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 3 months to 24 April 2017 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 72 83
Rank change year-on-year -14 +11  
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 6 27 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.46% 1.99% 0.57%
As % of the System Software category 3.77% 9.71% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 25 7
Median daily rate £350 £260 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.61% -28.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £186 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £425 £372
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £375
% change year-on-year -5.40% -1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.54 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.68% +27.68%  

VMware ESXi is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 159 278 178
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 12.23% 20.46% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 165 100
Median daily rate £413 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +6.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £180 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £360 £347
% change year-on-year +0.69% +3.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 16
Median hourly rate £18.50 £31.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.80% +89.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £13.09 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.30 £42.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year -3.03% +2.23%  

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing VMware ESXi as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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 3 months to 24 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Redhill - 2 £350 -
Epsom -5 1 - -
VMware ESXi
South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, 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 16 (94.12%) VMware
2 14 (82.35%) Windows
3 12 (70.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (64.71%) PowerShell
5 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
6 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
6 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
6 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
7 7 (41.18%) Finance
8 6 (35.29%) NetApp
8 6 (35.29%) Service Management
8 6 (35.29%) Linux
8 6 (35.29%) vSphere
8 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (35.29%) Office 365
8 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (29.41%) Proactive Monitoring
9 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
9 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
10 4 (23.53%) Cisco
10 4 (23.53%) DevOps
11 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
11 3 (17.65%) vCloud
11 3 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (17.65%) DNS
11 3 (17.65%) Python
11 3 (17.65%) Unix
11 3 (17.65%) Firewall

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 (47.06%) MS Exchange
2 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (11.76%) IIS
4 1 (5.88%) Confluence
4 1 (5.88%) JBoss
4 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
4 1 (5.88%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Office 365
2 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) Internet
2 2 (11.76%) LDAP
2 2 (11.76%) NAS
2 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) FTP
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (5.88%) Skype
3 1 (5.88%) SMTP
3 1 (5.88%) SSH
3 1 (5.88%) SSL
3 1 (5.88%) VoIP
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
1 3 (17.65%) JIRA
1 3 (17.65%) Subversion
2 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) Metasploit
3 1 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Electronics
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Server Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) LAMP
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
1 1 (5.88%) Software Packaging
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
1 2 (11.76%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (35.29%) Linux
4 3 (17.65%) Unix
5 1 (5.88%) CentOS
5 1 (5.88%) Debian
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.88%) SUSE
5 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Service Management
2 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
2 5 (29.41%) Proactive Monitoring
3 4 (23.53%) DevOps
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.88%) Coaching
6 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.88%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (5.88%) Mechatronics
6 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) PowerShell
2 3 (17.65%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) C
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) MCSA
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) AWS Certification
3 1 (5.88%) CEH
3 1 (5.88%) MCDST
3 1 (5.88%) MCITP
3 1 (5.88%) RHCT
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
3 6 (35.29%) vSphere
4 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
5 3 (17.65%) vCloud
6 2 (11.76%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (11.76%) XenServer
7 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Ansible
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
1 2 (11.76%) vCenter Server
2 1 (5.88%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.88%) Forum Sentry
2 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) VMware
2 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) NetApp
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco
5 3 (17.65%) Citrix
6 2 (11.76%) EMC
6 2 (11.76%) SAP
7 1 (5.88%) Acronis
7 1 (5.88%) AlienVault
7 1 (5.88%) Atlassian
7 1 (5.88%) HP
7 1 (5.88%) Intel Security
7 1 (5.88%) Juniper
7 1 (5.88%) Mitel
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle
7 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto
7 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.88%) Symantec
7 1 (5.88%) Veeam
7 1 (5.88%) Veritas