The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank - 54 69
Contract jobs citing vSphere 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow - 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category - 1.85% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £386 £345
% change year-on-year -1.61% +11.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £27.50 £22.10
% change year-on-year -23.63% +24.46%  

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 Glasgow with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 39 54 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 7.46% 9.49% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 31 33
Median daily rate £300 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £112 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £396 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £110.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -85.45%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for vSphere in Glasgow

vSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing vSphere in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for vSphere in Glasgow

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (66.67%) DHCP
3 6 (66.67%) DNS
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
5 4 (44.44%) vRealize
5 4 (44.44%) PowerCLI
5 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (44.44%) HP
5 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
5 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
5 4 (44.44%) SAN
6 3 (33.33%) NetApp
6 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (33.33%) WSUS
6 3 (33.33%) Firewall
6 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco
6 3 (33.33%) Dell
6 3 (33.33%) C
6 3 (33.33%) Linux
6 3 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 3 (33.33%) Veeam

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) DHCP
1 6 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (44.44%) SAN
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
4 2 (22.22%) VSAN
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 3 (33.33%) C
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) MCSA
3 2 (22.22%) MCSE
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 3 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) PowerCLI
1 4 (44.44%) vRealize
2 3 (33.33%) WSUS
3 2 (22.22%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (33.33%) Dell
4 3 (33.33%) NetApp
4 3 (33.33%) Riverbed
4 3 (33.33%) Veeam
5 2 (22.22%) Avaya
5 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto
5 2 (22.22%) WatchGuard
6 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
6 1 (11.11%) Red Hat