The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 67 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing vSphere 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.77% 0.23% -
As % of the System Software category 9.72% 1.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £268 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.64% -15.00%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

System Software Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
72 125 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 7.96% 14.50% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 45 20
Average daily rate £400 £294 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.17% -18.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 17
Average hourly rate £10.04 £11.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.59% -9.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.73 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
- +3.93%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

vSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 11 (64.71%) Hyper-V
3 10 (58.82%) VMware
4 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (47.06%) Migration
6 7 (41.18%) DNS
7 6 (35.29%) VBScript
7 6 (35.29%) PKI
7 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
7 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (29.41%) SQL
9 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (23.53%) ITIL
9 4 (23.53%) MCSE
9 4 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (17.65%) Backup Exec
10 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (17.65%) Symantec
10 3 (17.65%) LAN
10 3 (17.65%) WAN
10 3 (17.65%) HP
10 3 (17.65%) Cisco
10 3 (17.65%) Citrix
10 3 (17.65%) Firewall
11 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
11 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) MediaWiki
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) DNS
2 3 (17.65%) LAN
2 3 (17.65%) WAN
2 3 (17.65%) Firewall
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (11.76%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (11.76%) SAN
3 2 (11.76%) DHCP
3 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (5.88%) Network Security
4 1 (5.88%) BIG-IP
4 1 (5.88%) OSPF
4 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (5.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Consultant
2 6 (35.29%) Active Directory Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Network Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Support Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Server Support
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) PKI
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Cryptography
3 1 (5.88%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) Linux
5 1 (5.88%) VMS
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Migration
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Time Management
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.88%) Network Management
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) VBScript
1 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (23.53%) MCSE
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (11.76%) CCNP
2 2 (11.76%) CCNA
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) MCTS
3 1 (5.88%) MCITP
3 1 (5.88%) MCP
3 1 (5.88%) CCA
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (5.88%) CCEA
3 1 (5.88%) VCAP
3 1 (5.88%) CCIA
3 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
1 1 (5.88%) JSP 440
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
1 11 (64.71%) Hyper-V
2 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.88%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
3 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Backup Exec
2 2 (11.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (11.76%) WSUS
3 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) VMware
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Symantec
3 3 (17.65%) HP
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco
3 3 (17.65%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) 3PAR
4 2 (11.76%) GFI Software
4 2 (11.76%) Dell
5 1 (5.88%) McAfee
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.88%) F5
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