Period
to 17 August 2018

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 17 August 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.

VMware vSphere
South East > Surrey
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 124 108
Rank change year-on-year -12 -16 -5
Contract jobs citing vSphere 23 15 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.70% 0.60% 1.29%
As % of the System Software category 5.34% 4.42% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 31
Surrey median daily rate £283 £350 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.29% -20.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £279 £188 £213
90th Percentile £500 £450 £488
South East median daily rate £413 £381 £413
% change year-on-year +8.20% -7.58% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Surrey median hourly rate - - £23.00
South East median hourly rate £11.00 £32.50 £35.25
% change year-on-year -66.15% -7.80% +76.25%

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 431 339 407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 13.14% 13.51% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 216 266
Surrey median daily rate £458 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.65% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £145 £134 £150
90th Percentile £588 £556 £544
South East median daily rate £421 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.25% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 17 21
Surrey median hourly rate £25.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.06% - -8.11%
10th Percentile £11.14 £13.40 £12.25
90th Percentile £28.00 £48.50 £49.50
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -14.29%

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 17 August 2018.

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 17 August 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
Staines - 4 £440 -
Weybridge - 3 £488 -
Leatherhead - 3 £375 -
Woking - 1 £475 - 1
vSphere
South East

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing vSphere 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 vSphere.

1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (86.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (78.26%) Cisco
4 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
4 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
5 11 (47.83%) HP
5 11 (47.83%) ITIL
5 11 (47.83%) Office 365
6 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (43.48%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (43.48%) Retail
7 9 (39.13%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (39.13%) SCCM
8 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 6 (26.09%) vCenter Server
9 6 (26.09%) Windows
9 6 (26.09%) Linux
10 5 (21.74%) Python
10 5 (21.74%) Oracle
10 5 (21.74%) Ansible
11 4 (17.39%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
11 4 (17.39%) Perl
11 4 (17.39%) SQL
11 4 (17.39%) MCSE
11 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
11 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
12 3 (13.04%) DRM

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) JBoss
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 11 (47.83%) Office 365
2 10 (43.48%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (39.13%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (13.04%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.04%) DVB
2 3 (13.04%) FTP
2 3 (13.04%) HTTP
3 2 (8.70%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) Converged Networks
4 1 (4.35%) DHCP
4 1 (4.35%) DNS
4 1 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
1 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) Couchbase
2 1 (4.35%) DB2
2 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (43.48%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Analyst
1 11 (47.83%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 11 (47.83%) Senior Analyst
1 11 (47.83%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Design Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Linux Scripter
4 1 (4.35%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) JSON
1 3 (13.04%) XML
1 3 (13.04%) XSLT
2 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
1 3 (13.04%) MPEG
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.35%) STB
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.35%) AIX
3 1 (4.35%) CentOS
3 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (13.04%) Deployment Automation
3 3 (13.04%) DRM
3 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
3 3 (13.04%) Information Security
3 3 (13.04%) Migration
3 3 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (13.04%) Test Management
4 1 (4.35%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (4.35%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (4.35%) DevOps
4 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.35%) High Availability
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.35%) Process Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) Server Building
4 1 (4.35%) SOA
4 1 (4.35%) Tech Ops
4 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) Python
2 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
2 4 (17.39%) Perl
2 4 (17.39%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) Java
4 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (17.39%) MCSE
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.04%) CCNP
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) HNC
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) COBIT
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 20 (86.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
3 4 (17.39%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (13.04%) Docker
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (8.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (8.70%) VMware NSX
6 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
6 1 (4.35%) vCloud
6 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) SCCM
2 6 (26.09%) vCenter Server
3 5 (21.74%) Ansible
4 3 (13.04%) Data Guard
4 3 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (78.26%) Cisco
3 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
4 11 (47.83%) HP
5 5 (21.74%) Oracle
6 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
7 2 (8.70%) NetApp
7 2 (8.70%) Veritas
8 1 (4.35%) Citrix
8 1 (4.35%) IBM