Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for vSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited vSphere over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

VMware vSphere
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 99 105
Rank change year-on-year -28 +6 +11
Contract jobs citing vSphere 5 12 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.21% 0.69% 1.06%
As % of the System Software category 1.50% 5.29% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 12
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £259 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.12% +13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £194 £302 £325
90th Percentile £339 £443 £450
South East median daily rate £375 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -11.76% +21.43% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £12.50 £11.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.70% - -
South East median hourly rate £37.50 £49.46 £24.50
% change year-on-year -24.18% +101.88% -38.75%

vSphere is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 334 227 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 14.10% 13.05% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 115 106
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £131 £204 £213
90th Percentile £494 £538 £488
South East median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 29 29
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.00 £12.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.33% -25.00% +23.08%
10th Percentile £11.58 £8.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £58.88 £16.10 £30.00
South East median hourly rate £16.88 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -14.29% +12.90%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing vSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Buckinghamshire

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing vSphere in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for vSphere in Buckinghamshire

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing vSphere in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for vSphere in Buckinghamshire

vSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for vSphere in Buckinghamshire

vSphere
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -30 4 £259 -39.12%
vSphere
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Server
4 2 (40.00%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (20.00%) Time Management
5 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
5 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (20.00%) BMC
5 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) vCloud
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (20.00%) Unix
5 1 (20.00%) MobileIron
5 1 (20.00%) Ansible

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Operator
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Migration Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Architect
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Server
3 1 (20.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) AirWatch
2 1 (20.00%) Ansible
2 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) BMC
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) MobileIron