The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Surrey region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 86 74 90
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +16
Contract jobs citing vSphere 14 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.91% 0.92% 0.82%
As % of the System Software category 8.09% 6.94% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 7
Average daily rate £313 £313 £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £217 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £330 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £336
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-17.43% +9.00%
System Software Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
173 173 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 11.24% 13.25% 7.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 88 61
Average daily rate £313 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £128 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 13
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £37.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
vSphere
South East

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Staines - 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 - -
Reigate - - - -
Sunbury-on-Thames - - - - 1
Weybridge - - - -
Woking - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Esher - - - -
Farnham - - - - 1
Guildford - - - - 1
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 27 (96.43%) VMware
2 26 (92.86%) Windows
3 19 (67.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
5 17 (60.71%) Citrix
6 15 (53.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
6 15 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (46.43%) ITIL
8 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
8 12 (42.86%) NetBackup
9 11 (39.29%) PowerShell
9 11 (39.29%) SCOM
9 11 (39.29%) NetApp
10 10 (35.71%) XenDesktop
11 9 (32.14%) Symantec
11 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (28.57%) Lumension
12 8 (28.57%) Perl
12 8 (28.57%) XML
12 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (28.57%) AppSense
12 8 (28.57%) Service Management
13 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
13 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (21.43%) Cisco
15 5 (17.86%) Firewall
15 5 (17.86%) HP
15 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
4 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (7.14%) Lync
5 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Google Apps
2 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Firewall
1 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
2 4 (14.29%) LAN
2 4 (14.29%) Ethernet
2 4 (14.29%) SAN
3 3 (10.71%) NAS
4 2 (7.14%) VoIP
4 2 (7.14%) WAN
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (3.57%) Network Security
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.57%) Wireless
5 1 (3.57%) TACACS
5 1 (3.57%) Internet
5 1 (3.57%) OSPF
5 1 (3.57%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Consultant
1 8 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Citrix Support
2 7 (25.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Platform Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Citrix Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (14.29%) Server Support
4 4 (14.29%) Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.57%) IT Support
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Design Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) VMware Specialist
7 1 (3.57%) Desktop Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (3.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.57%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) CESG
2 1 (3.57%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 26 (92.86%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (53.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (14.29%) Linux
5 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (7.14%) Windows 2000
7 2 (7.14%) Ubuntu
7 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.57%) Android
8 1 (3.57%) AIX
8 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) ITIL
2 8 (28.57%) Service Management
3 1 (3.57%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (3.57%) Change Control
3 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
3 1 (3.57%) Network Management
3 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.57%) BCP
3 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) PowerShell
2 8 (28.57%) Perl
3 5 (17.86%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (10.71%) MCSA
4 2 (7.14%) MCSE
4 2 (7.14%) CCNA
4 2 (7.14%) VCP5
5 1 (3.57%) VCP4
5 1 (3.57%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) CCSA
5 1 (3.57%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) GSEC
5 1 (3.57%) CCSE
5 1 (3.57%) CEH
5 1 (3.57%) CCA
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (3.57%) CISSP
5 1 (3.57%) CCNP
System Software
1 15 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 10 (35.71%) XenDesktop
4 8 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (17.86%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (10.71%) XenApp
7 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
8 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
8 1 (3.57%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (42.86%) NetBackup
2 11 (39.29%) SCOM
3 4 (14.29%) SCCM
4 3 (10.71%) WSUS
5 1 (3.57%) SCOrch
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 27 (96.43%) VMware
2 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 17 (60.71%) Citrix
4 11 (39.29%) NetApp
5 9 (32.14%) Symantec
6 8 (28.57%) Lumension
6 8 (28.57%) AppSense
7 6 (21.43%) Cisco
8 5 (17.86%) HP
9 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
10 2 (7.14%) Apple
11 1 (3.57%) Splunk
11 1 (3.57%) 3PAR
11 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
11 1 (3.57%) Google
11 1 (3.57%) NETGEAR
11 1 (3.57%) Brocade
11 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
11 1 (3.57%) McAfee
11 1 (3.57%) Sophos
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