The first table below looks at the demand for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Staffordshire 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 19 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing vSphere 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.67% - 0.50%
As % of the System Software category 13.33% - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£255 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £30.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-38.52% +34.06%
System Software Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
15 9 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 12.50% 7.76% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 8
Average daily rate £190 £175 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £175 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £175 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 3
Average hourly rate £13.50 £11.25 £16.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -32.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
vSphere
West Midlands

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

vSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

vSphere
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Burton-upon-Trent - - - - 1
Tamworth - - - -
vSphere
West Midlands

vSphere
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) 3PAR
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (20.00%) XenApp
5 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (20.00%) VLAN
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) Dell
5 1 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (20.00%) Avaya
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (20.00%) VoIP
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) 3PAR
2 3 (60.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Avaya
Staffordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £25000.00 - £29500.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Staffordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £15 - £20.00 per hour
Posted: 24 days ago