Period
to 25 March 2019

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 25 March 2019 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
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 53 60 71
Rank change year-on-year +7 +11 -3
Contract jobs citing vSphere 16 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.08% 0.33% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 10.19% 2.86% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 1
Gloucestershire median daily rate £515 £235 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +119.15% -41.25% +11.89%
South West median daily rate £400 £401 £313
% change year-on-year -0.31% +28.40% -8.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £48.25 - -

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 157 70 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 20.44% 11.71% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 35 51
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £400 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +142.42% -52.00%
10th Percentile £216 £143 £106
90th Percentile £570 £560 £438
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £333
% change year-on-year +6.25% +20.30% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 16
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £11.83 £39.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.24% +76.67% +42.86%
10th Percentile £10.92 £25.43 £11.31
90th Percentile £20.70 £46.00 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £19.65 £18.06 £15.25
% change year-on-year +8.76% +18.44% -17.57%

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
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 25 March 2019. 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
Cheltenham - 9 £515 -
vSphere
South West

For the 6 months to 25 March 2019, 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%) Active Directory
2 15 (93.75%) VMware
3 13 (81.25%) DV Cleared
3 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
4 12 (75.00%) SCCM
4 12 (75.00%) Citrix
4 12 (75.00%) Hyper-V
4 12 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (75.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (31.25%) Degree
6 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (25.00%) Linux
6 4 (25.00%) C
6 4 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (18.75%) Windows 10
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (18.75%) CentOS
7 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
7 3 (18.75%) WSUS
7 3 (18.75%) Technical Leadership
7 3 (18.75%) DNS
7 3 (18.75%) MCSA
7 3 (18.75%) Thin Client
7 3 (18.75%) Terminal Server

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 1 (6.25%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) SSL
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
1 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 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 10 (62.50%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Support
4 1 (6.25%) VMWare Administrator
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%) 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 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Fat Client
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 3 (18.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (18.75%) CentOS
4 3 (18.75%) Ubuntu
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 10
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) Android
5 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
5 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Leadership
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) API Design
4 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (6.25%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (6.25%) Kanban
4 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
4 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C
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%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) DV Cleared
1 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) Degree
3 4 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (18.75%) MCSA
5 1 (6.25%) CCNA
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (6.25%) CISSP
5 1 (6.25%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (6.25%) GIAC
5 1 (6.25%) Linux+ Certification
5 1 (6.25%) MCSE
5 1 (6.25%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (6.25%) SANS
5 1 (6.25%) SSCP
System Software
1 15 (93.75%) Active Directory
2 12 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 12 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (18.75%) Terminal Server
3 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (18.75%) WSUS
3 1 (6.25%) Puppet
3 1 (6.25%) Salt
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) VMware
2 12 (75.00%) Citrix
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco
3 3 (18.75%) Wyse
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft