Period
to 23 February 2019

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 23 February 2019 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
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 83 20
Rank change year-on-year +16 -63 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware 95 69 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 3.23% 2.35% 7.31%
As % of the Vendors category 7.25% 5.34% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 42 93
Surrey median daily rate £438 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.81% -8.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £156 £146 £157
90th Percentile £600 £586 £488
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 17
Surrey median hourly rate - £25.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +66.67% -65.12%
South East median hourly rate £46.42 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +85.66% -16.67% -16.67%

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 1,311 1,292 1,046
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 44.59% 43.95% 50.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 870 597
Surrey median daily rate £450 £462 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.65% +12.06% +1.85%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £203
90th Percentile £610 £584 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 38 70
Surrey median hourly rate £18.00 £16.25 £19.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.77% -15.42% -8.51%
10th Percentile £15.50 £12.68 £12.24
90th Percentile £57.50 £25.64 £41.50
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.36
% change year-on-year -2.94% +10.71% -18.11%

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 23 February 2019.

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
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 23 February 2019. 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
Redhill +11 8 £325 - 2
Reigate +4 8 £215 -21.10%
Camberley -2 8 £550 +140.44% 7
Woking - 8 £375 - 2
Guildford -26 7 £375 +20.97% 5
Staines +9 6 £475 +46.15%
Sunbury-on-Thames - 5 £482 - 1
Godalming - 5 £365 - 2
Epsom +7 3 £325 -
Leatherhead +3 3 £600 +231.49% 6
Farnham - 2 £450 -
Dorking - 1 £375 - 5
Tadworth - 1 £600 -
VMware
South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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 58 (61.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (47.37%) Windows
3 39 (41.05%) Active Directory
4 34 (35.79%) Microsoft
5 32 (33.68%) Linux
6 29 (30.53%) Citrix
6 29 (30.53%) Microsoft Azure
7 25 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
7 25 (26.32%) Finance
7 25 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 23 (24.21%) Data Centre
9 22 (23.16%) Windows Server
10 21 (22.11%) Dell
11 20 (21.05%) vSphere
12 19 (20.00%) XenDesktop
12 19 (20.00%) Hyper-V
13 18 (18.95%) DNS
13 18 (18.95%) DevOps
14 17 (17.89%) XenApp
14 17 (17.89%) PowerShell
15 16 (16.84%) SCCM
15 16 (16.84%) Firewall
16 15 (15.79%) Migration
16 15 (15.79%) EMC
16 15 (15.79%) ITIL
16 15 (15.79%) SQL Server
16 15 (15.79%) SQL
17 14 (14.74%) Virtual Infrastructure
17 14 (14.74%) VSAN
18 13 (13.68%) VMware NSX

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 7 (7.37%) Apache
1 7 (7.37%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.32%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.26%) lighttpd
3 5 (5.26%) nginx
3 5 (5.26%) OpenStack
4 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.11%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (9.47%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 29 (30.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (13.68%) Office 365
4 10 (10.53%) IaaS
5 4 (4.21%) OpenShift
6 2 (2.11%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (2.11%) GitHub
6 2 (2.11%) Google Analytics
7 1 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.95%) DNS
2 16 (16.84%) Firewall
3 14 (14.74%) VSAN
4 13 (13.68%) VLAN
5 12 (12.63%) iSCSI
6 10 (10.53%) Fibre Channel
6 10 (10.53%) WAN
7 8 (8.42%) LAN
7 8 (8.42%) TCP/IP
8 6 (6.32%) SAN
9 5 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (5.26%) NetScaler
10 4 (4.21%) DHCP
10 4 (4.21%) SMTP
11 3 (3.16%) Extranet
12 2 (2.11%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (2.11%) VoIP
12 2 (2.11%) VPN
13 1 (1.05%) Software-Defined Networking
13 1 (1.05%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.47%) MySQL
3 8 (8.42%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (6.32%) Hadoop
5 5 (5.26%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.26%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.21%) DTS
7 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Vagrant
2 2 (2.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.11%) JIRA
2 2 (2.11%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (26.32%) Finance
2 3 (3.16%) Legal
3 2 (2.11%) Banking
4 1 (1.05%) Advertising
4 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.05%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 18 (18.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (13.68%) Support Engineer
3 11 (11.58%) Analyst
4 9 (9.47%) Consultant
5 8 (8.42%) Architect
5 8 (8.42%) Technical Consultant
6 7 (7.37%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (7.37%) Desktop Support
6 7 (7.37%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 6 (6.32%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (6.32%) Network Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Citrix Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (5.26%) Platform Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Project Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Senior Technical Consultant
9 4 (4.21%) Technical Design Authority
9 4 (4.21%) Virtualisation Consultant
9 4 (4.21%) VMware Consultant
9 4 (4.21%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.32%) .NET
2 5 (5.26%) LAMP
2 5 (5.26%) LAPP Stack
2 5 (5.26%) LEMP Stack
3 4 (4.21%) LDAP
3 4 (4.21%) REST
4 3 (3.16%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.05%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 23 (24.21%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.37%) Private Cloud
2 7 (7.37%) Public Cloud
3 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.21%) e-Learning
4 4 (4.21%) Replication
5 3 (3.16%) AS400
5 3 (3.16%) Clustering
5 3 (3.16%) iSeries
6 2 (2.11%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.05%) CMDB
7 1 (1.05%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.05%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.05%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 45 (47.37%) Windows
2 32 (33.68%) Linux
3 22 (23.16%) Windows Server
4 12 (12.63%) Windows 10
5 10 (10.53%) Windows 7
6 6 (6.32%) Unix
6 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.11%) Android
8 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.05%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 18 (18.95%) DevOps
3 15 (15.79%) ITIL
3 15 (15.79%) Migration
4 14 (14.74%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 12 (12.63%) Patch Management
6 10 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (10.53%) Open Source
6 10 (10.53%) Problem Management
6 10 (10.53%) Server Monitoring
7 8 (8.42%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (8.42%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (8.42%) Service Design
8 6 (6.32%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 6 (6.32%) Capacity Management
8 6 (6.32%) Load Balancing
8 6 (6.32%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (6.32%) Proactive Management
8 6 (6.32%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.89%) PowerShell
2 15 (15.79%) SQL
3 10 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.42%) Ruby
5 7 (7.37%) Java
5 7 (7.37%) Python
6 6 (6.32%) Bash Shell
6 6 (6.32%) C#
7 5 (5.26%) Perl
8 1 (1.05%) VB
8 1 (1.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (9.47%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (7.37%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.32%) CCNP
3 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.26%) VCP6
4 5 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (4.21%) CCNA
5 4 (4.21%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (4.21%) MCSE
6 3 (3.16%) Degree
7 2 (2.11%) MCITP
7 2 (2.11%) MCSA
8 1 (1.05%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.05%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.05%) PMP
8 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) SLA
2 5 (5.26%) GDPR
3 1 (1.05%) HIPAA
System Software
1 58 (61.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (41.05%) Active Directory
3 20 (21.05%) vSphere
4 19 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 19 (20.00%) XenDesktop
5 17 (17.89%) XenApp
6 13 (13.68%) VMware NSX
7 12 (12.63%) Docker
8 10 (10.53%) KVM
8 10 (10.53%) NFS
9 9 (9.47%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (5.26%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (5.26%) XenServer
11 4 (4.21%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (2.11%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (1.05%) Firmware
13 1 (1.05%) Samba
13 1 (1.05%) Terminal Server
13 1 (1.05%) vCloud
13 1 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (16.84%) SCCM
2 12 (12.63%) Failover Clustering
3 11 (11.58%) vCenter Server
4 10 (10.53%) vRealize
4 10 (10.53%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 8 (8.42%) Ansible
6 6 (6.32%) Kubernetes
7 5 (5.26%) Nagios
7 5 (5.26%) SCOM
8 4 (4.21%) NetBackup
8 4 (4.21%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (3.16%) SCVMM
9 3 (3.16%) WSUS
10 2 (2.11%) BMC Performance Manager
10 2 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (2.11%) PaperCut
10 2 (2.11%) SolarWinds Orion
11 1 (1.05%) Puppet
11 1 (1.05%) SCSM
11 1 (1.05%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 34 (35.79%) Microsoft
2 29 (30.53%) Citrix
3 21 (22.11%) Dell
4 15 (15.79%) EMC
5 13 (13.68%) Cisco
6 10 (10.53%) Oracle
7 7 (7.37%) BMC
7 7 (7.37%) CA
7 7 (7.37%) Juniper
8 6 (6.32%) AppDynamics
9 5 (5.26%) Aruba
9 5 (5.26%) Veeam
10 4 (4.21%) IBM
10 4 (4.21%) ServiceNow
10 4 (4.21%) Virgin Media
11 3 (3.16%) Fortinet
11 3 (3.16%) Isilon
11 3 (3.16%) Meraki
11 3 (3.16%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.11%) WatchGuard