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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 83 71 77
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 10 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.66% 1.37% 0.90%
As % of the System Software category 5.88% 10.98% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 10
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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 £214 £223 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £334 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £330
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -5.30%
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
170 164 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 11.27% 12.49% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 99 85
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 24
Average hourly rate £16.75 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.84% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £12.86 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £23.80 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Staines - - - -
Woking - - - -
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (73.68%) Windows
3 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
4 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
4 10 (52.63%) SAN
5 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
7 6 (31.58%) SQL
7 6 (31.58%) NAS
8 5 (26.32%) Clustering
8 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
8 5 (26.32%) MS Office
8 5 (26.32%) ITIL
8 5 (26.32%) Cisco
8 5 (26.32%) Citrix
9 4 (21.05%) Terminal Services
9 4 (21.05%) Symantec
9 4 (21.05%) HP
9 4 (21.05%) Firewall
9 4 (21.05%) Finance
9 4 (21.05%) LAN
9 4 (21.05%) WAN
9 4 (21.05%) Backup Exec
9 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (21.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (15.79%) ITIL V2
10 3 (15.79%) Kaseya
10 3 (15.79%) Barracuda Networks

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (10.53%) IIS
1 2 (10.53%) JBoss
1 2 (10.53%) Apache
1 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (26.32%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) SAN
2 6 (31.58%) NAS
3 4 (21.05%) Firewall
3 4 (21.05%) LAN
3 4 (21.05%) WAN
4 3 (15.79%) DHCP
4 3 (15.79%) DNS
5 2 (10.53%) LDAP
5 2 (10.53%) Internet
6 1 (5.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Analyst
1 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (10.53%) Architect
2 2 (10.53%) Server Support
2 2 (10.53%) Technical Support
2 2 (10.53%) Senior Technical Support
2 2 (10.53%) Technical Leader
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Desktop Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) Lead Technical Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Lead Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) UNIX
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.53%) AIX
3 2 (10.53%) Solaris
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL V2
3 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.53%) ITSM
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Change Control
4 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Python
2 2 (10.53%) Ruby
2 2 (10.53%) C
2 2 (10.53%) C++
2 2 (10.53%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) Perl
2 2 (10.53%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) MCSA
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (21.05%) Terminal Services
4 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (10.53%) NFS
6 1 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Backup Exec
1 4 (21.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (10.53%) SCOM
2 2 (10.53%) Puppet
2 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco
3 5 (26.32%) Citrix
4 4 (21.05%) HP
4 4 (21.05%) Symantec
5 3 (15.79%) Barracuda Networks
5 3 (15.79%) Kaseya
6 2 (10.53%) Veritas
6 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.26%) Apple
7 1 (5.26%) EMC
7 1 (5.26%) SAP