Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 55 69
Rank change year-on-year -4 +14 -9
Contract jobs citing vSphere 9 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.23% 1.34% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 9.38% 11.11% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 1
Swindon median daily rate £331 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.42% +9.09% -17.91%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £263
90th Percentile £480 £306 £288
Wiltshire median daily rate £331 £300 £275
% change year-on-year +10.42% +9.09% -45.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Swindon with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 96 81 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 13.10% 12.07% 10.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 53 49
Swindon median daily rate £408 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% +9.59% -3.63%
10th Percentile £260 £276 £204
90th Percentile £600 £530 £555
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £363 £335
% change year-on-year +17.24% +8.21% -12.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 20
Swindon median hourly rate £13.00 - £19.27
Wiltshire median hourly rate £13.00 - £21.00

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing vSphere in Swindon over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for vSphere in Swindon

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

1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) SC Cleared
2 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
3 6 (66.67%) VMware NSX
4 5 (55.56%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 5 (55.56%) vCenter Server
4 5 (55.56%) C
4 5 (55.56%) Unix
4 5 (55.56%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) Security Hardening
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (22.22%) Telepresence
6 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Firewall
6 2 (22.22%) CMS
6 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
6 2 (22.22%) H.323
7 1 (11.11%) NetApp
7 1 (11.11%) Solaris
7 1 (11.11%) Linux
7 1 (11.11%) VoIP
7 1 (11.11%) NFS
7 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 1 (11.11%) DNS
7 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

vSphere
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) H.323
1 2 (22.22%) Telepresence
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Voice Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) NetApp Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Voice Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) VoIP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (11.11%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Unix
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) SC Cleared
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) VMware NSX
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) vCenter Server
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp