Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 100 131
Rank change year-on-year -10 +31 -24
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 31 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.13% 1.04% 0.62%
As % of the System Software category 9.23% 6.80% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 13
Surrey median daily rate £398 £390 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.92% +30.00% -30.23%
10th Percentile £366 £313 £161
90th Percentile £531 £450 £585
South East median daily rate £376 £363 £361
% change year-on-year +3.72% +0.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Surrey median hourly rate - - £22.50
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £25.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -28.71% +12.22% -29.30%

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 336 309 305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 12.27% 15.30% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 179 166
Surrey median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £135 £137 £155
90th Percentile £580 £532 £528
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +5.20% +8.57% +0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 35 33
Surrey median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +7.17%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.60 £11.25
90th Percentile £41.20 £41.80 £51.10
South East median hourly rate £16.66 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.07% -14.29% +10.74%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 22 £420 -
Guildford - 3 £625 - 3
VMware ESXi
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (93.55%) Linux
3 27 (87.10%) Microsoft
4 25 (80.65%) Unix
5 23 (74.19%) NetBackup
6 22 (70.97%) Finance
7 21 (67.74%) Veritas
7 21 (67.74%) Red Hat
8 18 (58.06%) SAN
8 18 (58.06%) NetApp
8 18 (58.06%) Symantec
8 18 (58.06%) Solaris
8 18 (58.06%) Brocade
8 18 (58.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (58.06%) NAS
9 17 (54.84%) Enterprise Storage
9 17 (54.84%) Fibre Channel
9 17 (54.84%) Load Balancing
9 17 (54.84%) NFS
9 17 (54.84%) Performance Monitoring
10 16 (51.61%) Veritas File System
10 16 (51.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (41.94%) Legal
11 13 (41.94%) VMware
11 13 (41.94%) Migration
12 12 (38.71%) SSH
13 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (35.48%) Web Services
13 11 (35.48%) Citrix

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 7 (22.58%) IIS
1 7 (22.58%) JBoss
1 7 (22.58%) WildFly
2 3 (9.68%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (58.06%) NAS
1 18 (58.06%) SAN
2 17 (54.84%) Fibre Channel
3 12 (38.71%) SSH
4 4 (12.90%) Asterisk PBX
4 4 (12.90%) CTI
4 4 (12.90%) DNS
4 4 (12.90%) HTTP
4 4 (12.90%) HTTPS
4 4 (12.90%) IPsec
4 4 (12.90%) PBX
4 4 (12.90%) RTP
4 4 (12.90%) Softphone
4 4 (12.90%) VoIP
5 3 (9.68%) FTP
6 2 (6.45%) Wireshark
7 1 (3.23%) Firewall
7 1 (3.23%) VPLS
7 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) JIRA
General
1 22 (70.97%) Finance
2 13 (41.94%) Legal
3 5 (16.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Electronics
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) NetApp Engineer
2 11 (35.48%) Administrator
2 11 (35.48%) Storage Administrator
3 9 (29.03%) Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) Solaris Administrator
4 7 (22.58%) Solaris Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) Storage Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Technical Support
5 5 (16.13%) Technical Support Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Architect
6 4 (12.90%) Platform Architect
6 4 (12.90%) Storage Systems Administrator
6 4 (12.90%) Support Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (12.90%) Unix Administrator
6 4 (12.90%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 3 (9.68%) Technical Architect
8 2 (6.45%) Server Support
8 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) Web Services
2 9 (29.03%) LDAP
3 7 (22.58%) Middleware
4 4 (12.90%) JTAPI
4 4 (12.90%) RFC 2833
4 4 (12.90%) TAPI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (54.84%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (22.58%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (93.55%) Linux
3 25 (80.65%) Unix
4 18 (58.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (58.06%) Solaris
5 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (22.58%) Ubuntu
6 7 (22.58%) Windows Server
6 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (12.90%) Debian
7 4 (12.90%) Fedora
8 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Load Balancing
1 17 (54.84%) Performance Monitoring
2 13 (41.94%) Migration
3 6 (19.35%) Capacity Management
4 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (12.90%) Presales
4 4 (12.90%) Process Management
5 3 (9.68%) Change Management
5 3 (9.68%) High Availability
5 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
5 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL
6 2 (6.45%) Project Management
7 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.23%) Coaching
7 1 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.23%) Prototyping
7 1 (3.23%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) PowerShell
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) Java
3 4 (12.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (12.90%) PA-DSS
1 4 (12.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (54.84%) NFS
2 16 (51.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 16 (51.61%) Veritas File System
3 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
5 3 (9.68%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (6.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (74.19%) NetBackup
2 7 (22.58%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (12.90%) vCenter Server
4 3 (9.68%) SnapMirror
4 3 (9.68%) SnapVault
4 3 (9.68%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (6.45%) Ansible
5 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (6.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (87.10%) Microsoft
2 21 (67.74%) Red Hat
2 21 (67.74%) Veritas
3 18 (58.06%) Brocade
3 18 (58.06%) NetApp
3 18 (58.06%) Symantec
4 13 (41.94%) VMware
5 11 (35.48%) Citrix
6 7 (22.58%) EMC
7 5 (16.13%) McAfee
8 4 (12.90%) Cisco
8 4 (12.90%) Oracle
9 3 (9.68%) Sun
10 1 (3.23%) SAP