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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 65 58 53
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing vSphere 7 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.89% 1.07% 1.26%
As % of the System Software category 6.93% 9.52% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£295 £400 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.25% +11.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £400 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £400 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.32% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £30.25 £31.88
% change year-on-year
+3.30% -5.09%
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
101 84 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 12.80% 11.19% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 29 29
Average daily rate £278 £273 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.83% -14.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 18 19
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -52.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £10.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £28.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 15 September 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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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 -10 3 £295 - 1
Peterborough - 1 - - 3
vSphere
East of England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (56.25%) Firewall
2 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (43.75%) DNS
4 7 (43.75%) EMC
4 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (43.75%) MCSE
4 7 (43.75%) Windows
4 7 (43.75%) SAN
5 6 (37.50%) Cisco
5 6 (37.50%) Migration
5 6 (37.50%) SQL
5 6 (37.50%) DHCP
5 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (37.50%) SCCM
5 6 (37.50%) SCOM
5 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (31.25%) F5
6 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (31.25%) CCNA
6 5 (31.25%) Linux
6 5 (31.25%) ITIL
6 5 (31.25%) CLARiiON
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (25.00%) VMware ESX
7 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 4 (25.00%) Oracle
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
2 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (25.00%) JOnAS
3 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (12.50%) Apache
4 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) DNS
2 7 (43.75%) SAN
3 6 (37.50%) DHCP
4 4 (25.00%) LAN
4 4 (25.00%) WAN
4 4 (25.00%) VLAN
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Project Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Support
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Support Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Support Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) IT Technician
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) CLARiiON
2 2 (12.50%) PKI
3 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Debian
4 2 (12.50%) CentOS
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Migration
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) ERP
3 2 (12.50%) Change Management
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) MCSE
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (31.25%) CCNA
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (25.00%) MCITP
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (12.50%) CCA
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (12.50%) OCP
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (12.50%) RHCE
4 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (25.00%) UAG
3 4 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (18.75%) XenApp
4 3 (18.75%) XenServer
5 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) SCCM
1 6 (37.50%) SCOM
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 7 (43.75%) EMC
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco
5 5 (31.25%) F5
6 4 (25.00%) Citrix
6 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle
7 3 (18.75%) HP
7 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
7 3 (18.75%) 3PAR
8 2 (12.50%) Dell
8 2 (12.50%) SAP
9 1 (6.25%) Lotus
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