The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing vSphere 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.64% - -
As % of the System Software category 8.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £230 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £386 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.91% +18.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.28 £22.69 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+64.29% -2.19%
vSphere
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

System Software Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
23 57 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 7.40% 13.26% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 43 0
Average daily rate £233 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 14
Average hourly rate £8.50 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.61% -10.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

vSphere
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Server Building
2 1 (50.00%) Nimble Storage
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Server Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) Nimble Storage
1 1 (50.00%) VMware