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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 66 68 72
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 41 58 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.04% 2.30% 2.35%
As % of the System Software category 21.35% 24.07% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 41 23
Median daily rate £338 £365 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.53% -14.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £253 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £359 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 8
Median hourly rate £55.65 £55.65 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +237.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £43.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-47.67% +44.53%

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
192 241 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.53% 9.57% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 141 152
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 27
Median hourly rate £30.91 £44.03 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.78% +166.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £14.30 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £55.65 £39.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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
Bracknell +4 12 £265 -14.51% 3
Windsor +6 5 £550 +27.16%
Slough +7 3 £425 +20.56%
Maidenhead -6 3 £535 +25.36% 1
Reading -10 3 £413 +17.85% 8
Wokingham +3 2 £338 -
VMware Infrastructure
South East

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 119 (100.00%) VMware
2 73 (61.34%) Windows
3 49 (41.18%) Linux
4 46 (38.66%) Cisco
5 34 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 34 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 33 (27.73%) EMC
7 31 (26.05%) Windows Server
8 28 (23.53%) Data Centre
9 27 (22.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (20.17%) DNS
11 23 (19.33%) Unix
11 23 (19.33%) NetApp
12 22 (18.49%) SAN
12 22 (18.49%) Firewall
12 22 (18.49%) TCP/IP
12 22 (18.49%) Citrix
13 20 (16.81%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (15.97%) Security Cleared
15 18 (15.13%) Solaris
15 18 (15.13%) Red Hat
16 17 (14.29%) Shell Script
17 16 (13.45%) AIX
17 16 (13.45%) Puppet
18 15 (12.61%) Amazon AWS
18 15 (12.61%) Opscode Chef
18 15 (12.61%) Telecoms
18 15 (12.61%) Hyper-V
19 14 (11.76%) IBM Mainframe
19 14 (11.76%) Finance

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 10 (8.40%) Apache
2 9 (7.56%) IIS
3 8 (6.72%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.36%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.52%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.68%) nginx
7 1 (0.84%) Confluence
7 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.84%) SAS
7 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.84%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (5.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.84%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.61%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.20%) Office 365
4 3 (2.52%) IaaS
5 2 (1.68%) PaaS
6 1 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (20.17%) DNS
2 22 (18.49%) Firewall
2 22 (18.49%) SAN
2 22 (18.49%) TCP/IP
3 14 (11.76%) HTTP
4 13 (10.92%) FTP
5 11 (9.24%) SSL
6 10 (8.40%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (7.56%) LAN
7 9 (7.56%) VLAN
8 8 (6.72%) DHCP
8 8 (6.72%) WAN
9 6 (5.04%) IGMP
10 5 (4.20%) Ethernet
11 4 (3.36%) BGP
11 4 (3.36%) ICMP
11 4 (3.36%) Internet
11 4 (3.36%) IPv4
11 4 (3.36%) SNMP
11 4 (3.36%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.08%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.56%) MySQL
3 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.84%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Jenkins
1 4 (3.36%) Vagrant
2 3 (2.52%) MSI
2 3 (2.52%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.84%) Gerrit
3 1 (0.84%) JIRA
3 1 (0.84%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (12.61%) Telecoms
2 14 (11.76%) Finance
3 12 (10.08%) Law
4 10 (8.40%) Electronics
5 8 (6.72%) Manufacturing
6 7 (5.88%) Marketing
7 6 (5.04%) Retail
8 3 (2.52%) Back Office
8 3 (2.52%) Publishing
9 2 (1.68%) Billing
9 2 (1.68%) Legal
10 1 (0.84%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (14.29%) Architect
1 17 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (10.92%) Administrator
3 12 (10.08%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (7.56%) VMWare Administrator
5 8 (6.72%) Consultant
5 8 (6.72%) Linux Administrator
5 8 (6.72%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 8 (6.72%) VMware Engineer
6 6 (5.04%) Technical Leader
7 5 (4.20%) Active Directory Specialist
7 5 (4.20%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (4.20%) Storage Engineer
8 4 (3.36%) Citrix Engineer
8 4 (3.36%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (3.36%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 4 (3.36%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 4 (3.36%) Server Engineer
8 4 (3.36%) Support Engineer
8 4 (3.36%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.72%) CSS
1 8 (6.72%) HTML
2 5 (4.20%) Middleware
2 5 (4.20%) Web Services
3 4 (3.36%) LAMP
4 1 (0.84%) Django
4 1 (0.84%) Java EE
4 1 (0.84%) Kafka
4 1 (0.84%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.84%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 14 (11.76%) EMC VMAX
2 14 (11.76%) EMC VNX
2 14 (11.76%) IBM Mainframe
2 14 (11.76%) Mainframe
3 8 (6.72%) Clustering
4 5 (4.20%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.36%) IPTV
5 4 (3.36%) Over-the-Top Content
5 4 (3.36%) Video on Demand
6 3 (2.52%) FlexPod
6 3 (2.52%) STB
7 2 (1.68%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.68%) Replication
7 2 (1.68%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 73 (61.34%) Windows
2 49 (41.18%) Linux
3 31 (26.05%) Windows Server
4 27 (22.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (19.33%) Unix
6 20 (16.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (15.13%) Solaris
8 16 (13.45%) AIX
9 11 (9.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (8.40%) CentOS
10 10 (8.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (5.88%) Windows 7
12 6 (5.04%) Android
13 3 (2.52%) Ubuntu
13 3 (2.52%) Windows 10
14 2 (1.68%) Debian
15 1 (0.84%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.84%) SUSE
15 1 (0.84%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 1 (0.84%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (10.92%) High Availability
2 11 (9.24%) Business Continuity
3 9 (7.56%) BCP
3 9 (7.56%) Business Continuity Planning
3 9 (7.56%) DevOps
3 9 (7.56%) Problem Management
3 9 (7.56%) WFM
3 9 (7.56%) Workforce Optimisation
4 8 (6.72%) Data Management
5 7 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
5 7 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (5.88%) Programme Management
6 6 (5.04%) ITIL
7 5 (4.20%) Configuration Management
7 5 (4.20%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 5 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (4.20%) Incident Management
7 5 (4.20%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 4 (3.36%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 12 (10.08%) SQL
3 11 (9.24%) Bash Shell
3 11 (9.24%) Python
4 10 (8.40%) PowerShell
5 8 (6.72%) Ruby
6 6 (5.04%) VBScript
7 5 (4.20%) PHP
8 4 (3.36%) C
9 3 (2.52%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.52%) Perl
10 2 (1.68%) Java
11 1 (0.84%) Korn
11 1 (0.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (15.97%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.08%) DV Cleared
3 11 (9.24%) CCNA
3 11 (9.24%) CCNP
3 11 (9.24%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (7.56%) Avaya Certification
5 8 (6.72%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.52%) CCIP
7 3 (2.52%) JNCIA
7 3 (2.52%) MCSE
8 2 (1.68%) Degree
9 1 (0.84%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.84%) MCSA
9 1 (0.84%) MCSD
9 1 (0.84%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.20%) SLA
2 1 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 15 (12.61%) Hyper-V
3 10 (8.40%) VMware ESX
4 9 (7.56%) vSphere
5 7 (5.88%) XenApp
6 5 (4.20%) vCloud
6 5 (4.20%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.36%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.68%) Docker
8 2 (1.68%) KVM
8 2 (1.68%) Xen
9 1 (0.84%) Ceph
9 1 (0.84%) Dovecot
9 1 (0.84%) Firmware
9 1 (0.84%) iptables
9 1 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.84%) Squid
9 1 (0.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.84%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (13.45%) Puppet
2 15 (12.61%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (10.92%) Nagios
4 10 (8.40%) AirWatch
5 9 (7.56%) SCCM
6 8 (6.72%) Ansible
6 8 (6.72%) SCOM
7 7 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (4.20%) vRealize
9 4 (3.36%) WSUS
10 3 (2.52%) Backup Exec
10 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (2.52%) ThinApp
10 3 (2.52%) vMotion
11 2 (1.68%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (1.68%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (1.68%) NetBackup
12 1 (0.84%) BladeLogic
12 1 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
12 1 (0.84%) OpenView
Vendors
1 119 (100.00%) VMware
2 46 (38.66%) Cisco
3 34 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 33 (27.73%) EMC
5 23 (19.33%) NetApp
6 22 (18.49%) Citrix
7 18 (15.13%) Red Hat
8 14 (11.76%) IBM
9 10 (8.40%) HP
10 9 (7.56%) Avaya
11 7 (5.88%) SAP
12 6 (5.04%) Oracle
12 6 (5.04%) Symantec
13 3 (2.52%) CheckPoint
13 3 (2.52%) Ericsson
13 3 (2.52%) Huawei
13 3 (2.52%) Juniper
13 3 (2.52%) Veeam
14 2 (1.68%) Atlassian
14 2 (1.68%) F5