Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 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 (formerly ESX Server)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 109 105
Rank change year-on-year +9 -4 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 46 24 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.65% 1.03% 1.25%
As % of the System Software category 12.20% 6.98% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 26
Surrey median daily rate £375 £420 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +40.00% -29.41%
10th Percentile £361 £318 £191
90th Percentile £478 £458 £431
South East median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Surrey median hourly rate £50.00 - £22.50
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £25.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -28.71% +12.22% -55.00%

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 377 344 306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 13.53% 14.80% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 223 175
Surrey median daily rate £410 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.19% +9.29% -
10th Percentile £134 £143 £156
90th Percentile £575 £536 £500
South East median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.20% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 21
Surrey median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £10.95 £11.00 £11.81
90th Percentile £25.00 £28.75 £24.00
South East median hourly rate £16.88 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -14.29% +12.90%

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 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 +8 32 £420 -
Guildford - 3 £625 - 4
Leatherhead - 1 £425 -
Tadworth - 1 - -
VMware ESXi
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (91.30%) Linux
3 40 (86.96%) Microsoft
4 36 (78.26%) Unix
5 35 (76.09%) NetBackup
6 34 (73.91%) Finance
7 32 (69.57%) Veritas
8 30 (65.22%) Red Hat
9 29 (63.04%) Symantec
10 28 (60.87%) SAN
11 27 (58.70%) NetApp
12 26 (56.52%) Solaris
12 26 (56.52%) Brocade
12 26 (56.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 26 (56.52%) NAS
13 25 (54.35%) Fibre Channel
13 25 (54.35%) Enterprise Storage
13 25 (54.35%) Performance Monitoring
13 25 (54.35%) Load Balancing
13 25 (54.35%) NFS
14 24 (52.17%) Veritas File System
14 24 (52.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 23 (50.00%) Legal
16 21 (45.65%) Migration
17 20 (43.48%) VMware
18 18 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
19 17 (36.96%) VMware Infrastructure
20 15 (32.61%) SSH
20 15 (32.61%) Web Services
20 15 (32.61%) EMC

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 10 (21.74%) IIS
1 10 (21.74%) JBoss
1 10 (21.74%) WildFly
2 3 (6.52%) SAS
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (60.87%) SAN
2 26 (56.52%) NAS
3 25 (54.35%) Fibre Channel
4 15 (32.61%) SSH
5 12 (26.09%) LDAP
6 5 (10.87%) IPsec
6 5 (10.87%) VoIP
7 4 (8.70%) Asterisk PBX
7 4 (8.70%) CTI
7 4 (8.70%) DNS
7 4 (8.70%) HTTP
7 4 (8.70%) HTTPS
7 4 (8.70%) PBX
7 4 (8.70%) RTP
7 4 (8.70%) Softphone
7 4 (8.70%) Wireshark
8 3 (6.52%) Firewall
8 3 (6.52%) FTP
9 1 (2.17%) VPN
9 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) JIRA
General
1 34 (73.91%) Finance
2 23 (50.00%) Legal
3 8 (17.39%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Electronics
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) NetApp Engineer
2 13 (28.26%) Analyst
3 11 (23.91%) Administrator
3 11 (23.91%) Storage Administrator
4 10 (21.74%) Technical Analyst
5 7 (15.22%) Solaris Administrator
5 7 (15.22%) Solaris Engineer
5 7 (15.22%) Storage Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Technical Support
6 5 (10.87%) Technical Support Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Architect
7 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Platform Architect
7 4 (8.70%) Storage Systems Administrator
7 4 (8.70%) Support Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (8.70%) Unix Administrator
7 4 (8.70%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (32.61%) Web Services
2 10 (21.74%) Middleware
3 4 (8.70%) JTAPI
3 4 (8.70%) RFC 2833
3 4 (8.70%) TAPI
Miscellaneous
1 25 (54.35%) Enterprise Storage
2 10 (21.74%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (91.30%) Linux
3 36 (78.26%) Unix
4 26 (56.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (56.52%) Solaris
5 18 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (23.91%) Windows Server
8 7 (15.22%) Ubuntu
9 4 (8.70%) Debian
9 4 (8.70%) Fedora
9 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) Load Balancing
1 25 (54.35%) Performance Monitoring
2 21 (45.65%) Migration
3 9 (19.57%) Capacity Management
4 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (8.70%) Presales
4 4 (8.70%) Process Management
5 3 (6.52%) Change Management
5 3 (6.52%) High Availability
5 3 (6.52%) ITIL
5 3 (6.52%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.35%) Project Management
7 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.17%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.17%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.17%) Network Management
7 1 (2.17%) Process Improvement
7 1 (2.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) PowerShell
2 13 (28.26%) SQL
3 10 (21.74%) Java
4 6 (13.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (8.70%) PA-DSS
1 4 (8.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (54.35%) NFS
2 24 (52.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 24 (52.17%) Veritas File System
3 17 (36.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (28.26%) Active Directory
5 3 (6.52%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (6.52%) vSphere
6 1 (2.17%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 35 (76.09%) NetBackup
2 15 (32.61%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (8.70%) vCenter Server
4 3 (6.52%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (6.52%) SnapMirror
4 3 (6.52%) SnapVault
4 3 (6.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (4.35%) Ansible
5 2 (4.35%) Puppet
6 1 (2.17%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 40 (86.96%) Microsoft
2 32 (69.57%) Veritas
3 30 (65.22%) Red Hat
4 29 (63.04%) Symantec
5 27 (58.70%) NetApp
6 26 (56.52%) Brocade
7 20 (43.48%) VMware
8 15 (32.61%) Citrix
8 15 (32.61%) EMC
9 8 (17.39%) McAfee
10 5 (10.87%) Cisco
10 5 (10.87%) Oracle
11 3 (6.52%) Sun
12 1 (2.17%) Dell
12 1 (2.17%) Juniper
12 1 (2.17%) Riverbed
12 1 (2.17%) SAP