The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESXi 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 ESXi over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 113 116 116
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 9 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.37% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 3.19% 1.39% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Median daily rate £375 £488 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £440 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £324
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +260.00%
VMware ESXi
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
282 288 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.75% 11.32% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 152 109
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £225 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 36 19
Median hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +17.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.94% +9.67%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing VMware ESXi as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

VMware ESXi Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

VMware ESXi
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware ESXi across the Berkshire region.

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

VMware ESXi
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi across the Berkshire region.

VMware ESXi Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

VMware ESXi
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 ESXi within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Reading +4 4 £375 -25.00% 1
Slough - 3 - - 4
VMware ESXi
South East

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 30 (96.77%) VMware
2 23 (74.19%) Windows
3 21 (67.74%) Active Directory
4 17 (54.84%) Windows Server
5 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (38.71%) Firewall
6 12 (38.71%) LAN
6 12 (38.71%) WAN
7 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
7 11 (35.48%) vSphere
8 10 (32.26%) SQL
8 10 (32.26%) MS Exchange
9 9 (29.03%) Linux
9 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (29.03%) Data Centre
10 8 (25.81%) F5
10 8 (25.81%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (25.81%) Change Management
10 8 (25.81%) NFS
10 8 (25.81%) NetApp
10 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (22.58%) Cisco
11 7 (22.58%) Replication
11 7 (22.58%) VMware ESX
11 7 (22.58%) vRealize
12 5 (16.13%) ITIL
12 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
13 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V

VMware ESXi
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 10 (32.26%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) Firewall
1 12 (38.71%) LAN
1 12 (38.71%) WAN
2 2 (6.45%) DHCP
2 2 (6.45%) DNS
2 2 (6.45%) SAN
3 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Ant
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
1 1 (3.23%) Maven
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) VMware Engineer
2 15 (48.39%) Support Engineer
3 13 (41.94%) VMware Support Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (16.13%) Exchange Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 3 (9.68%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Exchange Support
7 3 (9.68%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Technical Support
7 3 (9.68%) Technical Support Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Consultant
8 2 (6.45%) NetApp Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Storage Support Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Data Centre
2 7 (22.58%) Replication
3 3 (9.68%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 23 (74.19%) Windows
2 17 (54.84%) Windows Server
3 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (29.03%) Linux
6 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (9.68%) VMS
8 1 (3.23%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Capacity Planning
1 8 (25.81%) Change Management
2 5 (16.13%) ITIL
3 3 (9.68%) Migration
3 3 (9.68%) Server Building
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL V3
4 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.23%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.23%) Data Management
5 1 (3.23%) High Availability
5 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.23%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (67.74%) Active Directory
2 11 (35.48%) vSphere
3 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (25.81%) NFS
5 7 (22.58%) VMware ESX
6 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
7 3 (9.68%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) vRealize
2 1 (3.23%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 30 (96.77%) VMware
2 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.81%) F5
3 8 (25.81%) NetApp
4 7 (22.58%) Cisco
5 2 (6.45%) Dell
5 2 (6.45%) HP
5 2 (6.45%) Nimsoft
6 1 (3.23%) Citrix
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat