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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 62 65 39
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -26
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 61 59 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.51% 2.35% 4.29%
As % of the System Software category 23.11% 23.23% 34.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 35 27
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £263 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £465 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-5.35% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £21.38 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+75.43% -0.58%
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
264 254 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.88% 10.11% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 102 99
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £471 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 29
Average hourly rate £18.55 £16.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.93% -21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £22.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 -3 16 £417 +5.99% 14
Bracknell -4 10 £420 +40.00% 2
Maidenhead - 9 £398 - 6
Slough +2 6 £463 +63.71% 4
Newbury -7 2 £488 +11.42%
VMware Infrastructure
South East

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 130 (100.00%) VMware
2 80 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 74 (56.92%) Windows
4 55 (42.31%) Active Directory
5 46 (35.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 41 (31.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 35 (26.92%) DNS
7 35 (26.92%) Data Centre
8 33 (25.38%) HP
9 32 (24.62%) Cisco
10 31 (23.85%) Hyper-V
11 29 (22.31%) Security Cleared
12 28 (21.54%) Citrix
13 27 (20.77%) Linux
14 25 (19.23%) vSphere
15 24 (18.46%) SCCM
16 23 (17.69%) Firewall
16 23 (17.69%) SQL
17 22 (16.92%) Oracle
17 22 (16.92%) TCP/IP
17 22 (16.92%) Windows 7
17 22 (16.92%) PowerShell
18 21 (16.15%) Windows Server 2012
18 21 (16.15%) WAN
19 19 (14.62%) DHCP
19 19 (14.62%) LAN
20 18 (13.85%) Microsoft Certification
20 18 (13.85%) DV Cleared
21 17 (13.08%) MS Exchange
22 16 (12.31%) MS Excel

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 17 (13.08%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.15%) IIS
2 8 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (6.15%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.62%) Lync
4 6 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.31%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.31%) Apache
6 3 (2.31%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.54%) MediaWiki
7 2 (1.54%) Confluence
8 1 (0.77%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.77%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.77%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.77%) nginx
Applications
1 16 (12.31%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.62%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.08%) PaaS
1 4 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.08%) Mimecast
2 3 (2.31%) Office 365
3 2 (1.54%) GitHub
3 2 (1.54%) IaaS
3 2 (1.54%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (1.54%) SaaS
3 2 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.54%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.54%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 35 (26.92%) DNS
2 23 (17.69%) Firewall
3 22 (16.92%) TCP/IP
4 21 (16.15%) WAN
5 19 (14.62%) DHCP
5 19 (14.62%) LAN
6 16 (12.31%) SAN
7 12 (9.23%) VPN
8 8 (6.15%) Network Security
9 7 (5.38%) Cisco ICM
9 7 (5.38%) MPLS
9 7 (5.38%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (4.62%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (4.62%) HTTP
10 6 (4.62%) SMTP
11 5 (3.85%) VLAN
12 4 (3.08%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (3.08%) Ethernet
13 3 (2.31%) IPsec
13 3 (2.31%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.08%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.31%) MySQL
5 2 (1.54%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.54%) DB2
5 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (6.15%) StarTeam
2 4 (3.08%) TeamCity
2 4 (3.08%) Subversion
3 2 (1.54%) MSBuild
3 2 (1.54%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.54%) NuGet
3 2 (1.54%) Artifactory
3 2 (1.54%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.54%) Hudson
3 2 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.54%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.54%) MSI
3 2 (1.54%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.54%) JIRA
4 1 (0.77%) WinRunner
4 1 (0.77%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.77%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 8 (6.15%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.85%) Advertising
2 5 (3.85%) Retail
2 5 (3.85%) Marketing
3 3 (2.31%) Finance
3 3 (2.31%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.31%) Banking
4 1 (0.77%) French Language
4 1 (0.77%) German Language
Job Titles
1 21 (16.15%) Architect
1 21 (16.15%) Support Engineer
2 19 (14.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (9.23%) Server Engineer
4 11 (8.46%) Consultant
5 8 (6.15%) Server Support
5 8 (6.15%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (6.15%) Server Support Engineer
5 8 (6.15%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 7 (5.38%) Integration Engineer
7 6 (4.62%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (4.62%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (3.85%) Marketing Manager
9 4 (3.08%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (3.08%) Cisco Engineer
10 3 (2.31%) Project Engineer
10 3 (2.31%) Senior Support Engineer
10 3 (2.31%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.38%) .NET
2 6 (4.62%) SOAP
3 4 (3.08%) Middleware
3 4 (3.08%) Web Services
4 2 (1.54%) RESTful
4 2 (1.54%) VXML
4 2 (1.54%) JSP
4 2 (1.54%) XML
4 2 (1.54%) XSL
4 2 (1.54%) WPF
5 1 (0.77%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.77%) LAMP
5 1 (0.77%) Spring
5 1 (0.77%) jQuery
5 1 (0.77%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.77%) Spring MVC
5 1 (0.77%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.77%) COM+
5 1 (0.77%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 35 (26.92%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.92%) Social Media
2 9 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.08%) Clustering
3 4 (3.08%) Replication
4 3 (2.31%) EqualLogic
4 3 (2.31%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.54%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.54%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.54%) Wiki
5 2 (1.54%) Celerra
5 2 (1.54%) PKI
5 2 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.54%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.77%) PDA
6 1 (0.77%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.77%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.77%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 74 (56.92%) Windows
2 46 (35.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (31.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (20.77%) Linux
5 22 (16.92%) Windows 7
6 21 (16.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (7.69%) UNIX
8 6 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.08%) Windows XP
9 4 (3.08%) AIX
10 3 (2.31%) Solaris
10 3 (2.31%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.54%) CentOS
11 2 (1.54%) SUSE
12 1 (0.77%) Debian
12 1 (0.77%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.77%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (12.31%) Migration
2 8 (6.15%) Configuration Management
2 8 (6.15%) Project Management
3 7 (5.38%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (4.62%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (4.62%) DevOps
5 5 (3.85%) Telemarketing
5 5 (3.85%) E-Commerce
5 5 (3.85%) B2B
5 5 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (3.85%) Data Migration
5 5 (3.85%) Online Marketing
6 4 (3.08%) Business Development
6 4 (3.08%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (3.08%) Speech Recognition
6 4 (3.08%) Workflow
6 4 (3.08%) Business Continuity
7 3 (2.31%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (2.31%) Software Testing
7 3 (2.31%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 23 (17.69%) SQL
2 22 (16.92%) PowerShell
3 12 (9.23%) VBScript
4 10 (7.69%) VB
4 10 (7.69%) Java
5 8 (6.15%) Perl
6 7 (5.38%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.08%) C#
8 3 (2.31%) Korn
8 3 (2.31%) Python
9 2 (1.54%) C
9 2 (1.54%) Ruby
10 1 (0.77%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.77%) PHP
10 1 (0.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (22.31%) Security Cleared
2 18 (13.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (13.85%) DV Cleared
3 14 (10.77%) SC Cleared
4 12 (9.23%) MCITP
5 10 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (6.15%) MCSE
6 8 (6.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (5.38%) CCNA
8 5 (3.85%) Degree
8 5 (3.85%) MCSA
9 3 (2.31%) CCNP
10 2 (1.54%) CCIE
11 1 (0.77%) MCTS
11 1 (0.77%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.77%) MCP
11 1 (0.77%) CCA
11 1 (0.77%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.77%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.54%) SLA
1 2 (1.54%) QA
1 2 (1.54%) JSP 440
System Software
1 55 (42.31%) Active Directory
2 31 (23.85%) Hyper-V
3 25 (19.23%) vSphere
4 9 (6.92%) XenApp
4 9 (6.92%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (6.15%) XenServer
6 6 (4.62%) VMware ESX
7 5 (3.85%) Samba
7 5 (3.85%) Terminal Services
7 5 (3.85%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.31%) NFS
9 2 (1.54%) Postfix
9 2 (1.54%) iptables
9 2 (1.54%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.77%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 24 (18.46%) SCCM
2 11 (8.46%) SCOM
2 11 (8.46%) HP Data Protector
3 10 (7.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 7 (5.38%) Puppet
5 6 (4.62%) Cisco UCCE
6 5 (3.85%) HP SIM
6 5 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (3.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (3.08%) Cisco IPCC
8 3 (2.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (2.31%) Tivoli
8 3 (2.31%) vMotion
8 3 (2.31%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (1.54%) yum
9 2 (1.54%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.54%) Netcool
9 2 (1.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 130 (100.00%) VMware
2 80 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 33 (25.38%) HP
4 32 (24.62%) Cisco
5 28 (21.54%) Citrix
6 22 (16.92%) Oracle
7 15 (11.54%) IBM
8 13 (10.00%) Dell
9 10 (7.69%) Symantec
9 10 (7.69%) EMC
10 9 (6.92%) Red Hat
10 9 (6.92%) 3PAR
11 8 (6.15%) Borland
11 8 (6.15%) CheckPoint
12 7 (5.38%) NetApp
13 5 (3.85%) Juniper
13 5 (3.85%) McAfee
13 5 (3.85%) SolarWinds
14 4 (3.08%) Varonis
14 4 (3.08%) Veeam
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