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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 70 80 63
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Contract jobs citing vSphere 14 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.16% 0.49% 0.86%
As % of the System Software category 12.96% 3.95% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 5
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£400 £300 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +39.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £264 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £300 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-26.31% -5.00%
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
108 152 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 8.98% 12.35% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 61 38
Average daily rate £390 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £206 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 26 35
Average hourly rate £26.00 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.75 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing vSphere across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

vSphere Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 May 2015. 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 +11 10 £400 +49.53% 4
High Wycombe -2 1 - - 1
Buckingham - 1 - -
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (71.43%) Windows
1 20 (71.43%) VMware
2 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
3 16 (57.14%) Hyper-V
4 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (42.86%) DNS
5 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (35.71%) Migration
7 9 (32.14%) HP
7 9 (32.14%) PowerShell
8 8 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (28.57%) SQL
9 7 (25.00%) VBScript
9 7 (25.00%) ITIL
9 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (25.00%) PKI
9 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
10 6 (21.43%) MCSE
10 6 (21.43%) Citrix
10 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (17.86%) DHCP
11 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
11 5 (17.86%) Linux
11 5 (17.86%) Symantec
11 5 (17.86%) Backup Exec
11 5 (17.86%) DV Cleared
12 4 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 4 (14.29%) GFI Software

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.57%) MediaWiki
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) DNS
2 5 (17.86%) DHCP
2 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
3 4 (14.29%) LAN
3 4 (14.29%) WAN
4 3 (10.71%) Firewall
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (7.14%) SAN
6 1 (3.57%) VPN
6 1 (3.57%) EIGRP
6 1 (3.57%) OSPF
6 1 (3.57%) BIG-IP
6 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (3.57%) Network Security
6 1 (3.57%) VLAN
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) MySQL
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Consultant
2 7 (25.00%) Active Directory Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Support Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Server Support
5 1 (3.57%) Support Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Network Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) PKI
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.57%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (17.86%) Linux
5 3 (10.71%) UNIX
5 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.57%) VMS
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Migration
2 7 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (10.71%) Kernel Tuning
3 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (10.71%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 2 (7.14%) Information Security
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE
5 1 (3.57%) Service Management
5 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) Network Management
5 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.57%) Time Management
5 1 (3.57%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) PowerShell
2 8 (28.57%) SQL
3 7 (25.00%) VBScript
4 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) MCSE
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (17.86%) DV Cleared
4 3 (10.71%) CCA
4 3 (10.71%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 2 (7.14%) VCAP
5 2 (7.14%) CCEE
5 2 (7.14%) CCAA
5 2 (7.14%) CCIA
5 2 (7.14%) VCP5
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (7.14%) CCNP
5 2 (7.14%) CCNA
6 1 (3.57%) CCEA
6 1 (3.57%) MCP
6 1 (3.57%) MCTS
6 1 (3.57%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) JSP 440
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
2 16 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (10.71%) XenApp
4 3 (10.71%) XenDesktop
5 2 (7.14%) UAG
6 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.57%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Backup Exec
2 4 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (10.71%) SCCM
3 3 (10.71%) WSUS
4 2 (7.14%) SCOM
4 2 (7.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (3.57%) OpenView
5 1 (3.57%) OVSD
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) VMware
2 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (32.14%) HP
4 6 (21.43%) Citrix
5 5 (17.86%) Symantec
6 4 (14.29%) GFI Software
6 4 (14.29%) McAfee
6 4 (14.29%) Dell
7 3 (10.71%) Cisco
7 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
7 3 (10.71%) TOWER Software
7 3 (10.71%) Infoblox
8 2 (7.14%) 3PAR
9 1 (3.57%) Oracle
9 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.57%) F5
9 1 (3.57%) AppSense
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