The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 68 75 71
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing vSphere 12 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.01% 0.64% 0.76%
As % of the System Software category 11.32% 4.67% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 7
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£325 £290 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -35.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £190.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £30.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-20.49% +34.06%
vSphere
South East

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

System Software Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
106 150 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 8.89% 13.77% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 58 41
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £152 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £419 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 23 18
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £8.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £37.99 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing vSphere across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

vSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

vSphere
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +3 10 £400 - 2
Amersham - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Marlow - - - -
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere.

1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 15 (75.00%) Migration
3 15 (75.00%) VMware
4 13 (65.00%) Citrix
4 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (45.00%) SAN
5 9 (45.00%) IIS
6 8 (40.00%) SQL
6 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (40.00%) XenApp
7 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
7 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (30.00%) EMC
7 6 (30.00%) NetApp
7 6 (30.00%) VBScript
8 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
8 5 (25.00%) LDAP
8 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
9 4 (20.00%) Cisco
9 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (15.00%) BladeLogic
10 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (15.00%) Terminal Services
10 3 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (15.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (15.00%) ISA Server
11 2 (10.00%) ARCserve

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (45.00%) IIS
2 3 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.00%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) SAN
2 5 (25.00%) LDAP
3 2 (10.00%) VoIP
3 2 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (5.00%) IPsec
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.00%) NAS
4 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.00%) VPN
4 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Project Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Active Directory Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Server Support
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) EqualLogic
1 1 (5.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.00%) UNIX
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (5.00%) Windows NT
5 1 (5.00%) Linux
5 1 (5.00%) CentOS
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Migration
2 2 (10.00%) Change Management
2 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) VBScript
2 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) MCSE
1 2 (10.00%) CCNA
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (40.00%) XenApp
3 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (15.00%) Terminal Services
5 3 (15.00%) ISA Server
5 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (5.00%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (15.00%) BladeLogic
2 2 (10.00%) ARCserve
3 1 (5.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) VMware
2 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (65.00%) Citrix
3 6 (30.00%) NetApp
3 6 (30.00%) EMC
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (10.00%) Veeam
6 1 (5.00%) PlateSpin
6 1 (5.00%) Intel
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