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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESXi over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 115 123 119
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 12 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.45% 0.31% 0.081%
As % of the System Software category 4.01% 2.48% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 1
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£400 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £350
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.65 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.33 - £22.50
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
299 323 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.21% 12.45% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 148 86
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £158 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £438 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 36 44
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.80 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.35 £28.70 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 December 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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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
Bracknell - 6 £338 -
Reading +19 3 £440 -12.00%
Newbury - 1 £300 - 1
Slough - - - -
VMware ESXi
South East

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (42.86%) Firmware
4 6 (42.86%) Linux
5 5 (35.71%) MySQL
5 5 (35.71%) SSL
5 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
5 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
5 5 (35.71%) CESG
5 5 (35.71%) PKI
5 5 (35.71%) Android
5 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (35.71%) F5
5 5 (35.71%) Apple iOS
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Phone 8
5 5 (35.71%) Mobile App
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Phone
5 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (35.71%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (35.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) SAN
6 4 (28.57%) HP
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) EMC

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) SSL
1 5 (35.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (28.57%) SAN
3 2 (14.29%) MGCP
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (7.14%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP
4 1 (7.14%) WAN
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) MySQL
General
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (7.14%) Data Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Server Support
2 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (7.14%) Administrator
2 1 (7.14%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Server Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Support Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) CESG
1 5 (35.71%) PKI
1 5 (35.71%) Mobile App
1 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Android
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Apple iOS
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Phone 8
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Phone
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
1 5 (35.71%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Operations Management
3 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) VTSP
3 1 (7.14%) CCIE
3 1 (7.14%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) MCSE
3 1 (7.14%) A+ Certification
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (42.86%) Firmware
3 3 (21.43%) vSphere
4 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (7.14%) vCloud
5 1 (7.14%) KVM
5 1 (7.14%) NFS
5 1 (7.14%) VMware Server
5 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
5 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (7.14%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (7.14%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
2 5 (35.71%) F5
3 4 (28.57%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) EMC
5 2 (14.29%) Altiris
5 2 (14.29%) NetApp
5 2 (14.29%) Symantec
5 2 (14.29%) Dell
5 2 (14.29%) IBM
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle
6 1 (7.14%) Citrix
6 1 (7.14%) Hitachi
6 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds