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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESXi
South East / Berkshire
Rank 97 118 119
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 7 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.37% 0.081% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 3.98% 0.87% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 6
Median daily rate £328 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.12% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £400 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £400 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £329 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
-6.00% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £13.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £45.50 £13.65
% change year-on-year
-35.71% +233.33%

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
176 229 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.24% 9.29% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 121 151
Median daily rate £438 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £225 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £497 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 18
Median hourly rate £55.00 £20.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.00% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £15.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £55.65 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.29% -0.75%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -
Wokingham - 1 £338 -
VMware ESXi
South East

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) Linux
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco
4 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (41.67%) Clustering
5 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (33.33%) vSphere
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 4 (33.33%) Firewall
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) EMC
7 3 (25.00%) SAN
7 3 (25.00%) NetApp
7 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (25.00%) Unix
7 3 (25.00%) Network Design
7 3 (25.00%) VLAN
7 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (25.00%) SUSE
7 3 (25.00%) vMotion
7 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (25.00%) NetScaler
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
8 2 (16.67%) 3PAR
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014

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 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (25.00%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) VLAN
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) BGP
4 1 (8.33%) MPLS
4 1 (8.33%) OSPF
4 1 (8.33%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (8.33%) SSL
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Linux Support
1 3 (25.00%) Linux Support Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Server Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) IT Support
2 2 (16.67%) Linux Server Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior IT Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior IT Support
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Server Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server Support
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) VCE vBlock
2 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (25.00%) SUSE
4 3 (25.00%) Unix
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) Solaris
6 1 (8.33%) AIX
6 1 (8.33%) CentOS
6 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Network Design
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Fault Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (8.33%) Network Management
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (8.33%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) vSphere
4 1 (8.33%) Firmware
4 1 (8.33%) KVM
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) vMotion
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (8.33%) OpenView
3 1 (8.33%) Puppet
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM
3 1 (8.33%) SCOM
3 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (8.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) EMC
4 3 (25.00%) NetApp
5 2 (16.67%) 3PAR
5 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 2 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
6 1 (8.33%) Citrix
6 1 (8.33%) IBM
6 1 (8.33%) Polycom
6 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (8.33%) Riverbed
6 1 (8.33%) Tandberg
6 1 (8.33%) Veritas