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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 112 118 115
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 9 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.36% 0.33% 0.56%
As % of the System Software category 4.13% 3.02% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 8
Average daily rate £253 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.88% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £248 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £487 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £13.65 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £13.65 £22.59
% change year-on-year
+131.17% -39.56%
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
218 298 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.65% 11.09% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 142 133
Average daily rate £351 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 43
Average hourly rate £55.55 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+236.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £13.65 £13.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.39 £39.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Bracknell 0 6 £253 -39.70%
Reading -9 1 £250 -23.66% 2
Windsor - 1 £400 - 1
VMware ESXi
South East

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 9 (81.82%) VMware
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (36.36%) F5
5 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
5 4 (36.36%) Change Management
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
5 4 (36.36%) LAN
5 4 (36.36%) WAN
6 3 (27.27%) Linux
6 3 (27.27%) SLA
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (27.27%) Firewall
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (18.18%) Citrix
7 2 (18.18%) SAN
7 2 (18.18%) SCCM
7 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
7 2 (18.18%) DNS
7 2 (18.18%) HP
7 2 (18.18%) EMC
7 2 (18.18%) DHCP
8 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (9.09%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) LAN
1 4 (36.36%) WAN
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) DHCP
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Support Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) VMware Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) VMware Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 3 (27.27%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Exchange Support
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Build Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Capacity Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) EMC VNX
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Change Management
2 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
3 1 (9.09%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) ISA Server
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) F5
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) EMC
4 2 (18.18%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) AppSense
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) Forcepoint
5 1 (9.09%) Juniper
5 1 (9.09%) NetApp
5 1 (9.09%) Sage
5 1 (9.09%) Symantec
5 1 (9.09%) Veeam