The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 88 76 77
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing vSphere 8 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.53% 0.74% 0.77%
As % of the System Software category 4.35% 5.18% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 9
Average daily rate
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£378 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.62% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £243 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £281 £325
% change year-on-year
+24.44% -13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.40 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £21.33 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+54.71% -0.79%
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
184 193 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 12.15% 14.37% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 124 89
Average daily rate £380 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 15
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £10.80 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £23.80 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing vSphere across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford -13 4 £440 +95.55% 1
Leatherhead - - - -
Staines - - - -
Woking - - - - 2
Cobham - - - -
Godalming - - - -
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere.

1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (92.86%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) Firewall
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco
5 5 (35.71%) SAN
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (28.57%) CCNA
6 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 4 (28.57%) Juniper
6 4 (28.57%) PKI
6 4 (28.57%) Wireshark
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
6 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
6 4 (28.57%) Network Architecture
6 4 (28.57%) FortiGate
6 4 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (21.43%) Apache
7 3 (21.43%) Linux
8 2 (14.29%) JBoss
8 2 (14.29%) Oracle
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) JBoss
2 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (35.71%) SAN
3 4 (28.57%) Wireshark
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (7.14%) NAS
4 1 (7.14%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP
4 1 (7.14%) WAN
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Senior UNIX Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) PKI
2 2 (14.29%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (21.43%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) CentOS
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.14%) HPUX
6 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Network Architecture
1 4 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 2 (14.29%) Network Design
2 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 2 (14.29%) Software Licensing
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) CCNA
2 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.14%) RHCE
4 1 (7.14%) MCSE
4 1 (7.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
4 2 (14.29%) XenApp
4 2 (14.29%) XenServer
5 1 (7.14%) vCloud
5 1 (7.14%) Postfix
5 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
5 1 (7.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) FortiGate
2 2 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) SCOM
3 1 (7.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 4 (28.57%) Juniper
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) SonicWALL
5 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
5 1 (7.14%) EMC
5 1 (7.14%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.14%) Apple