The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 47 38 32
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing vSphere 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.70% 0.28% 1.09%
As % of the System Software category 8.57% 2.44% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £233 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.60 £23.00 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+15.65% -0.86%
vSphere
Nottinghamshire

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

System Software Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
35 41 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 8.18% 11.61% 16.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 12
Average daily rate £215 £370 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.89% -1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £325 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £550 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 8
Average hourly rate £12.58 £15.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.87% +14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £11.32 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £18.10 £16.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

vSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing vSphere across the Nottingham region.

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
3 10 (83.33%) Citrix
4 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
5 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
6 7 (58.33%) SQL
6 7 (58.33%) SAN
6 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
7 6 (50.00%) ITIL
7 6 (50.00%) Cisco
8 5 (41.67%) Unix
8 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
8 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
9 4 (33.33%) Converged Networks
9 4 (33.33%) Firewall
9 4 (33.33%) NetApp
9 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (33.33%) CCNA
9 4 (33.33%) HP
9 4 (33.33%) Dell
9 4 (33.33%) EMC
10 3 (25.00%) DNS
10 3 (25.00%) IBM
10 3 (25.00%) Java
10 3 (25.00%) DB2
10 3 (25.00%) MySQL

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 (25.00%) JBoss
1 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Advent Geneva
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) SAN
2 4 (33.33%) Converged Networks
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (25.00%) Network Security
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (16.67%) DHCP
4 2 (16.67%) LDAP
4 2 (16.67%) SMTP
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) DB2
2 3 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 3 (25.00%) Web 2.0
3 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (8.33%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) Unix
4 3 (25.00%) AIX
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (25.00%) Converged Infrastructure
3 3 (25.00%) DevOps
3 3 (25.00%) ERP
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (16.67%) People Management
5 1 (8.33%) Change Control
5 1 (8.33%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCNA
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) Citrix
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco
5 4 (33.33%) Dell
5 4 (33.33%) EMC
5 4 (33.33%) HP
5 4 (33.33%) NetApp
6 3 (25.00%) IBM
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle
6 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (16.67%) Juniper
7 2 (16.67%) Symantec
8 1 (8.33%) Advent
8 1 (8.33%) Apple
8 1 (8.33%) arcserve
8 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint