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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 119 118 113
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 11 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.39% 0.25% 0.52%
As % of the System Software category 3.46% 2.67% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £295 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £468 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.65 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £29.17 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.43% +29.64%
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
318 262 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.15% 9.43% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 109 100
Average daily rate £400 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 35 39
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.70 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.93 £27.88 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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
Slough +2 4 £413 -
Reading +3 3 £400 -15.78%
Bracknell -1 1 - -
VMware ESXi
South East

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (95.24%) Windows
3 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
3 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (47.62%) Linux
4 10 (47.62%) LAN
5 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (38.10%) vSphere
6 8 (38.10%) HP
6 8 (38.10%) Cisco
6 8 (38.10%) SAN
7 7 (33.33%) DHCP
7 7 (33.33%) DNS
8 6 (28.57%) WAN
8 6 (28.57%) Firmware
8 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
9 5 (23.81%) CESG
9 5 (23.81%) PKI
9 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
9 5 (23.81%) SSL
9 5 (23.81%) MySQL
9 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
9 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
9 5 (23.81%) Android
9 5 (23.81%) Apple iOS
9 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (23.81%) Windows Phone 8

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
1 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (14.29%) IIS
3 3 (14.29%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) LAN
2 8 (38.10%) SAN
3 7 (33.33%) DHCP
3 7 (33.33%) DNS
4 6 (28.57%) WAN
5 5 (23.81%) SSL
5 5 (23.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (19.05%) VPN
6 4 (19.05%) PSTN
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco ICM
6 4 (19.05%) Firewall
7 3 (14.29%) VLAN
7 3 (14.29%) SNMP
7 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 3 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (9.52%) VoIP
9 1 (4.76%) MGCP
9 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) MySQL
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (14.29%) Consultant
1 3 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (14.29%) Administrator
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Server Support
3 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (4.76%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (4.76%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Junior Network Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) CESG
1 5 (23.81%) PKI
1 5 (23.81%) Mobile App
1 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (47.62%) Linux
3 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (23.81%) Android
5 5 (23.81%) Apple iOS
5 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (23.81%) Windows Phone 8
5 5 (23.81%) Windows Phone
6 1 (4.76%) UNIX
6 1 (4.76%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
1 5 (23.81%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (14.29%) Migration
2 3 (14.29%) Operations Management
3 1 (4.76%) Contact Management
3 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) Data Entry
3 1 (4.76%) Change Management
3 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) MCSE
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) MCSA
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.76%) CCIE
3 1 (4.76%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
1 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (38.10%) vSphere
3 6 (28.57%) Firmware
4 4 (19.05%) XenDesktop
5 3 (14.29%) Samba
5 3 (14.29%) XenApp
6 1 (4.76%) DFS Replication
6 1 (4.76%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (19.05%) SCCM
2 3 (14.29%) HP SIM
2 3 (14.29%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (14.29%) vMotion
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (38.10%) HP
2 8 (38.10%) Cisco
3 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 5 (23.81%) F5
4 4 (19.05%) ProCurve
4 4 (19.05%) 3PAR
4 4 (19.05%) SolarWinds
4 4 (19.05%) Brocade
5 3 (14.29%) IBM
5 3 (14.29%) Dell
6 2 (9.52%) Altiris
6 2 (9.52%) Symantec
7 1 (4.76%) EMC
7 1 (4.76%) NetApp