Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 121 110
Rank change year-on-year -26 -11 -9
Contract jobs citing vSphere 15 12 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.49% 0.51% 1.61%
As % of the System Software category 3.50% 3.76% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 27
Surrey median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £110 £171 £185
90th Percentile £509 £488 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Surrey median hourly rate - - £44.00
South East median hourly rate £11.00 £20.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -45.00% -53.49% +160.61%

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 428 319 452
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 13.86% 13.57% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 185 268
Surrey median daily rate £475 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £140 £131 £164
90th Percentile £575 £553 £541
South East median daily rate £414 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.50% +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 19 38
Surrey median hourly rate £27.00 £18.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.95% -30.19% +43.24%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.15 £12.12
90th Percentile £40.08 £48.00 £52.50
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year +3.03% +1.54% -4.41%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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
Cranleigh - 4 £120 -
Staines - 4 £440 -
Weybridge - 2 £488 -
Woking - 1 £475 - 1
vSphere
South East

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 11 (73.33%) VMware
2 10 (66.67%) Windows
3 9 (60.00%) Linux
4 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
4 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
6 6 (40.00%) DNS
6 6 (40.00%) Cisco
6 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (40.00%) Office 365
6 6 (40.00%) vCenter Server
7 5 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (33.33%) Ansible
7 5 (33.33%) Python
8 4 (26.67%) Perl
8 4 (26.67%) Oracle
8 4 (26.67%) WSUS
8 4 (26.67%) Firewall
8 4 (26.67%) Wireless
8 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
8 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
8 4 (26.67%) Malwarebytes
8 4 (26.67%) KVM
8 4 (26.67%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
9 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
9 3 (20.00%) VMware NSX
9 3 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
9 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure

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 (40.00%) Office 365
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (20.00%) OpenShift
3 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
2 6 (40.00%) DNS
3 4 (26.67%) Firewall
3 4 (26.67%) Wireless
4 3 (20.00%) DVB
4 3 (20.00%) FTP
4 3 (20.00%) HTTP
5 2 (13.33%) DHCP
5 2 (13.33%) SAN
6 1 (6.67%) MPLS
6 1 (6.67%) NAS
6 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
6 1 (6.67%) VPN
6 1 (6.67%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) Couchbase
2 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (26.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Support Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Leader
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Design Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Scripter
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) JSON
1 3 (20.00%) XML
1 3 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (20.00%) MPEG
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (6.67%) STB
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) CentOS
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
1 3 (20.00%) DRM
1 3 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
1 3 (20.00%) Test Management
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (6.67%) High Availability
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.67%) Server Building
3 1 (6.67%) Tech Ops
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
2 4 (26.67%) Perl
3 3 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) HNC
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
4 4 (26.67%) KVM
4 4 (26.67%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (20.00%) Docker
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (20.00%) VMware NSX
6 2 (13.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (6.67%) vCloud
7 1 (6.67%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (6.67%) XenApp
7 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) vCenter Server
2 5 (33.33%) Ansible
3 4 (26.67%) Malwarebytes
3 4 (26.67%) WSUS
4 3 (20.00%) Data Guard
4 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (6.67%) Puppet
5 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (13.33%) HP
5 2 (13.33%) Veritas
6 1 (6.67%) Citrix
6 1 (6.67%) Ivanti
6 1 (6.67%) NetApp
6 1 (6.67%) Wyse