The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Milton Keynes 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 63 62 56
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing vSphere 9 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.99% 0.43% 0.89%
As % of the System Software category 10.47% 2.68% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £215 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.04% -52.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.13 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £30.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.52% +35.55%
System Software Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
86 112 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.46% 15.91% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 45 27
Average daily rate £400 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £302 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.19 £9.00 £10.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £14.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.24% +2.94%
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing vSphere across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

vSphere Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 July 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
4 7 (63.64%) NetApp
5 6 (54.55%) VMware
5 6 (54.55%) EMC
6 5 (45.45%) VBScript
6 5 (45.45%) LDAP
6 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
6 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
6 5 (45.45%) Migration
7 4 (36.36%) Cisco
8 3 (27.27%) Citrix
8 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (18.18%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (18.18%) Firewall
9 2 (18.18%) ARCserve
9 2 (18.18%) XenApp
9 2 (18.18%) Veeam
9 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (18.18%) SQL
9 2 (18.18%) CCNA
9 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
9 2 (18.18%) VoIP
9 2 (18.18%) DNS
9 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 2 (18.18%) Linux
10 1 (9.09%) SAN
10 1 (9.09%) Moodle
10 1 (9.09%) SaaS

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Moodle
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) LDAP
2 2 (18.18%) VoIP
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Consultant
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) EqualLogic
1 1 (9.09%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) VBScript
1 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCNA
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (18.18%) XenApp
4 1 (9.09%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) ARCserve
2 1 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) NetApp
3 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 6 (54.55%) EMC
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco
5 3 (27.27%) Citrix
6 2 (18.18%) Veeam
Milton Keynes
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Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago