The first table below looks at the demand for VMware Server 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 Server over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Berkshire region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Server
Rank 113 120 133
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +13
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 7 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.28% 0.25% 0.064%
As % of the System Software category 2.83% 2.01% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £306 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% -9.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £212 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £329 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-43.07% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £29.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-56.89% -13.43%
System Software Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
247 298 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.86% 12.21% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 118 100
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £302 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 26
Average hourly rate £18.36 £26.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.71% +32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.95 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £30.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.24% +2.94%
VMware Server
South East

VMware Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Server across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Server Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

VMware Server
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Server across the Berkshire region.

VMware Server Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

VMware Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Server across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

VMware Server Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

VMware Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Server across the Berkshire region.

VMware Server Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

VMware Server
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 Server within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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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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 +12 4 £375 +47.05%
VMware Server
South East

VMware Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing VMware Server 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 Server.

1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) LAN
2 6 (75.00%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 3 (37.50%) NAS
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) EMC
4 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) NetApp
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
6 1 (12.50%) XenServer
6 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
6 1 (12.50%) vSphere
6 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (12.50%) VTSP
6 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery

VMware Server
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing VMware Server 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 Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) LAN
1 6 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) NAS
3 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Server Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
1 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (12.50%) VTSP
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) NFS
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) XenServer
3 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (12.50%) KVM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) EMC
3 3 (37.50%) NetApp
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Hitachi
4 1 (12.50%) HP