The first table below looks at the demand for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Berkshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 116 99 127
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +28
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 6 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.25% 0.83% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 2.31% 6.25% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £340 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.61% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+0.97% -14.16%
System Software Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
260 320 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.62% 13.27% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 128 87
Average daily rate £380 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £140 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 33
Average hourly rate £17.07 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.72% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.95 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £30.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading 0 2 £450 - 4
Wokingham -2 1 £201 - 1
Slough - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware ESX.

1 18 (100.00%) VMware
1 18 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (66.67%) Windows
3 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 9 (50.00%) Cisco
3 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
5 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (38.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (33.33%) Firewall
6 6 (33.33%) HP
7 5 (27.78%) Citrix
7 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
7 5 (27.78%) MS Office
7 5 (27.78%) MCSE
7 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
7 5 (27.78%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (27.78%) Lync
8 4 (22.22%) Change Control
8 4 (22.22%) UAG
8 4 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (22.22%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
8 4 (22.22%) XenApp
8 4 (22.22%) MCTS
8 4 (22.22%) CCNA
8 4 (22.22%) Juniper

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware ESX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (27.78%) Lync
3 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2000
4 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
2 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (22.22%) VPN
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (22.22%) NetScreen
2 4 (22.22%) SSL
3 2 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (5.56%) DMZ
4 1 (5.56%) OSPF
4 1 (5.56%) BGP
4 1 (5.56%) LAN
4 1 (5.56%) WAN
4 1 (5.56%) SMTP
4 1 (5.56%) DHCP
4 1 (5.56%) HTTP
4 1 (5.56%) RIP
4 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.56%) DNS
4 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Wintel Architect
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support
5 1 (5.56%) Senior IT Support
5 1 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Wintel Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 3 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (22.22%) Windows 2000 Server
3 4 (22.22%) Linux
4 3 (16.67%) OpenVMS
4 3 (16.67%) HPUX
4 3 (16.67%) Solaris
4 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (16.67%) UNIX
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.56%) CentOS
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Migration
1 4 (22.22%) Change Control
2 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Network Management
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (27.78%) MCSE
4 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
5 4 (22.22%) CCNA
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (22.22%) MCTS
6 3 (16.67%) MCITP
6 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) MCP
6 3 (16.67%) VCP4
6 3 (16.67%) VCAP
6 3 (16.67%) VCP5
7 1 (5.56%) CCSA
7 1 (5.56%) MCSA
System Software
1 18 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (22.22%) UAG
3 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 4 (22.22%) XenApp
4 3 (16.67%) Terminal Services
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Veritas File System
4 3 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (16.67%) vSphere
5 1 (5.56%) vCloud
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (5.56%) Xen
5 1 (5.56%) XenServer
5 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) NetBackup
2 3 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 3 (16.67%) ARCserve
2 3 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (16.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (11.11%) SCCM
4 1 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (50.00%) Cisco
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) HP
4 5 (27.78%) Citrix
5 4 (22.22%) Juniper
5 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 4 (22.22%) Symantec
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle
6 3 (16.67%) Veritas
6 3 (16.67%) Sun
7 1 (5.56%) IBM
7 1 (5.56%) Hitachi
7 1 (5.56%) NetApp
7 1 (5.56%) Nokia
7 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
7 1 (5.56%) Brocade
7 1 (5.56%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (5.56%) MobileIron
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