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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 64 74 85
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +11
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 64 63 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.55% 2.41% 1.80%
As % of the System Software category 21.05% 21.88% 20.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 27 19
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £152 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 6
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +12.35%
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
304 288 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.10% 11.02% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 129 121
Average daily rate £400 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £164 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 41 38
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.30 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £37.50 £25.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.78 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

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 31 October 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 31 October 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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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 0 17 £450 +31.38% 16
Bracknell +1 12 £400 -5.88% 2
Slough - 8 £285 - 3
Newbury - 4 £420 - 4
Maidenhead -2 3 £285 -14.92% 1
Wokingham +1 1 £225 -30.76%
Windsor - - - -
Hungerford - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
South East

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 105 (100.00%) VMware
2 75 (71.43%) Windows
3 51 (48.57%) Active Directory
4 47 (44.76%) Microsoft
5 41 (39.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (34.29%) Linux
7 35 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 30 (28.57%) Cisco
9 27 (25.71%) Security Cleared
9 27 (25.71%) Hyper-V
10 26 (24.76%) Citrix
10 26 (24.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 25 (23.81%) HP
12 24 (22.86%) DNS
13 23 (21.90%) SAN
14 21 (20.00%) vSphere
15 18 (17.14%) TCP/IP
15 18 (17.14%) ITIL
16 16 (15.24%) DHCP
16 16 (15.24%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (14.29%) Migration
17 15 (14.29%) SC Cleared
18 14 (13.33%) Windows 7
18 14 (13.33%) UNIX
18 14 (13.33%) MS Excel
19 12 (11.43%) MCSE
19 12 (11.43%) MS Exchange
19 12 (11.43%) Red Hat
19 12 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 11 (10.48%) DV Cleared

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 12 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.67%) IIS
3 5 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.90%) Apache
5 2 (1.90%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.95%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.81%) MS Office
3 2 (1.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.95%) assyst
1 1 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (4.76%) Google App Engine
2 3 (2.86%) SaaS
2 3 (2.86%) PaaS
2 3 (2.86%) IaaS
3 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (22.86%) DNS
2 23 (21.90%) SAN
3 18 (17.14%) TCP/IP
4 16 (15.24%) DHCP
5 9 (8.57%) Internet
6 8 (7.62%) Firewall
7 6 (5.71%) WAN
8 5 (4.76%) LDAP
8 5 (4.76%) LAN
9 4 (3.81%) DMZ
9 4 (3.81%) NetScaler
9 4 (3.81%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (2.86%) Ethernet
11 2 (1.90%) VoIP
11 2 (1.90%) SMTP
11 2 (1.90%) DAB
11 2 (1.90%) VLAN
11 2 (1.90%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.90%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.90%) MySQL
3 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.95%) IDOL
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 5 (4.76%) Ant
1 5 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 5 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.81%) Gradle
General
1 7 (6.67%) Retail
2 5 (4.76%) Finance
3 4 (3.81%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.86%) Banking
5 2 (1.90%) Publishing
6 1 (0.95%) Electronics
6 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.95%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.95%) Billing
6 1 (0.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (22.86%) Architect
2 11 (10.48%) Consultant
2 11 (10.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (7.62%) Technical Architect
4 8 (7.62%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (5.71%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 6 (5.71%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (4.76%) Server Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Security Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Support Engineer
8 3 (2.86%) Project Manager
8 3 (2.86%) Designer
8 3 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (1.90%) Cloud Architect
9 2 (1.90%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 2 (1.90%) Operations Engineer
9 2 (1.90%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.76%) Web Services
2 4 (3.81%) Software Packaging
3 2 (1.90%) LAMP
3 2 (1.90%) XML
3 2 (1.90%) .NET
3 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.90%) COM+
4 1 (0.95%) Middleware
4 1 (0.95%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.81%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.86%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.86%) Algorithms
3 3 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.86%) Clustering
4 2 (1.90%) PKI
5 1 (0.95%) CMDB
5 1 (0.95%) FlexPod
5 1 (0.95%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 75 (71.43%) Windows
2 41 (39.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (34.29%) Linux
4 35 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (24.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 14 (13.33%) UNIX
7 12 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (6.67%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.86%) Solaris
9 3 (2.86%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.90%) VMS
10 2 (1.90%) AIX
11 1 (0.95%) SUSE
11 1 (0.95%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.14%) ITIL
2 15 (14.29%) Migration
3 8 (7.62%) Validation
4 7 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 7 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 7 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 5 (4.76%) Automated Testing
5 5 (4.76%) DevOps
5 5 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (3.81%) Problem Management
6 4 (3.81%) PRINCE2
6 4 (3.81%) Change Management
7 3 (2.86%) Project Management
7 3 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (2.86%) Investment Management
7 3 (2.86%) Software Engineering
7 3 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (2.86%) Requirements Management
7 3 (2.86%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.67%) SQL
2 6 (5.71%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.76%) VBScript
3 5 (4.76%) C#
4 3 (2.86%) Java
4 3 (2.86%) Perl
4 3 (2.86%) Python
5 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.90%) VB
5 2 (1.90%) PHP
5 2 (1.90%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 16 (15.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 12 (11.43%) MCSE
5 11 (10.48%) DV Cleared
5 11 (10.48%) MCITP
6 10 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (3.81%) MCTS
8 4 (3.81%) CCNA
9 2 (1.90%) PhD
9 2 (1.90%) CCIE
9 2 (1.90%) CCNP
9 2 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.90%) Degree
9 2 (1.90%) VCP5
9 2 (1.90%) VCP4
9 2 (1.90%) VCAP
10 1 (0.95%) VTSP
10 1 (0.95%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (48.57%) Active Directory
2 27 (25.71%) Hyper-V
3 21 (20.00%) vSphere
4 11 (10.48%) VMware ESX
5 9 (8.57%) XenApp
6 6 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (5.71%) KVM
7 4 (3.81%) vCloud
7 4 (3.81%) XenDesktop
7 4 (3.81%) Terminal Services
7 4 (3.81%) Xen
8 3 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (2.86%) VMware Server
8 3 (2.86%) XenServer
9 2 (1.90%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.95%) NFS
10 1 (0.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.95%) Docker
10 1 (0.95%) LXC
Systems Management
1 8 (7.62%) WSUS
2 5 (4.76%) SCCM
3 4 (3.81%) SCOM
4 3 (2.86%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.90%) Plesk
5 2 (1.90%) Puppet
6 1 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.95%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.95%) Netcool
Vendors
1 105 (100.00%) VMware
2 47 (44.76%) Microsoft
3 30 (28.57%) Cisco
4 26 (24.76%) Citrix
5 25 (23.81%) HP
6 12 (11.43%) Red Hat
7 11 (10.48%) Dell
8 10 (9.52%) EMC
9 9 (8.57%) IBM
10 7 (6.67%) Symantec
11 6 (5.71%) Oracle
11 6 (5.71%) NetApp
12 5 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (4.76%) Google
13 4 (3.81%) BMC
14 2 (1.90%) CheckPoint
14 2 (1.90%) SAP
14 2 (1.90%) Sun
14 2 (1.90%) Crossbeam
14 2 (1.90%) Remedy
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