Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 9 -
Rank change year-on-year -9 - -
Contract jobs citing vSphere 5 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 7.58% 12.24% -
As % of the System Software category 55.56% 75.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Andover median daily rate £363 £348 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.32% - -
Hampshire median daily rate £415 £425 £385
% change year-on-year -2.35% +10.39% +11.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Andover median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.27 - £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 9 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 13.64% 16.33% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 4
Andover median daily rate £363 £325 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.54% +20.37% -32.50%
10th Percentile £324 £233 £106
90th Percentile £451 £364 £475
Hampshire median daily rate £434 £389 £375
% change year-on-year +11.58% +3.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Andover median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -6.25%

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 21 October 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 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) PuTTY
2 4 (80.00%) WinSCP
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (80.00%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) API Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Defect Tracking
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) HP ALM
2 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (80.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (80.00%) SpecFlow
2 4 (80.00%) F#
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle APEX

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 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) PuTTY
1 4 (80.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) HP UFT
1 4 (80.00%) LoadRunner
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle APEX
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) SoapUI
1 4 (80.00%) SpecFlow
1 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) Ant
2 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (40.00%) TestNG
2 2 (40.00%) Toad
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) API Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Defect Tracking
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Deployment Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) F#
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Software AG
2 4 (80.00%) webMethods