Period
to 6 December 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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 75 116
Rank change year-on-year +7 +41 -35
Contract jobs citing vSphere 8 28 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.92% 2.21% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 4.88% 9.09% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 2
Milton Keynes median daily rate £440 £388 £259
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.55% +49.76% -39.12%
10th Percentile £412 £321 £194
90th Percentile £503 £394 £339
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £440 £388 £259
% change year-on-year +13.55% +49.76% -39.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 -
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -

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 164 308 267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 18.85% 24.31% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 155 133
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.85% +0.65%
10th Percentile £150 £191 £166
90th Percentile £538 £503 £494
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year +5.89% +0.73% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 47 30
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.50 £14.05 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.20% -26.05% +58.33%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £12.21
90th Percentile £17.25 £24.45 £60.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +0.03% -23.71% +52.00%

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 6 December 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 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) SC Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (75.00%) vCloud
4 4 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (50.00%) vCenter Server
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) Clustering
5 3 (37.50%) Citrix
5 3 (37.50%) CCA
5 3 (37.50%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
5 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
5 3 (37.50%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 3 (37.50%) MCTS
5 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
5 3 (37.50%) SCCM
5 3 (37.50%) SCVMM
5 3 (37.50%) Task Automation
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco
5 3 (37.50%) VCAP
5 3 (37.50%) Server Management
5 3 (37.50%) VCP5
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco CUCM

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:

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (12.50%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Virtualisation Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Clustering
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
1 3 (37.50%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 2 (25.00%) Replication
2 2 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
1 3 (37.50%) Patch Management
1 3 (37.50%) Server Building
1 3 (37.50%) Server Management
1 3 (37.50%) Task Automation
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL V2
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) SC Cleared
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (37.50%) CCA
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (37.50%) MCTS
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (37.50%) VCAP
3 3 (37.50%) VCP4
3 3 (37.50%) VCP5
4 2 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) vCloud
2 4 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (12.50%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) vCenter Server
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (37.50%) SCCM
2 3 (37.50%) SCVMM
3 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (25.00%) Tivoli
3 2 (25.00%) vMotion
4 1 (12.50%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) IFS
4 2 (25.00%) BMC
4 2 (25.00%) Veeam
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat