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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 59 61 54
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing vSphere 13 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.56% 0.26% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 14.94% 2.63% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £248 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £311
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.60 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.01% -14.18%
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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
87 76 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 10.42% 9.88% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 16 11
Average daily rate £375 £275 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £315
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 17
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £10.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +32.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.52 £9.40 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £16.00 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) VMware
3 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (61.54%) Hyper-V
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
5 6 (46.15%) DNS
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 5 (38.46%) Migration
7 4 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (30.77%) ITIL
7 4 (30.77%) SQL
7 4 (30.77%) MCSE
8 3 (23.08%) LAN
8 3 (23.08%) WAN
8 3 (23.08%) VBScript
8 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (23.08%) Symantec
8 3 (23.08%) Cisco
8 3 (23.08%) HP
8 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
8 3 (23.08%) PKI
8 3 (23.08%) Backup Exec
8 3 (23.08%) Firewall
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (15.38%) 3PAR
9 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (15.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) MediaWiki
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) LAN
2 3 (23.08%) WAN
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (15.38%) DHCP
3 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) OSPF
4 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (7.69%) BIG-IP
4 1 (7.69%) VLAN
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Support Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Network Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Server Support
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) Cryptography
2 1 (7.69%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Network Management
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) VBScript
2 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (30.77%) MCSE
2 2 (15.38%) CCNP
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) MCP
3 1 (7.69%) CCA
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CCEA
3 1 (7.69%) MCTS
3 1 (7.69%) MCITP
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) VCAP
3 1 (7.69%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (61.54%) Hyper-V
2 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) XenApp
3 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
3 1 (7.69%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Backup Exec
2 2 (15.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) Symantec
4 2 (15.38%) Dell
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) 3PAR
4 2 (15.38%) GFI Software
5 1 (7.69%) F5
5 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.69%) McAfee
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle
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