The first table below looks at the demand for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 30 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 Ipswich 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 30 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing vSphere 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.59% - 2.69%
As % of the System Software category 5.00% - 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£190 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £30.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.52% +35.55%
System Software Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
20 5 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 11.76% 7.04% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 14
Average daily rate £204 £225 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.44% -23.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £225 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
Average hourly rate £16.25 £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £10.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.85 £14.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +2.94%
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vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

vSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

vSphere
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Mitel
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) ProCurve
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Mitel
1 1 (100.00%) ProCurve