The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Surrey region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 77 65 81
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +16
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 11 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.86% 1.35% 0.69%
As % of the System Software category 8.53% 10.12% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £223 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £333 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £321 £328 £321
% change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £31.50 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+0.97% +56.06%
System Software Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
129 168 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 10.14% 13.31% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 98 61
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 25
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -44.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.60 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £93.60 £40.00 £35.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +2.94%
VMware ESX
South East

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Woking - - - -
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (82.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (70.59%) Windows
4 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (35.29%) Finance
6 5 (29.41%) Clustering
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (23.53%) BCP
7 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
7 4 (23.53%) SQL
7 4 (23.53%) Business Continuity Planning
8 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
8 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
8 3 (17.65%) Citrix
8 3 (17.65%) CommVault
9 2 (11.76%) NetApp
9 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (11.76%) SAN
9 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
9 2 (11.76%) Firewall
9 2 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (11.76%) Change Control
9 2 (11.76%) XenServer
10 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
10 1 (5.88%) vSphere
10 1 (5.88%) Puppet

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) SAN
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) NAS
2 1 (5.88%) LDAP
2 1 (5.88%) VoIP
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Consultant
1 5 (29.41%) Server Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Server Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) UNIX
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) AIX
4 1 (5.88%) Solaris
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) BCP
1 4 (23.53%) Business Continuity Planning
2 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity
3 2 (11.76%) Change Control
4 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) Ruby
2 1 (5.88%) C
2 1 (5.88%) C++
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) Perl
2 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
3 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (11.76%) XenServer
5 1 (5.88%) vSphere
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (5.88%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Citrix
3 3 (17.65%) CommVault
4 2 (11.76%) NetApp
5 1 (5.88%) Veritas
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.88%) Apple
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) EMC
5 1 (5.88%) JBoss
5 1 (5.88%) IBM