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 3 months to 28 June 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.

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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 22 19
Rank change year-on-year -12 -3  
Contract jobs citing VMware 55 90 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 4.52% 7.08% 8.13%
As % of the Vendors category 8.73% 13.43% 16.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 71 65
Median daily rate £369 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.60% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £186 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £486 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £358 £330
% change year-on-year +3.49% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 8
Median hourly rate £38.75 £34.25 £49.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.13% -31.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £18.65 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £55.80 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £28.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -40.35% +29.54%  

VMware is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 630 670 615
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 51.72% 52.71% 48.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 441 354
Median daily rate £439 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 28
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.87% +26.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.66% +13.51%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Surrey

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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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 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
Epsom +2 7 £363 -27.50%
Leatherhead +14 5 £401 +0.31% 2
Camberley +6 4 £450 +5.88% 2
Tadworth +1 4 - -
Redhill -23 4 - - 1
Staines +10 3 £475 -10.58% 1
Guildford -11 3 £100 -75.75% 6
Esher - 1 £110 -
Farnham - 1 - - 2
Reigate - 1 £325 -
VMware
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 64 (64.00%) Windows
2 57 (57.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (44.00%) Linux
3 44 (44.00%) Active Directory
4 36 (36.00%) Microsoft
5 26 (26.00%) Windows Server
6 25 (25.00%) Citrix
7 24 (24.00%) Unix
7 24 (24.00%) Finance
8 23 (23.00%) PowerShell
8 23 (23.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (23.00%) HP
9 22 (22.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (19.00%) VMware ESXi
10 19 (19.00%) Firewall
11 18 (18.00%) TCP/IP
12 17 (17.00%) SQL
12 17 (17.00%) Veritas
12 17 (17.00%) NetBackup
13 16 (16.00%) Office 365
14 15 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
14 15 (15.00%) Java
14 15 (15.00%) DNS
15 14 (14.00%) Microsoft Office
15 14 (14.00%) Oracle
16 13 (13.00%) SQL Server
16 13 (13.00%) MS Exchange
16 13 (13.00%) Red Hat
17 12 (12.00%) McAfee
17 12 (12.00%) Web Services

