Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 20 January 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 118 77
Rank change year-on-year +51 -41 +23
Contract jobs citing vSphere 26 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.26% 0.060% 0.81%
As % of the System Software category 9.42% 0.38% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 5
Milton Keynes median daily rate £388 £180 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +115.28% -57.65% +18.06%
10th Percentile £355 £180 £301
90th Percentile £394 £180 £445
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £180 £425
% change year-on-year +115.28% -57.65% +18.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.50 - £11.50
10th Percentile £11.10 - £11.25
90th Percentile £14.00 - £11.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.50 - £11.50

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 276 265 194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 23.98% 15.83% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 119 100
Milton Keynes median daily rate £375 £394 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.82% +9.44% -4.00%
10th Percentile £162 £164 £254
90th Percentile £500 £500 £502
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £378 £375 £355
% change year-on-year +0.67% +5.63% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 25 27
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.27 £18.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.71% +38.46% +2.42%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.97 £8.72
90th Percentile £34.25 £21.00 £18.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £19.00 £13.11
% change year-on-year -23.70% +44.93% -14.40%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Milton Keynes

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for vSphere in Milton Keynes

vSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for vSphere in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (92.31%) Microsoft
3 21 (80.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (76.92%) Windows
5 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
5 16 (61.54%) NetApp
6 15 (57.69%) Windows Server
7 14 (53.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 14 (53.85%) Office 365
7 14 (53.85%) SAN
7 14 (53.85%) McAfee
7 14 (53.85%) Sony
7 14 (53.85%) Firewall
7 14 (53.85%) Law
7 14 (53.85%) TCP/IP
7 14 (53.85%) LAN
7 14 (53.85%) WAN
7 14 (53.85%) NAS
7 14 (53.85%) McAfee ePO
8 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
9 9 (34.62%) Data Centre
10 8 (30.77%) PowerShell
10 8 (30.77%) Citrix
11 6 (23.08%) CCA
11 6 (23.08%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (23.08%) Cisco
11 6 (23.08%) SQL
11 6 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (23.08%) MCTS

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (53.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) Firewall
1 14 (53.85%) LAN
1 14 (53.85%) NAS
1 14 (53.85%) SAN
1 14 (53.85%) TCP/IP
1 14 (53.85%) WAN
2 6 (23.08%) Unified Communications
General
1 14 (53.85%) Law
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 14 (53.85%) Project Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 2 (7.69%) Administrator
3 2 (7.69%) Service Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Wintel Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) IT Support
4 1 (3.85%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (3.85%) IT Technician
4 1 (3.85%) Junior
4 1 (3.85%) Junior IT Support
4 1 (3.85%) Junior IT Technician
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) Server Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Data Centre
2 6 (23.08%) Clustering
2 6 (23.08%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 2 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 15 (57.69%) Windows Server
3 4 (15.38%) Unix
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (23.08%) Incident Management
2 6 (23.08%) Patch Management
2 6 (23.08%) Server Building
2 6 (23.08%) Server Management
2 6 (23.08%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 6 (23.08%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 6 (23.08%) CCA
2 6 (23.08%) Citrix Certification
2 6 (23.08%) DV Cleared
2 6 (23.08%) MCTS
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (23.08%) VCAP
2 6 (23.08%) VCP4
2 6 (23.08%) VCP5
2 6 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 3 (11.54%) MCP
5 2 (7.69%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 21 (80.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 6 (23.08%) vCloud
3 6 (23.08%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (23.08%) XenServer
4 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (7.69%) XenApp
4 2 (7.69%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (53.85%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (23.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (23.08%) SCCM
2 6 (23.08%) SCVMM
2 6 (23.08%) vCenter Server
3 4 (15.38%) Backup Exec
3 4 (15.38%) NetBackup
3 4 (15.38%) Tivoli
4 2 (7.69%) Control-M
4 2 (7.69%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (92.31%) Microsoft
3 16 (61.54%) NetApp
4 14 (53.85%) McAfee
4 14 (53.85%) Sony
5 8 (30.77%) Citrix
6 6 (23.08%) Cisco
7 4 (15.38%) BMC
8 3 (11.54%) Unisys
9 2 (7.69%) CA
9 2 (7.69%) HP