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 22 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 36 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing vSphere 3 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.94% 2.11% -
As % of the System Software category 6.38% 14.93% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £30.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.59% +35.55%
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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
47 67 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 14.69% 14.16% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 38 7
Average daily rate £350 £300 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -24.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £228 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 4
Average hourly rate £13.25 £13.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.55 £12.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £20.90 £14.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

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

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Top 26 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) vCloud
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) SCVMM
4 1 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) XenServer
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) vCloud
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) XenServer
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft