The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank - 39 43
Contract jobs citing vSphere 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.93% 0.53%
As % of the System Software category - 14.29% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £450 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +114.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £31.56 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £25.80 £24.88
% change year-on-year
+49.22% +3.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

System Software Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
28 21 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 10.41% 6.48% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 41
Median daily rate £375 £250 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £115 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 6
Median hourly rate - £31.56 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +70.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing vSphere across the Bedfordshire region.

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

vSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) HP
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (75.00%) SCCM
3 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) 3PAR
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) Converged Infrastructure
3 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (50.00%) NetScaler
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (50.00%) MCITP
3 4 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) XenApp
3 4 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 4 (50.00%) Backup Exec
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (50.00%) Avaya
3 4 (50.00%) Dell
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Solaris
3 4 (50.00%) MCSE
3 4 (50.00%) MS Excel

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) MPLS
1 4 (50.00%) NetScaler
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Virtualisation Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Solaris
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Converged Infrastructure
1 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (50.00%) Identity Management
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
1 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) MCITP
1 4 (50.00%) MCSE
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) VCAP
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) SCCM
2 4 (50.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (25.00%) Simpana
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) HP
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 4 (50.00%) Avaya
2 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (50.00%) Dell
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) CommVault