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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 89 86 84
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.21% 0.29% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 2.34% 2.61% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
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£313 £413 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% +41.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £403 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £423 £327
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £22.50
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
128 153 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 8.91% 11.27% 12.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 74 81
Average daily rate £325 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.44% -1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 31
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.03 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £26.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -1.51%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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
Guildford - 1 £313 - 1
Staines - 1 £650 - 1
Woking - - - - 1
Reigate - - - -
Camberley - - - -
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (80.00%) Windows
3 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (60.00%) SAN
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (40.00%) Cisco
5 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (40.00%) SQL
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (40.00%) Clustering
5 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (33.33%) NAS
6 5 (33.33%) MS Office
6 5 (33.33%) ITIL
7 4 (26.67%) LAN
7 4 (26.67%) Terminal Services
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (26.67%) Symantec
7 4 (26.67%) HP
7 4 (26.67%) WAN
7 4 (26.67%) Finance
7 4 (26.67%) Backup Exec
7 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (26.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (20.00%) ITIL V2
8 3 (20.00%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (20.00%) Kaseya
8 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (20.00%) Firewall

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 3 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) SAN
2 5 (33.33%) NAS
3 4 (26.67%) LAN
3 4 (26.67%) WAN
4 3 (20.00%) Firewall
4 3 (20.00%) DHCP
4 3 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (13.33%) Internet
6 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Server Support
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Support
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Technical Support
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Leader
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Lead Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Lead Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL V2
3 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) ITSM
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (6.67%) Change Control
5 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) MCSE
1 2 (13.33%) MCSA
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) MCITP
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (26.67%) Terminal Services
4 2 (13.33%) vSphere
5 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Backup Exec
1 4 (26.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (13.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco
4 4 (26.67%) Symantec
4 4 (26.67%) HP
5 3 (20.00%) Barracuda Networks
5 3 (20.00%) Kaseya
5 3 (20.00%) Citrix
6 1 (6.67%) Apple
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle
6 1 (6.67%) SAP