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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 77 82 67
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 17 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.19% 0.70% 1.58%
As % of the System Software category 10.30% 6.38% 10.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 16
Average daily rate
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£290 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £313 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £550 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £31.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £31.50 £25.63
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +22.92%
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
165 141 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 11.57% 11.04% 15.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 74 130
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £158 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 18
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £14.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £135.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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
Epsom - 4 £181 -
Reigate - 3 £300 -
Guildford - 1 - -
Weybridge - 1 £200 -
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 20 (74.07%) Cisco
3 13 (48.15%) SAN
4 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (40.74%) IIS
5 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (37.04%) ITIL
7 9 (33.33%) SQL
7 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (33.33%) Load Balancing
7 9 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (29.63%) NAS
8 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
9 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
10 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (22.22%) Intranet
10 6 (22.22%) Internet
10 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (22.22%) HP
10 6 (22.22%) MCSE
10 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (18.52%) Brocade
11 5 (18.52%) NetApp
12 4 (14.81%) Citrix
12 4 (14.81%) Radware
12 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (40.74%) IIS
2 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) SAN
2 8 (29.63%) NAS
3 6 (22.22%) Intranet
3 6 (22.22%) Internet
4 4 (14.81%) LAN
4 4 (14.81%) WAN
4 4 (14.81%) DHCP
4 4 (14.81%) DNS
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (7.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Support Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Platform Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Server Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) Server Support
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Implementation Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Support
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Backup Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Server Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco Support
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Support
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Informatics
3 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.11%) AS400
4 2 (7.41%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) ITIL
2 9 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 4 (14.81%) Data Migration
3 4 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (14.81%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (22.22%) MCSE
2 4 (14.81%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) MCSA
3 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (7.41%) MCITP
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
3 4 (14.81%) XenApp
4 2 (7.41%) vSphere
4 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (74.07%) Cisco
3 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (22.22%) HP
5 5 (18.52%) NetApp
5 5 (18.52%) Brocade
6 4 (14.81%) 3PAR
6 4 (14.81%) Radware
6 4 (14.81%) Citrix
7 1 (3.70%) CommVault
7 1 (3.70%) Dell
7 1 (3.70%) IBM