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 13 (13.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (11.00%) IIS
3 9 (9.00%) JBoss
3 9 (9.00%) WildFly
4 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.00%) Apache
5 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.00%) Mule
6 1 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.00%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (14.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.00%) Office 365
2 15 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.00%) GitHub
4 1 (1.00%) IaaS
4 1 (1.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.00%) Firewall
2 18 (18.00%) TCP/IP
3 15 (15.00%) DNS
4 11 (11.00%) VPN
5 9 (9.00%) LDAP
5 9 (9.00%) SSH
6 7 (7.00%) SAN
6 7 (7.00%) WAN
7 6 (6.00%) DHCP
7 6 (6.00%) LAN
7 6 (6.00%) NAS
7 6 (6.00%) VLAN
8 4 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (4.00%) HTTP
8 4 (4.00%) Network Security
9 3 (3.00%) Internet
9 3 (3.00%) Wireless
10 2 (2.00%) HTTPS
10 2 (2.00%) SSL
10 2 (2.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.00%) DB2
3 2 (2.00%) MySQL
3 2 (2.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (1.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.00%) NeoLoad
2 3 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.00%) JIRA
3 2 (2.00%) Maven
3 2 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 24 (24.00%) Finance
2 12 (12.00%) Banking
3 5 (5.00%) Law
4 4 (4.00%) Advertising
5 3 (3.00%) Electronics
5 3 (3.00%) Legal
5 3 (3.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.00%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (18.00%) Support Engineer
2 17 (17.00%) Analyst
3 15 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (9.00%) Administrator
4 9 (9.00%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
5 8 (8.00%) Windows Engineer
6 7 (7.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (7.00%) IT Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (6.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 6 (6.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (6.00%) Server Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) Desktop Support
8 5 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) Subject Matter Expert
8 5 (5.00%) Technical Support
8 5 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.00%) Web Services
2 9 (9.00%) Middleware
3 4 (4.00%) XML
4 3 (3.00%) REST
4 3 (3.00%) SOAP
5 2 (2.00%) Flash
5 2 (2.00%) JAXB
5 2 (2.00%) Spring
5 2 (2.00%) XSLT
6 1 (1.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.00%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.00%) Driving Licence
4 4 (4.00%) iSeries
5 3 (3.00%) AS400
5 3 (3.00%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.00%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.00%) EMC VNX
6 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.00%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.00%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.00%) Clustering
7 1 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.00%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.00%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 64 (64.00%) Windows
2 44 (44.00%) Linux
3 26 (26.00%) Windows Server
4 24 (24.00%) Unix
5 23 (23.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (22.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (11.00%) Solaris
8 8 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (7.00%) Windows 7
10 6 (6.00%) Windows 10
10 6 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (5.00%) CentOS
12 4 (4.00%) SUSE
12 4 (4.00%) Ubuntu
13 2 (2.00%) Debian
13 2 (2.00%) Windows XP
14 1 (1.00%) AIX
14 1 (1.00%) Android
14 1 (1.00%) Mac OS X
14 1 (1.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (9.00%) Capacity Management
1 9 (9.00%) Migration
2 6 (6.00%) DevOps
3 5 (5.00%) ITIL
3 5 (5.00%) Load Balancing
3 5 (5.00%) Project Management
4 4 (4.00%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.00%) Performance Testing
4 4 (4.00%) Programme Management
4 4 (4.00%) Server Building
5 3 (3.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (3.00%) Defect Management
5 3 (3.00%) Network Packet Analysis
5 3 (3.00%) Performance Management
5 3 (3.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (3.00%) Service Management
5 3 (3.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (3.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (3.00%) Test Management
5 3 (3.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.00%) PowerShell
2 17 (17.00%) SQL
3 15 (15.00%) Java
4 8 (8.00%) Perl
5 6 (6.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (6.00%) Python
6 5 (5.00%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.00%) AWK
7 4 (4.00%) Bourne shell
7 4 (4.00%) Korn
8 2 (2.00%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.00%) VBScript
9 1 (1.00%) ABAP
9 1 (1.00%) C
9 1 (1.00%) PHP
9 1 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (6.00%) Degree
1 6 (6.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (4.00%) CCNA
3 4 (4.00%) CCNP
3 4 (4.00%) OCA
3 4 (4.00%) OCP
3 4 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (4.00%) RHCE
3 4 (4.00%) RHCSA
4 3 (3.00%) MCSE
4 3 (3.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.00%) DBS Check
5 2 (2.00%) MCP
6 1 (1.00%) CCSP
6 1 (1.00%) MCSA
6 1 (1.00%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.00%) QA
3 2 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 57 (57.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (44.00%) Active Directory
3 19 (19.00%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (11.00%) vSphere
5 9 (9.00%) Hyper-V
6 8 (8.00%) XenApp
7 4 (4.00%) GlusterFS
7 4 (4.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (4.00%) XenDesktop
8 3 (3.00%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (3.00%) XenServer
9 2 (2.00%) vCloud
9 2 (2.00%) VMware Server
9 2 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.00%) PowerHA
10 1 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (17.00%) NetBackup
2 7 (7.00%) vCenter Server
3 5 (5.00%) Oracle ZFS
3 5 (5.00%) Puppet
3 5 (5.00%) SCCM
4 4 (4.00%) Ansible
4 4 (4.00%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (4.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 4 (4.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 4 (4.00%) vRealize
5 3 (3.00%) BladeLogic
5 3 (3.00%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.00%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.00%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.00%) vMotion
7 1 (1.00%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.00%) SCSM
7 1 (1.00%) Simpana
7 1 (1.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 36 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (25.00%) Citrix
3 23 (23.00%) HP
4 17 (17.00%) Veritas
5 14 (14.00%) Oracle
6 13 (13.00%) Red Hat
7 12 (12.00%) McAfee
8 11 (11.00%) Symantec
9 9 (9.00%) Cisco
10 8 (8.00%) EMC
11 5 (5.00%) Sun
12 4 (4.00%) Brocade
12 4 (4.00%) NetApp
12 4 (4.00%) StorageTek
13 3 (3.00%) 3PAR
13 3 (3.00%) Hitachi
13 3 (3.00%) IBM
13 3 (3.00%) Intel
13 3 (3.00%) SAP
13 3 (3.00%) Wyse