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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 61 62 62
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 46 64 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.37% 2.63% 2.35%
As % of the System Software category 26.14% 28.57% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 41 21
Median daily rate £413 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.27% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £55.65 £55.65 £15.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +269.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-35.71% +20.68%

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
176 224 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.07% 9.22% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 118 146
Median daily rate £438 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.52% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £483 £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 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Windsor +6 7 £550 +50.68%
Bracknell -1 7 £350 -9.67% 5
Reading -4 7 £413 +16.19% 7
Slough +8 3 £300 -14.89% 2
Wokingham -2 3 £338 - 1
Maidenhead -9 3 £535 +25.36% 2
VMware Infrastructure
South East

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure.

1 130 (100.00%) VMware
2 84 (64.62%) Windows
3 59 (45.38%) Linux
4 51 (39.23%) Cisco
5 43 (33.08%) Active Directory
6 39 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 39 (30.00%) Windows Server
7 34 (26.15%) EMC
7 34 (26.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 32 (24.62%) DNS
9 27 (20.77%) Firewall
9 27 (20.77%) Data Centre
10 25 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (19.23%) SAN
11 24 (18.46%) NetApp
11 24 (18.46%) TCP/IP
11 24 (18.46%) Unix
12 22 (16.92%) Citrix
13 21 (16.15%) Red Hat
14 20 (15.38%) Security Cleared
15 18 (13.85%) Telecoms
15 18 (13.85%) Shell Script
15 18 (13.85%) Solaris
16 17 (13.08%) SQL Server
16 17 (13.08%) IBM
16 17 (13.08%) HTTP
16 17 (13.08%) HP
16 17 (13.08%) Finance
16 17 (13.08%) Electronics
16 17 (13.08%) Puppet

VMware Infrastructure
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 14 (10.77%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.23%) Apache
3 9 (6.92%) IIS
4 7 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (5.38%) Skype for Business
5 6 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (4.62%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.54%) nginx
7 1 (0.77%) Confluence
7 1 (0.77%) SAS
7 1 (0.77%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.77%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.31%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.85%) Office 365
4 3 (2.31%) IaaS
5 2 (1.54%) PaaS
6 1 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (24.62%) DNS
2 27 (20.77%) Firewall
3 25 (19.23%) SAN
4 24 (18.46%) TCP/IP
5 17 (13.08%) HTTP
6 15 (11.54%) FTP
6 15 (11.54%) LAN
7 14 (10.77%) WAN
8 13 (10.00%) DHCP
9 11 (8.46%) SSL
10 10 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (7.69%) VLAN
11 7 (5.38%) Skype
11 7 (5.38%) SMTP
12 6 (4.62%) IGMP
12 6 (4.62%) MPLS
13 5 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (3.85%) Ethernet
14 4 (3.08%) IPv4
14 4 (3.08%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.08%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.46%) MySQL
3 8 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.77%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.77%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.08%) Jenkins
1 4 (3.08%) MSI
1 4 (3.08%) Vagrant
2 3 (2.31%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.77%) Gerrit
3 1 (0.77%) JIRA
3 1 (0.77%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (13.85%) Telecoms
2 17 (13.08%) Electronics
2 17 (13.08%) Finance
3 12 (9.23%) Law
4 11 (8.46%) Manufacturing
5 10 (7.69%) Marketing
6 7 (5.38%) Retail
7 4 (3.08%) Publishing
8 3 (2.31%) Back Office
9 2 (1.54%) Billing
9 2 (1.54%) Legal
10 1 (0.77%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (14.62%) Architect
1 19 (14.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (12.31%) Administrator
3 13 (10.00%) Consultant
3 13 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
5 8 (6.15%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 8 (6.15%) Linux Administrator
5 8 (6.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 8 (6.15%) VMWare Administrator
6 6 (4.62%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (4.62%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (4.62%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (4.62%) Storage Engineer
6 6 (4.62%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (4.62%) VMware Consultant
7 5 (3.85%) Active Directory Consultant
7 5 (3.85%) Active Directory Specialist
7 5 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.46%) HTML
2 10 (7.69%) CSS
3 7 (5.38%) Middleware
4 5 (3.85%) Web Services
5 4 (3.08%) LAMP
6 2 (1.54%) REST
7 1 (0.77%) Django
7 1 (0.77%) Java EE
7 1 (0.77%) Kafka
7 1 (0.77%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.77%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.77%) Data Centre
2 16 (12.31%) EMC VNX
3 14 (10.77%) EMC VMAX
3 14 (10.77%) IBM Mainframe
3 14 (10.77%) Mainframe
4 8 (6.15%) Clustering
5 5 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.08%) IPTV
6 4 (3.08%) Over-the-Top Content
6 4 (3.08%) Video on Demand
7 3 (2.31%) Fat Client
7 3 (2.31%) FlexPod
7 3 (2.31%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.31%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.31%) Replication
7 3 (2.31%) STB
7 3 (2.31%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.54%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.54%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 84 (64.62%) Windows
2 59 (45.38%) Linux
3 39 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 34 (26.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (18.46%) Unix
7 18 (13.85%) Solaris
8 16 (12.31%) AIX
9 15 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (10.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (8.46%) Android
12 10 (7.69%) CentOS
13 7 (5.38%) Windows 7
14 4 (3.08%) Ubuntu
14 4 (3.08%) Windows 10
15 3 (2.31%) Debian
16 2 (1.54%) Apple iOS
17 1 (0.77%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.77%) Oracle Linux
17 1 (0.77%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (8.46%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 10 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (7.69%) DevOps
2 10 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
2 10 (7.69%) Programme Management
3 9 (6.92%) Problem Management
3 9 (6.92%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 7 (5.38%) Data Management
4 7 (5.38%) Mobile Device Management
4 7 (5.38%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (4.62%) Configuration Management
5 6 (4.62%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 6 (4.62%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 5 (3.85%) Data Centre Operations
6 5 (3.85%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 5 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (3.85%) Incident Management
6 5 (3.85%) ITIL
6 5 (3.85%) Migration
7 4 (3.08%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.85%) Shell Script
2 16 (12.31%) PowerShell
3 15 (11.54%) SQL
4 13 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 13 (10.00%) Python
5 9 (6.92%) Ruby
6 7 (5.38%) VB
6 7 (5.38%) VBScript
7 5 (3.85%) Perl
7 5 (3.85%) PHP
8 4 (3.08%) C
8 4 (3.08%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.31%) Java
10 1 (0.77%) Korn
Qualifications
1 20 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 12 (9.23%) DV Cleared
3 10 (7.69%) CCNA
3 10 (7.69%) CCNP
3 10 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (6.92%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.31%) CCIP
6 3 (2.31%) JNCIA
6 3 (2.31%) MCSE
7 2 (1.54%) Degree
8 1 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.77%) MCSA
8 1 (0.77%) MCSD
8 1 (0.77%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.85%) SLA
2 1 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (33.08%) Active Directory
2 16 (12.31%) vSphere
3 15 (11.54%) Hyper-V
4 13 (10.00%) VMware ESX
5 7 (5.38%) XenApp
6 6 (4.62%) vCloud
7 5 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.31%) KVM
8 3 (2.31%) Xen
9 2 (1.54%) Docker
9 2 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.77%) Dovecot
10 1 (0.77%) Firmware
10 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.77%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.77%) Squid
10 1 (0.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.77%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (13.08%) Puppet
2 15 (11.54%) AirWatch
2 15 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (10.00%) Nagios
4 10 (7.69%) SCCM
5 9 (6.92%) WSUS
6 8 (6.15%) Ansible
6 8 (6.15%) NetBackup
6 8 (6.15%) SCOM
6 8 (6.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (4.62%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (4.62%) vRealize
8 3 (2.31%) Backup Exec
8 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (2.31%) ThinApp
8 3 (2.31%) vMotion
9 2 (1.54%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (1.54%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.77%) Cacti
10 1 (0.77%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 130 (100.00%) VMware
2 51 (39.23%) Cisco
3 39 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 34 (26.15%) EMC
5 24 (18.46%) NetApp
6 22 (16.92%) Citrix
7 21 (16.15%) Red Hat
8 17 (13.08%) HP
8 17 (13.08%) IBM
9 11 (8.46%) Symantec
10 10 (7.69%) SAP
11 6 (4.62%) MobileIron
11 6 (4.62%) Oracle
12 5 (3.85%) Veeam
13 3 (2.31%) CheckPoint
13 3 (2.31%) Ericsson
13 3 (2.31%) Huawei
13 3 (2.31%) Juniper
14 2 (1.54%) Atlassian
14 2 (1.54%) Genesys
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