Period
to 22 October 2019

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 22 October 2019 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
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 105 99 82
Rank change year-on-year -6 -17 -1
Contract jobs citing vSphere 16 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.81% 0.50% 0.88%
As % of the System Software category 3.85% 3.07% 7.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 9
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £431 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.14% +32.69% -40.91%
10th Percentile £429 £312 £308
90th Percentile £540 £466 £450
South West median daily rate £375 £325 £425
% change year-on-year +15.38% -23.53% +6.25%
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 416 261 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 20.94% 16.26% 12.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 143 95
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +42.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £223 £301 £185
90th Percentile £625 £623 £569
South West median daily rate £438 £400 £353
% change year-on-year +9.38% +13.48% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 28 3
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.00 £37.52 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.96% +188.58% -70.11%
South West median hourly rate £22.38 £18.85 £18.00
% change year-on-year +18.73% +4.69% +14.29%

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 22 October 2019.

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 22 October 2019. 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 -7 9 £488 +11.43% 1
Swindon 0 4 - -
Chippenham - 1 £450 - 2
vSphere
South West

For the 6 months to 22 October 2019, 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 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (93.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (81.25%) Azure
3 13 (81.25%) AWS
3 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
5 8 (50.00%) Kanban
5 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 8 (50.00%) Spring
5 8 (50.00%) JSF
5 8 (50.00%) Maven
5 8 (50.00%) JIRA
5 8 (50.00%) Selenium
5 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (50.00%) Mockito
5 8 (50.00%) Cucumber
5 8 (50.00%) BDD
5 8 (50.00%) Confluence
5 8 (50.00%) Web Application Development
5 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 8 (50.00%) User Stories
5 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database
5 8 (50.00%) TDD
5 8 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (50.00%) Scrum
5 8 (50.00%) Java
5 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (50.00%) Oracle
5 8 (50.00%) JUnit

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 8 (50.00%) Confluence
1 8 (50.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (81.25%) AWS
1 13 (81.25%) Azure
2 8 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) DHCP
1 5 (31.25%) DNS
1 5 (31.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 8 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Appium
1 8 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 8 (50.00%) JIRA
1 8 (50.00%) JUnit
1 8 (50.00%) Maven
1 8 (50.00%) Mockito
1 8 (50.00%) Selenium
2 7 (43.75%) GitLab
3 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (6.25%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
1 8 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Wintel Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.25%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) JSF
1 8 (50.00%) Spring
2 5 (31.25%) RESTful
2 5 (31.25%) SOAP
2 5 (31.25%) Web Services
2 5 (31.25%) XML
3 4 (25.00%) CSS
3 4 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) BDD
2 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (50.00%) Kanban
2 8 (50.00%) Scrum
2 8 (50.00%) TDD
2 8 (50.00%) User Stories
2 8 (50.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 8 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 5 (31.25%) Performance Management
3 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
3 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (31.25%) Server Building
4 4 (25.00%) Decision-Making
4 4 (25.00%) DevOps
4 4 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 4 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
4 4 (25.00%) Task Automation
5 2 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
1 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (43.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (31.25%) MCP
4 5 (31.25%) MCSA
4 5 (31.25%) MCSE
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (12.50%) VCP6
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 15 (93.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) NetIQ Identity Manager
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 5 (31.25%) vCenter Server
2 4 (25.00%) Kubernetes
2 4 (25.00%) SCCM
2 4 (25.00%) SCOM
3 2 (12.50%) AirWatch
3 2 (12.50%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (31.25%) ForgeRock
3 5 (31.25%) HP
3 5 (31.25%) NetIQ
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix