Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for vSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited vSphere over the 6 months to 21 November 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 vSphere
South East > Surrey
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 96 114
Rank change year-on-year -34 +18 +7
Contract jobs citing vSphere 12 32 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.43% 1.38% 1.14%
As % of the System Software category 3.16% 9.33% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 31 25
Surrey median daily rate £344 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.43% +25.00% +7.69%
10th Percentile £213 £281 £205
90th Percentile £388 £494 £476
South East median daily rate £375 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -11.76% +21.43% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Surrey median hourly rate - - £23.25
South East median hourly rate £37.50 £49.46 £24.50
% change year-on-year -24.18% +101.88% -38.75%

vSphere is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 380 343 307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 13.69% 14.82% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 223 176
Surrey median daily rate £410 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.19% +9.29% -
10th Percentile £134 £143 £156
90th Percentile £575 £536 £500
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 21
Surrey median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +5.88% +7.17%
10th Percentile £10.95 £11.00 £11.81
90th Percentile £25.00 £28.75 £24.00
South East median hourly rate £16.71 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.37% -14.29% +14.75%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Surrey

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for vSphere in Surrey

vSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing vSphere in Surrey over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for vSphere in Surrey

vSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for vSphere in Surrey

vSphere
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 vSphere within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Camberley - 4 £324 -
Guildford -3 3 £225 -20.00% 2
Whyteleafe - 2 £375 -
vSphere
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing vSphere 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 vSphere.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (58.33%) Firewall
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (41.67%) Office 365
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
7 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
7 4 (33.33%) SQL
7 4 (33.33%) SAN
7 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
8 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (25.00%) F5
8 3 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (25.00%) X-Windows
8 3 (25.00%) ITIL
8 3 (25.00%) LAN
8 3 (25.00%) WAN
8 3 (25.00%) HP
8 3 (25.00%) Citrix
8 3 (25.00%) Wireshark
8 3 (25.00%) Network Security
8 3 (25.00%) NetBackup
8 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

vSphere
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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (41.67%) Office 365
3 3 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) SAN
3 3 (25.00%) LAN
3 3 (25.00%) Network Security
3 3 (25.00%) WAN
3 3 (25.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (8.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 6 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Administrator
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Project Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Server Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Server Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Server Support
3 3 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) X-Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Network Packet Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) MCSA
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (8.33%) BladeLogic
3 1 (8.33%) vCenter Server
3 1 (8.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) F5
3 3 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) 3PAR
5 1 (8.33%) BMC
5 1 (8.33%) EMC
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp