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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 110 116 117
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 16 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.66% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 5.67% 2.07% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 3
Median daily rate £360 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £211 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £463 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £19.82 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.11% -0.92%
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
282 290 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.66% 11.46% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 157 113
Median daily rate £375 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 32
Median hourly rate £12.50 £18.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.43% +15.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

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
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 26 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 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 -2 4 £375 +33.92%
Bracknell - 3 £255 -
Slough +4 2 £365 -11.51%
Newbury - 2 - -
VMware ESXi
South East

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 27 (93.10%) VMware
2 21 (72.41%) Windows
2 21 (72.41%) Active Directory
3 17 (58.62%) Windows Server
4 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (41.38%) LAN
5 12 (41.38%) WAN
5 12 (41.38%) Firewall
6 11 (37.93%) MS Exchange
6 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
6 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (37.93%) vSphere
7 10 (34.48%) SQL
8 9 (31.03%) Change Management
9 8 (27.59%) NFS
9 8 (27.59%) NetApp
9 8 (27.59%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (27.59%) F5
9 8 (27.59%) Data Centre
10 7 (24.14%) vRealize
10 7 (24.14%) Cisco
10 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (24.14%) Replication
11 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (20.69%) Linux
12 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
12 5 (17.24%) ITIL
12 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (13.79%) VMware ESX

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 11 (37.93%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.45%) Confluence
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) Firewall
1 12 (41.38%) LAN
1 12 (41.38%) WAN
2 2 (6.90%) DHCP
2 2 (6.90%) DNS
3 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.45%) Network Security
3 1 (3.45%) SAN
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Ant
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
1 1 (3.45%) Maven
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) VMware Engineer
2 15 (51.72%) Support Engineer
3 13 (44.83%) VMware Support Engineer
4 8 (27.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (24.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (17.24%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (17.24%) Exchange Engineer
7 4 (13.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (10.34%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 3 (10.34%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (10.34%) Exchange Support
8 3 (10.34%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (10.34%) Technical Support
8 3 (10.34%) Technical Support Engineer
9 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (6.90%) NetApp Engineer
9 2 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (6.90%) Storage Engineer
9 2 (6.90%) Storage Support Engineer
9 2 (6.90%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Data Centre
2 7 (24.14%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 21 (72.41%) Windows
2 17 (58.62%) Windows Server
3 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (20.69%) Linux
7 1 (3.45%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Change Management
2 8 (27.59%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (17.24%) ITIL
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL V3
4 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.45%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.45%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (72.41%) Active Directory
2 11 (37.93%) vSphere
3 8 (27.59%) NFS
4 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (13.79%) VMware ESX
6 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
7 1 (3.45%) ISA Server
7 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) vRealize
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (93.10%) VMware
2 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
3 8 (27.59%) F5
3 8 (27.59%) NetApp
4 7 (24.14%) Cisco
5 2 (6.90%) Dell
5 2 (6.90%) HP
5 2 (6.90%) Nimsoft
6 1 (3.45%) Citrix
6 1 (3.45%) Forcepoint
6 1 (3.45%) Red Hat