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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 45 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing vSphere 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.76% 0.33% -
As % of the System Software category 6.98% 2.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.06 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -25.70%
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
43 40 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 10.94% 13.11% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 13
Average daily rate £347 £236 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.08% -5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £125 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £414 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £314 £313
% change year-on-year
+10.82% +0.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 12
Average hourly rate £18.00 £11.25 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -26.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.50 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £13.13 £30.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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 31 March 2015, 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 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) XenServer
2 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) SCCM
4 2 (28.57%) SCVMM
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (14.29%) XenApp
5 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Veeam
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (14.29%) HP SIM

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) BIG-IP
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (14.29%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Wintel Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
1 4 (57.14%) XenServer
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
1 2 (28.57%) SCVMM
2 1 (14.29%) HP SIM
2 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Juniper
5 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 1 (14.29%) Veeam
5 1 (14.29%) F5
5 1 (14.29%) Lumension