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 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 47 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing vSphere 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.71% 0.64% -
As % of the System Software category 6.52% 4.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £475 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £311
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £23.60 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.89% -14.18%
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
46 47 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 10.85% 15.02% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 17
Average daily rate £350 £350 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +32.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £125 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £378 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
+14.51% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 10
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.75 £11.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% +15.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.45 £8.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £14.00 £19.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 2 March 2015. 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 -8 3 - -
vSphere
East Midlands

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 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 Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

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