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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 16 12 19
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 18 26 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 6.62% 8.87% 3.91%
As % of the System Software category 38.30% 55.32% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£375 £314 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.42% -32.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £183 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £326 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 0
Average hourly rate £15.08 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -6.97%
VMware Infrastructure
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
47 47 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 17.28% 16.04% 12.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 11
Average daily rate £300 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £195 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £403 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 1
Average hourly rate £13.65 £16.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.27% +43.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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 29 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
3 20 (68.97%) Windows
4 17 (58.62%) Active Directory
4 17 (58.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (58.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (48.28%) HP
5 14 (48.28%) Linux
6 12 (41.38%) DNS
7 11 (37.93%) vSphere
8 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
8 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (31.03%) DHCP
9 9 (31.03%) SAN
9 9 (31.03%) IBM
10 8 (27.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (27.59%) Red Hat
10 8 (27.59%) Cisco
11 7 (24.14%) Dell
11 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
11 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
12 6 (20.69%) HP Data Protector
12 6 (20.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (20.69%) MCITP
12 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (20.69%) MCSE
12 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
12 6 (20.69%) ITIL
13 5 (17.24%) UNIX
13 5 (17.24%) IIS

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (17.24%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) SaaS
1 2 (6.90%) PaaS
1 2 (6.90%) IaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) DNS
2 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
3 9 (31.03%) DHCP
3 9 (31.03%) SAN
4 3 (10.34%) LAN
4 3 (10.34%) WAN
4 3 (10.34%) Firewall
5 1 (3.45%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.45%) VPN
5 1 (3.45%) Internet
5 1 (3.45%) BGP
5 1 (3.45%) Network Security
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.45%) FCoE
5 1 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.45%) VLAN
5 1 (3.45%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) DB2
General
1 4 (13.79%) Advertising
1 4 (13.79%) Marketing
1 4 (13.79%) Retail
2 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (20.69%) Architect
2 4 (13.79%) Server Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Support Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Marketing Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Administrator
3 3 (10.34%) Server Support
3 3 (10.34%) Technical Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (10.34%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Server Support Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Software Packaging
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.45%) COM+
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) XML
2 1 (3.45%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Social Media
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Data Structures
2 2 (6.90%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Windows
2 17 (58.62%) Windows Server 2003
2 17 (58.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (48.28%) Linux
4 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (27.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (17.24%) UNIX
7 2 (6.90%) SUSE
7 2 (6.90%) AIX
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) Validation
3 4 (13.79%) Migration
3 4 (13.79%) Telemarketing
3 4 (13.79%) Online Marketing
3 4 (13.79%) B2B
4 3 (10.34%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (10.34%) Operations Management
4 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.45%) Change Management
6 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.45%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (3.45%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Python
1 2 (6.90%) C#
1 2 (6.90%) Java
1 2 (6.90%) Perl
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) C
2 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
1 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (20.69%) MCITP
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (20.69%) MCSE
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.45%) CCIE
3 1 (3.45%) CCNP
3 1 (3.45%) CCNA
3 1 (3.45%) CCDA
3 1 (3.45%) CCDP
System Software
1 17 (58.62%) Active Directory
2 11 (37.93%) vSphere
3 4 (13.79%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.34%) KVM
5 2 (6.90%) vCloud
6 1 (3.45%) Firmware
6 1 (3.45%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (10.34%) HP SIM
3 2 (6.90%) WSUS
4 1 (3.45%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
3 14 (48.28%) HP
4 9 (31.03%) IBM
5 8 (27.59%) Red Hat
5 8 (27.59%) Cisco
6 7 (24.14%) Dell
7 5 (17.24%) Citrix
8 3 (10.34%) EMC
9 2 (6.90%) BMC
10 1 (3.45%) Oracle
10 1 (3.45%) CA
10 1 (3.45%) NetApp
10 1 (3.45%) Juniper
10 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
10 1 (3.45%) 3PAR
10 1 (3.45%) Splunk