Period
to 17 July 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware over the 6 months to 17 July 2018 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

VMware
South East > Surrey
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 56 22
Rank change year-on-year -4 -34 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware 134 92 209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 4.09% 3.66% 7.94%
As % of the Vendors category 9.13% 7.13% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 51 171
Surrey median daily rate £350 £335 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.48% -11.84% +8.57%
10th Percentile £200 £103 £181
90th Percentile £524 £533 £490
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 8
Surrey median hourly rate £27.00 £21.25 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.06% -51.70% -7.93%
10th Percentile £26.00 £14.56 £19.83
90th Percentile £28.00 £50.00 £50.20
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £19.66 £38.00
% change year-on-year +37.33% -48.26% +26.67%

VMware is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Surrey.

All Vendors
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,468 1,291 1,398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 44.76% 51.39% 53.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,004 843 910
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +7.46%
10th Percentile £275 £262 £214
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 46 85
Surrey median hourly rate £19.50 £19.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.30% -8.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £10.80 £13.93 £11.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £47.50 £50.40
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year +6.25% -7.91% -0.71%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing VMware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Surrey

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Surrey

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Surrey over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Surrey

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Surrey

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Surrey over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VMware in Surrey

VMware
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 within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 17 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Epsom +8 16 £375 +3.45% 1
Guildford -12 15 £310 +158.33% 10
Staines -12 10 £410 +10.81%
Redhill +19 5 £325 -7.14% 2
Woking +12 5 £200 -38.70% 2
Leatherhead 0 5 £475 +5.56% 3
Cobham - 4 £335 -
Weybridge -19 3 £475 +352.38%
Reigate -29 2 £175 -27.84% 1
Godalming - 1 £135 - 1
VMware
South East

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for VMware.

1 80 (59.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 77 (57.46%) Windows
3 67 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 60 (44.78%) Microsoft
5 53 (39.55%) Linux
6 43 (32.09%) Citrix
7 40 (29.85%) SCCM
8 38 (28.36%) Windows Server
9 31 (23.13%) Office 365
9 31 (23.13%) Finance
9 31 (23.13%) ITIL
10 28 (20.90%) Change Management
11 27 (20.15%) Cisco
12 25 (18.66%) DNS
13 24 (17.91%) VMware ESXi
13 24 (17.91%) Virtual Desktop
14 23 (17.16%) Windows Server 2008
14 23 (17.16%) Windows Server 2012
15 22 (16.42%) Windows 7
15 22 (16.42%) Amazon AWS
15 22 (16.42%) Firewall
16 20 (14.93%) Windows Server 2003
16 20 (14.93%) Microsoft Azure
16 20 (14.93%) Hyper-V
16 20 (14.93%) vSphere
17 19 (14.18%) WAN
17 19 (14.18%) PowerShell
18 18 (13.43%) Incident Management
18 18 (13.43%) LAN
18 18 (13.43%) Oracle

VMware
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 11 (8.21%) IIS
2 8 (5.97%) JBoss
3 7 (5.22%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.22%) WildFly
4 6 (4.48%) Apache
4 6 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (3.73%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.24%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.49%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.75%) Confluence
8 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.75%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 31 (23.13%) Office 365
2 22 (16.42%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (14.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (5.22%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.24%) Mimecast
5 3 (2.24%) OpenShift
5 3 (2.24%) SaaS
6 1 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (18.66%) DNS
2 22 (16.42%) Firewall
3 19 (14.18%) WAN
4 18 (13.43%) LAN
5 16 (11.94%) SAN
6 15 (11.19%) TCP/IP
7 13 (9.70%) DHCP
8 5 (3.73%) SSH
8 5 (3.73%) VLAN
9 4 (2.99%) MPLS
9 4 (2.99%) Software-Defined Networking
10 3 (2.24%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (2.24%) DVB
10 3 (2.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 3 (2.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (2.24%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (2.24%) NAS
10 3 (2.24%) NetScaler
10 3 (2.24%) Skype
10 3 (2.24%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.69%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.97%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.73%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.24%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.49%) MySQL
6 2 (1.49%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.75%) Big Data
7 1 (0.75%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.75%) DB2
7 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.75%) JIRA
2 1 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.75%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.75%) Vagrant
General
1 31 (23.13%) Finance
2 7 (5.22%) Retail
3 6 (4.48%) Banking
4 5 (3.73%) Back Office
5 3 (2.24%) Publishing
6 1 (0.75%) Automotive
6 1 (0.75%) Legal
6 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (17.91%) Analyst
2 21 (15.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (9.70%) Windows Engineer
4 12 (8.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 12 (8.96%) Network Engineer
4 12 (8.96%) Support Engineer
5 11 (8.21%) Consultant
5 11 (8.21%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (8.21%) Server Engineer
6 10 (7.46%) Windows Server Engineer
7 9 (6.72%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 9 (6.72%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 8 (5.97%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 8 (5.97%) Citrix Engineer
8 8 (5.97%) Citrix Server Engineer
9 7 (5.22%) Project Manager
9 7 (5.22%) SCCM Engineer
9 7 (5.22%) VMware Engineer
10 6 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (4.48%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.96%) Web Services
2 8 (5.97%) Middleware
3 5 (3.73%) LDAP
3 5 (3.73%) Servlets
4 3 (2.24%) JSON
4 3 (2.24%) XML
4 3 (2.24%) XSLT
5 2 (1.49%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.75%) LAMP
6 1 (0.75%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.75%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.75%) Rendezvous
6 1 (0.75%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.19%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.22%) Client/Server
3 5 (3.73%) PKI
4 4 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.99%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.24%) AS400
5 3 (2.24%) iSeries
5 3 (2.24%) MPEG
5 3 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.24%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.75%) Clustering
6 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.75%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.75%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.75%) Fintech
6 1 (0.75%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.75%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.75%) Replication
6 1 (0.75%) STB
Operating Systems
1 77 (57.46%) Windows
2 53 (39.55%) Linux
3 38 (28.36%) Windows Server
4 23 (17.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (17.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (16.42%) Windows 7
6 20 (14.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (12.69%) Windows 10
8 16 (11.94%) Unix
9 14 (10.45%) Solaris
10 13 (9.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (4.48%) CentOS
12 2 (1.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (23.13%) ITIL
2 28 (20.90%) Change Management
3 18 (13.43%) Incident Management
4 11 (8.21%) Migration
5 10 (7.46%) Virtual Environments
6 9 (6.72%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (6.72%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (5.97%) Capacity Management
7 8 (5.97%) Information Security
7 8 (5.97%) Service Delivery
8 6 (4.48%) High Availability
8 6 (4.48%) Project Management
9 5 (3.73%) Business Continuity
9 5 (3.73%) Patch Management
9 5 (3.73%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (3.73%) Resource Management
10 4 (2.99%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (2.99%) DevOps
10 4 (2.99%) Problem Management
11 3 (2.24%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.18%) PowerShell
2 17 (12.69%) SQL
3 15 (11.19%) Java
4 13 (9.70%) Python
5 12 (8.96%) Perl
6 6 (4.48%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.73%) C
7 5 (3.73%) C++
8 3 (2.24%) AWK
8 3 (2.24%) Bourne shell
8 3 (2.24%) Korn
8 3 (2.24%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.49%) Ruby
10 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (7.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (6.72%) MCSE
3 8 (5.97%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.48%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.99%) CCNP
6 3 (2.24%) CCNA
6 3 (2.24%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.75%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.75%) Degree
8 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.75%) HNC
8 1 (0.75%) MCSA
8 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.99%) GDPR
2 3 (2.24%) SLA
3 1 (0.75%) ECSS
3 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 80 (59.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 24 (17.91%) Virtual Desktop
3 24 (17.91%) VMware ESXi
4 20 (14.93%) Hyper-V
4 20 (14.93%) vSphere
5 17 (12.69%) XenDesktop
6 9 (6.72%) XenServer
7 8 (5.97%) XenApp
8 6 (4.48%) VMware NSX
9 5 (3.73%) Docker
9 5 (3.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 5 (3.73%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (2.24%) GlusterFS
10 3 (2.24%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.75%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.75%) vCloud
11 1 (0.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 40 (29.85%) SCCM
2 15 (11.19%) WSUS
3 13 (9.70%) NetBackup
4 10 (7.46%) Ansible
5 8 (5.97%) vCenter Server
6 6 (4.48%) Puppet
7 4 (2.99%) Data Guard
7 4 (2.99%) FortiGate
8 3 (2.24%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (2.24%) Oracle ZFS
8 3 (2.24%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (2.24%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 3 (2.24%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 2 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.75%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.75%) Pingdom
10 1 (0.75%) Terraform
10 1 (0.75%) vRealize
10 1 (0.75%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 60 (44.78%) Microsoft
2 43 (32.09%) Citrix
3 27 (20.15%) Cisco
4 18 (13.43%) Oracle
5 15 (11.19%) Veritas
6 12 (8.96%) Red Hat
7 11 (8.21%) HP
8 10 (7.46%) McAfee
8 10 (7.46%) NetApp
9 9 (6.72%) Ivanti
10 8 (5.97%) EMC
11 7 (5.22%) Symantec
12 5 (3.73%) Fortinet
12 5 (3.73%) Intel
12 5 (3.73%) Nimble Storage
13 4 (2.99%) CheckPoint
13 4 (2.99%) Polycom
14 3 (2.24%) Juniper
14 3 (2.24%) StorageTek
14 3 (2.24%) Sun