Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 132 97
Rank change year-on-year -8 -35 +16
Contract jobs citing vSphere 23 14 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.71% 0.52% 1.30%
As % of the System Software category 4.73% 3.66% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 29
Surrey median daily rate £283 £325 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.08% -25.71% +25.00%
10th Percentile £221 £213 £278
90th Percentile £494 £388 £489
South East median daily rate £406 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +1.56% -5.88% +20.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Surrey median hourly rate - - £23.00
South East median hourly rate £27.63 £37.50 £49.46
% change year-on-year -26.31% -24.18% +112.73%

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 486 382 339
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 14.90% 14.22% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 240 229
Surrey median daily rate £450 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.15% +0.31% +14.29%
10th Percentile £155 £131 £143
90th Percentile £588 £566 £532
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.32% +6.60% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 22 23
Surrey median hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.84% +8.57% -5.41%
10th Percentile £12.45 £10.93 £12.30
90th Percentile £38.75 £28.38 £23.40
South East median hourly rate £16.10 £17.31 £15.00
% change year-on-year -7.00% +15.42% -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 22 October 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 22 October 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
Leatherhead - 3 £375 - 1
Staines - 3 £480 -
Weybridge - 2 £481 -
Redhill - 2 £139 -
Guildford -20 1 - - 1
Woking - 1 £475 -
vSphere
South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 17 (73.91%) Cisco
4 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
5 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
6 12 (52.17%) Office 365
7 11 (47.83%) SCCM
8 10 (43.48%) Retail
8 10 (43.48%) HP
8 10 (43.48%) ITIL
8 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (43.48%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (39.13%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (30.43%) Windows
11 6 (26.09%) Linux
11 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
13 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (17.39%) Python
13 4 (17.39%) Oracle
13 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
13 4 (17.39%) Ansible
13 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
14 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
14 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
14 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
14 3 (13.04%) Information Security
14 3 (13.04%) Perl
14 3 (13.04%) SQL
14 3 (13.04%) MCSE

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
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (52.17%) Office 365
2 10 (43.48%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (39.13%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (8.70%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.70%) DHCP
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) DVB
2 2 (8.70%) FTP
2 2 (8.70%) HTTP
2 2 (8.70%) Network Security
3 1 (4.35%) Converged Networks
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) SAN
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
1 2 (8.70%) 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 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (43.48%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Analyst
2 11 (47.83%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 11 (47.83%) Senior Analyst
2 11 (47.83%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Active Directory Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Active Directory Support
4 2 (8.70%) Active Directory Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Scripter
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) JSON
1 2 (8.70%) XML
1 2 (8.70%) XSLT
2 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) MPEG
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.70%) Android
4 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) AIX
5 1 (4.35%) CentOS
5 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
3 3 (13.04%) Information Security
4 2 (8.70%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (8.70%) DRM
4 2 (8.70%) Email Filtering
4 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Test Management
4 2 (8.70%) Web Filtering
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.35%) ITSM
5 1 (4.35%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
5 1 (4.35%) Storage Management
5 1 (4.35%) Tech Ops
5 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Python
2 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
2 3 (13.04%) Perl
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.04%) CCNP
2 3 (13.04%) MCSE
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) HNC
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) COBIT
System Software
1 20 (86.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
3 3 (13.04%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (8.70%) Docker
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (8.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (8.70%) XenApp
5 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.35%) vCloud
5 1 (4.35%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (47.83%) SCCM
2 4 (17.39%) Ansible
3 3 (13.04%) vCenter Server
4 2 (8.70%) Data Guard
4 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (73.91%) Cisco
3 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
4 10 (43.48%) HP
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle
5 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
6 3 (13.04%) Citrix
7 2 (8.70%) Avaya
7 2 (8.70%) NetApp
7 2 (8.70%) Veritas
8 1 (4.35%) IBM