The first table below looks at the demand for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 28 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 Derbyshire 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 23 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing vSphere 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 2.83% 0.85% -
As % of the System Software category 12.00% 5.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£208 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £30.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-38.52% +34.06%
System Software Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
50 34 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 23.58% 14.41% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 15 10
Average daily rate £315 £310 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £68 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £20.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -22.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.19 £12.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £52.70 £55.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
vSphere
East Midlands

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

vSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing vSphere across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

vSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

vSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

vSphere
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 28 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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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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Derby - - - -
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East Midlands

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (16.67%) MCSE
5 1 (16.67%) CCNP
5 1 (16.67%) CCNA
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) MPLS
5 1 (16.67%) OSPF
5 1 (16.67%) BGP
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) Server Support
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Server Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint