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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 64 60 70
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 60 65 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.54% 2.63% 2.20%
As % of the System Software category 20.98% 22.49% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 34 31
Median daily rate £388 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.51% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £249 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £499 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Median hourly rate £26.00 £19.75 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.64% -22.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £19.55 £21.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £19.95 £29.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +76.47%
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
286 289 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.09% 11.71% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 150 125
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 39 15
Median hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +29.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% +12.90%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +4 26 £375 -6.25% 6
Slough +4 7 £470 +17.50%
Bracknell -11 7 £115 -71.25% 2
Windsor - 6 £500 - 1
Newbury -8 2 - - 2
Maidenhead -9 2 £303 -23.89% 1
VMware Infrastructure
South East

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 116 (100.00%) VMware
2 71 (61.21%) Linux
3 65 (56.03%) Windows
4 42 (36.21%) Cisco
4 42 (36.21%) Microsoft
4 42 (36.21%) Windows Server
5 36 (31.03%) Active Directory
6 33 (28.45%) vSphere
7 27 (23.28%) Red Hat
8 25 (21.55%) Cisco Certification
8 25 (21.55%) Puppet
8 25 (21.55%) Hyper-V
9 24 (20.69%) CCNA
9 24 (20.69%) Python
9 24 (20.69%) ITIL
9 24 (20.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 23 (19.83%) DevOps
11 21 (18.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 20 (17.24%) SAN
12 20 (17.24%) Firewall
13 19 (16.38%) EMC
13 19 (16.38%) Perl
14 18 (15.52%) IBM
14 18 (15.52%) TCP/IP
14 18 (15.52%) Data Centre
15 16 (13.79%) HP
15 16 (13.79%) Citrix
16 15 (12.93%) Microsoft Certification
16 15 (12.93%) Windows Server 2008
16 15 (12.93%) Opscode Chef

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 14 (12.07%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.76%) OpenStack
3 4 (3.45%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.45%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.59%) Apache
4 3 (2.59%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.72%) Confluence
5 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.72%) JBoss
5 2 (1.72%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.86%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.86%) IIS
6 1 (0.86%) nginx
6 1 (0.86%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.72%) MS Office
3 1 (0.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (7.76%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.72%) Office 365
4 1 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.86%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.86%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.86%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 20 (17.24%) Firewall
1 20 (17.24%) SAN
2 18 (15.52%) TCP/IP
3 14 (12.07%) DNS
4 12 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (8.62%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (7.76%) Ethernet
7 8 (6.90%) DHCP
7 8 (6.90%) NAS
8 5 (4.31%) iSCSI
8 5 (4.31%) LAN
8 5 (4.31%) WAN
9 4 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (3.45%) Network Security
9 4 (3.45%) VoIP
10 3 (2.59%) LDAP
10 3 (2.59%) Unified Communications
10 3 (2.59%) VPN
11 2 (1.72%) Internet
11 2 (1.72%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.90%) MySQL
3 4 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.86%) DB2
4 1 (0.86%) DTS
4 1 (0.86%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (7.76%) Sonatype Nexus
2 8 (6.90%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.03%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.31%) JIRA
4 5 (4.31%) Maven
5 3 (2.59%) Ant
6 2 (1.72%) Robot Framework
6 2 (1.72%) Subversion
6 2 (1.72%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.86%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.86%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.86%) Gradle
7 1 (0.86%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.86%) Serena SBM
7 1 (0.86%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (7.76%) Finance
2 7 (6.03%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.59%) Billing
4 2 (1.72%) Electronics
4 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.72%) Marketing
5 1 (0.86%) Advertising
5 1 (0.86%) Legal
5 1 (0.86%) Publishing
5 1 (0.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (21.55%) Support Engineer
2 16 (13.79%) VMware Engineer
3 13 (11.21%) Administrator
3 13 (11.21%) Linux Engineer
4 12 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (9.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (9.48%) Linux Administrator
6 10 (8.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 10 (8.62%) Consultant
6 10 (8.62%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 9 (7.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 9 (7.76%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (6.03%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 7 (6.03%) Architect
9 7 (6.03%) Cloud Engineer
9 7 (6.03%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 7 (6.03%) Senior VMware Engineer
9 7 (6.03%) VMWare Administrator
9 7 (6.03%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.45%) Middleware
2 3 (2.59%) .NET
2 3 (2.59%) JDBC
2 3 (2.59%) JSP
2 3 (2.59%) Node.js
2 3 (2.59%) Web Services
3 2 (1.72%) LAMP
3 2 (1.72%) RESTful
3 2 (1.72%) XML
3 2 (1.72%) YAML
4 1 (0.86%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.86%) ELK Stack
4 1 (0.86%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.86%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.86%) Servlets
4 1 (0.86%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (0.86%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.52%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.03%) EMC VNX
3 6 (5.17%) Private Cloud
4 4 (3.45%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.45%) Replication
5 3 (2.59%) Clustering
6 2 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.72%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.72%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.72%) NGOSS
6 2 (1.72%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.86%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.86%) e-Health
7 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.86%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.86%) iSeries
7 1 (0.86%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 71 (61.21%) Linux
2 65 (56.03%) Windows
3 42 (36.21%) Windows Server
4 21 (18.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (12.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (10.34%) Unix
7 11 (9.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (7.76%) Solaris
9 8 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (6.03%) CentOS
11 6 (5.17%) Ubuntu
12 5 (4.31%) SUSE
13 4 (3.45%) AIX
13 4 (3.45%) VMS
14 1 (0.86%) Debian
14 1 (0.86%) Fedora
14 1 (0.86%) HPUX
14 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.86%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.69%) ITIL
2 23 (19.83%) DevOps
3 11 (9.48%) Migration
4 10 (8.62%) Configuration Management
5 9 (7.76%) High Availability
5 9 (7.76%) Mentoring
5 9 (7.76%) Server Virtualisation
6 8 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (6.03%) Change Management
7 7 (6.03%) Coaching
7 7 (6.03%) Problem Management
8 6 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (5.17%) Incident Management
8 6 (5.17%) Load Balancing
8 6 (5.17%) TOGAF
9 5 (4.31%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (4.31%) CRM
9 5 (4.31%) Open Source
10 4 (3.45%) Kanban
10 4 (3.45%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.69%) Python
2 19 (16.38%) Perl
3 13 (11.21%) PowerShell
4 12 (10.34%) Ruby
5 10 (8.62%) Java
6 9 (7.76%) SQL
7 7 (6.03%) Bash Shell
8 5 (4.31%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.31%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.45%) C#
10 3 (2.59%) C
10 3 (2.59%) C++
11 2 (1.72%) AWK
11 2 (1.72%) PHP
11 2 (1.72%) sed
11 2 (1.72%) VB
11 2 (1.72%) VBScript
12 1 (0.86%) C-shell
12 1 (0.86%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 25 (21.55%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (20.69%) CCNA
2 24 (20.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 15 (12.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (12.07%) Security Cleared
5 12 (10.34%) CCNP
6 9 (7.76%) MCP
6 9 (7.76%) MCSA
7 8 (6.90%) RHCSA
7 8 (6.90%) SC Cleared
8 7 (6.03%) Degree
9 6 (5.17%) MCSE
9 6 (5.17%) RHCE
10 5 (4.31%) DV Cleared
11 4 (3.45%) VCP5
12 3 (2.59%) MCITP
13 2 (1.72%) HNC
14 1 (0.86%) A+ Certification
14 1 (0.86%) CCA
14 1 (0.86%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.48%) SLA
2 5 (4.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.86%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 36 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 33 (28.45%) vSphere
3 25 (21.55%) Hyper-V
4 12 (10.34%) VMware ESX
5 9 (7.76%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (6.90%) XenServer
7 7 (6.03%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (6.03%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (5.17%) NFS
8 6 (5.17%) XenApp
9 5 (4.31%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (4.31%) XenDesktop
10 3 (2.59%) vCloud
11 2 (1.72%) Docker
11 2 (1.72%) KVM
12 1 (0.86%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.86%) Postfix
12 1 (0.86%) qmail
12 1 (0.86%) Varnish
12 1 (0.86%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 25 (21.55%) Puppet
2 15 (12.93%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (11.21%) Nagios
4 8 (6.90%) Ansible
5 7 (6.03%) Backup Exec
6 6 (5.17%) SCCM
7 5 (4.31%) SCOM
7 5 (4.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (3.45%) WSUS
9 3 (2.59%) CFEngine
9 3 (2.59%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (2.59%) Oracle ZFS
10 2 (1.72%) NetBackup
10 2 (1.72%) NetVault Backup
10 2 (1.72%) OpenNMS
10 2 (1.72%) Perfmon
10 2 (1.72%) SCOrch
10 2 (1.72%) SCVMM
10 2 (1.72%) vRealize
Vendors
1 116 (100.00%) VMware
2 42 (36.21%) Cisco
2 42 (36.21%) Microsoft
3 27 (23.28%) Red Hat
4 19 (16.38%) EMC
5 18 (15.52%) IBM
6 16 (13.79%) Citrix
6 16 (13.79%) HP
7 12 (10.34%) Oracle
8 10 (8.62%) Dell
8 10 (8.62%) NetApp
9 9 (7.76%) Hitachi
10 8 (6.90%) Intel
10 8 (6.90%) Symantec
11 3 (2.59%) CommVault
11 3 (2.59%) F5
11 3 (2.59%) LANDesk
11 3 (2.59%) Remedy
11 3 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (2.59%) Veritas
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