The first table below looks at the demand for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 18 April 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 County Antrim 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank - 34 -
Contract jobs citing vSphere 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - 0.43% -
As % of the System Software category - 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.28 £27.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-21.90% +14.73%
System Software Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
6 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 5.88% 2.16% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Average daily rate £223 £375 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.66% +44.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
vSphere
Northern Ireland

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

vSphere
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Belfast - - - - 1
vSphere
Northern Ireland

vSphere
Top 15 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Messaging Specialist
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware