Period
to 25 March 2019

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 25 March 2019 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
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 84 80
Rank change year-on-year +10 -4 +4
Contract jobs citing vSphere 2 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.20% 0.77% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 1.65% 4.62% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £500 £369 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.59% +13.46% -
East of England median daily rate £450 £350 £300
% change year-on-year +28.57% +16.67% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £16.63 -
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £16.63 £9.66
% change year-on-year +50.33% +72.24% -69.40%

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 121 195 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 12.04% 16.71% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 68 48
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +11.11% -23.64%
10th Percentile £126 £143 £125
90th Percentile £645 £536 £515
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 26
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £42.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.33% +154.55% -1.49%
10th Percentile £11.17 £15.23 £10.00
90th Percentile £175.00 £47.50 £41.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.45% +4.55% -

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Cambridgeshire

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for vSphere in Cambridgeshire

vSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor 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 25 March 2019. 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
Cambridge -9 1 £500 +33.33%
vSphere
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2019, 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 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) VCAP
2 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) vMotion
2 1 (50.00%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) vRealize
2 1 (50.00%) Antivirus Management
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Publishing

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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Data ONTAP
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Antivirus Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) VCAP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (50.00%) vMotion
1 1 (50.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp