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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 82 72 70
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing vSphere 6 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.46% 1.11% 1.46%
As % of the System Software category 4.23% 7.07% 14.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 11
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£325 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £30.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-20.49% +34.06%
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
142 198 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 10.91% 15.70% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 129 61
Average daily rate £325 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £411 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 22
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.55 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £126.50 £22.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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
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 29 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Farnham - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Guildford - - - - 2
Leatherhead - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Staines - - - - 1
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (58.33%) SAN
4 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (41.67%) Firewall
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 2 (16.67%) XenApp
7 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (16.67%) vCloud
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
7 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
7 2 (16.67%) CentOS
7 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (16.67%) SonicWALL
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (16.67%) SCCM
7 2 (16.67%) Network Design
7 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) SAN
2 5 (41.67%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) UNIX
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000
4 2 (16.67%) CentOS
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Network Design
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) MCSA
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (16.67%) XenApp
3 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (16.67%) vCloud
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (8.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) JBoss
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) SonicWALL
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Apple
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco