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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 61 89 76
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -13
Contract jobs citing vSphere 27 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.15% 0.24% 0.72%
As % of the System Software category 15.17% 2.27% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 9
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£358 £475 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.73% +46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £197 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £495 £352
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 £20.50 £19.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+7.89% -37.70%
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
178 132 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 14.15% 10.48% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 70 82
Average daily rate £365 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £120 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 27
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.39 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £63.95 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%

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 6 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 6 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 - 9 £400 -
Cobham - 7 £350 -
Guildford - 3 - - 1
Weybridge - 1 £225 - 1
Woking - 1 £310 -
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 6 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 35 (94.59%) VMware
2 25 (67.57%) Windows
3 22 (59.46%) Active Directory
4 20 (54.05%) SQL
4 20 (54.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (43.24%) SAN
6 15 (40.54%) Citrix
7 14 (37.84%) Firewall
8 13 (35.14%) Clustering
8 13 (35.14%) Cisco
8 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
9 12 (32.43%) VPN
9 12 (32.43%) DNS
9 12 (32.43%) NetApp
9 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (32.43%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (29.73%) DHCP
10 11 (29.73%) MS Exchange
11 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
11 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (24.32%) CCNA
12 9 (24.32%) Forefront TMG
13 8 (21.62%) XenApp
13 8 (21.62%) Veeam
13 8 (21.62%) Websense
13 8 (21.62%) CheckPoint
14 6 (16.22%) Juniper
14 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
14 6 (16.22%) Tripwire

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 11 (29.73%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) IIS
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) JBoss
4 1 (2.70%) Apache
4 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.41%) PaaS
1 2 (5.41%) IaaS
1 2 (5.41%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (43.24%) SAN
2 14 (37.84%) Firewall
3 12 (32.43%) VPN
3 12 (32.43%) DNS
4 11 (29.73%) DHCP
5 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
6 4 (10.81%) LAN
6 4 (10.81%) WAN
7 3 (8.11%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (5.41%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (5.41%) NAS
8 2 (5.41%) VLAN
8 2 (5.41%) Network Security
8 2 (5.41%) iSCSI
8 2 (5.41%) VoIP
8 2 (5.41%) MPLS
9 1 (2.70%) WLAN
9 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Subversion
1 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Billing
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Administrator
2 7 (18.92%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (13.51%) Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Citrix Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Server Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Storage Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Firewall Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Support Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) .NET
1 2 (5.41%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Clustering
2 4 (10.81%) EMC VNX
3 3 (8.11%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.11%) Replication
4 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.70%) DTV
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (67.57%) Windows
2 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (13.51%) Linux
5 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.81%) Data ONTAP
6 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
6 3 (8.11%) UNIX
7 2 (5.41%) VMS
8 1 (2.70%) CentOS
8 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.70%) AIX
8 1 (2.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.11%) Network Load Balancing
1 3 (8.11%) Problem Management
1 3 (8.11%) DevOps
2 2 (5.41%) Open Source
2 2 (5.41%) Capacity Management
2 2 (5.41%) Software Deployment
2 2 (5.41%) Migration
2 2 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
2 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
2 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (2.70%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (2.70%) TOGAF
3 1 (2.70%) Network Design
3 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
3 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.70%) ITIL
3 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (2.70%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) Java
2 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.70%) C#
3 1 (2.70%) Perl
3 1 (2.70%) PHP
3 1 (2.70%) Python
3 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) CCNA
1 9 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.81%) MCSE
3 3 (8.11%) MCSA
3 3 (8.11%) MCITP
4 1 (2.70%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 22 (59.46%) Active Directory
2 20 (54.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (32.43%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (24.32%) Forefront TMG
5 8 (21.62%) XenApp
6 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V
7 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
7 2 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (5.41%) XenServer
8 1 (2.70%) UAG
8 1 (2.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) ARCserve
2 3 (8.11%) SCCM
2 3 (8.11%) SnapMirror
3 2 (5.41%) Puppet
3 2 (5.41%) SCOM
4 1 (2.70%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.70%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.70%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.70%) Nagios
4 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.70%) Kibana
4 1 (2.70%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 35 (94.59%) VMware
2 15 (40.54%) Citrix
3 13 (35.14%) Cisco
4 12 (32.43%) NetApp
5 8 (21.62%) CheckPoint
5 8 (21.62%) Websense
5 8 (21.62%) Veeam
6 6 (16.22%) Juniper
6 6 (16.22%) Tripwire
7 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
7 5 (13.51%) EMC
7 5 (13.51%) Supermicro
8 4 (10.81%) Dell
9 2 (5.41%) Oracle
9 2 (5.41%) SonicWALL
9 2 (5.41%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.70%) Avaya
10 1 (2.70%) SAP
10 1 (2.70%) IBM
Surrey
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago