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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 20 April 2015 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 96 125 101
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -24
Contract jobs citing vSphere 26 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.99% 0.77% 0.71%
As % of the System Software category 7.95% 6.96% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £335 £362
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% -7.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £209 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £460 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.63 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £21.28 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-8.36% -21.90%
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
327 345 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.41% 11.00% 14.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 180 137
Average daily rate £325 £300 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £140 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £314
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 39 60
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £23.90 £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing vSphere across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hertfordshire +10 9 £375 +15.38% 3
Essex +19 5 £300 -10.44% 1
Norfolk +6 5 £333 +35.71% 2
Cambridgeshire -1 4 - - 3
Suffolk +4 3 £250 +25.00%
Bedfordshire - - - - 2
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 43 (97.73%) VMware
2 34 (77.27%) Windows
3 24 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (47.73%) Hyper-V
5 20 (45.45%) Cisco
6 18 (40.91%) Active Directory
6 18 (40.91%) HP
6 18 (40.91%) Firewall
7 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
8 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
9 12 (27.27%) Linux
9 12 (27.27%) MS Exchange
9 12 (27.27%) Citrix
9 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (25.00%) DNS
10 11 (25.00%) Oracle
11 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
11 10 (22.73%) Red Hat
12 9 (20.45%) IIS
12 9 (20.45%) UNIX
12 9 (20.45%) Wireless
12 9 (20.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (18.18%) Finance
13 8 (18.18%) LAN
13 8 (18.18%) WAN
13 8 (18.18%) Perl
13 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (15.91%) SAN
14 7 (15.91%) NetApp

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 12 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 9 (20.45%) IIS
3 7 (15.91%) WebLogic
4 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
5 5 (11.36%) GlassFish
5 5 (11.36%) WebSphere
5 5 (11.36%) Tomcat
5 5 (11.36%) JBoss
6 4 (9.09%) WorkSite
7 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (4.55%) Apache
9 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
9 1 (2.27%) Lync
9 1 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Office
1 1 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (11.36%) Office 365
1 5 (11.36%) IBM SmartCloud
2 2 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.55%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.91%) Firewall
2 11 (25.00%) DNS
3 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
4 9 (20.45%) Wireless
5 8 (18.18%) LAN
5 8 (18.18%) WAN
6 7 (15.91%) SAN
7 6 (13.64%) DHCP
7 6 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (11.36%) BIG-IP
8 5 (11.36%) VPN
8 5 (11.36%) Internet
8 5 (11.36%) LDAP
9 4 (9.09%) MPLS
9 4 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (9.09%) iSCSI
10 3 (6.82%) SSH
10 3 (6.82%) VoIP
10 3 (6.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (6.82%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.09%) Big Data
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (15.91%) Administrator
2 5 (11.36%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (11.36%) Network Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) Architect
3 4 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Junior IT Project Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Platform Architect
5 2 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Server Support
5 2 (4.55%) Network Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.55%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.55%) Consultant
5 2 (4.55%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) Web Services
2 2 (4.55%) .NET
2 2 (4.55%) SOAP
2 2 (4.55%) REST
3 1 (2.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Replication
2 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) Clustering
3 2 (4.55%) PKI
3 2 (4.55%) Online Games
3 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (77.27%) Windows
2 12 (27.27%) Linux
2 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (20.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (20.45%) UNIX
4 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (13.64%) Solaris
6 3 (6.82%) VMS
7 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.64%) ITIL
1 6 (13.64%) Project Management
1 6 (13.64%) Service Delivery
2 4 (9.09%) Quality Management
2 4 (9.09%) Process Management
2 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 4 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
2 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
2 4 (9.09%) Change Control
2 4 (9.09%) Data Analytics
2 4 (9.09%) Analytics
2 4 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (6.82%) Build Automation
4 2 (4.55%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (4.55%) High Availability
4 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.27%) Change Management
5 1 (2.27%) Migration
5 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) Perl
2 5 (11.36%) Korn
2 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.36%) Bash Shell
3 4 (9.09%) SQL
4 3 (6.82%) Python
4 3 (6.82%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.82%) Bourne shell
4 3 (6.82%) C-shell
5 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (9.09%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (9.09%) MCSE
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.55%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (47.73%) Hyper-V
3 18 (40.91%) Active Directory
4 7 (15.91%) XenServer
5 6 (13.64%) XenApp
5 6 (13.64%) VMware ESX
5 6 (13.64%) vCloud
6 2 (4.55%) NFS
6 2 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (4.55%) DFS Replication
6 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Backup Exec
1 5 (11.36%) SCCM
2 3 (6.82%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (4.55%) SCOM
3 2 (4.55%) Puppet
3 2 (4.55%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.27%) WSUS
4 1 (2.27%) SCDPM
4 1 (2.27%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.27%) OpenView
Vendors
1 43 (97.73%) VMware
2 20 (45.45%) Cisco
3 18 (40.91%) HP
4 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
5 12 (27.27%) Citrix
6 11 (25.00%) Oracle
7 10 (22.73%) Red Hat
8 7 (15.91%) NetApp
9 5 (11.36%) EMC
9 5 (11.36%) IBM
10 3 (6.82%) Sun
10 3 (6.82%) CheckPoint
10 3 (6.82%) SolarWinds
10 3 (6.82%) F5
11 2 (4.55%) Veeam
11 2 (4.55%) Symantec
11 2 (4.55%) Sophos
11 2 (4.55%) BMC
11 2 (4.55%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (4.55%) Dell
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