The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 68 70 84
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Contract jobs citing vSphere 1 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.12% 0.61% 0.52%
As % of the System Software category 0.80% 9.68% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 3
Median daily rate - £351 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £369 £370
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+54.00% -3.84%

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
125 62 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 14.57% 6.35% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 29 48
Median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £210 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 8
Median hourly rate £11.50 £16.14 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.74% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £12.00 £12.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £20.52 £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +3 1 - -
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Capacity Management
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Dell
3 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
4 4 (36.36%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (36.36%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (36.36%) vMotion
4 4 (36.36%) HP
4 4 (36.36%) MS Office
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Backup Exec
4 4 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (36.36%) IaaS
4 4 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) Replication
4 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) Veeam
5 3 (27.27%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (27.27%) CentOS
5 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL V2
5 3 (27.27%) vCloud

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) IaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Cloud Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Monitoring Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Switch Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 4 (36.36%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) CentOS
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Unix
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Capacity Management
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Virtual Environments
3 3 (27.27%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL V2
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 1 (9.09%) Server Monitoring
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (27.27%) Firmware
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 3 (27.27%) vCloud
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Backup Exec
1 4 (36.36%) vMotion
2 1 (9.09%) HP SIM
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Dell
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) Veeam
4 3 (27.27%) 3PAR
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
4 3 (27.27%) Symantec
5 2 (18.18%) NetApp
6 1 (9.09%) BMC
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco
6 1 (9.09%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (9.09%) IBM
6 1 (9.09%) Unisys