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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
South East / Surrey
Rank 85 76 80
Rank change year-on-year -9 +4  
Contract jobs citing vSphere 6 25 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.51% 1.93% 0.70%
As % of the System Software category 3.45% 9.26% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 6
Median daily rate £350 £350 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £185 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £405 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £343
% change year-on-year -1.93% +13.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £27.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -23.63% +30.95%  

vSphere 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 174 270 135
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 14.90% 20.87% 9.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 161 72
Median daily rate £375 £388 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +13.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £185 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £523 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 12
Median hourly rate £15.00 £43.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.11% +145.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.58 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.93 £49.80 £30.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 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
Redhill -16 2 £350 -
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 18 (90.00%) VMware
2 16 (80.00%) Linux
3 15 (75.00%) Windows
3 15 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (40.00%) SAN
5 7 (35.00%) VPN
5 7 (35.00%) CentOS
5 7 (35.00%) Bash Shell
5 7 (35.00%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
6 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 6 (30.00%) vCloud
6 6 (30.00%) Cisco
6 6 (30.00%) ITIL
7 5 (25.00%) SSL
7 5 (25.00%) IPsec
7 5 (25.00%) Degree
7 5 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (25.00%) DevOps
8 4 (20.00%) Coaching
8 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
8 4 (20.00%) Infor M3
8 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (20.00%) Debian
8 4 (20.00%) Service Management

vSphere
Top Related 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 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Infor M3
2 2 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Heroku
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) SAN
1 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (35.00%) VPN
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (25.00%) IPsec
3 5 (25.00%) SSL
4 4 (20.00%) Firewall
5 3 (15.00%) DNS
6 2 (10.00%) DVB
6 2 (10.00%) HTTP
6 2 (10.00%) Internet
6 2 (10.00%) NAS
6 2 (10.00%) VLAN
7 1 (5.00%) 4G
7 1 (5.00%) LAN
7 1 (5.00%) Network Security
7 1 (5.00%) Skype
7 1 (5.00%) VoIP
7 1 (5.00%) VSAN
7 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.00%) Redis
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) Subversion
3 2 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Electronics
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
3 1 (5.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Administrator
1 4 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Leader
2 3 (15.00%) VMWare Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Team Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Release Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) HTML5
2 2 (10.00%) LAMP
2 2 (10.00%) Node.js
2 2 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Digital TV
2 2 (10.00%) MPEG
2 2 (10.00%) STB
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Linux
2 15 (75.00%) Windows
3 8 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (35.00%) CentOS
5 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 4 (20.00%) Debian
6 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (10.00%) SUSE
8 2 (10.00%) Ubuntu
8 2 (10.00%) Unix
9 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) DevOps
3 4 (20.00%) Coaching
3 4 (20.00%) Service Management
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) TDD
5 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Server Building
5 2 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (10.00%) SOA
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (35.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (10.00%) C
4 2 (10.00%) C++
4 2 (10.00%) Perl
4 2 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) Go
5 1 (5.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) MCITP
3 1 (5.00%) MCSA
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (35.00%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (30.00%) vCloud
4 3 (15.00%) Docker
4 3 (15.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (10.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Ansible
2 2 (10.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) vMotion
3 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) VMware
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) SaltStack
4 2 (10.00%) SAP
5 1 (5.00%) Cloudera
5 1 (5.00%) Mitel
5 1 (5.00%) NetApp
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