Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for VMware ESXi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware ESXi over the 6 months to 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 115 98
Rank change year-on-year -14 -17 -8
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 34 28 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.04% 1.10% 1.88%
As % of the System Software category 7.73% 8.09% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 36
Surrey median daily rate £325 £375 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +26.05% -3.25%
10th Percentile £110 £243 £181
90th Percentile £450 £438 £444
South East median daily rate £397 £368 £330
% change year-on-year +7.95% +11.44% -10.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Surrey median hourly rate - £50.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +117.39% -
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £50.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -66.00% +117.39% +15.00%

VMware ESXi is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 440 346 458
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 13.40% 13.60% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 209 283
Surrey median daily rate £463 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.47% +5.63% +14.29%
10th Percentile £138 £129 £151
90th Percentile £575 £553 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 21 29
Surrey median hourly rate £26.00 £18.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.54% -11.90% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.17 £14.00 £12.16
90th Percentile £28.00 £47.50 £49.80
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -9.09%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing VMware ESXi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Surrey

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in Surrey

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in Surrey over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware ESXi in Surrey

VMware ESXi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESXi in Surrey

VMware ESXi
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 22 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Epsom -6 11 - -
Cranleigh - 4 £120 -
Staines - 3 £450 -
VMware ESXi
South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (94.12%) Microsoft
3 25 (73.53%) Active Directory
4 24 (70.59%) VMware
5 22 (64.71%) Linux
6 19 (55.88%) Finance
6 19 (55.88%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (52.94%) Hyper-V
8 17 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (44.12%) Citrix
10 15 (44.12%) Windows Server
11 14 (41.18%) Unix
11 14 (41.18%) WSUS
12 11 (32.35%) SCCM
12 11 (32.35%) DNS
12 11 (32.35%) SQL
13 10 (29.41%) Oracle
13 10 (29.41%) ITIL
13 10 (29.41%) Solaris
13 10 (29.41%) Red Hat
13 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (29.41%) PowerShell
13 10 (29.41%) XenDesktop
13 10 (29.41%) Windows 7
14 9 (26.47%) XenServer
14 9 (26.47%) Root Cause Analysis
14 9 (26.47%) Firewall
14 9 (26.47%) Virtual Environments

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring 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 8 (23.53%) JBoss
2 7 (20.59%) IIS
2 7 (20.59%) WildFly
3 4 (11.76%) SAS
4 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (14.71%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) DNS
2 9 (26.47%) Firewall
3 7 (20.59%) SAN
3 7 (20.59%) SSH
4 6 (17.65%) DHCP
4 6 (17.65%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (17.65%) NAS
5 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
5 4 (11.76%) Wireless
6 2 (5.88%) FTP
6 2 (5.88%) Intranet
7 1 (2.94%) Internet
7 1 (2.94%) Skype
7 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
General
1 19 (55.88%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Banking
3 4 (11.76%) Legal
4 3 (8.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Analyst
2 9 (26.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Citrix Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Citrix Server Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Server Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Windows Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Windows Server Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Support Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (11.76%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Applications Support
6 3 (8.82%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (5.88%) Administrator
7 2 (5.88%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Applications Support Specialist
7 2 (5.88%) SCCM Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Support Specialist
7 2 (5.88%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) Middleware
2 7 (20.59%) Web Services
3 5 (14.71%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Client/Server
2 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
4 3 (8.82%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (64.71%) Linux
3 17 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (44.12%) Windows Server
6 14 (41.18%) Unix
7 10 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (29.41%) Solaris
7 10 (29.41%) Windows 7
7 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (11.76%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) ITIL
2 9 (26.47%) Root Cause Analysis
2 9 (26.47%) Virtual Environments
3 8 (23.53%) Service Delivery
4 7 (20.59%) Capacity Management
5 6 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (17.65%) Project Management
6 4 (11.76%) Migration
7 3 (8.82%) Application Packaging
7 3 (8.82%) High Availability
7 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 2 (5.88%) Change Management
8 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
8 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (5.88%) Regulatory Compliance
8 2 (5.88%) Visualisation
9 1 (2.94%) Fault Management
9 1 (2.94%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) SQL
2 10 (29.41%) PowerShell
3 7 (20.59%) Java
4 5 (14.71%) Perl
5 4 (11.76%) AWK
5 4 (11.76%) Bash Shell
5 4 (11.76%) sed
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.94%) MCSA
2 1 (2.94%) MCSE
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 25 (73.53%) Active Directory
2 19 (55.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (52.94%) Hyper-V
4 10 (29.41%) XenDesktop
5 9 (26.47%) XenServer
6 5 (14.71%) vSphere
7 4 (11.76%) KVM
7 4 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (5.88%) NFS
8 2 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (5.88%) Veritas File System
9 1 (2.94%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (2.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (41.18%) WSUS
2 11 (32.35%) SCCM
3 7 (20.59%) NetBackup
4 6 (17.65%) Ansible
4 6 (17.65%) SnapMirror
4 6 (17.65%) SnapVault
5 4 (11.76%) Malwarebytes
6 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (5.88%) Puppet
6 2 (5.88%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (2.94%) Nessus
7 1 (2.94%) vCenter Server
7 1 (2.94%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 32 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 24 (70.59%) VMware
3 15 (44.12%) Citrix
4 10 (29.41%) Oracle
4 10 (29.41%) Red Hat
5 7 (20.59%) Ivanti
5 7 (20.59%) Veritas
6 6 (17.65%) Brocade
6 6 (17.65%) NetApp
6 6 (17.65%) Sun
7 5 (14.71%) McAfee
7 5 (14.71%) Symantec
8 3 (8.82%) EMC
9 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.94%) HP
9 1 (2.94%) Shavlik
9 1 (2.94%) Wyse