The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 77 59 64
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Contract jobs citing vSphere 8 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.61% 1.04% 0.77%
As % of the System Software category 6.72% 7.25% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 5
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£324 £338 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.07% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £336
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -3.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.13 £190.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-90.98% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £30.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-38.11% -10.29%
System Software Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
119 138 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.00% 14.32% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 57 31
Average daily rate £363 £360 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £288 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 33 12
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £8.75 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £22.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
vSphere
South East

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 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 +5 8 £324 +50.58% 1
Amersham - - - -
Aylesbury - - - - 1
High Wycombe - - - -
Marlow - - - - 1
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (73.33%) VMware
4 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 8 (53.33%) Migration
6 7 (46.67%) NetApp
6 7 (46.67%) Citrix
7 6 (40.00%) SQL
8 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 5 (33.33%) EMC
8 5 (33.33%) Cisco
8 5 (33.33%) SAN
8 5 (33.33%) XenApp
9 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
9 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
9 4 (26.67%) VBScript
9 4 (26.67%) LDAP
10 3 (20.00%) Linux
10 3 (20.00%) IIS
10 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
10 3 (20.00%) DNS
10 3 (20.00%) Firewall
10 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (13.33%) Veeam
11 2 (13.33%) ARCserve
11 2 (13.33%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (13.33%) CCNA
11 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
11 2 (13.33%) VoIP

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 3 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) Moodle
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) SAN
2 4 (26.67%) LDAP
3 3 (20.00%) Firewall
3 3 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (13.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Consultant
1 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Project Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Server Support
3 1 (6.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) EqualLogic
1 1 (6.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) VBScript
2 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCNA
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) XenApp
3 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (6.67%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) ARCserve
2 1 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) VMware
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Citrix
3 7 (46.67%) NetApp
4 5 (33.33%) EMC
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (13.33%) Veeam
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