The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
South East / Surrey
Rank 61 79 83
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +4
Contract jobs citing vSphere 14 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.51% 1.09% 0.71%
As % of the System Software category 9.27% 8.61% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 7
Median daily rate £375 £300 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £263 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £423 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 £44.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.68% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+54.00% -3.84%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

System Software Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
151 151 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 16.24% 12.64% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 82 68
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £218 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 15
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.16 £11.90 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £50.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing vSphere across the Surrey region.

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

vSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing vSphere across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

vSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

vSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

vSphere
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staines - 2 £360 -
Camberley - 1 £325 -
Cobham - 1 £475 -
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Surrey region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 23 (95.83%) VMware
2 18 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (70.83%) Windows
4 14 (58.33%) Linux
5 10 (41.67%) SAN
5 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
5 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
6 9 (37.50%) Cisco
6 9 (37.50%) vCloud
6 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
7 8 (33.33%) CentOS
7 8 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
8 7 (29.17%) VPN
9 6 (25.00%) SSL
9 6 (25.00%) IPsec
9 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
9 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
10 5 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (20.83%) Degree
10 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
10 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (20.83%) Firewall
10 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
10 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
10 5 (20.83%) ITIL
11 4 (16.67%) HP
11 4 (16.67%) Citrix

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.17%) IIS
4 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) SAN
2 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
2 7 (29.17%) VPN
3 6 (25.00%) IPsec
3 6 (25.00%) SSL
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (20.83%) Firewall
5 3 (12.50%) LAN
5 3 (12.50%) WAN
6 2 (8.33%) DNS
6 2 (8.33%) DVB
6 2 (8.33%) HTTP
6 2 (8.33%) iSCSI
6 2 (8.33%) MPLS
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (4.17%) Network Security
7 1 (4.17%) Skype
7 1 (4.17%) VLAN
7 1 (4.17%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
3 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.17%) Back Office
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Legal
1 1 (4.17%) Military
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Technical Leader
3 3 (12.50%) Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) VMware Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) VMWare Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (8.33%) HTML5
2 2 (8.33%) LAMP
2 2 (8.33%) Node.js
2 2 (8.33%) REST
2 2 (8.33%) X-Windows
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.17%) COM
3 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Digital TV
2 2 (8.33%) MPEG
2 2 (8.33%) STB
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 14 (58.33%) Linux
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 8 (33.33%) CentOS
4 8 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (12.50%) Debian
9 2 (8.33%) SUSE
9 2 (8.33%) Ubuntu
9 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
9 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Coaching
2 4 (16.67%) Service Management
3 3 (12.50%) High Availability
4 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (8.33%) DevOps
4 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.33%) Scrum
4 2 (8.33%) Security Hardening
4 2 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (8.33%) SOA
4 2 (8.33%) TDD
4 2 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.17%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (4.17%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
3 3 (12.50%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) C
4 2 (8.33%) C++
4 2 (8.33%) Perl
4 2 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) Ruby
5 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) CCNA
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.33%) SAP Certification
4 1 (4.17%) MCITP
4 1 (4.17%) MCSA
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.33%) ISO 9001
2 2 (8.33%) ISO22301
3 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (37.50%) vCloud
3 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
4 4 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (8.33%) Docker
5 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
5 2 (8.33%) XenApp
5 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Backup Exec
1 2 (8.33%) vRealize
2 1 (4.17%) Nessus
2 1 (4.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) vMotion
Vendors
1 23 (95.83%) VMware
2 9 (37.50%) Cisco
3 4 (16.67%) Citrix
3 4 (16.67%) HP
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) SaltStack
4 2 (8.33%) SAP
5 1 (4.17%) AlienVault
5 1 (4.17%) NetApp