The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 71 62 59
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing vSphere 2 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.24% 0.86% 0.94%
As % of the System Software category 2.53% 6.73% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
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£296 £295 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.42% -26.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-7.21% -20.49%
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
79 104 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 9.52% 12.84% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 46 29
Average daily rate £320 £288 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.30% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 37 20
Average hourly rate £14.75 £25.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.00% +51.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £14.65 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £27.75 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing vSphere across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
Peterborough +1 1 £278 -
Cambridge -8 1 £315 +6.77% 1
vSphere
East of England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) DNS
2 8 (80.00%) DHCP
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco
3 7 (70.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (70.00%) Firewall
3 7 (70.00%) F5
3 7 (70.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 6 (60.00%) SAN
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (50.00%) CCNA
5 5 (50.00%) HP
5 5 (50.00%) Linux
5 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 5 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (50.00%) Oracle
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (50.00%) ITIL
5 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 5 (50.00%) EMC
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (50.00%) Change Management
5 5 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (50.00%) CLARiiON
5 5 (50.00%) Debian

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) DHCP
1 8 (80.00%) DNS
2 7 (70.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 6 (60.00%) SAN
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (20.00%) VoIP
5 2 (20.00%) Wireless
5 2 (20.00%) BIG-IP
5 2 (20.00%) Internet
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Environment Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Wintel Support
4 1 (10.00%) SAN Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) Build Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) CLARiiON
2 1 (10.00%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (50.00%) Debian
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
1 5 (50.00%) Change Management
2 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CCNA
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) XenServer
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (10.00%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) CheckPoint
2 7 (70.00%) F5
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) HP
4 5 (50.00%) EMC
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle
4 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (40.00%) Dell
5 4 (40.00%) Dell Compellent
5 4 (40.00%) 3PAR
6 3 (30.00%) Citrix
7 1 (10.00%) AppSense
7 1 (10.00%) Brocade
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