The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESXi 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 ESXi over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 83 87 94
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 21 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.59% 0.51% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 8.37% 4.09% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 3
Average daily rate £266 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.05% +12.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.54 £20.75 £29.17
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -28.86%
VMware ESXi
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
251 171 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 18.97% 12.49% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 92 92
Average daily rate £400 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £190 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £454 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 24
Average hourly rate £32.50 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.96% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.96 £11.93 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £42.34 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESXi Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

VMware ESXi
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware ESXi across the Surrey region.

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

VMware ESXi
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

VMware ESXi
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi across the Surrey region.

VMware ESXi Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

VMware ESXi
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 ESXi within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Camberley - 4 £251 -
Epsom - 3 £190 -
Cobham +1 2 £389 +6.50%
Guildford - 2 £418 - 1
Woking - 2 £425 -
VMware ESXi
South East

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (83.87%) VMware
3 25 (80.65%) Windows Server
4 23 (74.19%) Microsoft
5 19 (61.29%) Active Directory
5 19 (61.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (45.16%) MS Exchange
7 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (38.71%) Linux
8 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (38.71%) vSphere
9 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
10 9 (29.03%) PowerShell
11 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (25.81%) DNS
12 7 (22.58%) EMC
12 7 (22.58%) ITIL
12 7 (22.58%) SAN
12 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
13 6 (19.35%) Puppet
13 6 (19.35%) Red Hat
13 6 (19.35%) Finance
13 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (19.35%) Python
13 6 (19.35%) Citrix
13 6 (19.35%) HP
13 6 (19.35%) Cisco
14 5 (16.13%) FTP

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (45.16%) MS Exchange
2 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) DNS
2 7 (22.58%) SAN
3 5 (16.13%) FTP
3 5 (16.13%) SMTP
3 5 (16.13%) VPN
4 4 (12.90%) Unified Communications
5 3 (9.68%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (9.68%) Firewall
5 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.45%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Apache Hive
1 2 (6.45%) Hadoop
1 2 (6.45%) MySQL
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Electronics
2 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Support Engineer
2 12 (38.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (32.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 9 (29.03%) Server Engineer
4 9 (29.03%) Server Support
5 8 (25.81%) Server Support Engineer
6 7 (22.58%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (22.58%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (19.35%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (16.13%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Support
8 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 4 (12.90%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (12.90%) Database Engineer
9 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 3 (9.68%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 3 (9.68%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (9.68%) Windows Engineer
10 3 (9.68%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 2 (6.45%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Regular Expression
2 1 (3.23%) COM
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (80.65%) Windows Server
3 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (38.71%) Linux
5 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (16.13%) CentOS
6 5 (16.13%) Ubuntu
7 4 (12.90%) AIX
8 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (6.45%) Debian
9 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
10 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) ITIL
2 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (12.90%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (12.90%) Problem Management
3 4 (12.90%) Time Management
4 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.68%) Service Management
5 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
5 2 (6.45%) Change Management
5 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.45%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (6.45%) MapReduce
5 2 (6.45%) Security Hardening
5 2 (6.45%) Security Operations
5 2 (6.45%) Server Building
5 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.45%) SIEM
6 1 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) PowerShell
2 6 (19.35%) Python
3 4 (12.90%) SQL
4 3 (9.68%) C
4 3 (9.68%) Perl
5 2 (6.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) DBS Check
2 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) AWS Certification
3 2 (6.45%) CEH
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.45%) RHCT
3 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (61.29%) Active Directory
1 19 (61.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (38.71%) vSphere
3 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
3 4 (12.90%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.45%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Puppet
2 4 (12.90%) SCCM
3 3 (9.68%) Tivoli
4 2 (6.45%) ArcSight ESM
4 2 (6.45%) Backup Exec
4 2 (6.45%) NetBackup
4 2 (6.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (6.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (83.87%) VMware
2 23 (74.19%) Microsoft
3 7 (22.58%) EMC
4 6 (19.35%) Cisco
4 6 (19.35%) Citrix
4 6 (19.35%) HP
4 6 (19.35%) Red Hat
5 5 (16.13%) NetApp
6 4 (12.90%) Altiris
6 4 (12.90%) Intel
6 4 (12.90%) Remedy
7 3 (9.68%) Dell
8 2 (6.45%) ArcSight
8 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
8 2 (6.45%) Hortonworks
8 2 (6.45%) Juniper
8 2 (6.45%) Palo Alto
8 2 (6.45%) Symantec
8 2 (6.45%) Tripwire
9 1 (3.23%) PlateSpin