Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Andover with a requirement for vSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited vSphere over the 6 months to 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

VMware vSphere
Hampshire > Andover
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 19 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 - -
Contract jobs citing vSphere 18 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 27.27% 9.57% -
As % of the System Software category 94.74% 45.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 0
Andover median daily rate £356 £348 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.52% - -
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% +2.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Andover median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - - £49.46

vSphere is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Andover with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Andover
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 19 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 28.79% 21.28% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 1
Andover median daily rate £350 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.66% -2.35% +25.93%
10th Percentile £319 £318 £388
90th Percentile £381 £665 £463
Hampshire median daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Andover median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £16.22 £14.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +15.82% -33.33% +31.25%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Andover

Job postings citing vSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Andover.

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Andover

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Andover

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing vSphere in Andover.

Contractor daily rate trend for vSphere in Andover

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Andover region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 18 (100.00%) Oracle
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 18 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 18 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
1 18 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 18 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 18 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 17 (94.44%) PuTTY
2 17 (94.44%) WinSCP
2 17 (94.44%) System Integration Testing
2 17 (94.44%) API Testing
2 17 (94.44%) SoapUI
2 17 (94.44%) SpecFlow
2 17 (94.44%) SQL Server 2012
2 17 (94.44%) Test Automation
2 17 (94.44%) F#
2 17 (94.44%) Oracle APEX
2 17 (94.44%) Selenium
2 17 (94.44%) webMethods
2 17 (94.44%) Software AG
2 17 (94.44%) HP UFT
2 17 (94.44%) HP
2 17 (94.44%) SQL Server
2 17 (94.44%) Web Services
2 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 17 (94.44%) SQL Server 2016

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Andover 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 (27.78%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (94.44%) PuTTY
1 17 (94.44%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 18 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 18 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 17 (94.44%) SQL Server
2 17 (94.44%) SQL Server 2012
2 17 (94.44%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (94.44%) HP UFT
1 17 (94.44%) Oracle APEX
1 17 (94.44%) Selenium
1 17 (94.44%) SoapUI
1 17 (94.44%) SpecFlow
2 15 (83.33%) Ant
2 15 (83.33%) Eclipse
2 15 (83.33%) TestNG
3 13 (72.22%) LoadRunner
3 13 (72.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 2 (11.11%) Toad
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Test Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Technical Specialist
3 5 (27.78%) Test Specialist
4 4 (22.22%) Tester
5 3 (16.67%) Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Automation Tester
5 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Python Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) .NET
1 17 (94.44%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
1 18 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 17 (94.44%) Windows Server
3 16 (88.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) API Testing
1 17 (94.44%) System Integration Testing
1 17 (94.44%) Test Automation
2 16 (88.89%) DevOps
3 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (77.78%) Scrum
4 13 (72.22%) Defect Tracking
4 13 (72.22%) Performance Testing
4 13 (72.22%) Test Strategy
5 12 (66.67%) Kanban
6 9 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (11.11%) BDD
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (11.11%) Deployment Automation
7 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
7 2 (11.11%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) F#
2 15 (83.33%) Java
3 5 (27.78%) C#
4 4 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) ISEB
1 15 (83.33%) ISEB Practitioner
1 15 (83.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 15 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 14 (77.78%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 17 (94.44%) HP ALM
2 2 (11.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 18 (100.00%) Oracle
1 18 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (94.44%) HP
2 17 (94.44%) Software AG
2 17 (94.44%) webMethods