The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 19 15 19
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 15 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 6.05% 7.29% 3.43%
As % of the System Software category 39.47% 37.50% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £328 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.13% -29.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £192 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £397 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £301 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.30% -14.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
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Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

System Software Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
38 48 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 15.32% 19.43% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 12
Average daily rate £376 £330 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.01% -1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +43.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (78.26%) Windows
3 17 (73.91%) Linux
4 16 (69.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
5 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
5 15 (65.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (60.87%) HP
7 13 (56.52%) DNS
8 11 (47.83%) Red Hat
8 11 (47.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
9 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
9 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
9 10 (43.48%) DHCP
10 9 (39.13%) MCSE
10 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (39.13%) MCITP
10 9 (39.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (34.78%) vSphere
11 8 (34.78%) Cisco
11 8 (34.78%) ITIL
12 7 (30.43%) IBM
12 7 (30.43%) SAN
12 7 (30.43%) Validation
13 6 (26.09%) Software Packaging
13 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (21.74%) UNIX
15 4 (17.39%) Dell
15 4 (17.39%) Retail

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 2 (8.70%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
1 2 (8.70%) PaaS
1 2 (8.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) DNS
2 10 (43.48%) DHCP
2 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
3 7 (30.43%) SAN
4 3 (13.04%) Firewall
5 1 (4.35%) IPsec
5 1 (4.35%) VLAN
5 1 (4.35%) Network Security
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.35%) FCoE
5 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (4.35%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (4.35%) Internet
5 1 (4.35%) BGP
5 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
5 1 (4.35%) LAN
5 1 (4.35%) WAN
5 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) DB2
General
1 4 (17.39%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Server Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Server Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Server Support
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) AIX Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) Software Packaging
2 1 (4.35%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
1 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 17 (73.91%) Linux
3 16 (69.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (65.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (47.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (21.74%) UNIX
8 2 (8.70%) SUSE
8 2 (8.70%) AIX
9 1 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) Validation
3 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.35%) MODAF
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Operations Management
5 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.35%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C
1 2 (8.70%) C#
1 2 (8.70%) Java
1 2 (8.70%) Perl
1 2 (8.70%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
1 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (39.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (39.13%) MCITP
2 9 (39.13%) MCSE
3 1 (4.35%) CCIE
3 1 (4.35%) CCNP
3 1 (4.35%) CCNA
3 1 (4.35%) CCDA
3 1 (4.35%) CCDP
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 8 (34.78%) vSphere
3 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.04%) KVM
4 2 (8.70%) vCloud
4 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.35%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (8.70%) WSUS
3 1 (4.35%) HP SIM
3 1 (4.35%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
3 14 (60.87%) HP
4 11 (47.83%) Red Hat
5 8 (34.78%) Cisco
6 7 (30.43%) IBM
7 4 (17.39%) Dell
8 3 (13.04%) EMC
9 2 (8.70%) BMC
10 1 (4.35%) CA
10 1 (4.35%) NetApp
10 1 (4.35%) Citrix
10 1 (4.35%) Juniper
10 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
10 1 (4.35%) 3PAR
10 1 (4.35%) Splunk
10 1 (4.35%) Oracle