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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 2 July 2022 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 44 - 52
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing vSphere 27 0 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.36% - 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 18.88% - 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 0 2
10th Percentile £398 - £313
25th Percentile £413 - £314
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 - £330
75th Percentile £438 - £349
90th Percentile £458 - £351
East of England median daily rate £425 £575 £383
% change year-on-year -26.09% +50.33% -15.00%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 143 88 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 17.81% 16.21% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 66 66
10th Percentile £247 £233 £174
25th Percentile £313 £325 £319
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £413 £450
Median % change year-on-year +3.03% -8.33% +12.50%
75th Percentile £494 £547 £525
90th Percentile £585 £619 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -10.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 10 2
10th Percentile - £10.45 £12.15
25th Percentile £13.41 £13.10 £13.63
Median hourly rate £13.83 £13.50 £16.39
Median % change year-on-year +2.44% -17.63% -6.34%
75th Percentile £15.19 £14.81 £18.85
90th Percentile £15.75 £50.50 £20.14
East of England median hourly rate £15.62 £18.27 £20.00
% change year-on-year -14.50% -8.65% +32.74%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Cambridgeshire

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing vSphere in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for vSphere in Cambridgeshire

vSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing vSphere in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for vSphere in Cambridgeshire

vSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing vSphere in Cambridgeshire.

Hourly rate trend for vSphere in Cambridgeshire

vSphere
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 2 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Peterborough - 22 £425 - 1
Cambridge - 4 £463 -
St Neots - 1 £163 -
vSphere
East of England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, IT contractor jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (96.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (88.89%) AWS
3 24 (88.89%) Windows
3 24 (88.89%) DNS
3 24 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 24 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 24 (88.89%) Windows Server
4 23 (85.19%) DHCP
5 22 (81.48%) SQL Server
5 22 (81.48%) SLA
5 22 (81.48%) Change Management
5 22 (81.48%) Identity Management
5 22 (81.48%) PaaS
5 22 (81.48%) Hyper-V
5 22 (81.48%) PKI
5 22 (81.48%) Incident Management
5 22 (81.48%) Replication
5 22 (81.48%) SCCM
5 22 (81.48%) SCVMM
5 22 (81.48%) Skype for Business
5 22 (81.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (81.48%) IaaS
5 22 (81.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 22 (81.48%) Microsoft 365
5 22 (81.48%) Skype
5 22 (81.48%) Azure Active Directory
5 22 (81.48%) Azure
6 21 (77.78%) SQL
7 2 (7.41%) Windows 10

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 22 (81.48%) Exchange Server 2013
1 22 (81.48%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (88.89%) AWS
2 22 (81.48%) Azure
2 22 (81.48%) Azure Active Directory
2 22 (81.48%) IaaS
2 22 (81.48%) Microsoft 365
2 22 (81.48%) PaaS
3 1 (3.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 24 (88.89%) DNS
2 23 (85.19%) DHCP
3 22 (81.48%) Skype
4 1 (3.70%) Firewall
4 1 (3.70%) LAN
4 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.70%) VoIP
4 1 (3.70%) VPN
4 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (81.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (7.41%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 22 (81.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 22 (81.48%) Applications Engineer
1 22 (81.48%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (7.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (3.70%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) Administrator
3 1 (3.70%) Analyst
3 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (3.70%) IT Analyst
3 1 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (3.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 22 (81.48%) PKI
1 22 (81.48%) Replication
2 1 (3.70%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 24 (88.89%) Windows
1 24 (88.89%) Windows Server
2 22 (81.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.70%) Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Change Management
1 22 (81.48%) Identity Management
1 22 (81.48%) Incident Management
2 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL
3 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.70%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) A+ Certification
1 1 (3.70%) CCNA
1 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (81.48%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (96.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 22 (81.48%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.70%) Docker
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (81.48%) SCCM
1 22 (81.48%) SCVMM
2 2 (7.41%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.70%) Ansible
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Veritas
4 1 (3.70%) Aruba
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) Kronos
4 1 (3.70%) Meraki
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) Veeam
4 1 (3.70%) WatchGuard