Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 11 December 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
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 62 66
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4 +5
Contract jobs citing vSphere 16 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.08% 0.31% 1.45%
As % of the System Software category 11.68% 2.70% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 10
Gloucestershire median daily rate £325 £235 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.30% -37.33% +61.29%
10th Percentile £313 £233 £306
90th Percentile £532 £238 £400
South West median daily rate £350 £403 £350
% change year-on-year -13.04% +15.00% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £49.00 - -

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 137 74 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 17.79% 11.37% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 38 55
Gloucestershire median daily rate £400 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -7.69% -
10th Percentile £207 £176 £106
90th Percentile £576 £529 £445
South West median daily rate £411 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +17.50% +6.06% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 21
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £13.35 £18.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.84% -2.63% +45.04%
10th Percentile £10.92 £10.13 £10.50
90th Percentile £32.23 £33.75 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +100.00% +25.00% -28.21%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Gloucestershire

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for vSphere in Gloucestershire

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing vSphere in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for vSphere in Gloucestershire

vSphere
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 11 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +3 9 £325 +38.30% 2
Cheltenham - 3 £525 - 1
vSphere
South West

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (93.75%) VMware
3 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
4 13 (81.25%) Citrix
4 13 (81.25%) Windows Server
5 11 (68.75%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (62.50%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
8 8 (50.00%) CommVault
8 8 (50.00%) NetApp
8 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
8 8 (50.00%) Clustering
8 8 (50.00%) ITIL
8 8 (50.00%) Service Management
8 8 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (50.00%) VMware Server
8 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
8 8 (50.00%) XenApp
8 8 (50.00%) ITIL V3
8 8 (50.00%) Security Patching
8 8 (50.00%) Data Centre
8 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
9 7 (43.75%) DV Cleared
10 6 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
11 5 (31.25%) SCCM
12 4 (25.00%) Degree
13 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
13 3 (18.75%) Linux

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) SSL
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) VLAN
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Big Data
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
2 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
1 1 (6.25%) CodeSonar
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) git-flow
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) Robot Framework
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
1 8 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 8 (50.00%) Data Centre Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) IT Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) IT Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Support
4 1 (6.25%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.25%) Django
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) Java EE
1 1 (6.25%) LAMP
1 1 (6.25%) Node.js
1 1 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (6.25%) REST
1 1 (6.25%) SOAP
1 1 (6.25%) Spring MVC
1 1 (6.25%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (50.00%) Clustering
2 8 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Windows Server
3 3 (18.75%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Android
4 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (6.25%) CentOS
4 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
4 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 8 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 8 (50.00%) Security Patching
2 8 (50.00%) Service Management
3 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 3 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Leadership
5 1 (6.25%) API Design
5 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (6.25%) Kanban
5 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
5 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.25%) Threat Detection
5 1 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C
1 2 (12.50%) PHP
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) C++
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
2 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) DV Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) Degree
4 3 (18.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (6.25%) CCNA
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (6.25%) CISSP
6 1 (6.25%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (6.25%) GIAC
6 1 (6.25%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (6.25%) MCSA
6 1 (6.25%) MCSE
6 1 (6.25%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (6.25%) SANS
6 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) SSCP
System Software
1 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (50.00%) VMware Server
2 8 (50.00%) XenApp
3 6 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
5 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (6.25%) Docker
6 1 (6.25%) Terminal Server
6 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (31.25%) SCCM
3 2 (12.50%) Puppet
4 1 (6.25%) Ansible
4 1 (6.25%) Salt
4 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) VMware
2 13 (81.25%) Citrix
3 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 8 (50.00%) CommVault
4 8 (50.00%) NetApp
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) Wyse