The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 105 101 124
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +23
Contract jobs citing vSphere 25 34 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.02% 1.20% 0.71%
As % of the System Software category 7.12% 9.24% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 12
Median daily rate £200 £336 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.52% +22.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+18.92% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Median hourly rate £11.25 £46.25 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.67% +101.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -33.78%
vSphere
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 East of England region.

System Software Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
351 368 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.26% 13.00% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 160 190
Median daily rate £325 £335 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +21.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £150 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 82 90
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -6.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

vSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing vSphere across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

vSphere Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

vSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

vSphere
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire +1 10 £200 -49.20%
Hertfordshire +1 9 £325 -15.58% 1
Norfolk -2 3 - -
Essex -3 2 £350 +16.66%
Cambridgeshire +20 1 £375 +35.13% 2
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 41 (77.36%) Windows
2 40 (75.47%) VMware
3 29 (54.72%) HP
4 27 (50.94%) Linux
5 25 (47.17%) Active Directory
6 23 (43.40%) SQL
7 22 (41.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (39.62%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (39.62%) SAN
9 19 (35.85%) Red Hat
9 19 (35.85%) Windows Server
10 18 (33.96%) Virtual Machines
10 18 (33.96%) SCCM
10 18 (33.96%) DNS
10 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
11 17 (32.08%) Firewall
11 17 (32.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (32.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (32.08%) Data Centre
12 16 (30.19%) Oracle
13 15 (28.30%) ITIL
14 14 (26.42%) Disaster Recovery
14 14 (26.42%) Solaris
15 13 (24.53%) Dell
15 13 (24.53%) Nagios
15 13 (24.53%) Kalman Filter
16 12 (22.64%) MS Exchange
17 11 (20.75%) Unix
17 11 (20.75%) Citrix
17 11 (20.75%) VMware ESX

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (22.64%) MS Exchange
2 8 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (11.32%) Apache
4 4 (7.55%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2000
4 4 (7.55%) nginx
5 3 (5.66%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (15.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.77%) Office 365
1 2 (3.77%) SaaS
2 1 (1.89%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 21 (39.62%) SAN
2 18 (33.96%) DNS
3 17 (32.08%) Firewall
4 6 (11.32%) DHCP
5 5 (9.43%) VPN
5 5 (9.43%) WAN
6 4 (7.55%) iSCSI
6 4 (7.55%) MPLS
6 4 (7.55%) NetScaler
6 4 (7.55%) SSL
6 4 (7.55%) VLAN
7 2 (3.77%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (3.77%) Internet
7 2 (3.77%) IP Telephony
7 2 (3.77%) LAN
8 1 (1.89%) Intranet
8 1 (1.89%) Network Security
8 1 (1.89%) VoIP
8 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.66%) MySQL
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) JIRA
2 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.89%) MSI
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Administrator
2 14 (26.42%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (18.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (11.32%) Architect
5 6 (11.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (11.32%) Technical Architect
6 5 (9.43%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Project Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Support Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) VMware Architect
7 4 (7.55%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
7 4 (7.55%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 4 (7.55%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 4 (7.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 4 (7.55%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) LAMP
2 1 (1.89%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.08%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.77%) Replication
3 2 (3.77%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.89%) CCTV
4 1 (1.89%) Clustering
4 1 (1.89%) CMDB
4 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.89%) NHS
4 1 (1.89%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 41 (77.36%) Windows
2 27 (50.94%) Linux
3 22 (41.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (35.85%) Windows Server
5 17 (32.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (32.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (26.42%) Solaris
7 11 (20.75%) Unix
8 8 (15.09%) CentOS
9 6 (11.32%) Ubuntu
9 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (7.55%) Windows 7
11 2 (3.77%) Debian
12 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) ITIL
2 14 (26.42%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (24.53%) Kalman Filter
4 11 (20.75%) Change Control
5 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (18.87%) Configuration Management
5 10 (18.87%) High Availability
5 10 (18.87%) Incident Management
5 10 (18.87%) Load Balancing
5 10 (18.87%) Open Source
5 10 (18.87%) Virtual Environments
6 7 (13.21%) Migration
7 5 (9.43%) Identity Management
7 5 (9.43%) Project Management
8 4 (7.55%) Converged Infrastructure
8 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
8 4 (7.55%) Server Building
8 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.66%) Change Management
9 3 (5.66%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 23 (43.40%) SQL
2 10 (18.87%) PL/SQL
2 10 (18.87%) Shell Script
3 9 (16.98%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.89%) Java
4 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.89%) PHP
4 1 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) MCITP
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.55%) MCSE
3 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (5.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.77%) VCAP
5 1 (1.89%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.89%) CCNA
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.89%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.89%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) VCP5
5 1 (1.89%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.87%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (47.17%) Active Directory
2 21 (39.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (33.96%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (20.75%) VMware ESX
5 10 (18.87%) iptables
5 10 (18.87%) Postfix
5 10 (18.87%) Sendmail
6 7 (13.21%) XenApp
7 5 (9.43%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (7.55%) FreeRADIUS
9 3 (5.66%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
10 2 (3.77%) XenDesktop
10 2 (3.77%) XenServer
11 1 (1.89%) ISA Server
11 1 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 18 (33.96%) SCCM
2 13 (24.53%) Nagios
3 10 (18.87%) Cobbler
3 10 (18.87%) OSSEC
3 10 (18.87%) Puppet
4 7 (13.21%) Backup Exec
5 5 (9.43%) WSUS
6 4 (7.55%) Graphite
6 4 (7.55%) logstash
6 4 (7.55%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (3.77%) SCOM
7 2 (3.77%) Simpana
8 1 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.89%) NetApp OnCommand
8 1 (1.89%) vMotion
Vendors
1 40 (75.47%) VMware
2 29 (54.72%) HP
3 19 (35.85%) Red Hat
4 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
5 16 (30.19%) Oracle
6 13 (24.53%) Dell
7 11 (20.75%) Citrix
8 10 (18.87%) EMC
8 10 (18.87%) LogRhythm
8 10 (18.87%) ServiceNow
8 10 (18.87%) SolarWinds
8 10 (18.87%) Splunk
8 10 (18.87%) TippingPoint
9 8 (15.09%) Cisco
10 7 (13.21%) 3PAR
11 5 (9.43%) Avaya
11 5 (9.43%) CheckPoint
12 4 (7.55%) Veeam
13 3 (5.66%) CommVault
14 1 (1.89%) NetApp
Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
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