The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 74 73 82
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 47 58 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.92% 2.26% 2.06%
As % of the System Software category 17.28% 25.89% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 27
Average daily rate
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£363 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £174 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
- -0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 4
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -19.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +13.63%
VMware Infrastructure
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
272 224 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.10% 8.73% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 94 123
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 £197 £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 33 24 26
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £37.50 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.80 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +6.45%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Berkshire region.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Berkshire region.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

VMware Infrastructure
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 Infrastructure within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 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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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
Reading +2 12 £413 +10.00% 14
Slough +4 9 £286 -0.43% 5
Bracknell -2 8 £400 - 3
Wokingham +2 2 £213 -34.53% 1
Maidenhead +1 2 £285 - 2
Newbury - 1 - -
Windsor - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
South East

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure.

1 102 (100.00%) VMware
2 76 (74.51%) Windows
3 52 (50.98%) Active Directory
4 41 (40.20%) Microsoft
4 41 (40.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (30.39%) Linux
6 30 (29.41%) Security Cleared
7 28 (27.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (26.47%) Citrix
9 25 (24.51%) HP
9 25 (24.51%) Cisco
10 22 (21.57%) DNS
11 20 (19.61%) Hyper-V
12 19 (18.63%) SAN
13 18 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
14 17 (16.67%) ITIL
14 17 (16.67%) SC Cleared
14 17 (16.67%) vSphere
15 16 (15.69%) Windows Server 2012
15 16 (15.69%) MS Exchange
16 15 (14.71%) Firewall
16 15 (14.71%) Windows 7
17 14 (13.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 14 (13.73%) DHCP
18 13 (12.75%) MCSE
18 13 (12.75%) Red Hat
18 13 (12.75%) VMware ESX
18 13 (12.75%) Migration
19 12 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
19 12 (11.76%) MS Excel

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (15.69%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (6.86%) SharePoint
4 7 (6.86%) IIS
5 4 (3.92%) Apache
6 3 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2000
6 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.96%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.98%) Lync
8 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.98%) Confluence
8 1 (0.98%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.98%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.92%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.92%) MS Office
3 1 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.90%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (4.90%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (4.90%) Google App Engine
2 2 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.98%) SaaS
3 1 (0.98%) PaaS
3 1 (0.98%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (21.57%) DNS
2 19 (18.63%) SAN
3 15 (14.71%) Firewall
4 14 (13.73%) DHCP
5 12 (11.76%) TCP/IP
6 10 (9.80%) WAN
7 9 (8.82%) LAN
8 8 (7.84%) Internet
9 7 (6.86%) LDAP
10 6 (5.88%) VPN
11 4 (3.92%) HTTP
12 3 (2.94%) SMTP
12 3 (2.94%) Ethernet
12 3 (2.94%) VLAN
12 3 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (2.94%) NAS
12 3 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
13 2 (1.96%) NetScaler
13 2 (1.96%) SSH
13 2 (1.96%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.90%) MySQL
3 3 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (5.88%) Ant
1 6 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.90%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.90%) Gradle
3 1 (0.98%) Hudson
3 1 (0.98%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (0.98%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.98%) Subversion
3 1 (0.98%) JIRA
3 1 (0.98%) Selenium
General
1 7 (6.86%) Finance
2 6 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.90%) Retail
4 3 (2.94%) Banking
5 2 (1.96%) Marketing
5 2 (1.96%) Electronics
5 2 (1.96%) Legal
5 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.96%) Publishing
6 1 (0.98%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 18 (17.65%) Architect
2 12 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (8.82%) Consultant
4 8 (7.84%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 5 (4.90%) Technical Architect
6 5 (4.90%) Administrator
7 4 (3.92%) Project Manager
7 4 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (3.92%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (3.92%) Server Engineer
8 3 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (2.94%) Security Engineer
8 3 (2.94%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 3 (2.94%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 3 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (2.94%) Designer
8 3 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (2.94%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.92%) Application Packaging
2 3 (2.94%) Software Packaging
2 3 (2.94%) Web Services
3 2 (1.96%) LAMP
4 1 (0.98%) CPAN
4 1 (0.98%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.84%) Clustering
3 6 (5.88%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.96%) DTV
4 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.96%) PKI
5 1 (0.98%) Statistics
5 1 (0.98%) Wiki
5 1 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.98%) iPhone
5 1 (0.98%) iPad
5 1 (0.98%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 76 (74.51%) Windows
2 41 (40.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (30.39%) Linux
4 28 (27.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (15.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (14.71%) Windows 7
7 11 (10.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (7.84%) UNIX
9 6 (5.88%) AIX
10 5 (4.90%) Windows XP
11 4 (3.92%) Windows 8
11 4 (3.92%) Solaris
12 3 (2.94%) CentOS
13 1 (0.98%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.98%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.98%) SUSE
13 1 (0.98%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.98%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.67%) ITIL
2 13 (12.75%) Migration
3 12 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (6.86%) Unit Testing
4 7 (6.86%) Mentoring
5 6 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (5.88%) Test Scripting
5 6 (5.88%) Validation
5 6 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 6 (5.88%) Change Management
6 5 (4.90%) Workflow
6 5 (4.90%) Automated Testing
6 5 (4.90%) DevOps
7 4 (3.92%) Coaching
7 4 (3.92%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (3.92%) High Availability
7 4 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (3.92%) PRINCE2
7 4 (3.92%) E-Commerce
8 3 (2.94%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.84%) SQL
1 8 (7.84%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.92%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.94%) VBScript
3 3 (2.94%) C
3 3 (2.94%) C#
4 2 (1.96%) Java
4 2 (1.96%) Perl
4 2 (1.96%) PHP
5 1 (0.98%) Python
5 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.98%) Ruby
5 1 (0.98%) Korn
5 1 (0.98%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 30 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 18 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 14 (13.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 13 (12.75%) MCSE
6 11 (10.78%) DV Cleared
7 9 (8.82%) MCITP
8 6 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (5.88%) CCNA
9 5 (4.90%) MCSA
10 4 (3.92%) MCP
10 4 (3.92%) MCTS
11 3 (2.94%) VCP5
11 3 (2.94%) VCP4
11 3 (2.94%) VCAP
11 3 (2.94%) Degree
11 3 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.98%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.98%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.98%) SLA
1 1 (0.98%) COBIT
System Software
1 52 (50.98%) Active Directory
2 20 (19.61%) Hyper-V
3 17 (16.67%) vSphere
4 13 (12.75%) VMware ESX
5 9 (8.82%) XenApp
6 7 (6.86%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (5.88%) Terminal Services
7 6 (5.88%) KVM
8 5 (4.90%) Xen
9 4 (3.92%) VMware Server
10 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (2.94%) XenServer
10 3 (2.94%) XenDesktop
11 2 (1.96%) vCloud
11 2 (1.96%) NFS
11 2 (1.96%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.98%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.98%) UAG
Systems Management
1 10 (9.80%) SCCM
2 9 (8.82%) SCOM
3 6 (5.88%) WSUS
4 5 (4.90%) Backup Exec
5 4 (3.92%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.94%) ARCserve
6 3 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.96%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.96%) Plesk
7 2 (1.96%) Puppet
8 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.98%) YUM
8 1 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.98%) Nagios
Vendors
1 102 (100.00%) VMware
2 41 (40.20%) Microsoft
3 27 (26.47%) Citrix
4 25 (24.51%) HP
4 25 (24.51%) Cisco
5 13 (12.75%) Red Hat
6 8 (7.84%) EMC
7 7 (6.86%) IBM
7 7 (6.86%) Dell
7 7 (6.86%) Symantec
8 6 (5.88%) Google
9 5 (4.90%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (4.90%) NetApp
9 5 (4.90%) Oracle
10 3 (2.94%) Juniper
10 3 (2.94%) SAP
11 2 (1.96%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.96%) Sophos
11 2 (1.96%) F5
12 1 (0.98%) Polycom
Maidenhead
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
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Slough
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £320.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago