The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Crawley 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 23 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
West Sussex / Crawley
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 29 25
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4  
Contract jobs citing vSphere 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Crawley 1.48% 0.52% 1.32%
As % of the System Software category 5.41% 2.04% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £363 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.12% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +4.16% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £44.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year -63.00% +134.66%  

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 Crawley with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Crawley
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 37 49 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Crawley 27.41% 25.65% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 41 8
Median daily rate £325 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.21% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £475 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £17.00 £32.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.69% +96.96%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.16% +22.85%  

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Crawley

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Crawley 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 Crawley

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Contractor daily rate trend for vSphere in Crawley

For the 6 months to 23 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 Crawley region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) vCenter Server
3 2 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) 3PAR
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Brocade
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Python

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Crawley 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 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Data Migration Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Migration Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Testing Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Unix Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Wintel Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Wintel Support
1 1 (25.00%) Wintel Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Physics
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Server Building
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (25.00%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) 3PAR
3 2 (50.00%) Brocade
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec