Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 75 106
Rank change year-on-year -19 +31 -7
Contract jobs citing vSphere 5 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.35% 0.44% 0.32%
As % of the System Software category 2.33% 3.57% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £300 £340 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +22.52% -5.93%
10th Percentile £244 £322 £239
90th Percentile £360 £403 £308
East of England median daily rate £316 £325 £350
% change year-on-year -2.69% -7.14% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £16.63 - £60.00
East of England median hourly rate £16.63 £10.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +66.30% -69.23% +34.02%

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 215 140 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 15.10% 12.27% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 52 61
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% +66.67%
10th Percentile £147 £177 £148
90th Percentile £525 £487 £494
East of England median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year - +4.48% +21.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 18 34
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £13.75 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +190.91% - -45.00%
10th Percentile £11.65 £9.18 £8.83
90th Percentile £50.60 £22.53 £31.53
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - -2.94% +0.83%

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 24 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
Cambridge -7 4 £325 -4.41% 1
vSphere
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) NetApp
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (60.00%) vMotion
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) SNMP
5 1 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) MCSA
5 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (20.00%) SAN
5 1 (20.00%) EMC
5 1 (20.00%) ISA Server
5 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (20.00%) XenApp
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010

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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SNMP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) ISA Server
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) NetApp
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) EMC