Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 80 95
Rank change year-on-year -1 +15 -21
Contract jobs citing vSphere 12 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.97% 0.68% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 7.69% 4.71% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 2
Wiltshire median daily rate £325 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -45.00%
10th Percentile £308 £300 £263
90th Percentile £450 £300 £288
South West median daily rate £413 £350 £275
% change year-on-year +17.86% +27.27% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - £22.50

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 156 191 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 12.62% 14.51% 10.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 125 83
Wiltshire median daily rate £415 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.57% +4.48% -12.70%
10th Percentile £185 £201 £176
90th Percentile £599 £673 £523
South West median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.62% -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 26
Wiltshire median hourly rate £15.25 - £20.25
10th Percentile £13.00 - £12.50
90th Percentile £19.25 - £43.75
South West median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £19.03
% change year-on-year +28.57% -26.43% +15.33%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Wiltshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for vSphere in Wiltshire

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing vSphere in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for vSphere in Wiltshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for vSphere in Wiltshire

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Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 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
Swindon -1 8 £325 +8.33%
vSphere
South West

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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco
3 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
3 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (58.33%) VMware NSX
4 5 (41.67%) vCenter Server
4 5 (41.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 5 (41.67%) C
4 5 (41.67%) Unix
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) Security Hardening
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
7 2 (16.67%) Puppet
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 2 (16.67%) Chocolatey
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (16.67%) Firewall
7 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
8 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (8.33%) Ruby
8 1 (8.33%) Erlang
8 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (8.33%) H.323
8 1 (8.33%) CMS
8 1 (8.33%) CCNP
8 1 (8.33%) CCNA

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (8.33%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) H.323
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) Telepresence
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Chocolatey
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Support
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Voice Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall Support
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) NetApp Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Support
3 1 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Voice Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 1 (8.33%) FlexPod
2 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Unix
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Security Hardening
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) Elixir
3 1 (8.33%) Erlang
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) VMware NSX
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) NFS
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) vCenter Server
2 2 (16.67%) Puppet
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp