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 1 October 2016 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 85 81 78
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 1 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.088% 0.98% 1.08%
As % of the System Software category 0.61% 9.15% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 6
Median daily rate £390 £290 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.48% -35.19%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £36.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-43.59% +16.66%
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
164 153 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 14.40% 10.76% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 90 77
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £166 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £324
% change year-on-year
- +8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 24
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% +48.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £12.47 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) EMC
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) VBScript
4 1 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) MCSA
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) SMTP

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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) FTP
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) Skype
2 1 (25.00%) SMTP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) VMWare Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) CentOS
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) vMotion
1 1 (25.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat