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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 60 71 53
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Contract jobs citing vSphere 10 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.23% 0.22% 0.38%
As % of the System Software category 13.89% 1.75% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
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£400 £268 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.53% +24.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-26.31% -5.00%
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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
72 114 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 8.85% 12.77% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 46 27
Average daily rate £360 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £214 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 20
Average hourly rate £16.14 £12.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.58% -1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.73 £9.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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 22 May 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 22 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 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 15 (65.22%) VMware
2 15 (65.22%) Hyper-V
3 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
4 10 (43.48%) DNS
4 10 (43.48%) Migration
4 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (34.78%) PowerShell
6 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (30.43%) PKI
6 7 (30.43%) HP
6 7 (30.43%) SQL
6 7 (30.43%) VBScript
7 6 (26.09%) ITIL
7 6 (26.09%) MCSE
7 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (26.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (21.74%) Backup Exec
8 5 (21.74%) Symantec
8 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (17.39%) Dell
9 4 (17.39%) LAN
9 4 (17.39%) WAN
9 4 (17.39%) DHCP
9 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
9 4 (17.39%) Linux
9 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
9 4 (17.39%) GFI Software

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) MediaWiki
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.35%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) DNS
2 4 (17.39%) LAN
2 4 (17.39%) WAN
2 4 (17.39%) DHCP
2 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.04%) Firewall
4 2 (8.70%) SAN
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (8.70%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (4.35%) Network Security
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (4.35%) VLAN
5 1 (4.35%) VPN
5 1 (4.35%) BIG-IP
5 1 (4.35%) EIGRP
5 1 (4.35%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Consultant
2 7 (30.43%) Active Directory Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Support Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Server Support
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Data Centre Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) PKI
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) SecurID
3 1 (4.35%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (17.39%) Linux
5 2 (8.70%) UNIX
5 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Migration
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) Information Security
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (8.70%) Kernel Tuning
4 1 (4.35%) Network Management
4 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.35%) Business Development
4 1 (4.35%) Time Management
4 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) PowerShell
2 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) VBScript
3 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) MCSE
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (26.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.70%) CCNP
4 2 (8.70%) CCNA
5 1 (4.35%) VCAP
5 1 (4.35%) CCIA
5 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) MCP
5 1 (4.35%) CCA
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (4.35%) CCEA
5 1 (4.35%) MCTS
5 1 (4.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) JSP 440
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
1 15 (65.22%) Hyper-V
2 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.35%) XenApp
3 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.35%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (4.35%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Backup Exec
2 4 (17.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (13.04%) WSUS
4 2 (8.70%) SCCM
5 1 (4.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) VMware
2 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
3 7 (30.43%) HP
4 5 (21.74%) Symantec
5 4 (17.39%) Dell
5 4 (17.39%) GFI Software
6 3 (13.04%) Citrix
6 3 (13.04%) Cisco
6 3 (13.04%) McAfee
7 2 (8.70%) TOWER Software
7 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
7 2 (8.70%) 3PAR
7 2 (8.70%) Infoblox
8 1 (4.35%) F5
8 1 (4.35%) Oracle
8 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
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