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 January 2017 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESX Server
South East / Berkshire
Rank 103 119 117
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 4 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.21% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 2.27% 1.79% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Median daily rate £350 £353 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £316 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £386 £318
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.56 -
% change year-on-year
+10.91% -

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
176 224 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.07% 9.22% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 118 146
Median daily rate £438 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.52% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £483 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 18
Median hourly rate £55.00 £20.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.00% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £15.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £55.65 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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
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 January 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
Wokingham - 2 £344 -
Slough +7 1 £363 +2.83%
Bracknell - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 - -
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (78.95%) Windows
3 13 (68.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (63.16%) vSphere
5 8 (42.11%) Linux
5 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
6 7 (36.84%) DNS
6 7 (36.84%) Cisco
6 7 (36.84%) HP
6 7 (36.84%) Finance
7 6 (31.58%) Citrix
7 6 (31.58%) SAN
7 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
7 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
7 6 (31.58%) XenApp
7 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
8 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
8 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (26.32%) EMC
8 5 (26.32%) SQL
8 5 (26.32%) C
9 4 (21.05%) Firewall
9 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
9 4 (21.05%) MPLS
9 4 (21.05%) BGP
9 4 (21.05%) LAN
9 4 (21.05%) WAN
10 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
10 3 (15.79%) MSI
10 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003

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 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.79%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) DNS
2 6 (31.58%) SAN
3 4 (21.05%) BGP
3 4 (21.05%) Firewall
3 4 (21.05%) LAN
3 4 (21.05%) MPLS
3 4 (21.05%) WAN
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (10.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (10.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (10.53%) HSRP
5 2 (10.53%) OSPF
5 2 (10.53%) Skype
5 2 (10.53%) Unified Communications
5 2 (10.53%) VoIP
5 2 (10.53%) VPN
6 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
6 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MSI
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
3 3 (15.79%) Publishing
4 1 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Electronics
4 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Design Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Network Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Network Security Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Security Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Server Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) MSI Packager
4 1 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Architect
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Middleware
1 2 (10.53%) REST
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) LAMP
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) PKI
2 2 (10.53%) Private Cloud
2 2 (10.53%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
6 1 (5.26%) Debian
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.26%) SUSE
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Application Packaging
1 3 (15.79%) High Availability
1 3 (15.79%) Migration
1 3 (15.79%) Software Architecture
2 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.53%) Network Design
2 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
2 2 (10.53%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.26%) DevOps
3 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.26%) Service Design
3 1 (5.26%) Service Management
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (5.26%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) C
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) PHP
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (5.26%) CCIE
1 1 (5.26%) CCNP
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (63.16%) vSphere
3 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
3 6 (31.58%) XenApp
4 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) ThinApp
2 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (36.84%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) HP
3 6 (31.58%) Citrix
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 5 (26.32%) EMC
5 3 (15.79%) F5
6 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
6 2 (10.53%) Genesys
6 2 (10.53%) IBM
6 2 (10.53%) Juniper
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle
6 2 (10.53%) Palo Alto
6 2 (10.53%) Splunk
7 1 (5.26%) AppSense
7 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.26%) SAP
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