 5 (100.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Database Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) CentOS
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) VCP5
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Dell
2 2 (40.00%) Dell Compellent
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp