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 27 August 2016 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 68 69 83
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Contract jobs citing vSphere 21 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.78% 1.50% 0.46%
As % of the System Software category 12.50% 12.80% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 5
Median daily rate £438 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £244 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £22.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -7.21%
vSphere
South East

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
168 164 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 14.21% 11.74% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 97 76
Median daily rate £400 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £203 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 21
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +34.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

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 27 August 2016.

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 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Woking +7 8 £445 +43.54% 1
Cobham -2 2 £463 +37.03%
Staines -3 2 £394 -1.56%
Guildford +6 1 £275 -
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 31 (93.94%) VMware
2 27 (81.82%) Windows
3 25 (75.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (48.48%) Linux
5 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
5 14 (42.42%) Windows Server
6 13 (39.39%) PowerShell
7 12 (36.36%) HP
7 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (33.33%) vCloud
8 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (33.33%) Data Centre
9 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
9 10 (30.30%) Python
9 10 (30.30%) Ruby
10 9 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (24.24%) CentOS
11 8 (24.24%) NetBackup
11 8 (24.24%) Backup Exec
11 8 (24.24%) IPsec
11 8 (24.24%) VPN
11 8 (24.24%) SSL
11 8 (24.24%) SAN
11 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
12 7 (21.21%) ITIL
12 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
12 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
12 7 (21.21%) WSUS

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 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) Apache
2 2 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.06%) IIS
2 2 (6.06%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.03%) JBoss
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Infor M3
1 1 (3.03%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.03%) Google App Engine
3 1 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
2 8 (24.24%) IPsec
2 8 (24.24%) SAN
2 8 (24.24%) SSL
2 8 (24.24%) VPN
3 4 (12.12%) DHCP
3 4 (12.12%) DNS
3 4 (12.12%) Firewall
4 3 (9.09%) Network Security
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (6.06%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.03%) Converged Networks
6 1 (3.03%) LAN
6 1 (3.03%) MPLS
6 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.06%) Big Data
3 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.06%) MySQL
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.03%) DB2
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.06%) Travis CI
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) Gitweb
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
2 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.03%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Technical Leader
2 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Server Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Server Support
4 4 (12.12%) Server Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) VMware Specialist
5 3 (9.09%) Wintel Support
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
1 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.03%) COM
1 1 (3.03%) Middleware
1 1 (3.03%) Regular Expression
1 1 (3.03%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.06%) Clustering
2 2 (6.06%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.06%) EMC VNX
2 2 (6.06%) NHS
3 1 (3.03%) Contactless
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.03%) VCE vBlock
3 1 (3.03%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 27 (81.82%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) Linux
3 14 (42.42%) Windows Server
4 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (24.24%) CentOS
8 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (6.06%) Solaris
9 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
10 1 (3.03%) AIX
10 1 (3.03%) Debian
10 1 (3.03%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (3.03%) Unix
10 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
10 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.09%) DevOps
3 3 (9.09%) Security Hardening
3 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.06%) Coaching
4 2 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
4 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.06%) Migration
4 2 (6.06%) Server Building
4 2 (6.06%) Service Management
4 2 (6.06%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (6.06%) Web Operations
5 1 (3.03%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (3.03%) Security Operations
5 1 (3.03%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) PowerShell
2 10 (30.30%) Python
2 10 (30.30%) Ruby
3 4 (12.12%) Java
3 4 (12.12%) Perl
4 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.06%) SQL
4 2 (6.06%) VBScript
5 1 (3.03%) C
5 1 (3.03%) C#
5 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
3 6 (18.18%) MCSA
3 6 (18.18%) MCSE
4 3 (9.09%) Degree
5 2 (6.06%) SAP Certification
5 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.03%) CCNA
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) ISO 9001
1 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.06%) ISO22301
2 1 (3.03%) COBIT
System Software
1 25 (75.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
3 11 (33.33%) vCloud
4 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
5 5 (15.15%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (9.09%) XenApp
7 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) Backup Exec
1 8 (24.24%) NetBackup
2 7 (21.21%) WSUS
3 6 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (9.09%) Puppet
5 2 (6.06%) Ansible
5 2 (6.06%) HP SIM
5 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (6.06%) SCVMM
5 2 (6.06%) vRealize
6 1 (3.03%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (3.03%) SCCM
6 1 (3.03%) SCOM
6 1 (3.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 31 (93.94%) VMware
2 12 (36.36%) HP
3 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
4 6 (18.18%) Intel Security
5 5 (15.15%) Citrix
6 4 (12.12%) Cisco
7 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.06%) Atlassian
8 2 (6.06%) Dell
8 2 (6.06%) LANDesk
8 2 (6.06%) Oracle
8 2 (6.06%) SAP
8 2 (6.06%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.03%) ArcSight
9 1 (3.03%) Dynatrace
9 1 (3.03%) Hortonworks
9 1 (3.03%) Palo Alto
9 1 (3.03%) Rackspace
9 1 (3.03%) SaltStack
9 1 (3.03%) Splunk