The first table below looks at the demand for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Nottinghamshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 41 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing vSphere 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.27% - 0.69%
As % of the System Software category 2.04% - 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £278
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £336
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-17.43% +9.00%
System Software Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
49 53 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 13.10% 14.56% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 8
Average daily rate £344 £265 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.81% -13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £235 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £415 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% +45.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.62 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £30.00 £10.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
vSphere
East Midlands

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

vSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

vSphere
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham - 1 - - 2
vSphere
East Midlands

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (57.14%) SCCM
4 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (42.86%) SCOM
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (42.86%) MCSE
5 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 3 (42.86%) Citrix
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 2 (28.57%) HP
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (14.29%) MCITP
7 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
7 1 (14.29%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (14.29%) XenApp
7 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
7 1 (14.29%) CESG
7 1 (14.29%) Firewall
7 1 (14.29%) CCA
7 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Wintel Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) MCSE
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (14.29%) MCITP
3 1 (14.29%) CCA
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (14.29%) HP ASE
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
2 3 (42.86%) SCOM
3 1 (14.29%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Fortinet