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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 118 129 127
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 2 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.082% 0.039% 0.35%
As % of the System Software category 0.75% 0.44% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
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£375 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £295 £269
% change year-on-year
+10.16% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £22.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +20.00%
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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
267 225 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.97% 8.84% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 91 119
Average daily rate £338 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £189 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 19 24
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £29.10 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £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
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 16 September 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 - 1 £375 -
Slough - 1 - - 2
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
VMware ESXi
South East

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (72.73%) Cisco
4 7 (63.64%) Windows
5 6 (54.55%) VMware ESX
6 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (45.45%) ITIL
6 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
7 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
7 4 (36.36%) vSphere
7 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
7 4 (36.36%) HP
7 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (27.27%) MCTS
8 3 (27.27%) MCITP
8 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (27.27%) Firewall
8 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (27.27%) Juniper
8 3 (27.27%) SAN
8 3 (27.27%) CCNA
8 3 (27.27%) MS Office
8 3 (27.27%) VPN
8 3 (27.27%) MCSE
8 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
8 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
8 3 (27.27%) Coaching
8 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
1 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
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
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Server Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre 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%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
3 3 (27.27%) Coaching
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
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%) Microsoft Certification
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%) VCP5
3 3 (27.27%) VCP4
3 3 (27.27%) VCAP
4 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) A+ Certification
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (9.09%) VTSP
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (54.55%) 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%) Backup Exec
1 1 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) HP
5 3 (27.27%) Juniper
6 2 (18.18%) EMC
6 2 (18.18%) Citrix
6 2 (18.18%) NetApp
7 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle
7 1 (9.09%) Hitachi
7 1 (9.09%) Dell
7 1 (9.09%) IBM
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