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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 67 89 73
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -16
Contract jobs citing vSphere 23 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.74% 0.31% 0.81%
As % of the System Software category 13.86% 2.94% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £340 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £493 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.88 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.96% -38.11%
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
166 136 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 12.55% 10.68% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 70 95
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 25
Average hourly rate £20.75 £17.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.05% -1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.39 £13.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £72.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+8.54% -13.88%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015. 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
Staines - 7 £400 -
Cobham - 5 £338 -
Guildford - 3 - -
Weybridge - 2 £213 -
Woking - 1 £310 -
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 34 (94.44%) VMware
2 25 (69.44%) Windows
3 23 (63.89%) Active Directory
4 20 (55.56%) SQL
5 18 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (44.44%) Citrix
6 16 (44.44%) SAN
7 15 (41.67%) Firewall
8 14 (38.89%) Cisco
9 13 (36.11%) DNS
9 13 (36.11%) Clustering
9 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (33.33%) DHCP
10 12 (33.33%) VPN
10 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
10 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (30.56%) NetApp
11 11 (30.56%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (27.78%) TCP/IP
12 10 (27.78%) MS Exchange
13 9 (25.00%) CCNA
13 9 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
14 8 (22.22%) Veeam
14 8 (22.22%) XenApp
14 8 (22.22%) Websense
14 8 (22.22%) CheckPoint
15 6 (16.67%) Tripwire
15 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
15 6 (16.67%) Juniper

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 10 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.11%) IIS
3 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.56%) PaaS
2 2 (5.56%) Office 365
2 2 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (44.44%) SAN
2 15 (41.67%) Firewall
3 13 (36.11%) DNS
4 12 (33.33%) VPN
4 12 (33.33%) DHCP
5 10 (27.78%) TCP/IP
6 4 (11.11%) LAN
6 4 (11.11%) WAN
7 3 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (5.56%) MPLS
8 2 (5.56%) VoIP
8 2 (5.56%) NAS
8 2 (5.56%) VLAN
8 2 (5.56%) Network Security
8 2 (5.56%) iSCSI
9 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (2.78%) Wireless
9 1 (2.78%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Subversion
1 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Billing
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Systems Administrator
1 7 (19.44%) Administrator
1 7 (19.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) Citrix Administrator
3 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Firewall Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Storage Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Support Specialist
6 1 (2.78%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Support
6 1 (2.78%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
1 2 (5.56%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) Clustering
2 4 (11.11%) EMC VNX
3 3 (8.33%) Replication
3 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.78%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 25 (69.44%) Windows
2 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
6 4 (11.11%) Linux
7 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
7 3 (8.33%) UNIX
7 3 (8.33%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (5.56%) VMS
9 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.78%) AIX
9 1 (2.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
1 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
1 3 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (5.56%) Capacity Management
2 2 (5.56%) Software Deployment
2 2 (5.56%) DevOps
2 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
2 2 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (2.78%) Programme Management
3 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (2.78%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (2.78%) TOGAF
3 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
3 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.78%) ITIL
3 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.78%) Software Licensing
3 1 (2.78%) Use Case
3 1 (2.78%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (2.78%) Perl
4 1 (2.78%) PHP
4 1 (2.78%) Python
4 1 (2.78%) Ruby
4 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) CCNA
1 9 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.89%) MCSE
3 4 (11.11%) MCSA
3 4 (11.11%) MCITP
4 1 (2.78%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 23 (63.89%) Active Directory
2 18 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (30.56%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
5 8 (22.22%) XenApp
6 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
7 3 (8.33%) VMware ESX
8 2 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (5.56%) XenServer
9 1 (2.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (2.78%) UAG
9 1 (2.78%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) ARCserve
2 3 (8.33%) SCCM
3 2 (5.56%) SCOM
3 2 (5.56%) Puppet
3 2 (5.56%) SnapMirror
4 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.78%) Kibana
4 1 (2.78%) Rundeck
4 1 (2.78%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.78%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 34 (94.44%) VMware
2 16 (44.44%) Citrix
3 14 (38.89%) Cisco
4 11 (30.56%) NetApp
5 8 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 8 (22.22%) Websense
5 8 (22.22%) Veeam
6 6 (16.67%) Juniper
6 6 (16.67%) Tripwire
6 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 5 (13.89%) EMC
7 5 (13.89%) Supermicro
8 4 (11.11%) Dell
9 2 (5.56%) SonicWALL
9 2 (5.56%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (2.78%) Perforce
10 1 (2.78%) HP
10 1 (2.78%) IBM
10 1 (2.78%) Oracle
10 1 (2.78%) SAP