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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 81 65 86
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +21
Contract jobs citing vSphere 17 28 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.34% 2.19% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 8.81% 15.05% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 3
Median daily rate £438 £358 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.37% -24.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £302 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £400 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £354 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.07% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £21.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year
+109.52% +11.25%
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
193 186 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 15.18% 14.54% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 97 67
Median daily rate £425 £365 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £250 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £444 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 27
Median hourly rate £23.00 £20.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.84% +22.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.27 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £52.19 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

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 28 June 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing vSphere across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

vSphere Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 June 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 +2 6 £439 +41.53% 3
Guildford +8 2 - - 1
Redhill - 2 £350 -
Weybridge -10 1 - -
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 40 (95.24%) VMware
2 38 (90.48%) Windows
3 36 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (66.67%) Windows Server
5 27 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (61.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (59.52%) Active Directory
8 19 (45.24%) HP
9 16 (38.10%) WSUS
9 16 (38.10%) NetBackup
9 16 (38.10%) Backup Exec
9 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (38.10%) MS Excel
10 14 (33.33%) MS Exchange
10 14 (33.33%) MCSE
10 14 (33.33%) MCSA
10 14 (33.33%) Intel Security
10 14 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
11 13 (30.95%) Data Centre
11 13 (30.95%) Linux
12 12 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
13 11 (26.19%) MS Office
14 10 (23.81%) PowerShell
15 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (21.43%) Python
15 9 (21.43%) SAN
15 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
16 8 (19.05%) Ruby
16 8 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
16 8 (19.05%) Driving Licence

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 14 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.14%) Apache
3 2 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.76%) JBoss
3 2 (4.76%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (38.10%) MS Excel
2 11 (26.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.38%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) SAN
2 7 (16.67%) Firewall
2 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (9.52%) DHCP
3 4 (9.52%) DNS
3 4 (9.52%) IPsec
3 4 (9.52%) SSL
3 4 (9.52%) VPN
4 3 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (4.76%) NAS
6 1 (2.38%) Converged Networks
6 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) Hadoop
3 3 (7.14%) MySQL
4 2 (4.76%) Apache Hive
4 2 (4.76%) Big Data
4 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.38%) DB2
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.76%) Travis CI
2 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.38%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Server Engineer
1 17 (40.48%) Support Engineer
2 16 (38.10%) Server Support
2 16 (38.10%) Server Support Engineer
3 11 (26.19%) Wintel Engineer
3 11 (26.19%) Wintel Support
4 8 (19.05%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Technical Leader
7 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
7 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Support Specialist
7 3 (7.14%) Wintel Specialist
8 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) Data Centre
2 8 (19.05%) Driving Licence
3 3 (7.14%) Clustering
3 3 (7.14%) Contactless
4 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.76%) EMC VNX
4 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.76%) NHS
4 2 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.38%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (2.38%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 38 (90.48%) Windows
2 28 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 27 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (61.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (30.95%) Linux
6 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (11.90%) CentOS
9 2 (4.76%) Debian
9 2 (4.76%) Solaris
9 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
10 1 (2.38%) AIX
10 1 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) ITIL
2 5 (11.90%) DevOps
3 4 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (9.52%) Logistics
3 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
3 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 3 (7.14%) CRM
4 3 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.76%) Data Protection
5 2 (4.76%) MapReduce
5 2 (4.76%) Performance Management
5 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.76%) Project Management
5 2 (4.76%) Security Hardening
5 2 (4.76%) Security Operations
5 2 (4.76%) Server Building
5 2 (4.76%) SIEM
5 2 (4.76%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) PowerShell
2 9 (21.43%) Python
3 8 (19.05%) Ruby
4 6 (14.29%) SQL
5 5 (11.90%) Java
6 4 (9.52%) Perl
7 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.76%) VBScript
8 1 (2.38%) C
8 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (33.33%) MCSA
2 14 (33.33%) MCSE
3 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) Degree
5 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 36 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (59.52%) Active Directory
3 12 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (9.52%) vCloud
5 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 3 (7.14%) VMware ESX
6 2 (4.76%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (4.76%) XenApp
7 1 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (38.10%) Backup Exec
1 16 (38.10%) NetBackup
1 16 (38.10%) WSUS
2 14 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (9.52%) Puppet
3 4 (9.52%) Tivoli
4 2 (4.76%) Ansible
4 2 (4.76%) ArcSight ESM
4 2 (4.76%) HP SIM
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (4.76%) vRealize
5 1 (2.38%) Nagios
5 1 (2.38%) SCCM
5 1 (2.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (95.24%) VMware
2 19 (45.24%) HP
3 14 (33.33%) Intel Security
4 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 5 (11.90%) Dell
6 4 (9.52%) Intel
6 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
7 3 (7.14%) Citrix
7 3 (7.14%) EMC
7 3 (7.14%) Oracle
8 2 (4.76%) 3PAR
8 2 (4.76%) Atlassian
8 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.76%) Cisco
8 2 (4.76%) Juniper
8 2 (4.76%) LANDesk
8 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.76%) Sun
8 2 (4.76%) Symantec
8 2 (4.76%) Tripwire
Guildford, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £20.59 - £25.69 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cobham, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago