Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 July 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
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 108 81
Rank change year-on-year +22 -27 -28
Contract jobs citing vSphere 8 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.74% 0.21% 1.18%
As % of the System Software category 5.03% 2.16% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 12
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.79% +6.62%
10th Percentile £356 £406 £168
90th Percentile £446 £419 £419
South East median daily rate £400 £386 £350
% change year-on-year +3.56% +10.36% +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £27.50 £43.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.05% - -
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £43.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -53.49% +160.61% -

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 West Sussex with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 159 139 177
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 14.63% 9.78% 16.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 107 111
West Sussex median daily rate £475 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.14% +4.29% +27.27%
10th Percentile £171 £157 £120
90th Percentile £512 £475 £475
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year +6.67% +5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 20
West Sussex median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +73.23% +0.79%
10th Percentile £13.33 £15.55 £8.98
90th Percentile £28.33 £40.20 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +6.45%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in West Sussex

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for vSphere in West Sussex

vSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for vSphere in West Sussex

vSphere
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. 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
Crawley +6 4 £375 -9.09%
East Grinstead - 3 £425 -
vSphere
South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) Migration
4 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
5 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (50.00%) Linux
5 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (50.00%) Firewall
6 3 (37.50%) SAP Basis
6 3 (37.50%) SAP
6 3 (37.50%) ITIL
6 3 (37.50%) SQL
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 3 (37.50%) HP
6 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
6 3 (37.50%) Middleware
6 3 (37.50%) MPLS
6 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (37.50%) Redis
6 3 (37.50%) Re-Platforming
6 3 (37.50%) Matrix Organization
6 3 (37.50%) vCenter Server
7 2 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (25.00%) SAN
7 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
7 2 (25.00%) Brocade
7 2 (25.00%) 3PAR

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
2 3 (37.50%) MPLS
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) NAS
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Redis
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Testing Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Support
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
1 3 (37.50%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Matrix Organization
2 3 (37.50%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Physics
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Server Building
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
1 1 (12.50%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (12.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) vCenter Server
2 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) SAP
4 2 (25.00%) 3PAR
4 2 (25.00%) Brocade
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec