The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 111 105 122
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +17
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 12 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.51% 0.28% 0.32%
As % of the System Software category 4.24% 2.44% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 7
Median daily rate £288 £275 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -38.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.70% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +35.48%
VMware ESX
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 Berkshire region.

System Software Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
283 287 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.01% 11.66% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 148 121
Median daily rate £375 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £230 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.13% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 37 19
Median hourly rate £12.50 £19.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% +23.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +12.90%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

VMware ESX Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

VMware ESX
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Slough +7 4 £225 -18.18%
Reading - 3 £300 - 1
Newbury - 2 - -
Bracknell -6 1 £350 -24.73%
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (95.65%) Windows
3 18 (78.26%) Active Directory
4 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
5 13 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (56.52%) Windows Server
6 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (47.83%) Hyper-V
8 10 (43.48%) vSphere
8 10 (43.48%) Data Centre
9 9 (39.13%) Citrix
9 9 (39.13%) DNS
9 9 (39.13%) Linux
9 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
10 8 (34.78%) HP
10 8 (34.78%) DHCP
10 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (30.43%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (30.43%) Cisco
12 6 (26.09%) Dell
12 6 (26.09%) ITIL
12 6 (26.09%) XenApp
12 6 (26.09%) XenDesktop
12 6 (26.09%) Migration
13 5 (21.74%) Clustering
13 5 (21.74%) WSUS
13 5 (21.74%) XenServer
13 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2007

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) DNS
2 8 (34.78%) DHCP
3 4 (17.39%) Firewall
3 4 (17.39%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (8.70%) LAN
4 2 (8.70%) NetScaler
4 2 (8.70%) SAN
4 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.70%) Unified Communications
4 2 (8.70%) WAN
4 2 (8.70%) Wireshark
5 1 (4.35%) NAS
5 1 (4.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Support Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) VMware Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) VMware Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Citrix Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Team Leader
4 3 (13.04%) VMware Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) Support Team Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 1 (4.35%) Escalation Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Lync Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Data Centre
2 5 (21.74%) Clustering
3 4 (17.39%) Private Cloud
4 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows Server
3 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (39.13%) Linux
5 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (17.39%) VMS
6 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
7 2 (8.70%) AIX
7 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
7 2 (8.70%) Unix
8 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
1 6 (26.09%) Migration
2 4 (17.39%) Change Management
2 4 (17.39%) Project Management
2 4 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (17.39%) Server Building
3 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (8.70%) Coaching
4 2 (8.70%) Data Centre Operations
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
4 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.70%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) C
2 2 (8.70%) C#
2 2 (8.70%) C++
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) VB
2 2 (8.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (8.70%) CCA
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (8.70%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) VCP5
3 2 (8.70%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.35%) MCSE
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 18 (78.26%) Active Directory
2 13 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (47.83%) Hyper-V
4 10 (43.48%) vSphere
5 7 (30.43%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (26.09%) XenApp
6 6 (26.09%) XenDesktop
7 5 (21.74%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (21.74%) XenServer
8 3 (13.04%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (13.04%) ISA Server
8 3 (13.04%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
9 2 (8.70%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (4.35%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) WSUS
2 3 (13.04%) Backup Exec
2 3 (13.04%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (13.04%) Tivoli
2 3 (13.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (8.70%) EdgeSight
3 2 (8.70%) Perfmon
3 2 (8.70%) SCOM
3 2 (8.70%) SCOrch
3 2 (8.70%) SCVMM
3 2 (8.70%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (4.35%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
3 9 (39.13%) Citrix
4 8 (34.78%) HP
5 7 (30.43%) Cisco
6 6 (26.09%) Dell
7 4 (17.39%) IBM
7 4 (17.39%) Oracle
8 3 (13.04%) NetApp
8 3 (13.04%) Symantec
8 3 (13.04%) Veritas
9 2 (8.70%) AppSense
9 2 (8.70%) EMC
9 2 (8.70%) F5
9 2 (8.70%) Genesys
9 2 (8.70%) Nimsoft
9 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
9 2 (8.70%) ServiceNow
10 1 (4.35%) SAP
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