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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 121 129 119
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 8 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.32% 0.21% 0.44%
As % of the System Software category 2.68% 1.81% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 10
Average daily rate £258 £350 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.42% -21.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £289 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £431 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £379
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -7.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +93.54%
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
298 331 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.94% 11.73% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 176 118
Average daily rate £375 £398 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +16.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £216 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 42
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.15 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £23.63 £27.54
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Newbury - 2 - - 2
Bracknell -5 1 £328 -29.56% 1
Maidenhead - 1 £140 - 1
Reading - 1 £200 - 3
Wokingham - 1 £325 -
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
3 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 8 (53.33%) DNS
6 7 (46.67%) Citrix
6 7 (46.67%) DHCP
6 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
7 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (40.00%) vSphere
7 6 (40.00%) ITIL
7 6 (40.00%) Dell
8 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 5 (33.33%) HP
8 5 (33.33%) Cisco
8 5 (33.33%) XenApp
8 5 (33.33%) XenDesktop
9 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
9 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (26.67%) WSUS
9 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
9 4 (26.67%) Windows XP

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) DNS
2 7 (46.67%) DHCP
3 4 (26.67%) Firewall
4 2 (13.33%) LAN
4 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
4 2 (13.33%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (13.33%) WAN
4 2 (13.33%) Wireshark
5 1 (6.67%) NAS
5 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (6.67%) Electronics
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (26.67%) Clustering
3 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
6 3 (20.00%) Linux
7 2 (13.33%) AIX
7 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (13.33%) Unix
8 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Change Management
2 4 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Coaching
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
3 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Email Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (13.33%) CCA
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (13.33%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) VCP5
2 2 (13.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (40.00%) vSphere
3 5 (33.33%) XenApp
3 5 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
4 4 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (20.00%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (20.00%) ISA Server
5 3 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (13.33%) Terminal Services
6 2 (13.33%) XenServer
7 1 (6.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) WSUS
2 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
2 2 (13.33%) EdgeSight
2 2 (13.33%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (13.33%) SCOM
2 2 (13.33%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (13.33%) Tivoli
2 2 (13.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Citrix
4 6 (40.00%) Dell
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco
5 5 (33.33%) HP
6 3 (20.00%) IBM
6 3 (20.00%) NetApp
7 2 (13.33%) AppSense
7 2 (13.33%) F5
7 2 (13.33%) Nimsoft
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle
7 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
7 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow
7 2 (13.33%) Symantec
7 2 (13.33%) Veritas
8 1 (6.67%) Remedy
8 1 (6.67%) SAP
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