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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESX Server
South East / Berkshire
Rank 104 109 128
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +19
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 5 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.25% 0.44% 0.071%
As % of the System Software category 2.62% 4.18% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 1
Median daily rate £363 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.03 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+39.84% -16.57%

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
191 263 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.74% 10.41% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 159 158
Median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 28
Median hourly rate £30.91 £44.03 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.78% +166.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £14.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £55.65 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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 25 February 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
Slough +8 2 £394 +11.70%
Bracknell +3 2 - -
Wokingham +2 1 £338 +3.84%
Newbury - 1 - -
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
3 8 (61.54%) vSphere
4 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (46.15%) DNS
5 6 (46.15%) Cisco
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
6 5 (38.46%) EMC
6 5 (38.46%) Linux
6 5 (38.46%) Finance
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
7 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
7 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
7 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (30.77%) High Availability
7 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
7 4 (30.77%) SAN
7 4 (30.77%) C
7 4 (30.77%) HP
8 3 (23.08%) Citrix
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 3 (23.08%) SQL
8 3 (23.08%) BGP
8 3 (23.08%) Migration
8 3 (23.08%) XenApp
8 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (23.08%) F5

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 (15.38%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (7.69%) Office 365
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) DNS
2 4 (30.77%) SAN
3 3 (23.08%) BGP
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (15.38%) LAN
4 2 (15.38%) MPLS
4 2 (15.38%) Skype
4 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
4 2 (15.38%) VPN
4 2 (15.38%) WAN
5 1 (7.69%) FTP
5 1 (7.69%) HTTP
5 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
5 1 (7.69%) OSPF
5 1 (7.69%) SSL
5 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Electronics
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Network Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Network Security Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Security Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Cloud Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Enterprise Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) PKI
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
3 1 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Debian
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.69%) SUSE
5 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) High Availability
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Service Design
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (7.69%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) vSphere
2 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
4 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
5 3 (23.08%) XenApp
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) WSUS
2 1 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) EMC
4 4 (30.77%) HP
5 3 (23.08%) Citrix
5 3 (23.08%) F5
6 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
6 2 (15.38%) Genesys
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle
6 2 (15.38%) Palo Alto
7 1 (7.69%) AppSense
7 1 (7.69%) CommVault
7 1 (7.69%) Juniper
7 1 (7.69%) NetApp
7 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 1 (7.69%) SAP