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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 91 88 87
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 7 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.58% 0.14% 0.38%
As % of the System Software category 3.65% 1.53% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
Average daily rate £185 £230 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.78% -32.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £166 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £294 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £364
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -1.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 - £12.50
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
192 131 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 15.93% 9.17% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 66 69
Average daily rate £375 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £250 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 11 12
Average hourly rate £43.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £13.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £20.00 £23.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Reigate - 5 £185 -
Camberley - 1 - -
Epsom - 1 £190 -
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (50.00%) Marketing
3 5 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 5 (50.00%) Electronics
3 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 5 (50.00%) SAP
3 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (40.00%) DHCP
4 4 (40.00%) DNS
4 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (30.00%) SCCM
5 3 (30.00%) SCOM
5 3 (30.00%) AS400
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (10.00%) vSphere
7 1 (10.00%) Performance Management

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 5 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) DHCP
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
General
1 5 (50.00%) Electronics
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 5 (50.00%) Marketing
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Server Support
4 1 (10.00%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (30.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 5 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
1 3 (30.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) SAP
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Intel
4 1 (10.00%) PlateSpin
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat