Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 2018 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 80 82
Rank change year-on-year -23 +2 +13
Contract jobs citing vSphere 9 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.52% 0.96% 0.71%
As % of the System Software category 2.96% 7.64% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 6
Wiltshire median daily rate £431 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.69% +8.33% +9.09%
South West median daily rate £325 £413 £350
% change year-on-year -21.21% +17.86% +50.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West 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 Wiltshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 304 157 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 17.50% 12.62% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 93 120
Wiltshire median daily rate £463 £415 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.45% +18.57% +4.48%
10th Percentile £262 £185 £190
90th Percentile £625 £598 £596
South West median daily rate £413 £350 £339
% change year-on-year +17.86% +3.32% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 4 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.53 £15.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +172.33% - -
South West median hourly rate £27.25 £18.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +51.39% +28.57% -28.21%

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

vSphere
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 20 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for vSphere in Wiltshire

vSphere
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

vSphere
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 20 November 2018. 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
Corsham - 4 £438 - 1
Swindon -15 2 - -
Salisbury - 2 £425 -
vSphere
South West

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wiltshire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (33.33%) SCOM
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 3 (33.33%) SAN
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) Unix
5 3 (33.33%) McAfee
5 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (22.22%) Military
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) Scrum
6 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) TDD
6 2 (22.22%) Maven
6 2 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
6 2 (22.22%) PKI

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 2 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (11.11%) NAS
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) DbUnit
2 2 (22.22%) jMock
2 2 (22.22%) JUnit
2 2 (22.22%) Maven
2 2 (22.22%) Mockito
2 2 (22.22%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (22.22%) Military
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Wintel Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Wintel Support
1 2 (22.22%) Wintel Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Technician
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Technician
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps Architect
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared Java Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Apache Camel
1 2 (22.22%) J2EE
1 2 (22.22%) PowerMock
1 2 (22.22%) RESTful
1 2 (22.22%) SOAP
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (11.11%) SAML
2 1 (11.11%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) PKI
2 1 (11.11%) CESG
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Native
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Unix
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Solaris
5 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
6 1 (11.11%) CentOS
6 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) BDD
2 2 (22.22%) Demand Management
2 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 2 (22.22%) NsoIT
2 2 (22.22%) Patch Management
2 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
2 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Hardware Maintenance
3 1 (11.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (11.11%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCOM
2 2 (22.22%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (22.22%) vCenter Server
2 2 (22.22%) WSUS
3 1 (11.11%) Ansible
3 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (11.11%) Puppet
3 1 (11.11%) SCCM
3 1 (11.11%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (11.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) McAfee
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Apple
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) hybris
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) NetIQ
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) SaltStack
4 1 (11.11%) Sophos