Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 18 November 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 37 44
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7 +10
Contract jobs citing vSphere 3 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.01% 2.23% 1.17%
As % of the System Software category 6.12% 12.73% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 5
Slough median daily rate £275 £375 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.67% -27.18% +71.67%
10th Percentile £263 £288 £361
90th Percentile £288 £503 £523
Berkshire median daily rate £325 £463 £413
% change year-on-year -29.73% +12.12% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £37.50 - £18.75

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 Slough with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 49 55 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 16.55% 17.52% 8.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 35 28
Slough median daily rate £350 £363 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.45% -1.36% +17.60%
10th Percentile £287 £188 £213
90th Percentile £528 £470 £523
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £401 £376
% change year-on-year +3.00% +6.45% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Slough median hourly rate - £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% -16.67%
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.28 £21.55
% change year-on-year -16.09% -19.81% +23.14%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Slough

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for vSphere in Slough

vSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for vSphere in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Slough region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Veeam
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) iPad
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Phone
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (66.67%) Kaspersky
2 2 (66.67%) iPhone
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) CCENT

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) SMTP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) French Language
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 2 (66.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) iPad
1 2 (66.67%) iPhone
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
1 2 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (33.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Phone
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (66.67%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCENT
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) PowerCLI
1 1 (33.33%) vCenter Server
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Veeam
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Kaspersky
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CommVault
3 1 (33.33%) Lumension
3 1 (33.33%) Nimble Storage
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) Wonderware