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 31 July 2016 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 56 75 81
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +6
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 72 49 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.07% 1.91% 1.68%
As % of the System Software category 26.37% 17.75% 15.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 27 18
Median daily rate £450 £398 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +13.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £233 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £491 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.97% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Median hourly rate £26.00 £19.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.64% -5.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £37.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-25.33% +70.45%
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
273 276 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.63% 10.75% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 146 112
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 35 16
Median hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 £17.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +12.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +27 30 £400 +1.32% 9
Bracknell -3 13 £350 +47.36% 2
Slough +11 9 £470 +25.33% 3
Windsor - 8 £500 -
Maidenhead -5 2 £303 -23.89% 3
Newbury -7 1 - - 1
VMware Infrastructure
South East

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, 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.

1 125 (100.00%) VMware
2 76 (60.80%) Linux
3 61 (48.80%) Windows
4 47 (37.60%) Cisco
5 36 (28.80%) Microsoft
5 36 (28.80%) vSphere
6 33 (26.40%) Windows Server
7 32 (25.60%) Active Directory
8 31 (24.80%) Red Hat
8 31 (24.80%) ITIL
9 29 (23.20%) Puppet
10 27 (21.60%) DevOps
11 24 (19.20%) Python
11 24 (19.20%) Firewall
12 23 (18.40%) EMC
13 21 (16.80%) Cisco Certification
13 21 (16.80%) Perl
13 21 (16.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 20 (16.00%) CCNA
14 20 (16.00%) SAN
14 20 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 20 (16.00%) Hyper-V
15 18 (14.40%) Windows Server 2008
15 18 (14.40%) Security Cleared
16 17 (13.60%) Opscode Chef
16 17 (13.60%) Data Centre
17 16 (12.80%) HP
17 16 (12.80%) TCP/IP
17 16 (12.80%) Oracle
17 16 (12.80%) Unix

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 11 (8.80%) MS Exchange
1 11 (8.80%) OpenStack
2 6 (4.80%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.00%) iPlanet
3 5 (4.00%) Skype for Business
4 4 (3.20%) Apache
4 4 (3.20%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.20%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.60%) Confluence
5 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.60%) IIS
5 2 (1.60%) JBoss
6 1 (0.80%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.80%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.80%) nginx
6 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.80%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (5.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.80%) MS Office
2 1 (0.80%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.60%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.60%) Office 365
4 1 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.80%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.80%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.80%) CloudBees
4 1 (0.80%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 24 (19.20%) Firewall
2 20 (16.00%) SAN
3 16 (12.80%) TCP/IP
4 13 (10.40%) Cisco Nexus
4 13 (10.40%) DNS
5 8 (6.40%) Fibre Channel
5 8 (6.40%) LAN
5 8 (6.40%) WAN
6 7 (5.60%) NAS
7 6 (4.80%) DHCP
7 6 (4.80%) Ethernet
8 5 (4.00%) BIG-IP
8 5 (4.00%) iSCSI
8 5 (4.00%) VoIP
9 4 (3.20%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (3.20%) Internet
9 4 (3.20%) LDAP
9 4 (3.20%) MPLS
9 4 (3.20%) Network Security
10 3 (2.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.40%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.20%) MySQL
3 5 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.80%) DB2
5 1 (0.80%) DTS
5 1 (0.80%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (8.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 8 (6.40%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.60%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.00%) JIRA
4 5 (4.00%) Maven
5 3 (2.40%) Ant
6 2 (1.60%) Robot Framework
6 2 (1.60%) Subversion
6 2 (1.60%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.80%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.80%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.80%) Gradle
7 1 (0.80%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.80%) Serena SBM
7 1 (0.80%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (8.00%) Finance
2 8 (6.40%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.40%) Billing
3 3 (2.40%) Electronics
3 3 (2.40%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.40%) Marketing
4 2 (1.60%) Retail
5 1 (0.80%) Advertising
5 1 (0.80%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (15.20%) Support Engineer
2 16 (12.80%) Administrator
3 15 (12.00%) Linux Engineer
3 15 (12.00%) VMware Engineer
4 12 (9.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (9.60%) Linux Administrator
4 12 (9.60%) Systems Administrator
5 11 (8.80%) Consultant
6 10 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (8.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 8 (6.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (6.40%) Architect
7 8 (6.40%) Cloud Engineer
7 8 (6.40%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 8 (6.40%) Senior VMware Engineer
8 7 (5.60%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 7 (5.60%) VMWare Administrator
9 6 (4.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (4.80%) Operations Manager
10 5 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.20%) Web Services
2 8 (6.40%) JSP
3 5 (4.00%) J2EE
3 5 (4.00%) Middleware
4 3 (2.40%) .NET
4 3 (2.40%) JDBC
4 3 (2.40%) LAMP
4 3 (2.40%) Node.js
5 2 (1.60%) RESTful
5 2 (1.60%) XML
5 2 (1.60%) YAML
6 1 (0.80%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.80%) CSS
6 1 (0.80%) ELK Stack
6 1 (0.80%) HTML
6 1 (0.80%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (0.80%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.80%) Servlets
6 1 (0.80%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.60%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.00%) EMC VNX
3 6 (4.80%) Private Cloud
4 5 (4.00%) Replication
5 3 (2.40%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.60%) Clustering
6 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.60%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.60%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.60%) NGOSS
6 2 (1.60%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.60%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.80%) AS400
7 1 (0.80%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.80%) e-Health
7 1 (0.80%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.80%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.80%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 76 (60.80%) Linux
2 61 (48.80%) Windows
3 33 (26.40%) Windows Server
4 20 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (14.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (12.80%) Unix
7 13 (10.40%) Solaris
8 10 (8.00%) Ubuntu
9 9 (7.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (6.40%) AIX
10 8 (6.40%) CentOS
10 8 (6.40%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (4.00%) SUSE
12 4 (3.20%) VMS
13 2 (1.60%) Debian
14 1 (0.80%) Fedora
14 1 (0.80%) HPUX
14 1 (0.80%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.80%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.80%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.80%) ITIL
2 27 (21.60%) DevOps
3 11 (8.80%) Migration
4 10 (8.00%) Configuration Management
5 9 (7.20%) High Availability
5 9 (7.20%) Server Virtualisation
6 8 (6.40%) Mentoring
6 8 (6.40%) Problem Management
6 8 (6.40%) Project Management
7 7 (5.60%) ITIL V3
8 6 (4.80%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (4.80%) Change Management
8 6 (4.80%) Coaching
8 6 (4.80%) Information Security
8 6 (4.80%) Load Balancing
8 6 (4.80%) Open Source
8 6 (4.80%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (4.80%) TOGAF
9 5 (4.00%) Incident Management
9 5 (4.00%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 24 (19.20%) Python
2 21 (16.80%) Perl
3 15 (12.00%) Java
4 13 (10.40%) PowerShell
5 12 (9.60%) Ruby
6 9 (7.20%) Bash Shell
6 9 (7.20%) SQL
7 6 (4.80%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.20%) C#
9 3 (2.40%) C
9 3 (2.40%) C++
9 3 (2.40%) PHP
9 3 (2.40%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.60%) VB
10 2 (1.60%) VBScript
11 1 (0.80%) C-shell
11 1 (0.80%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 21 (16.80%) Cisco Certification
1 21 (16.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 20 (16.00%) CCNA
3 18 (14.40%) Security Cleared
4 13 (10.40%) CCNP
5 11 (8.80%) SC Cleared
6 9 (7.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (5.60%) Degree
7 7 (5.60%) MCP
7 7 (5.60%) RHCE
7 7 (5.60%) RHCSA
8 6 (4.80%) MCSA
9 5 (4.00%) DV Cleared
10 3 (2.40%) MCITP
10 3 (2.40%) MCSE
10 3 (2.40%) VCP5
11 1 (0.80%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.80%) RHCA
11 1 (0.80%) VCAP
11 1 (0.80%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.60%) SLA
2 5 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.00%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (28.80%) vSphere
2 32 (25.60%) Active Directory
3 20 (16.00%) Hyper-V
4 11 (8.80%) VMware ESX
5 7 (5.60%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (5.60%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (4.80%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (4.80%) XenApp
7 5 (4.00%) NFS
7 5 (4.00%) vCloud
7 5 (4.00%) XenServer
8 4 (3.20%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.60%) Docker
9 2 (1.60%) KVM
9 2 (1.60%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (1.60%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.60%) Xen
10 1 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.80%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 29 (23.20%) Puppet
2 17 (13.60%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (12.00%) Nagios
4 10 (8.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 8 (6.40%) Ansible
5 8 (6.40%) EMC NetWorker
6 7 (5.60%) Backup Exec
7 6 (4.80%) CFEngine
7 6 (4.80%) SCCM
8 5 (4.00%) SCOM
9 4 (3.20%) NetBackup
9 4 (3.20%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (3.20%) vRealize
10 3 (2.40%) Oracle ZFS
10 3 (2.40%) WSUS
11 2 (1.60%) NetVault Backup
11 2 (1.60%) OpenNMS
11 2 (1.60%) Perfmon
11 2 (1.60%) SCOrch
11 2 (1.60%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 125 (100.00%) VMware
2 47 (37.60%) Cisco
3 36 (28.80%) Microsoft
4 31 (24.80%) Red Hat
5 23 (18.40%) EMC
6 16 (12.80%) HP
6 16 (12.80%) Oracle
7 15 (12.00%) Citrix
8 14 (11.20%) IBM
9 11 (8.80%) NetApp
10 9 (7.20%) Symantec
11 8 (6.40%) F5
12 6 (4.80%) Hitachi
13 5 (4.00%) BEA
13 5 (4.00%) Dell
13 5 (4.00%) Intel
13 5 (4.00%) Sun
13 5 (4.00%) Veeam
14 3 (2.40%) CommVault
14 3 (2.40%) Veritas
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