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 28 July 2016 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 78 66 79
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Contract jobs citing vSphere 1 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.11% 2.01% 0.62%
As % of the System Software category 0.89% 15.72% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 2
Median daily rate £413 £420 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +29.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +5.96%
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
112 159 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 12.00% 12.78% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 59 28
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 26
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £24.00 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.67%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management

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 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Storage Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat