The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 38 34 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 -  
Contract jobs citing vSphere 5 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.45% 2.79% -
As % of the System Software category 12.82% 24.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 0
Median daily rate £264 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.24% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £343
% change year-on-year -1.93% +13.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £27.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -23.63% +30.95%  

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 Swindon with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 39 37 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 11.27% 11.46% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 19
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £300 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £400 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 9
Median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.42% +18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £14.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £43.60 £21.00
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 Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for vSphere in Swindon

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 25 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 Swindon region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (87.50%) VMware
3 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
3 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
4 9 (56.25%) Unix
5 8 (50.00%) C
5 8 (50.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 6 (37.50%) Windows
7 5 (31.25%) Solaris
7 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
7 5 (31.25%) Firewall
8 3 (18.75%) Wireless
8 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
8 3 (18.75%) SIEM
8 3 (18.75%) NetScaler
8 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (18.75%) Change Management
8 3 (18.75%) Project Management
8 3 (18.75%) HP
8 3 (18.75%) Citrix
8 3 (18.75%) LAN
8 3 (18.75%) WAN
8 3 (18.75%) VPN
8 3 (18.75%) DNS
8 3 (18.75%) Identity Access Management
9 2 (12.50%) vRealize
9 2 (12.50%) Oracle
9 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (12.50%) Sun

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) LAN
2 3 (18.75%) NetScaler
2 3 (18.75%) VPN
2 3 (18.75%) WAN
2 3 (18.75%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Network Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Unix Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Network Integration Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Unix
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Change Management
1 3 (18.75%) Identity Access Management
1 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
1 3 (18.75%) Project Management
1 3 (18.75%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) C
2 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
1 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) CCNA
2 2 (12.50%) CCNP
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) vRealize
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (87.50%) VMware
3 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
4 3 (18.75%) Citrix
4 3 (18.75%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle
5 2 (12.50%) Sun
5 2 (12.50%) WatchGuard
6 1 (6.25%) F5
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft