The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
South East / Surrey
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 38 46
Rank change year-on-year -28 +8  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 30 72 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.32% 5.44% 3.64%
As % of the System Software category 18.63% 27.17% 28.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 50 31
Median daily rate £350 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +6.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £190 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Median hourly rate £14.88 £46.00 £31.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.66% +47.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £43.90 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £55.80 £47.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £42.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +40.00%  

VMware Infrastructure is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 161 265 173
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 12.46% 20.03% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 155 94
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £181 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £340
% change year-on-year +4.16% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 16
Median hourly rate £16.75 £32.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.46% +96.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.96 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.00 £42.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% +6.06%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Surrey

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Surrey.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Surrey

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Surrey over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Surrey

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Surrey.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Surrey

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Surrey over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Surrey

VMware Infrastructure
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 VMware Infrastructure within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 April 2017. 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 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
Farnham - 5 £123 -
Guildford -1 4 £515 +24.84%
Leatherhead +23 2 £401 -10.83% 3
Camberley +8 2 £488 +14.70% 1
Epsom -3 2 - - 1
Redhill -22 2 £350 - 2
Tadworth - 2 - -
Woking -1 1 £290 -47.27%
Staines -4 1 - -
Dorking - 1 - - 1
VMware Infrastructure
South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 VMware Infrastructure.

1 74 (100.00%) VMware
2 43 (58.11%) Windows
3 32 (43.24%) Linux
4 28 (37.84%) Microsoft
5 27 (36.49%) Active Directory
6 25 (33.78%) TCP/IP
7 21 (28.38%) PowerShell
8 19 (25.68%) Firewall
8 19 (25.68%) Windows Server
9 18 (24.32%) Office 365
10 15 (20.27%) Data Centre
10 15 (20.27%) SAN
10 15 (20.27%) vSphere
11 14 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
11 14 (18.92%) Security Cleared
11 14 (18.92%) VPN
11 14 (18.92%) Java
11 14 (18.92%) Finance
11 14 (18.92%) VMware ESXi
12 13 (17.57%) Microsoft Office
12 13 (17.57%) Cisco
13 12 (16.22%) MS Exchange
13 12 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (14.86%) Hyper-V
14 11 (14.86%) Windows 7
15 10 (13.51%) SC Cleared
15 10 (13.51%) Citrix
15 10 (13.51%) Unix
15 10 (13.51%) Service Management

