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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 60 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing vSphere 9 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.17% 0.41% -
As % of the System Software category 10.34% 4.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£290 £248 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+27.86% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.20 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+2.37% -19.30%
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Buckinghamshire

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 64 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 11.30% 8.71% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 16 9
Average daily rate £350 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £370 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 20
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £10.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +29.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £9.55 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 12 (85.71%) Windows
1 12 (85.71%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 7 (50.00%) Migration
4 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (42.86%) Citrix
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
6 5 (35.71%) MCSE
6 5 (35.71%) IIS
6 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
7 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco
7 4 (28.57%) SAN
7 4 (28.57%) Firewall
8 3 (21.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (21.43%) ISA Server
8 3 (21.43%) Terminal Services
8 3 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (21.43%) LAN
8 3 (21.43%) WAN
8 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
8 3 (21.43%) DNS
8 3 (21.43%) ITIL
8 3 (21.43%) SQL
8 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
8 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (21.43%) BladeLogic

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 5 (35.71%) IIS
2 3 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (7.14%) MediaWiki
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (7.14%) Apache
4 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) SAN
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) LAN
2 3 (21.43%) WAN
2 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) VPN
3 2 (14.29%) DHCP
3 2 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (7.14%) NAS
4 1 (7.14%) IPsec
4 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
4 1 (7.14%) VLAN
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
4 1 (7.14%) LDAP
4 1 (7.14%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
General
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Project Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Cryptography
1 1 (7.14%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) UNIX
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
5 1 (7.14%) Windows NT
5 1 (7.14%) VMS
5 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Network Management
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) VBScript
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (35.71%) MCSE
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (14.29%) CCNP
3 2 (14.29%) CCNA
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.14%) MCP
4 1 (7.14%) CCA
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (7.14%) CCEA
4 1 (7.14%) MCTS
4 1 (7.14%) MCITP
4 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) VCAP
4 1 (7.14%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
2 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (21.43%) Terminal Services
4 3 (21.43%) ISA Server
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (14.29%) XenApp
6 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
6 1 (7.14%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (21.43%) BladeLogic
2 2 (14.29%) Backup Exec
3 1 (7.14%) SCCM
3 1 (7.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) VMware
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) Citrix
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (14.29%) HP
5 2 (14.29%) Symantec
5 2 (14.29%) 3PAR
6 1 (7.14%) F5
6 1 (7.14%) GFI Software
6 1 (7.14%) McAfee
6 1 (7.14%) PlateSpin
6 1 (7.14%) Dell
6 1 (7.14%) EMC
6 1 (7.14%) Intel
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle
6 1 (7.14%) NetApp
6 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
Milton Keynes
Church International
Rate: £300 + per day DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago