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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 80 74 76
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 40 55 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.65% 2.17% 1.93%
As % of the System Software category 16.39% 22.54% 23.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 24
Average daily rate
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£338 £365 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.53% +5.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £213 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+12.94% +14.86%
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
244 244 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.05% 9.62% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 100 110
Average daily rate £325 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 25 23
Average hourly rate £17.07 £20.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.73% +32.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £30.50 £26.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +1 9 £375 +1.35% 8
Slough +6 6 £305 +6.08% 5
Bracknell -6 4 £380 - 2
Wokingham +1 2 £213 - 1
Maidenhead -4 1 - -
Newbury - - - - 1
Windsor - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
South East

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 98 (100.00%) VMware
2 70 (71.43%) Windows
3 47 (47.96%) Active Directory
4 40 (40.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (39.80%) Microsoft
6 29 (29.59%) Linux
6 29 (29.59%) Security Cleared
7 27 (27.55%) Cisco
8 26 (26.53%) HP
9 24 (24.49%) Citrix
10 23 (23.47%) Windows Server 2003
11 21 (21.43%) Hyper-V
12 20 (20.41%) VMware ESX
13 19 (19.39%) SC Cleared
14 18 (18.37%) Firewall
14 18 (18.37%) Microsoft Certification
14 18 (18.37%) MS Exchange
15 17 (17.35%) DNS
16 16 (16.33%) vSphere
17 15 (15.31%) ITIL
17 15 (15.31%) SAN
17 15 (15.31%) Migration
18 13 (13.27%) Red Hat
18 13 (13.27%) MCSE
18 13 (13.27%) Exchange Server 2010
18 13 (13.27%) Windows Server 2012
19 12 (12.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 11 (11.22%) Disaster Recovery
20 11 (11.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 11 (11.22%) SCCM

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (18.37%) MS Exchange
2 13 (13.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 6 (6.12%) IIS
6 5 (5.10%) Lync
7 4 (4.08%) Apache
7 4 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (3.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2000
9 2 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (2.04%) WebSphere
10 1 (1.02%) Confluence
10 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.02%) WebLogic
10 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
10 1 (1.02%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (11.22%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.12%) MS Office
3 4 (4.08%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (3.06%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (3.06%) Google App Engine
2 2 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.37%) Firewall
2 17 (17.35%) DNS
3 15 (15.31%) SAN
4 11 (11.22%) DHCP
5 10 (10.20%) WAN
5 10 (10.20%) LAN
5 10 (10.20%) TCP/IP
6 8 (8.16%) VPN
6 8 (8.16%) Internet
7 6 (6.12%) LDAP
7 6 (6.12%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (4.08%) HTTP
8 4 (4.08%) SSL
8 4 (4.08%) NetScreen
9 3 (3.06%) NAS
9 3 (3.06%) DMZ
9 3 (3.06%) SMTP
9 3 (3.06%) Ethernet
9 3 (3.06%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (2.04%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.10%) MySQL
3 4 (4.08%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Ant
1 4 (4.08%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.06%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.06%) Gradle
3 1 (1.02%) Hudson
3 1 (1.02%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.02%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.02%) Subversion
3 1 (1.02%) JIRA
3 1 (1.02%) Selenium
General
1 8 (8.16%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.10%) Finance
2 5 (5.10%) Retail
3 4 (4.08%) Publishing
4 2 (2.04%) Legal
4 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.04%) Electronics
4 2 (2.04%) Marketing
5 1 (1.02%) Banking
5 1 (1.02%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 18 (18.37%) Architect
2 10 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (9.18%) Support Engineer
4 8 (8.16%) Consultant
4 8 (8.16%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (5.10%) Technical Architect
5 5 (5.10%) Administrator
5 5 (5.10%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (4.08%) Server Engineer
6 4 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (4.08%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 4 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (4.08%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.06%) Tester
7 3 (3.06%) Designer
7 3 (3.06%) Wintel Architect
8 2 (2.04%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (2.04%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 2 (2.04%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.06%) Web Services
1 3 (3.06%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.04%) Software Packaging
2 2 (2.04%) LAMP
3 1 (1.02%) CPAN
3 1 (1.02%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.16%) Clustering
2 5 (5.10%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.04%) DTV
3 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.04%) PKI
4 1 (1.02%) Statistics
4 1 (1.02%) Wiki
4 1 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.02%) iPhone
4 1 (1.02%) iPad
4 1 (1.02%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 70 (71.43%) Windows
2 40 (40.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (29.59%) Linux
4 23 (23.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (13.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (11.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (11.22%) Windows 7
6 11 (11.22%) UNIX
7 7 (7.14%) Solaris
8 6 (6.12%) AIX
9 5 (5.10%) Windows XP
10 4 (4.08%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (3.06%) CentOS
11 3 (3.06%) OpenVMS
11 3 (3.06%) HPUX
12 1 (1.02%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.02%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.02%) SUSE
12 1 (1.02%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.02%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.31%) ITIL
1 15 (15.31%) Migration
2 11 (11.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (7.14%) Test Scripting
4 6 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (5.10%) Unit Testing
5 5 (5.10%) Validation
5 5 (5.10%) Change Management
6 4 (4.08%) Configuration Management
6 4 (4.08%) PRINCE2
6 4 (4.08%) E-Commerce
6 4 (4.08%) Workflow
6 4 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (4.08%) High Availability
6 4 (4.08%) Change Control
7 3 (3.06%) DevOps
7 3 (3.06%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (3.06%) Service Desk Management
7 3 (3.06%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (3.06%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.18%) SQL
2 6 (6.12%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.08%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.04%) PHP
4 2 (2.04%) VBScript
4 2 (2.04%) C
4 2 (2.04%) C#
5 1 (1.02%) Java
5 1 (1.02%) Perl
5 1 (1.02%) VB
5 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.02%) Ruby
5 1 (1.02%) Korn
5 1 (1.02%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 29 (29.59%) Security Cleared
2 19 (19.39%) SC Cleared
3 18 (18.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (13.27%) MCSE
5 12 (12.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (8.16%) DV Cleared
7 7 (7.14%) MCITP
8 6 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (6.12%) CCNA
9 5 (5.10%) MCSA
10 4 (4.08%) MCP
10 4 (4.08%) MCTS
11 3 (3.06%) VCP5
11 3 (3.06%) VCP4
11 3 (3.06%) VCAP
11 3 (3.06%) Degree
11 3 (3.06%) CCA
11 3 (3.06%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (3.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (1.02%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) SLA
1 1 (1.02%) COBIT
System Software
1 47 (47.96%) Active Directory
2 21 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 20 (20.41%) VMware ESX
4 16 (16.33%) vSphere
5 11 (11.22%) XenApp
6 9 (9.18%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (6.12%) KVM
7 6 (6.12%) Terminal Services
8 5 (5.10%) Xen
8 5 (5.10%) XenServer
9 4 (4.08%) UAG
9 4 (4.08%) VMware Server
10 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (3.06%) XenDesktop
10 3 (3.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 3 (3.06%) Veritas File System
10 3 (3.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (2.04%) NFS
11 2 (2.04%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (11.22%) SCCM
2 8 (8.16%) SCOM
3 5 (5.10%) Backup Exec
3 5 (5.10%) WSUS
4 4 (4.08%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.06%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 3 (3.06%) ARCserve
5 3 (3.06%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (2.04%) Puppet
6 2 (2.04%) Plesk
7 1 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.02%) YUM
7 1 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (1.02%) Nagios
Vendors
1 98 (100.00%) VMware
2 39 (39.80%) Microsoft
3 27 (27.55%) Cisco
4 26 (26.53%) HP
5 24 (24.49%) Citrix
6 13 (13.27%) Red Hat
7 10 (10.20%) Oracle
8 7 (7.14%) IBM
9 6 (6.12%) Dell
9 6 (6.12%) EMC
9 6 (6.12%) Juniper
10 5 (5.10%) NetApp
11 4 (4.08%) Symantec
11 4 (4.08%) Google
11 4 (4.08%) Sun
12 3 (3.06%) SAP
12 3 (3.06%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (3.06%) Veritas
13 2 (2.04%) CheckPoint
13 2 (2.04%) Sophos
Slough
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Rate: £250.00 - £320.00 per annum + Great Company
Posted: 7 days ago
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
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