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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 64 46 73
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +27
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 62 88 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.36% 3.38% 1.80%
As % of the System Software category 22.55% 30.66% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 47 18
Average daily rate
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£375 £308 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -14.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £193 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £308 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.98% -12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 13
Average hourly rate £13.65 £16.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.27% -18.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -6.97%
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
275 287 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.48% 11.02% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 128 81
Average daily rate £350 £314 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.46% -10.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 41 39
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £27.20 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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 +20 30 £444 +64.35% 16
Bracknell -5 16 £375 +19.42% 2
Slough -13 5 £325 +8.33% 4
Maidenhead +2 2 - - 1
Newbury - 2 £300 - 3
Thatcham - - - - 1
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 1
VMware Infrastructure
South East

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

1 120 (100.00%) VMware
2 76 (63.33%) Windows
3 73 (60.83%) Microsoft
4 62 (51.67%) Active Directory
5 51 (42.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 47 (39.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 36 (30.00%) Linux
8 32 (26.67%) Citrix
8 32 (26.67%) SAN
8 32 (26.67%) Hyper-V
8 32 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 30 (25.00%) Cisco
9 30 (25.00%) DNS
10 29 (24.17%) Security Cleared
11 28 (23.33%) HP
12 26 (21.67%) vSphere
13 22 (18.33%) SC Cleared
13 22 (18.33%) Windows 7
14 21 (17.50%) TCP/IP
14 21 (17.50%) SQL
15 20 (16.67%) UNIX
16 18 (15.00%) PowerShell
16 18 (15.00%) DHCP
16 18 (15.00%) MS Excel
17 17 (14.17%) Dell
17 17 (14.17%) ITIL
18 16 (13.33%) VBScript
18 16 (13.33%) Oracle
18 16 (13.33%) MS Exchange
18 16 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
2 10 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (7.50%) IIS
4 8 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.50%) JBoss
6 3 (2.50%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.67%) Lync
7 2 (1.67%) Apache
7 2 (1.67%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.83%) MediaWiki
8 1 (0.83%) Confluence
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 18 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) assyst
1 1 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.50%) SaaS
2 3 (2.50%) PaaS
2 3 (2.50%) IaaS
2 3 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.67%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (26.67%) SAN
2 30 (25.00%) DNS
3 21 (17.50%) TCP/IP
4 18 (15.00%) DHCP
5 10 (8.33%) Firewall
6 9 (7.50%) LAN
6 9 (7.50%) WAN
7 7 (5.83%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (4.17%) Internet
8 5 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (3.33%) Network Security
9 4 (3.33%) VPN
9 4 (3.33%) Ethernet
9 4 (3.33%) DAB
9 4 (3.33%) NetScaler
10 3 (2.50%) LDAP
10 3 (2.50%) VLAN
10 3 (2.50%) OpenLDAP
10 3 (2.50%) IPsec
11 2 (1.67%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.67%) DB2
3 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.83%) IDOL
3 1 (0.83%) MySQL
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 9 (7.50%) StarTeam
2 6 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.50%) jMock
3 3 (2.50%) DbUnit
3 3 (2.50%) Mockito
3 3 (2.50%) JUnit
3 3 (2.50%) Maven
4 2 (1.67%) Ant
4 2 (1.67%) Gradle
5 1 (0.83%) Hudson
5 1 (0.83%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.83%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.83%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.83%) Subversion
5 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.83%) JIRA
General
1 7 (5.83%) Finance
1 7 (5.83%) Banking
2 6 (5.00%) Retail
2 6 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.33%) Advertising
3 4 (3.33%) Marketing
4 3 (2.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.83%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (20.00%) Architect
2 20 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (10.00%) Consultant
4 10 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 9 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 8 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
7 7 (5.83%) Server Engineer
7 7 (5.83%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (5.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Security Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Virtualisation Consultant
10 4 (3.33%) Marketing Manager
10 4 (3.33%) Desktop Engineer
10 4 (3.33%) Administrator
10 4 (3.33%) Project Engineer
10 4 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
11 3 (2.50%) Server Support
11 3 (2.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.83%) SOAP
2 6 (5.00%) Web Services
3 5 (4.17%) Software Packaging
4 4 (3.33%) .NET
5 3 (2.50%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.50%) COM+
5 3 (2.50%) Apache CXF
5 3 (2.50%) RESTful
5 3 (2.50%) PowerMock
5 3 (2.50%) Apache Camel
5 3 (2.50%) XML
5 3 (2.50%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (2.50%) Spring
6 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.83%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.83%) XSL
6 1 (0.83%) Middleware
6 1 (0.83%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.83%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.17%) Social Media
2 4 (3.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.50%) PKI
3 3 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.50%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.50%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.67%) FlexPod
4 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.67%) Clustering
5 1 (0.83%) Replication
5 1 (0.83%) CMDB
5 1 (0.83%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 76 (63.33%) Windows
2 51 (42.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (39.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 36 (30.00%) Linux
5 32 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (18.33%) Windows 7
7 20 (16.67%) UNIX
8 15 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (6.67%) Solaris
10 6 (5.00%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.67%) AIX
11 2 (1.67%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.67%) VMS
11 2 (1.67%) SUSE
12 1 (0.83%) Debian
12 1 (0.83%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.83%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.17%) ITIL
2 16 (13.33%) Migration
3 13 (10.83%) Configuration Management
4 7 (5.83%) Validation
5 5 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (4.17%) Mentoring
6 4 (3.33%) DevOps
6 4 (3.33%) Online Marketing
6 4 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (3.33%) B2B
6 4 (3.33%) Change Management
6 4 (3.33%) Project Management
6 4 (3.33%) Telemarketing
6 4 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (3.33%) Problem Management
7 3 (2.50%) Kanban
7 3 (2.50%) Investment Management
7 3 (2.50%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (17.50%) SQL
2 18 (15.00%) PowerShell
3 16 (13.33%) VBScript
4 13 (10.83%) VB
5 9 (7.50%) Perl
6 8 (6.67%) Java
7 3 (2.50%) C#
7 3 (2.50%) Python
8 2 (1.67%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.83%) Ruby
9 1 (0.83%) C
9 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 29 (24.17%) Security Cleared
2 22 (18.33%) SC Cleared
3 16 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (10.00%) MCSE
5 11 (9.17%) DV Cleared
6 10 (8.33%) MCITP
7 8 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (3.33%) CCIE
10 3 (2.50%) MCSA
10 3 (2.50%) Degree
11 2 (1.67%) MCTS
11 2 (1.67%) PhD
11 2 (1.67%) MCP
11 2 (1.67%) CCNP
11 2 (1.67%) CCNA
12 1 (0.83%) CCDA
12 1 (0.83%) CCDP
12 1 (0.83%) CCA
12 1 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) SLA
1 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 62 (51.67%) Active Directory
2 32 (26.67%) Hyper-V
3 26 (21.67%) vSphere
4 8 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (5.83%) XenApp
5 7 (5.83%) VMware ESX
6 5 (4.17%) NFS
6 5 (4.17%) KVM
7 4 (3.33%) vCloud
8 3 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.67%) Xen
9 2 (1.67%) Firmware
9 2 (1.67%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.67%) XenServer
9 2 (1.67%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.83%) Veritas File System
10 1 (0.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.83%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.83%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 14 (11.67%) SCCM
2 10 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (5.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
5 4 (3.33%) ZABBIX
6 3 (2.50%) HP SIM
6 3 (2.50%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.50%) WSUS
6 3 (2.50%) Hyperic
6 3 (2.50%) logstash
7 2 (1.67%) Puppet
7 2 (1.67%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.67%) SCOM
8 1 (0.83%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.83%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.83%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.83%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.83%) Netcool
8 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 120 (100.00%) VMware
2 73 (60.83%) Microsoft
3 32 (26.67%) Citrix
4 30 (25.00%) Cisco
5 28 (23.33%) HP
6 17 (14.17%) Dell
7 16 (13.33%) Oracle
7 16 (13.33%) Red Hat
8 13 (10.83%) IBM
9 9 (7.50%) EMC
9 9 (7.50%) Borland
10 8 (6.67%) Symantec
11 7 (5.83%) NetApp
12 4 (3.33%) Redknee
12 4 (3.33%) CheckPoint
12 4 (3.33%) BMC
13 3 (2.50%) F5
14 2 (1.67%) Google
14 2 (1.67%) Crossbeam
14 2 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
Reading, Berkshire
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Bracknell
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Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Roc Search
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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