The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 83 74 76
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 12 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.79% 1.26% 1.00%
As % of the System Software category 6.28% 8.46% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 11
Average daily rate
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£320 £250 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £223 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £345 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.87 £27.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-45.94% -1.78%
VMware ESX
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

System Software Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
191 201 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 12.57% 14.92% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 131 91
Average daily rate £375 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £220 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 13
Average hourly rate £17.25 £21.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £10.95 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.90 £23.80 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware ESX across the Surrey region.

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

VMware ESX Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX across the Surrey region.

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

VMware ESX
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Camberley - 1 £135 -
Chertsey - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Staines - - - -
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware ESX.

1 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (76.19%) Windows
3 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
4 10 (47.62%) SAN
5 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 7 (33.33%) Clustering
6 6 (28.57%) NAS
6 6 (28.57%) Finance
6 6 (28.57%) SQL
7 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
7 5 (23.81%) MS Office
7 5 (23.81%) ITIL
7 5 (23.81%) Cisco
7 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (19.05%) Terminal Services
8 4 (19.05%) Symantec
8 4 (19.05%) Citrix
8 4 (19.05%) HP
8 4 (19.05%) LAN
8 4 (19.05%) WAN
8 4 (19.05%) Backup Exec
8 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (19.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (14.29%) Barracuda Networks
9 3 (14.29%) Kaseya
9 3 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (14.29%) ITIL V2

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware ESX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) JBoss
1 2 (9.52%) IIS
1 2 (9.52%) Apache
1 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (23.81%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) SAN
2 6 (28.57%) NAS
3 4 (19.05%) LAN
3 4 (19.05%) WAN
4 3 (14.29%) DHCP
4 3 (14.29%) DNS
4 3 (14.29%) Firewall
5 2 (9.52%) Internet
5 2 (9.52%) LDAP
6 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (9.52%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Server Support
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
3 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Technical Support
3 2 (9.52%) Server Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Leader
4 1 (4.76%) Lead Technical Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Account Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (14.29%) Linux
5 2 (9.52%) UNIX
5 2 (9.52%) AIX
5 2 (9.52%) Solaris
5 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL V2
3 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.52%) ITSM
4 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.52%) DevOps
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Change Control
5 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.76%) BCP
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) C
2 2 (9.52%) C++
2 2 (9.52%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) Perl
2 2 (9.52%) PHP
2 2 (9.52%) Python
2 2 (9.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) MCSA
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
3 4 (19.05%) Terminal Services
4 3 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (9.52%) NFS
6 1 (4.76%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (4.76%) XenServer
6 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Backup Exec
1 4 (19.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (9.52%) Puppet
2 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (9.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco
4 4 (19.05%) Symantec
4 4 (19.05%) Citrix
4 4 (19.05%) HP
5 3 (14.29%) Barracuda Networks
5 3 (14.29%) Kaseya
6 2 (9.52%) Veritas
6 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.76%) SAP
7 1 (4.76%) Apple
7 1 (4.76%) EMC
7 1 (4.76%) NetApp