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring 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 12 (16.22%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.05%) IIS
4 3 (4.05%) JBoss
4 3 (4.05%) WildFly
5 2 (2.70%) Apache
5 2 (2.70%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.70%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.70%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.35%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 13 (17.57%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Infor M3
1 4 (5.41%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.35%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (1.35%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 18 (24.32%) Office 365
2 14 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.70%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 25 (33.78%) TCP/IP
2 19 (25.68%) Firewall
3 15 (20.27%) SAN
4 14 (18.92%) VPN
5 9 (12.16%) DNS
6 8 (10.81%) VLAN
6 8 (10.81%) WAN
7 7 (9.46%) SSL
8 5 (6.76%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (6.76%) IPsec
8 5 (6.76%) LAN
8 5 (6.76%) NAS
8 5 (6.76%) VoIP
9 4 (5.41%) HTTP
9 4 (5.41%) SSH
10 3 (4.05%) BGP
10 3 (4.05%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (4.05%) LDAP
10 3 (4.05%) MPLS
10 3 (4.05%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.35%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (5.41%) NeoLoad
1 4 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (5.41%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.70%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.70%) JIRA
2 2 (2.70%) Subversion
3 1 (1.35%) Rational DOORS
General
1 14 (18.92%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Banking
3 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.70%) Advertising
4 2 (2.70%) Electronics
4 2 (2.70%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.70%) Law
4 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.70%) Marketing
4 2 (2.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (17.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (13.51%) Analyst
2 10 (13.51%) Support Engineer
3 7 (9.46%) 1st Line Support
3 7 (9.46%) Administrator
3 7 (9.46%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (9.46%) VMware Engineer
4 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (5.41%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Developer
5 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 4 (5.41%) Java Developer
5 4 (5.41%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (5.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (5.41%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.46%) Web Services
2 5 (6.76%) Middleware
3 2 (2.70%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (2.70%) JMS
3 2 (2.70%) REST
3 2 (2.70%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (2.70%) SOAP
3 2 (2.70%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (2.70%) XML
4 1 (1.35%) Flash
4 1 (1.35%) HTML
4 1 (1.35%) J2EE
4 1 (1.35%) JAXB
4 1 (1.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.27%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.41%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.05%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.70%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.35%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.35%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.35%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 43 (58.11%) Windows
2 32 (43.24%) Linux
3 19 (25.68%) Windows Server
4 12 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (14.86%) Windows 7
6 10 (13.51%) Unix
7 9 (12.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (10.81%) CentOS
8 8 (10.81%) Windows 10
9 3 (4.05%) Debian
10 2 (2.70%) Solaris
10 2 (2.70%) SUSE
10 2 (2.70%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.35%) AIX
11 1 (1.35%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (1.35%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.51%) Service Management
2 8 (10.81%) ITIL
2 8 (10.81%) Project Management
3 6 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (8.11%) Migration
4 5 (6.76%) High Availability
4 5 (6.76%) Incident Management
4 5 (6.76%) Proactive Monitoring
5 4 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.41%) Coaching
5 4 (5.41%) Defect Management
5 4 (5.41%) Load Balancing
5 4 (5.41%) Performance Testing
5 4 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (5.41%) Test Management
5 4 (5.41%) Test Planning
6 3 (4.05%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.05%) DevOps
6 3 (4.05%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (4.05%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.38%) PowerShell
2 14 (18.92%) Java
3 7 (9.46%) Bash Shell
3 7 (9.46%) Python
4 6 (8.11%) SQL
5 2 (2.70%) Bourne shell
5 2 (2.70%) C#
5 2 (2.70%) Ruby
6 1 (1.35%) ABAP
6 1 (1.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (18.92%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.51%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.76%) Degree
4 4 (5.41%) CCNP
4 4 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.05%) CCNA
5 3 (4.05%) MCSA
5 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.05%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (4.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.70%) MCSE
7 1 (1.35%) CCDA
7 1 (1.35%) CCIP
7 1 (1.35%) CCSP
7 1 (1.35%) CISA
7 1 (1.35%) CISM
7 1 (1.35%) CISSP
7 1 (1.35%) MCITP
7 1 (1.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.70%) PA-DSS
2 2 (2.70%) QA
3 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (36.49%) Active Directory
2 15 (20.27%) vSphere
3 14 (18.92%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (14.86%) Hyper-V
5 7 (9.46%) vCloud
6 3 (4.05%) VMware ESX
6 3 (4.05%) XenApp
7 2 (2.70%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (2.70%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (2.70%) XenServer
8 1 (1.35%) NFS
8 1 (1.35%) PowerHA
8 1 (1.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) NetBackup
1 6 (8.11%) vCenter Server
2 3 (4.05%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.70%) Ansible
3 2 (2.70%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.70%) BladeLogic
3 2 (2.70%) Puppet
3 2 (2.70%) vMotion
3 2 (2.70%) vRealize
4 1 (1.35%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.35%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.35%) NetApp OnCommand
4 1 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 74 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (37.84%) Microsoft
3 13 (17.57%) Cisco
4 10 (13.51%) Citrix
4 10 (13.51%) Red Hat
5 9 (12.16%) Veritas
6 8 (10.81%) NetApp
7 7 (9.46%) HP
8 6 (8.11%) Intel Security
9 5 (6.76%) Nimble Storage
9 5 (6.76%) Oracle
10 4 (5.41%) Symantec
11 3 (4.05%) EMC
11 3 (4.05%) F5
11 3 (4.05%) Intel
11 3 (4.05%) SAP
12 2 (2.70%) 3PAR
12 2 (2.70%) BMC
12 2 (2.70%) Google
12 2 (2.70%) Veeam