The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Winchester with a requirement for vSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Hampshire / Winchester
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 22 21
Contract jobs citing vSphere 0 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Winchester - 3.50% 4.46%
As % of the System Software category - 19.23% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 6
Median daily rate - £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +36.36%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +4.16% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.84 £44.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year -61.73% +134.66%  

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 Winchester with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Winchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 9 26 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Winchester 8.57% 18.18% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 15
Median daily rate £325 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +45.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £298 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £500 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 12
Median hourly rate - £40.25 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +36.44%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.58% +22.85%  

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Winchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Winchester citing vSphere as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Winchester

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for vSphere in Winchester

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Winchester region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) SAN
3 5 (62.50%) EMC
3 5 (62.50%) Converged Infrastructure
3 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
3 5 (62.50%) EMC VNX
3 5 (62.50%) EMC VMAX
3 5 (62.50%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 3 (37.50%) NAS
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (25.00%) PKI
5 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (25.00%) McAfee
5 2 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) SRDF
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) VSAN

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Winchester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) NAS
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (25.00%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Wintel Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Database Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) EMC Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SAN Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Server Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
1 5 (62.50%) EMC VMAX
1 5 (62.50%) EMC VNX
1 5 (62.50%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 2 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) SRDF
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (37.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) EMC
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) McAfee
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat