The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Cambridgeshire 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 64 60 61
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing vSphere 2 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.25% 1.08% 0.89%
As % of the System Software category 2.13% 7.69% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £400 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £336
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -3.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £30.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-38.11% +34.06%
System Software Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
94 104 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 11.69% 14.04% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 31 27
Average daily rate £300 £250 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -22.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £188 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 27
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -28.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-12.67% +4.41%
vSphere
East of England

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 24 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
Cambridge -7 2 - - 1
vSphere
East of England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) Migration
2 8 (61.54%) SCCM
2 8 (61.54%) SCOM
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
3 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (53.85%) VMware ESX
3 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (38.46%) VLAN
4 5 (38.46%) MCITP
4 5 (38.46%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (38.46%) UAG
4 5 (38.46%) Firewall
4 5 (38.46%) JOnAS
4 5 (38.46%) LAN
4 5 (38.46%) WAN
4 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) MCSE
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
5 4 (30.77%) ERP
5 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
5 4 (30.77%) EMC
5 4 (30.77%) Apache
5 4 (30.77%) DHCP
5 4 (30.77%) DNS
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
1 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2003
1 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (38.46%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (38.46%) JOnAS
2 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
3 4 (30.77%) Apache
4 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) VLAN
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
1 5 (38.46%) LAN
1 5 (38.46%) WAN
2 4 (30.77%) DHCP
2 4 (30.77%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Project Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (30.77%) Administrator
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle Consultant
4 3 (23.08%) Linux Consultant
4 3 (23.08%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) CentOS
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) ERP
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
4 1 (7.69%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Perl
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) MCITP
1 5 (38.46%) MCSE
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (23.08%) OCP
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (23.08%) RHCE
3 2 (15.38%) CCA
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (53.85%) VMware ESX
3 5 (38.46%) UAG
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (23.08%) XenApp
5 3 (23.08%) XenServer
6 2 (15.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) SCCM
1 8 (61.54%) SCOM
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (30.77%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
3 4 (30.77%) EMC
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) SAP
4 3 (23.08%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) Lotus