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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing vSphere 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 7.79% - -
As % of the System Software category 18.75% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£315 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £30.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.59% +35.55%
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
32 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 41.56% 5.66% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 4
Average daily rate £315 £269 £136
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.20% +97.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £11.13 - £18.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 - £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

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
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester - 6 £315 - 2
Malvern - - - -
vSphere
West Midlands

vSphere
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
1 12 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 12 (100.00%) XenApp
1 12 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 12 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 12 (100.00%) NetScaler
2 11 (91.67%) Migration

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Virtualisation Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix Support Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix Support
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 12 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Incident Management
2 11 (91.67%) Migration
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (100.00%) XenApp
1 12 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
1 12 (100.00%) VMware