The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 60 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing vSphere 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.17% 0.29% -
As % of the System Software category 1.41% 2.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.46 £23.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+87.20% -28.03%
vSphere
East of England

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

System Software Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
71 78 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 12.33% 11.45% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 28 61
Median daily rate £375 £329 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% +46.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £153 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 19
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £45.00 £45.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

vSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

vSphere
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cambridge +7 1 £325 - 1
vSphere
East of England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Solaris
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) Nagios
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) EMC
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (60.00%) TippingPoint
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Postfix
2 3 (60.00%) Sendmail
2 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 3 (60.00%) OSSEC
2 3 (60.00%) Puppet

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Linux Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Server Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Solaris
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Change Control
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (60.00%) High Availability
1 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
1 3 (60.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) iptables
1 3 (60.00%) Postfix
1 3 (60.00%) Sendmail
1 3 (60.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Cobbler
1 3 (60.00%) Nagios
1 3 (60.00%) OSSEC
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) EMC
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) LogRhythm
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (60.00%) ServiceNow
1 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
1 3 (60.00%) Splunk
1 3 (60.00%) TippingPoint
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco