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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 59 66 50
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 77 61 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.75% 2.26% 3.28%
As % of the System Software category 23.69% 22.76% 31.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 35 21
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£417 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £254 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £450 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 7
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -19.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +4.34%
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
325 268 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.62% 9.94% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 107 100
Average daily rate £398 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.90% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £192 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 36 37
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £12.50 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.32 £27.88 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
- +3.93%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -2 25 £417 +7.61% 14
Bracknell +1 18 £410 +36.66% 1
Slough -4 9 £550 +66.66% 1
Maidenhead - 3 £398 - 3
Newbury -8 2 £488 +21.87%
VMware Infrastructure
South East

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 137 (100.00%) VMware
2 87 (63.50%) Microsoft
3 74 (54.01%) Windows
4 55 (40.15%) Active Directory
5 51 (37.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (32.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 36 (26.28%) Linux
8 34 (24.82%) HP
9 33 (24.09%) Security Cleared
10 32 (23.36%) Hyper-V
11 31 (22.63%) Citrix
11 31 (22.63%) Cisco
12 30 (21.90%) DNS
13 25 (18.25%) SQL
13 25 (18.25%) Oracle
13 25 (18.25%) vSphere
14 24 (17.52%) Windows Server 2012
14 24 (17.52%) SCCM
15 21 (15.33%) MS Exchange
15 21 (15.33%) SAN
15 21 (15.33%) PowerShell
16 19 (13.87%) Firewall
16 19 (13.87%) WAN
16 19 (13.87%) DHCP
16 19 (13.87%) TCP/IP
16 19 (13.87%) SC Cleared
17 18 (13.14%) DV Cleared
17 18 (13.14%) Windows 7
17 18 (13.14%) LAN
18 17 (12.41%) Microsoft Certification

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 21 (15.33%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.03%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (7.30%) IIS
3 10 (7.30%) SharePoint Server
4 8 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (4.38%) Lync
6 5 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (2.92%) Apache
8 3 (2.19%) JBoss
8 3 (2.19%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.19%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.46%) Confluence
9 2 (1.46%) MediaWiki
10 1 (0.73%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.73%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.73%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.73%) nginx
Applications
1 17 (12.41%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.65%) MS Office
3 2 (1.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.11%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.65%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.92%) PaaS
3 4 (2.92%) Mimecast
4 3 (2.19%) Office 365
5 2 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.46%) SaaS
5 2 (1.46%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.46%) IaaS
5 2 (1.46%) GitHub
5 2 (1.46%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (1.46%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 30 (21.90%) DNS
2 21 (15.33%) SAN
3 19 (13.87%) Firewall
3 19 (13.87%) WAN
3 19 (13.87%) DHCP
3 19 (13.87%) TCP/IP
4 18 (13.14%) LAN
5 9 (6.57%) VPN
6 8 (5.84%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (5.11%) Cisco ICM
8 6 (4.38%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (4.38%) VLAN
9 5 (3.65%) Ethernet
9 5 (3.65%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (2.92%) Network Security
10 4 (2.92%) Internet
10 4 (2.92%) IPsec
11 3 (2.19%) SNMP
11 3 (2.19%) BGP
11 3 (2.19%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.65%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.92%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.92%) DB2
3 4 (2.92%) MySQL
4 2 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.46%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.73%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (7.30%) StarTeam
2 5 (3.65%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.65%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.92%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.19%) Subversion
4 3 (2.19%) Maven
4 3 (2.19%) jMock
4 3 (2.19%) JUnit
4 3 (2.19%) SonarQube
4 3 (2.19%) Mockito
4 3 (2.19%) SoapUI
4 3 (2.19%) MSBuild
4 3 (2.19%) DbUnit
4 3 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.46%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.46%) NuGet
5 2 (1.46%) Hudson
5 2 (1.46%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.46%) JIRA
6 1 (0.73%) CruiseControl
General
1 11 (8.03%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.65%) Finance
2 5 (3.65%) Advertising
2 5 (3.65%) Banking
2 5 (3.65%) Retail
2 5 (3.65%) Marketing
3 3 (2.19%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.73%) French Language
4 1 (0.73%) German Language
Job Titles
1 20 (14.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (13.14%) Architect
3 17 (12.41%) Support Engineer
4 14 (10.22%) Consultant
5 13 (9.49%) Server Engineer
6 9 (6.57%) Server Support Engineer
6 9 (6.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 9 (6.57%) Server Support
7 8 (5.84%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (5.84%) Integration Engineer
8 7 (5.11%) Technical Consultant
8 7 (5.11%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (4.38%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.65%) Project Engineer
10 5 (3.65%) Marketing Manager
10 5 (3.65%) Network Engineer
10 5 (3.65%) Build Engineer
11 4 (2.92%) Developer
11 4 (2.92%) Technical Architect
11 4 (2.92%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.03%) SOAP
2 8 (5.84%) .NET
3 7 (5.11%) Web Services
4 5 (3.65%) RESTful
5 4 (2.92%) Middleware
6 3 (2.19%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (2.19%) Spring
6 3 (2.19%) Software Packaging
6 3 (2.19%) XSL
6 3 (2.19%) PowerMock
6 3 (2.19%) Apache Camel
6 3 (2.19%) Apache CXF
7 2 (1.46%) VXML
7 2 (1.46%) JSP
7 2 (1.46%) XML
7 2 (1.46%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.46%) WPF
8 1 (0.73%) LAMP
8 1 (0.73%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.57%) Social Media
2 8 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.65%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.92%) Replication
5 3 (2.19%) Clustering
5 3 (2.19%) PKI
5 3 (2.19%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.46%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.46%) Wiki
6 2 (1.46%) Celerra
6 2 (1.46%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.73%) PDA
7 1 (0.73%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.73%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.73%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.73%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.73%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 74 (54.01%) Windows
2 51 (37.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (32.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 36 (26.28%) Linux
5 24 (17.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (13.14%) Windows 7
7 15 (10.95%) UNIX
8 11 (8.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (4.38%) Solaris
10 5 (3.65%) AIX
11 3 (2.19%) SUSE
11 3 (2.19%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.46%) CentOS
12 2 (1.46%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.46%) Debian
13 1 (0.73%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.73%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (12.41%) Migration
2 10 (7.30%) Configuration Management
3 7 (5.11%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (5.11%) DevOps
4 6 (4.38%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (4.38%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (3.65%) Scrum
5 5 (3.65%) Telemarketing
5 5 (3.65%) B2B
5 5 (3.65%) E-Commerce
5 5 (3.65%) Online Marketing
5 5 (3.65%) Data Migration
6 4 (2.92%) Project Management
6 4 (2.92%) Change Management
6 4 (2.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (2.92%) ITIL
6 4 (2.92%) Business Development
6 4 (2.92%) Speech Recognition
6 4 (2.92%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (2.92%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 25 (18.25%) SQL
2 21 (15.33%) PowerShell
3 14 (10.22%) VBScript
4 13 (9.49%) VB
5 11 (8.03%) Java
5 11 (8.03%) Perl
6 7 (5.11%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.92%) C#
8 3 (2.19%) Korn
8 3 (2.19%) Python
9 2 (1.46%) C
9 2 (1.46%) Ruby
10 1 (0.73%) PHP
10 1 (0.73%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (24.09%) Security Cleared
2 19 (13.87%) SC Cleared
3 18 (13.14%) DV Cleared
4 17 (12.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (8.03%) MCSE
6 9 (6.57%) MCITP
7 6 (4.38%) MCSA
7 6 (4.38%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (4.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.19%) CCIE
9 2 (1.46%) CCNP
9 2 (1.46%) CCNA
9 2 (1.46%) MCP
9 2 (1.46%) Degree
10 1 (0.73%) MCTS
10 1 (0.73%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.73%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.46%) JSP 440
1 2 (1.46%) SLA
1 2 (1.46%) QA
2 1 (0.73%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (40.15%) Active Directory
2 32 (23.36%) Hyper-V
3 25 (18.25%) vSphere
4 11 (8.03%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (5.84%) XenApp
5 8 (5.84%) XenServer
6 6 (4.38%) NFS
6 6 (4.38%) VMware ESX
7 5 (3.65%) Samba
8 4 (2.92%) XenDesktop
8 4 (2.92%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.46%) Postfix
9 2 (1.46%) iptables
9 2 (1.46%) Firmware
10 1 (0.73%) Xen
10 1 (0.73%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.73%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.73%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.73%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 24 (17.52%) SCCM
2 11 (8.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 11 (8.03%) HP Data Protector
3 7 (5.11%) SCOM
3 7 (5.11%) Puppet
4 6 (4.38%) Cisco UCCE
4 6 (4.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (3.65%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (3.65%) ZABBIX
6 4 (2.92%) HP SIM
6 4 (2.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (2.92%) Cisco IPCC
7 3 (2.19%) Tivoli
7 3 (2.19%) logstash
7 3 (2.19%) vMotion
7 3 (2.19%) Hyperic
8 2 (1.46%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (1.46%) yum
8 2 (1.46%) Netcool
9 1 (0.73%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 137 (100.00%) VMware
2 87 (63.50%) Microsoft
3 34 (24.82%) HP
4 31 (22.63%) Citrix
4 31 (22.63%) Cisco
5 25 (18.25%) Oracle
6 16 (11.68%) IBM
7 14 (10.22%) Dell
7 14 (10.22%) Red Hat
8 10 (7.30%) Symantec
8 10 (7.30%) Borland
9 9 (6.57%) EMC
9 9 (6.57%) 3PAR
10 8 (5.84%) NetApp
11 5 (3.65%) Redknee
11 5 (3.65%) SolarWinds
12 4 (2.92%) Veeam
12 4 (2.92%) Varonis
12 4 (2.92%) Zerto
12 4 (2.92%) Neverfail
Berkshire
Intuition IT Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Explore Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago