The first table below looks at the demand for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 29 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 East Sussex 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 38 37 40
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing vSphere 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.58% 1.00% 0.81%
As % of the System Software category 4.55% 13.04% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £30.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.52% +35.55%
System Software Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
44 23 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 12.83% 7.67% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 9
Average daily rate £238 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £251 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £302 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 12
Average hourly rate £15.25 £17.75 £18.59
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.08% -4.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £15.75 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £19.75 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.24% +2.94%
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

vSphere
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
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vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (60.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (60.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (60.00%) WCF
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) IIS
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (60.00%) Load Testing
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (60.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 (60.00%) IIS
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (20.00%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) SSL
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (60.00%) WCF
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (60.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) COM+
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
1 3 (60.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Web Development
1 3 (60.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 3 (60.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) DSDM
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) VB
1 2 (40.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) WatchGuard
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) McAfee
3 1 (20.00%) Kofax