The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 47 36 38
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing vSphere 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.21% 0.84% 0.60%
As % of the System Software category 2.50% 5.66% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £208 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -42.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.62 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-26.31% -5.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottinghamshire region.

System Software Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
40 53 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 8.40% 14.89% 16.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 12
Average daily rate £325 £208 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.62% -47.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £110 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £380 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 23
Average hourly rate £18.63 £13.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.96% -11.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.43 £10.16 £10.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.85 £14.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) XenServer
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (25.00%) F5

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Change Control
1 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) XenServer
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (25.00%) Xen
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Lumension