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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESX Server
South East / Surrey
Rank 78 86 89
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 3 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.29% 0.73% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 1.79% 3.77% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 3
Median daily rate £375 £185 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+103.25% -40.96%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £359
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.56 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.91% +5.18%

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
168 239 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 16.50% 19.26% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 133 64
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £185 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £43.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.11% +145.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £51.00 £22.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Camberley -4 1 £325 -
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (60.00%) vSphere
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Puppet
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (40.00%) VLAN
4 2 (40.00%) Debian
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Server Building
4 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (40.00%) vMotion
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Metasploit
5 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (20.00%) CentOS
5 1 (20.00%) Skype
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu

VMware ESX
Top Related 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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) FTP
4 1 (20.00%) Skype
4 1 (20.00%) SMTP
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) VMWare Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP FI Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SWIFT Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (20.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Debian
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) Server Building
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) MCITP
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) vSphere
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) vMotion
3 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Sun