The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for vSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 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 / Basingstoke
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 37 26
Rank change year-on-year -4 -11  
Contract jobs citing vSphere 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 0.79% 0.32% 1.40%
As % of the System Software category 6.82% 2.86% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £411 - £413
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 - £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 - £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £44.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -63.00% +109.52%  

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

Contract System Software Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 44 35 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 11.55% 11.22% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 11
Median daily rate £425 £313 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.00% -24.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £270 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Median hourly rate £11.50 £13.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.53% -31.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £13.00 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.00 £21.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.27% +25.71%  

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing vSphere as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Basingstoke

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor daily rate trend for vSphere in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Release Management
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Minimum Viable Product
1 3 (100.00%) VSAN
1 3 (100.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) Lumension
2 1 (33.33%) vRealize
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Virtualisation Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Minimum Viable Product
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (33.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Lumension
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec