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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 69 68 58
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 72 60 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.45% 2.14% 2.55%
As % of the System Software category 21.75% 25.42% 26.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 31 19
Average daily rate
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£417 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £238 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 9
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £15.20 £19.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £24.65 £30.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +16.88%
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
331 236 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.27% 8.41% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 102 100
Average daily rate £370 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 44 37
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £14.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £27.20 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.00%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +11 23 £417 +14.24% 15
Bracknell +4 23 £400 +33.16% 2
Slough -6 6 £600 +64.38% 6
Maidenhead +8 2 - - 2
Newbury - 2 £488 - 2
Thatcham - - - - 1
VMware Infrastructure
South East

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 139 (100.00%) VMware
2 82 (58.99%) Windows
2 82 (58.99%) Microsoft
3 59 (42.45%) Active Directory
4 55 (39.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 52 (37.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (25.18%) Hyper-V
7 34 (24.46%) Security Cleared
7 34 (24.46%) Linux
8 33 (23.74%) Citrix
9 30 (21.58%) HP
9 30 (21.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 29 (20.86%) DNS
11 27 (19.42%) TCP/IP
12 25 (17.99%) Cisco
13 24 (17.27%) vSphere
14 22 (15.83%) SQL
14 22 (15.83%) SC Cleared
15 21 (15.11%) SCCM
15 21 (15.11%) UNIX
16 20 (14.39%) Oracle
17 19 (13.67%) DHCP
17 19 (13.67%) PowerShell
18 18 (12.95%) MS Exchange
18 18 (12.95%) SAN
18 18 (12.95%) Migration
19 17 (12.23%) DV Cleared
20 16 (11.51%) Windows 7
21 15 (10.79%) Red Hat
21 15 (10.79%) Dell

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 18 (12.95%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.63%) IIS
3 11 (7.91%) SharePoint Server
4 8 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.16%) JBoss
8 3 (2.16%) Apache
8 3 (2.16%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.16%) OpenStack
8 3 (2.16%) Lync
9 2 (1.44%) Confluence
9 2 (1.44%) MediaWiki
10 1 (0.72%) nginx
10 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (9.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.60%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (2.88%) PaaS
3 3 (2.16%) SaaS
3 3 (2.16%) IaaS
4 2 (1.44%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (1.44%) Amazon Glacier
4 2 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.44%) Office 365
4 2 (1.44%) GitHub
4 2 (1.44%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (20.86%) DNS
2 27 (19.42%) TCP/IP
3 19 (13.67%) DHCP
4 18 (12.95%) SAN
5 14 (10.07%) LAN
5 14 (10.07%) WAN
5 14 (10.07%) Firewall
6 7 (5.04%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (5.04%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (4.32%) Internet
7 6 (4.32%) Ethernet
8 5 (3.60%) DAB
8 5 (3.60%) Network Security
9 4 (2.88%) IPsec
9 4 (2.88%) VPN
10 3 (2.16%) BGP
10 3 (2.16%) OpenLDAP
10 3 (2.16%) NetScaler
11 2 (1.44%) NAS
11 2 (1.44%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (2.88%) MySQL
3 3 (2.16%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.16%) DB2
4 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.44%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.44%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.72%) IDOL
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (7.19%) StarTeam
2 5 (3.60%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.60%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.88%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.16%) jMock
4 3 (2.16%) SonarQube
4 3 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.16%) DbUnit
4 3 (2.16%) Mockito
4 3 (2.16%) SoapUI
4 3 (2.16%) MSBuild
4 3 (2.16%) Maven
4 3 (2.16%) JUnit
5 2 (1.44%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.44%) Subversion
5 2 (1.44%) JIRA
5 2 (1.44%) NuGet
5 2 (1.44%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.44%) Hudson
6 1 (0.72%) WinRunner
General
1 7 (5.04%) Telecoms
1 7 (5.04%) Retail
2 5 (3.60%) Marketing
2 5 (3.60%) Finance
2 5 (3.60%) Advertising
2 5 (3.60%) Banking
3 3 (2.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (15.83%) Architect
2 20 (14.39%) Support Engineer
2 20 (14.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (10.79%) Server Engineer
4 12 (8.63%) Consultant
5 9 (6.47%) Server Support
5 9 (6.47%) Integration Engineer
5 9 (6.47%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 9 (6.47%) Server Support Engineer
6 8 (5.76%) Technical Architect
6 8 (5.76%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (5.04%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (5.04%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.32%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 5 (3.60%) Build Engineer
9 5 (3.60%) Marketing Manager
9 5 (3.60%) Network Engineer
9 5 (3.60%) Technical Consultant
9 5 (3.60%) Project Engineer
10 4 (2.88%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.91%) SOAP
2 10 (7.19%) .NET
3 9 (6.47%) Web Services
4 5 (3.60%) RESTful
5 4 (2.88%) Software Packaging
5 4 (2.88%) XML
6 3 (2.16%) XSL
6 3 (2.16%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.16%) COM+
6 3 (2.16%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (2.16%) Spring
6 3 (2.16%) PowerMock
6 3 (2.16%) Apache Camel
6 3 (2.16%) Apache CXF
7 2 (1.44%) WPF
7 2 (1.44%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.72%) LAMP
8 1 (0.72%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.72%) YAML
8 1 (0.72%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.32%) Social Media
3 5 (3.60%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.60%) Clustering
4 3 (2.16%) PKI
5 2 (1.44%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.44%) Wiki
6 1 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.72%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.72%) PDA
6 1 (0.72%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.72%) Replication
6 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 82 (58.99%) Windows
2 55 (39.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (37.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (24.46%) Linux
5 30 (21.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (15.11%) UNIX
7 16 (11.51%) Windows 7
8 13 (9.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (6.47%) Solaris
10 3 (2.16%) AIX
11 2 (1.44%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.44%) CentOS
11 2 (1.44%) Debian
11 2 (1.44%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.72%) VMS
12 1 (0.72%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (12.95%) Migration
2 12 (8.63%) Configuration Management
3 8 (5.76%) ITIL
4 7 (5.04%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (5.04%) DevOps
5 6 (4.32%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (4.32%) Validation
6 5 (3.60%) B2B
6 5 (3.60%) Project Management
6 5 (3.60%) Scrum
6 5 (3.60%) E-Commerce
6 5 (3.60%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (3.60%) Telemarketing
6 5 (3.60%) Online Marketing
7 4 (2.88%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (2.88%) Change Management
7 4 (2.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (2.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (2.16%) Business Continuity
8 3 (2.16%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 22 (15.83%) SQL
2 19 (13.67%) PowerShell
3 15 (10.79%) VBScript
3 15 (10.79%) VB
4 12 (8.63%) Perl
5 10 (7.19%) Java
6 5 (3.60%) Bash Shell
6 5 (3.60%) C#
7 4 (2.88%) Python
8 2 (1.44%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.44%) Ruby
8 2 (1.44%) C
9 1 (0.72%) PHP
9 1 (0.72%) Korn
Qualifications
1 34 (24.46%) Security Cleared
2 22 (15.83%) SC Cleared
3 17 (12.23%) DV Cleared
4 13 (9.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (7.19%) MCSE
6 9 (6.47%) MCITP
7 7 (5.04%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (4.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (3.60%) CCIE
10 4 (2.88%) CCNP
10 4 (2.88%) MCSA
11 3 (2.16%) MCTS
11 3 (2.16%) Degree
12 2 (1.44%) PhD
12 2 (1.44%) MCP
12 2 (1.44%) CCNA
13 1 (0.72%) CCDA
13 1 (0.72%) CCDP
13 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.44%) SLA
1 2 (1.44%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 59 (42.45%) Active Directory
2 35 (25.18%) Hyper-V
3 24 (17.27%) vSphere
4 9 (6.47%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (5.76%) XenApp
6 6 (4.32%) XenServer
6 6 (4.32%) NFS
7 5 (3.60%) VMware ESX
8 3 (2.16%) vCloud
9 2 (1.44%) iptables
9 2 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.44%) Samba
9 2 (1.44%) Firmware
9 2 (1.44%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.44%) Postfix
10 1 (0.72%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.72%) Veritas File System
10 1 (0.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.72%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 21 (15.11%) SCCM
2 11 (7.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 11 (7.91%) HP Data Protector
3 7 (5.04%) SCOM
3 7 (5.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (4.32%) Puppet
5 5 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (3.60%) ZABBIX
6 3 (2.16%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (2.16%) Hyperic
6 3 (2.16%) logstash
6 3 (2.16%) HP SIM
6 3 (2.16%) vMotion
7 2 (1.44%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (1.44%) Netcool
7 2 (1.44%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.44%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.72%) WSUS
8 1 (0.72%) Netcool/Proviso
8 1 (0.72%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 139 (100.00%) VMware
2 82 (58.99%) Microsoft
3 33 (23.74%) Citrix
4 30 (21.58%) HP
5 25 (17.99%) Cisco
6 20 (14.39%) Oracle
7 15 (10.79%) Dell
7 15 (10.79%) Red Hat
8 12 (8.63%) IBM
9 10 (7.19%) Borland
10 9 (6.47%) NetApp
11 8 (5.76%) EMC
12 5 (3.60%) Redknee
12 5 (3.60%) Symantec
13 4 (2.88%) 3PAR
13 4 (2.88%) F5
13 4 (2.88%) CheckPoint
13 4 (2.88%) BMC
14 2 (1.44%) Veritas
14 2 (1.44%) Sun
Bracknell
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Slough
Church International
Rate: £400-£450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £38 - £42 per hour + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago