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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 50 43 39
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing vSphere 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.39% 0.49% 0.95%
As % of the System Software category 4.88% 4.35% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £250 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £23.00 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+37.19% -0.86%
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
41 46 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 7.99% 11.22% 15.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 13
Average daily rate £275 £360 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £323 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £550 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 10
Average hourly rate £11.15 £14.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.40% +9.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £11.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £17.68 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -12 2 £250 -
vSphere
East Midlands

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
3 10 (83.33%) Citrix
4 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
5 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
6 7 (58.33%) SQL
6 7 (58.33%) SAN
6 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
7 6 (50.00%) ITIL
7 6 (50.00%) Cisco
8 5 (41.67%) Unix
8 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
8 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
9 4 (33.33%) Converged Networks
9 4 (33.33%) Firewall
9 4 (33.33%) NetApp
9 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (33.33%) CCNA
9 4 (33.33%) HP
9 4 (33.33%) Dell
9 4 (33.33%) EMC
10 3 (25.00%) DNS
10 3 (25.00%) IBM
10 3 (25.00%) Java
10 3 (25.00%) DB2
10 3 (25.00%) MySQL

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (25.00%) JBoss
1 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Advent Geneva
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) SAN
2 4 (33.33%) Converged Networks
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (25.00%) Network Security
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (16.67%) DHCP
4 2 (16.67%) LDAP
4 2 (16.67%) SMTP
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) DB2
2 3 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 3 (25.00%) Web 2.0
3 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (8.33%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) Unix
4 3 (25.00%) AIX
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (25.00%) Converged Infrastructure
3 3 (25.00%) DevOps
3 3 (25.00%) ERP
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (16.67%) People Management
5 1 (8.33%) Change Control
5 1 (8.33%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCNA
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) Citrix
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco
5 4 (33.33%) Dell
5 4 (33.33%) EMC
5 4 (33.33%) HP
5 4 (33.33%) NetApp
6 3 (25.00%) IBM
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle
6 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (16.67%) Juniper
7 2 (16.67%) Symantec
8 1 (8.33%) Advent
8 1 (8.33%) Apple
8 1 (8.33%) arcserve
8 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint