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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 66 72 52
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -20
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 57 59 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.24% 2.18% 3.02%
As % of the System Software category 25.68% 19.80% 26.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 19 45
Average daily rate £370 £438 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.42% +39.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £218 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £505 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 6
Average hourly rate £55.65 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+237.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £29.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+48.27% +50.25%
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
222 298 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.74% 10.99% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 142 131
Average daily rate £350 £398 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +22.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 26 42
Average hourly rate £55.55 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+236.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £13.65 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £39.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 12 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Histogram 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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -6 24 £350 -22.22% 23
Bracknell -10 11 £335 -7.58% 1
Maidenhead +5 8 £427 - 1
Slough +3 3 £353 +8.46% 2
Windsor - 1 £365 - 1
Wokingham - 1 - - 3
VMware Infrastructure
South East

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 110 (100.00%) VMware
2 78 (70.91%) Windows
3 56 (50.91%) Active Directory
4 53 (48.18%) Windows Server
5 52 (47.27%) Microsoft
6 41 (37.27%) Linux
7 27 (24.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (24.55%) Hyper-V
8 26 (23.64%) vSphere
8 26 (23.64%) Data Centre
8 26 (23.64%) Firewall
9 24 (21.82%) Migration
10 23 (20.91%) Cisco
10 23 (20.91%) HP
10 23 (20.91%) Red Hat
11 22 (20.00%) Oracle
11 22 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (19.09%) DNS
12 21 (19.09%) LAN
13 20 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
14 19 (17.27%) Microsoft Azure
14 19 (17.27%) WAN
14 19 (17.27%) IBM
14 19 (17.27%) SQL
14 19 (17.27%) Citrix
15 18 (16.36%) ITIL
15 18 (16.36%) PowerShell
15 18 (16.36%) Windows Server 2012
16 17 (15.45%) Puppet
16 17 (15.45%) Unix

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 14 (12.73%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.36%) OpenStack
3 6 (5.45%) WebLogic
3 6 (5.45%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.55%) JBoss
4 5 (4.55%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.64%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.73%) IIS
7 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.82%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.91%) Apache
8 1 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.91%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.64%) MS Office
3 2 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.91%) Maximo
1 1 (0.91%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (17.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.82%) Office 365
3 2 (1.82%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.91%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.91%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 26 (23.64%) Firewall
2 21 (19.09%) DNS
2 21 (19.09%) LAN
3 19 (17.27%) WAN
4 15 (13.64%) SAN
5 14 (12.73%) TCP/IP
6 12 (10.91%) DHCP
7 6 (5.45%) Ethernet
8 4 (3.64%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (3.64%) IPv6
8 4 (3.64%) MPLS
8 4 (3.64%) Network Security
9 3 (2.73%) ATM
9 3 (2.73%) NAS
9 3 (2.73%) Unified Communications
9 3 (2.73%) VPN
10 2 (1.82%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.82%) SMTP
10 2 (1.82%) SNMP
10 2 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.82%) DB2
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.82%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.91%) MySQL
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.73%) FishEye
2 3 (2.73%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.82%) PVCS
3 2 (1.82%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.91%) MSI
General
1 11 (10.00%) Finance
2 6 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.73%) Retail
4 2 (1.82%) Banking
4 2 (1.82%) Publishing
5 1 (0.91%) Advertising
5 1 (0.91%) Billing
5 1 (0.91%) Electronics
5 1 (0.91%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.91%) Marketing
5 1 (0.91%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (16.36%) Architect
2 17 (15.45%) Support Engineer
3 10 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
4 9 (8.18%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (8.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (7.27%) Administrator
5 8 (7.27%) Designer
6 7 (6.36%) Cloud Architect
6 7 (6.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (6.36%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (5.45%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (5.45%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.45%) Technical Architect
7 6 (5.45%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 5 (4.55%) Active Directory Engineer
8 5 (4.55%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 5 (4.55%) Systems Architect
8 5 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (4.55%) VMware Support Engineer
9 4 (3.64%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.00%) Middleware
2 5 (4.55%) J2EE
3 2 (1.82%) WAP
4 1 (0.91%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.64%) Data Centre
2 14 (12.73%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.55%) Mainframe
4 5 (4.55%) Public Cloud
4 5 (4.55%) VCE vBlock
5 4 (3.64%) Clustering
5 4 (3.64%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.64%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.73%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.73%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (2.73%) FlexPod
6 3 (2.73%) HP Storage
7 2 (1.82%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.82%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.82%) iSeries
7 2 (1.82%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.91%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.91%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.91%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 78 (70.91%) Windows
2 53 (48.18%) Windows Server
3 41 (37.27%) Linux
4 27 (24.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (16.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (15.45%) Unix
8 13 (11.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (10.00%) SUSE
10 8 (7.27%) AIX
11 7 (6.36%) Solaris
12 5 (4.55%) CentOS
12 5 (4.55%) Windows 7
12 5 (4.55%) Windows 8
13 4 (3.64%) Windows XP
14 3 (2.73%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.91%) Android
15 1 (0.91%) Nucleus RTOS
15 1 (0.91%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.91%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.82%) Migration
2 18 (16.36%) ITIL
3 15 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (9.09%) Change Management
5 9 (8.18%) Configuration Management
6 7 (6.36%) Mentoring
6 7 (6.36%) Project Management
7 6 (5.45%) Problem Management
7 6 (5.45%) Risk Analysis
7 6 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (5.45%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (4.55%) Information Security
9 4 (3.64%) High Availability
9 4 (3.64%) Incident Management
9 4 (3.64%) Integration Testing
9 4 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (3.64%) PRINCE2
9 4 (3.64%) Test Strategy
9 4 (3.64%) Time Management
10 3 (2.73%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.27%) SQL
2 18 (16.36%) PowerShell
3 12 (10.91%) Ruby
4 8 (7.27%) Perl
5 5 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.64%) Python
7 3 (2.73%) VB
8 2 (1.82%) AWK
8 2 (1.82%) Korn
8 2 (1.82%) sed
8 2 (1.82%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.91%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.91%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (15.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (14.55%) Security Cleared
3 13 (11.82%) DV Cleared
4 12 (10.91%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (9.09%) CCNA
5 10 (9.09%) MCSA
6 8 (7.27%) MCSE
7 7 (6.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (5.45%) MCP
9 4 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (2.73%) CCNP
10 3 (2.73%) MCSD
10 3 (2.73%) VCP5
11 2 (1.82%) APMP
11 2 (1.82%) HNC
11 2 (1.82%) PMI Certification
11 2 (1.82%) PMP
11 2 (1.82%) RHCSA
11 2 (1.82%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.82%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.00%) SLA
2 4 (3.64%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.82%) QA
4 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 56 (50.91%) Active Directory
2 27 (24.55%) Hyper-V
3 26 (23.64%) vSphere
4 10 (9.09%) VMware ESX
5 9 (8.18%) XenApp
6 5 (4.55%) VMware Server
6 5 (4.55%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (3.64%) vCloud
7 4 (3.64%) XenServer
8 3 (2.73%) Docker
8 3 (2.73%) NFS
8 3 (2.73%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.73%) Xen
8 3 (2.73%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.82%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (1.82%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.82%) Samba
10 1 (0.91%) KVM
10 1 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (15.45%) Puppet
1 17 (15.45%) SCCM
2 15 (13.64%) SCOM
3 12 (10.91%) SCVMM
3 12 (10.91%) Windows Intune
4 8 (7.27%) vRealize
5 4 (3.64%) Tivoli
5 4 (3.64%) WSUS
6 3 (2.73%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.73%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (2.73%) Packer
6 3 (2.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.82%) Ansible
7 2 (1.82%) Nagios
7 2 (1.82%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (1.82%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.91%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 110 (100.00%) VMware
2 52 (47.27%) Microsoft
3 23 (20.91%) Cisco
3 23 (20.91%) HP
3 23 (20.91%) Red Hat
4 22 (20.00%) Oracle
5 19 (17.27%) Citrix
5 19 (17.27%) IBM
6 12 (10.91%) RightScale
7 8 (7.27%) Dell
8 7 (6.36%) EMC
9 5 (4.55%) CA
9 5 (4.55%) NetApp
10 4 (3.64%) Hitachi
10 4 (3.64%) Intel
10 4 (3.64%) Remedy
10 4 (3.64%) Symantec
11 3 (2.73%) Juniper
11 3 (2.73%) SAP
12 2 (1.82%) Veritas
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £350.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £420 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day + dep on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day + dep on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £280.00 - £320.00 per day + Circa £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £280.00 - £320.00 per day + Circa £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day + Please quote
Posted: 9 days ago