The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank - - 36
Contract jobs citing vSphere 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - 0.37%
As % of the System Software category - - 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.60 £23.00 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+15.65% -0.86%
vSphere
Cambridgeshire

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

System Software Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
23 31 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.18% 9.84% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 22
Average daily rate £225 £338 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £138 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £538 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 7
Average hourly rate £60.00 £44.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% +121.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

vSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

vSphere
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) HPUX
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Perforce
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (100.00%) Artifactory
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Artifactory
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps Specialist
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) HPUX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Perforce
1 2 (100.00%) VMware