The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 36 36 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Contract jobs citing vSphere 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 0.74% 0.35% 2.75%
As % of the System Software category 4.55% 2.33% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £400 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £21.75 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+70.11% -29.83%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Derbyshire region.

System Software Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
44 43 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 16.24% 14.98% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 31 23
Average daily rate £400 £110 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+263.63% -65.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £68 £70 £60
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £14.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -11.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £11.30 £12.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £14.10 £16.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -2.36%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) VoIP
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (12.50%) SCCM
6 1 (12.50%) SCOM
6 1 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
6 1 (12.50%) XenApp
6 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
6 1 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (12.50%) Lync
6 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (12.50%) MCITP

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (12.50%) Lync
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) VoIP
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) OSPF
3 1 (12.50%) BGP
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Server Support
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Server Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (12.50%) MCITP
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
3 1 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (12.50%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint