Period
to 21 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 141 133 92
Rank change year-on-year -8 -41 +31
Contract jobs citing vSphere 19 10 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.62% 0.37% 1.20%
As % of the System Software category 3.93% 2.99% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 17
Surrey median daily rate £500 £324 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.44% -16.45% +10.71%
10th Percentile £134 £213 £260
90th Percentile £641 £388 £496
South East median daily rate £413 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +10.00% -11.76% +20.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Surrey median hourly rate - - £41.50
South East median hourly rate £28.13 £29.08 £44.46
% change year-on-year -3.25% -34.60% +72.33%

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 484 335 309
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 15.74% 12.28% 15.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 199 179
Surrey median daily rate £460 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £158 £135 £137
90th Percentile £606 £580 £532
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 23 35
Surrey median hourly rate £15.86 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.71% +13.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £11.07 £10.80 £10.60
90th Percentile £38.75 £41.20 £41.80
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £16.66 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.96% +11.07% -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 21 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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
Redhill - 4 £370 - 2
Epsom - 3 £325 -
Guildford -17 1 - - 1
Weybridge - 1 £488 -
Woking - 1 £115 - 2
vSphere
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (68.42%) Citrix
2 13 (68.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (57.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (57.89%) DNS
4 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
4 10 (52.63%) Windows
4 10 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (52.63%) XenApp
5 9 (47.37%) Windows Server
5 9 (47.37%) vCenter Server
5 9 (47.37%) VMware NSX
6 8 (42.11%) Failover Clustering
6 8 (42.11%) VSAN
6 8 (42.11%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 8 (42.11%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 8 (42.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 8 (42.11%) vRealize
6 8 (42.11%) XenDesktop
6 8 (42.11%) iSCSI
6 8 (42.11%) VLAN
6 8 (42.11%) Problem Management
6 8 (42.11%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (42.11%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (42.11%) IaaS
6 8 (42.11%) Server Monitoring
6 8 (42.11%) Patch Management
6 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
6 8 (42.11%) NFS
6 8 (42.11%) Dell

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 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.26%) JBoss
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (42.11%) IaaS
4 4 (21.05%) Office 365
5 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) DNS
2 8 (42.11%) Fibre Channel
2 8 (42.11%) iSCSI
2 8 (42.11%) VLAN
2 8 (42.11%) VSAN
3 3 (15.79%) DHCP
4 2 (10.53%) Firewall
4 2 (10.53%) Network Security
4 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.26%) Converged Networks
5 1 (5.26%) FTP
5 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
5 1 (5.26%) LAN
5 1 (5.26%) SAN
5 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) DB2
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Consultant
1 7 (36.84%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Virtualisation Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Virtualisation Technical Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Project Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Active Directory Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (10.53%) IT Support
4 2 (10.53%) VMware Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) VMware Technical Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.79%) Linux
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) Android
5 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.26%) AIX
6 1 (5.26%) Unix
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Capacity Planning
1 8 (42.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 8 (42.11%) Patch Management
1 8 (42.11%) Problem Management
1 8 (42.11%) Server Monitoring
1 8 (42.11%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 4 (21.05%) Capacity Management
2 4 (21.05%) Migration
2 4 (21.05%) Proactive Management
3 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Email Filtering
4 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (10.53%) Web Filtering
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Line Management
5 1 (5.26%) Server Building
5 1 (5.26%) Service Design
5 1 (5.26%) Storage Management
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 10 (52.63%) XenApp
3 9 (47.37%) VMware NSX
4 8 (42.11%) NFS
4 8 (42.11%) XenDesktop
5 6 (31.58%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
7 1 (5.26%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) vCenter Server
2 8 (42.11%) Failover Clustering
2 8 (42.11%) vRealize
2 8 (42.11%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 6 (31.58%) SCCM
4 3 (15.79%) WSUS
5 1 (5.26%) Nagios
5 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
5 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (68.42%) Citrix
3 8 (42.11%) Dell
3 8 (42.11%) EMC
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle
6 2 (10.53%) Avaya
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco
6 2 (10.53%) HP
7 1 (5.26%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (5.26%) CA
7 1 (5.26%) IBM
7 1 (5.26%) Red Hat