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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 102 110 113
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 12 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.54% 0.52% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 5.36% 5.26% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 7
Median daily rate £450 £395 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% +21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £332 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £36.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-43.59% +16.66%
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
224 247 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.16% 9.96% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 127 131
Median daily rate £411 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.23% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 34
Median hourly rate £18.25 £21.55 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.31% +13.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.90 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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
Bracknell 0 5 £351 -
Reading +10 2 £475 +20.25% 2
Newbury - 2 £475 -
Maidenhead -7 1 £700 +118.75%
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (79.17%) Windows
3 18 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (45.83%) vSphere
4 11 (45.83%) Windows Server
5 10 (41.67%) Hyper-V
5 10 (41.67%) Linux
5 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
6 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 9 (37.50%) Data Centre
7 8 (33.33%) HP
8 7 (29.17%) Cisco
8 7 (29.17%) Citrix
9 6 (25.00%) SAN
9 6 (25.00%) DNS
9 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (25.00%) Migration
9 6 (25.00%) Firewall
9 6 (25.00%) Private Cloud
10 5 (20.83%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (20.83%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (20.83%) XenApp
10 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
10 5 (20.83%) SQL
10 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (16.67%) MPLS
11 4 (16.67%) LAN
11 4 (16.67%) WAN
11 4 (16.67%) VMS
11 4 (16.67%) Degree

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 (8.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) DNS
1 6 (25.00%) Firewall
1 6 (25.00%) SAN
2 4 (16.67%) LAN
2 4 (16.67%) MPLS
2 4 (16.67%) WAN
3 3 (12.50%) BGP
3 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (8.33%) DHCP
4 2 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (8.33%) Unified Communications
4 2 (8.33%) VoIP
4 2 (8.33%) VPN
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.17%) FTP
5 1 (4.17%) HSRP
5 1 (4.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MSI
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
1 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.50%) Publishing
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Electronics
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Architect
1 6 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Network Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Network Security Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Security Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Design Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
1 2 (8.33%) Middleware
1 2 (8.33%) REST
1 2 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 6 (25.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (8.33%) PKI
3 2 (8.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.17%) Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows Server
3 10 (41.67%) Linux
4 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (16.67%) VMS
7 3 (12.50%) Ubuntu
8 1 (4.17%) Debian
8 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (4.17%) SUSE
8 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
8 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
8 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Migration
2 4 (16.67%) Server Building
3 3 (12.50%) Application Packaging
3 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (12.50%) Software Architecture
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) Data Centre Operations
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL V3
4 2 (8.33%) Network Design
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (4.17%) Defect Management
5 1 (4.17%) DevOps
5 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.17%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (4.17%) Service Design
5 1 (4.17%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) C
3 2 (8.33%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) C++
3 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.33%) VB
3 2 (8.33%) VBScript
4 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.17%) CCIE
2 1 (4.17%) CCNP
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (45.83%) vSphere
3 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 10 (41.67%) Hyper-V
4 5 (20.83%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (20.83%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (20.83%) XenApp
5 3 (12.50%) XenServer
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) ThinApp
2 2 (8.33%) Perfmon
2 2 (8.33%) SCOrch
2 2 (8.33%) SCVMM
3 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.17%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (4.17%) SCCM
3 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (33.33%) HP
4 7 (29.17%) Cisco
4 7 (29.17%) Citrix
5 3 (12.50%) EMC
5 3 (12.50%) IBM
6 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
6 2 (8.33%) Dell
6 2 (8.33%) F5
6 2 (8.33%) Genesys
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle
6 2 (8.33%) Palo Alto
6 2 (8.33%) Splunk
7 1 (4.17%) AppSense
7 1 (4.17%) Juniper
7 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.17%) SAP
7 1 (4.17%) Symantec
7 1 (4.17%) Veritas
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