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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 58 63 90
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +27
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 71 69 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.68% 2.68% 1.35%
As % of the System Software category 23.99% 20.97% 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 34 13
Average daily rate
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£450 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £137 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £415 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 9
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.11%
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
296 329 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.17% 12.77% 8.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 151 85
Average daily rate £400 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £155 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £433 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 44
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.60 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £29.90 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +28 31 £450 +74.75% 7
Bracknell -4 15 £400 +21.21% 4
Slough -8 5 - - 7
Newbury - 4 £375 - 3
Maidenhead -7 1 - - 1
Hungerford - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
South East

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 117 (100.00%) VMware
2 77 (65.81%) Windows
3 62 (52.99%) Microsoft
4 54 (46.15%) Active Directory
5 48 (41.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (35.90%) Linux
6 42 (35.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (27.35%) HP
8 31 (26.50%) Security Cleared
9 30 (25.64%) Cisco
9 30 (25.64%) DNS
9 30 (25.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 29 (24.79%) SAN
11 28 (23.93%) Citrix
11 28 (23.93%) Hyper-V
12 26 (22.22%) vSphere
13 22 (18.80%) TCP/IP
13 22 (18.80%) SC Cleared
14 19 (16.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 19 (16.24%) ITIL
14 19 (16.24%) UNIX
14 19 (16.24%) Red Hat
15 18 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
15 18 (15.38%) DHCP
16 16 (13.68%) MS Excel
16 16 (13.68%) Windows 7
17 15 (12.82%) MCSE
18 14 (11.97%) SQL
18 14 (11.97%) Migration
19 13 (11.11%) Dell

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 12 (10.26%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.98%) IIS
3 6 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (3.42%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (2.56%) Apache
6 3 (2.56%) JBoss
6 3 (2.56%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 16 (13.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.85%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.98%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (3.42%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (3.42%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (3.42%) Google App Engine
3 3 (2.56%) SaaS
3 3 (2.56%) PaaS
3 3 (2.56%) IaaS
4 2 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (25.64%) DNS
2 29 (24.79%) SAN
3 22 (18.80%) TCP/IP
4 18 (15.38%) DHCP
5 10 (8.55%) Firewall
6 8 (6.84%) Internet
7 7 (5.98%) LAN
7 7 (5.98%) WAN
8 6 (5.13%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (4.27%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (4.27%) Ethernet
9 5 (4.27%) NetScaler
10 4 (3.42%) DAB
10 4 (3.42%) DMZ
10 4 (3.42%) VLAN
11 3 (2.56%) OpenLDAP
11 3 (2.56%) Network Security
11 3 (2.56%) VPN
12 2 (1.71%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (1.71%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (2.56%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.56%) MySQL
2 2 (1.71%) DB2
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.85%) IDOL
3 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (5.98%) Git (software)
1 7 (5.98%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.42%) Gradle
2 4 (3.42%) Ant
3 3 (2.56%) StarTeam
3 3 (2.56%) jMock
3 3 (2.56%) Maven
3 3 (2.56%) JUnit
3 3 (2.56%) DbUnit
3 3 (2.56%) Mockito
4 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.85%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.85%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.85%) MSBuild
General
1 7 (5.98%) Retail
2 6 (5.13%) Banking
2 6 (5.13%) Finance
3 5 (4.27%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.71%) Publishing
5 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 25 (21.37%) Architect
2 15 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (10.26%) Consultant
4 10 (8.55%) Technical Architect
4 10 (8.55%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (6.84%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (6.84%) Server Engineer
6 7 (5.98%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (5.13%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 5 (4.27%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Security Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) VMware Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) Integration Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) Desktop Engineer
10 3 (2.56%) Team Leader
10 3 (2.56%) Project Engineer
10 3 (2.56%) Server Support Engineer
10 3 (2.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.98%) Software Packaging
1 7 (5.98%) Web Services
2 6 (5.13%) SOAP
3 3 (2.56%) Apache CXF
3 3 (2.56%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (2.56%) Spring
3 3 (2.56%) .NET
3 3 (2.56%) RESTful
3 3 (2.56%) Apache Camel
3 3 (2.56%) PowerMock
4 2 (1.71%) XML
4 2 (1.71%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.71%) COM+
4 2 (1.71%) LAMP
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.85%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.85%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.85%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.85%) Middleware
5 1 (0.85%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.42%) Blackberry
2 3 (2.56%) PKI
2 3 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.56%) Data Structures
2 3 (2.56%) Algorithms
2 3 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.71%) Clustering
4 1 (0.85%) CMDB
4 1 (0.85%) Replication
4 1 (0.85%) Social Media
4 1 (0.85%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 77 (65.81%) Windows
2 48 (41.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (35.90%) Linux
3 42 (35.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (25.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (16.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (16.24%) UNIX
6 16 (13.68%) Windows 7
7 7 (5.98%) Solaris
8 6 (5.13%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.56%) AIX
9 3 (2.56%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.71%) VMS
10 2 (1.71%) SUSE
11 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.85%) Debian
11 1 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.24%) ITIL
2 14 (11.97%) Migration
3 9 (7.69%) Validation
3 9 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 6 (5.13%) Mentoring
4 6 (5.13%) Unit Testing
5 5 (4.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (4.27%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (4.27%) Change Management
5 5 (4.27%) DevOps
5 5 (4.27%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (3.42%) Project Management
6 4 (3.42%) Requirements Management
6 4 (3.42%) Automated Testing
6 4 (3.42%) Problem Management
7 3 (2.56%) Load Balancing
7 3 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (2.56%) Investment Management
7 3 (2.56%) Kanban
7 3 (2.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.97%) SQL
2 11 (9.40%) PowerShell
3 9 (7.69%) VBScript
4 7 (5.98%) Perl
5 6 (5.13%) Java
5 6 (5.13%) VB
6 5 (4.27%) C#
7 3 (2.56%) Python
8 2 (1.71%) C
8 2 (1.71%) PHP
8 2 (1.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (26.50%) Security Cleared
2 22 (18.80%) SC Cleared
3 18 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (12.82%) MCSE
5 12 (10.26%) MCITP
6 11 (9.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (8.55%) DV Cleared
8 5 (4.27%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (3.42%) CCIE
10 3 (2.56%) Degree
11 2 (1.71%) PhD
11 2 (1.71%) CCNP
11 2 (1.71%) CCNA
11 2 (1.71%) MCSA
11 2 (1.71%) MCTS
12 1 (0.85%) HP APS
12 1 (0.85%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.85%) CCA
12 1 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.85%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 28 (23.93%) Hyper-V
3 26 (22.22%) vSphere
4 9 (7.69%) VMware ESX
5 8 (6.84%) XenApp
6 7 (5.98%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (5.13%) KVM
8 5 (4.27%) Xen
8 5 (4.27%) NFS
9 4 (3.42%) vCloud
9 4 (3.42%) Terminal Services
10 3 (2.56%) XenDesktop
10 3 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.71%) Firmware
11 2 (1.71%) XenServer
12 1 (0.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.85%) Veritas File System
12 1 (0.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 7 (5.98%) SCCM
2 5 (4.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (3.42%) WSUS
4 3 (2.56%) ZABBIX
4 3 (2.56%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (2.56%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (2.56%) Hyperic
4 3 (2.56%) logstash
5 2 (1.71%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.71%) Puppet
5 2 (1.71%) Plesk
5 2 (1.71%) SCOM
6 1 (0.85%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.85%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.85%) Netcool
6 1 (0.85%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.85%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.85%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 117 (100.00%) VMware
2 62 (52.99%) Microsoft
3 32 (27.35%) HP
4 30 (25.64%) Cisco
5 28 (23.93%) Citrix
6 19 (16.24%) Red Hat
7 13 (11.11%) Dell
8 11 (9.40%) IBM
9 10 (8.55%) Oracle
10 9 (7.69%) EMC
11 8 (6.84%) Symantec
12 6 (5.13%) NetApp
13 4 (3.42%) CheckPoint
13 4 (3.42%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (3.42%) BMC
13 4 (3.42%) Google
14 3 (2.56%) Redknee
14 3 (2.56%) Borland
14 3 (2.56%) F5
15 2 (1.71%) Sun
Slough
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
The Curve Group
Rate: £300 - £390 per day
Posted: 4 days ago