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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 44 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing vSphere 3 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.61% 1.33% 0.73%
As % of the System Software category 5.08% 10.14% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£623 £308 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+102.43% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £21.75 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+70.11% -29.83%
vSphere
East Midlands

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
59 69 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 12.02% 13.14% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 8
Average daily rate £425 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £130 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £388 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 6
Average hourly rate £12.08 £13.00 £16.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.11% -23.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.82 £10.70 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £13.50 £19.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -2.36%

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 24 October 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +6 3 £623 +102.43%
vSphere
East Midlands

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix
3 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
3 4 (44.44%) XenServer
4 3 (33.33%) UNIX
4 3 (33.33%) SCCM
4 3 (33.33%) SCVMM
4 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (11.11%) vCloud
6 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (11.11%) XenApp
6 1 (11.11%) SAN
6 1 (11.11%) VoIP
6 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 1 (11.11%) MS Office

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) VoIP
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Server Support
2 2 (22.22%) Server Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Server Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Wintel Architect
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) UNIX
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) XenServer
3 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (11.11%) XenApp
4 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (11.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
1 3 (33.33%) SCVMM
2 1 (11.11%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) HP