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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESXi
South East / Berkshire
Rank 98 107 119
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +12
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 11 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.56% 0.51% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 5.76% 4.94% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 5
Median daily rate £318 £253 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.74% -43.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £251 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £258 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £348 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.61% -13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £13.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £13.65
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +131.17%

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
191 263 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.74% 10.41% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 159 158
Median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 28
Median hourly rate £30.91 £44.03 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.78% +166.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £14.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £55.65 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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
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 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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
Maidenhead - 3 £518 -
Reading +16 2 - -
Wokingham - 1 £338 -
VMware ESXi
South East

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 13 (86.67%) VMware
2 12 (80.00%) Windows
3 9 (60.00%) Linux
4 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
4 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
5 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (40.00%) Clustering
5 6 (40.00%) Firewall
6 5 (33.33%) SUSE
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco
6 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (33.33%) vSphere
6 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (26.67%) 3PAR
7 4 (26.67%) ITIL
7 4 (26.67%) Unix
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
8 3 (20.00%) IBM
8 3 (20.00%) DNS
8 3 (20.00%) HP
8 3 (20.00%) EMC
8 3 (20.00%) SAN
8 3 (20.00%) NetApp
8 3 (20.00%) Network Design
8 3 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (20.00%) VLAN

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 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (13.33%) JBoss
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (20.00%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (20.00%) SAN
2 3 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (6.67%) BGP
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) FTP
3 1 (6.67%) MPLS
3 1 (6.67%) OSPF
3 1 (6.67%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (6.67%) SSL
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Linux Support
2 4 (26.67%) Linux Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 3 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) IT Support
3 3 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Server Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior IT Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior IT Support
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Server Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Server Support
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server Support
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Java EE
2 1 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
2 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Linux
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
4 5 (33.33%) SUSE
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (26.67%) Unix
6 2 (13.33%) AIX
6 2 (13.33%) Solaris
7 1 (6.67%) CentOS
7 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
7 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Network Design
3 2 (13.33%) Defect Management
3 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.67%) High Availability
4 1 (6.67%) Network Management
4 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (6.67%) GDPR
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (33.33%) vSphere
4 1 (6.67%) Firmware
4 1 (6.67%) KVM
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (20.00%) vMotion
2 2 (13.33%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (6.67%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Puppet
3 1 (6.67%) SCCM
3 1 (6.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco
4 4 (26.67%) 3PAR
5 3 (20.00%) EMC
5 3 (20.00%) HP
5 3 (20.00%) IBM
5 3 (20.00%) NetApp
6 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle
7 1 (6.67%) Citrix
7 1 (6.67%) Polycom
7 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
7 1 (6.67%) Tandberg
7 1 (6.67%) Temenos
7 1 (6.67%) Veritas