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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 106 116 121
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 3 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.15% 0.079% 0.34%
As % of the System Software category 1.36% 0.79% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 7
Median daily rate £400 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £31.56 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-27.90% -2.90%
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
220 253 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.36% 10.02% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 116 199
Median daily rate £425 £380 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 36 29
Median hourly rate £43.28 £28.70 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.80% +53.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.20 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £55.55 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.93
% change year-on-year
- -5.46%

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 4 December 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 £400 - 1
VMware ESXi
South East

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) Private Cloud
4 3 (37.50%) Server Building
4 3 (37.50%) VMS
4 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (25.00%) Clustering
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) SAN
5 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (25.00%) High Availability
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
6 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 1 (12.50%) SCCM
6 1 (12.50%) SCOM
6 1 (12.50%) Polycom
6 1 (12.50%) Tandberg
6 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (12.50%) Riverbed

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 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) BGP
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) MPLS
2 1 (12.50%) OSPF
2 1 (12.50%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (12.50%) SSL
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Cabling Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Installation Technician
2 1 (12.50%) Installations Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior VMware Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Private Cloud
2 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) VCE vBlock
3 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) VMS
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) CentOS
5 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) Server Building
2 2 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Fault Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Network Management
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
3 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) Firmware
4 1 (12.50%) KVM
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) OpenView
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
1 1 (12.50%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) Polycom
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Riverbed
3 1 (12.50%) Tandberg
3 1 (12.50%) Veritas