The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Berkshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 121 125 134
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 2.02% 1.31% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£375 - £438
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 - £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 - £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-75.00% +100.00%
System Software Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
247 306 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.83% 12.51% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 122 95
Average daily rate £356 £333 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 32
Average hourly rate £18.36 £26.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.71% +32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £13.95 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £30.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
VMware ESXi
South East

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Reading +11 3 £289 - 3
Slough - - - - 3
Maidenhead - - - -
VMware ESXi
South East

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (54.55%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) ITIL
4 5 (45.45%) VMware ESX
4 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
5 4 (36.36%) vSphere
5 4 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) HP
5 4 (36.36%) Juniper
6 3 (27.27%) SAN
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (27.27%) CCNA
6 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
6 3 (27.27%) VPN
6 3 (27.27%) MS Office
6 3 (27.27%) MCSE
6 3 (27.27%) MCTS
6 3 (27.27%) MCITP
6 3 (27.27%) Firewall
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (27.27%) UAG
6 3 (27.27%) Lync
6 3 (27.27%) VCAP

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3 (27.27%) Lync
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
2 3 (27.27%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) VPN
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (18.18%) SSL
2 2 (18.18%) NetScreen
3 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) NAS
3 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
3 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) Senior IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) PKI
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
4 1 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (27.27%) MCTS
3 3 (27.27%) MCITP
3 3 (27.27%) MCSE
3 3 (27.27%) CCNA
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (27.27%) VCP5
3 3 (27.27%) VCP4
3 3 (27.27%) VCAP
4 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) VTSP
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (45.45%) VMware ESX
3 4 (36.36%) vSphere
4 3 (27.27%) UAG
5 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 1 (9.09%) NFS
6 1 (9.09%) VMware Server
6 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
6 1 (9.09%) XenApp
6 1 (9.09%) XenServer
6 1 (9.09%) vCloud
6 1 (9.09%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
1 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
1 1 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) Juniper
4 2 (18.18%) EMC
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) NetApp
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 1 (9.09%) Symantec
5 1 (9.09%) F5
5 1 (9.09%) Hitachi
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle
5 1 (9.09%) Business Objects
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