The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 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 Bracknell 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 20 9 20
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 18 30 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 5.71% 13.95% 2.80%
As % of the System Software category 40.00% 47.62% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate £300 £570 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+16.25% -11.11%
System Software Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
45 63 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 14.29% 29.30% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 1
Average daily rate £300 £370 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +48.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
- +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
VMware Infrastructure
Berkshire

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
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 23 April 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 42 (100.00%) VMware
2 35 (83.33%) Windows
3 23 (54.76%) Active Directory
4 22 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (45.24%) Cisco
5 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
6 18 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (40.48%) Oracle
8 16 (38.10%) DHCP
8 16 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (30.95%) DNS
9 13 (30.95%) SQL
9 13 (30.95%) vSphere
9 13 (30.95%) SC Cleared
9 13 (30.95%) Security Cleared
10 11 (26.19%) Firewall
10 11 (26.19%) HP
11 10 (23.81%) Validation
12 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
12 9 (21.43%) Solaris
13 8 (19.05%) VPN
13 8 (19.05%) Citrix
13 8 (19.05%) HP Data Protector
13 8 (19.05%) Non-Functional Testing
14 7 (16.67%) VMware ESX
14 7 (16.67%) LAN
15 6 (14.29%) MS Exchange
15 6 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
15 6 (14.29%) MS Office
15 6 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 6 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.52%) Lync
2 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.14%) IIS
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.38%) Apache
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 16 (38.10%) DHCP
2 13 (30.95%) DNS
3 11 (26.19%) Firewall
4 8 (19.05%) VPN
5 7 (16.67%) LAN
6 4 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (9.52%) SSL
6 4 (9.52%) NetScreen
7 3 (7.14%) SMTP
7 3 (7.14%) SNMP
8 2 (4.76%) CTI
8 2 (4.76%) SAN
8 2 (4.76%) VLAN
9 1 (2.38%) NetScaler
9 1 (2.38%) Network Security
9 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
1 6 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
1 2 (4.76%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.38%) Local Government
2 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Support Engineer
2 11 (26.19%) Analyst
3 10 (23.81%) Test Analyst
4 8 (19.05%) Server Support
4 8 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) Server Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) Server Support Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Technical Support
6 3 (7.14%) Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.76%) Network Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Developer
7 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) JTAPI
2 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 35 (83.33%) Windows
2 22 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (21.43%) Solaris
6 5 (11.90%) Windows 7
6 5 (11.90%) Linux
6 5 (11.90%) Windows XP
7 4 (9.52%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Validation
2 8 (19.05%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (14.29%) Release Management
4 5 (11.90%) Software Deployment
5 3 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL
6 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.76%) Migration
6 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.38%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.38%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.38%) Service Management
7 1 (2.38%) Change Management
7 1 (2.38%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) Perl
3 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 3 (7.14%) Korn
3 3 (7.14%) VB
4 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) SC Cleared
1 13 (30.95%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.38%) MCTS
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.38%) MCSE
2 1 (2.38%) MCSA
System Software
1 23 (54.76%) Active Directory
2 13 (30.95%) vSphere
3 7 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 6 (14.29%) XenApp
5 4 (9.52%) UAG
5 4 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (7.14%) Samba
6 3 (7.14%) Xen
6 3 (7.14%) VMware Server
6 3 (7.14%) NFS
7 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.38%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (4.76%) SCCM
2 2 (4.76%) SCOM
2 2 (4.76%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.38%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (45.24%) Cisco
2 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
3 17 (40.48%) Oracle
4 11 (26.19%) HP
5 8 (19.05%) Citrix
6 5 (11.90%) Becrypt
7 4 (9.52%) EMC
7 4 (9.52%) Juniper
8 3 (7.14%) Egenera
8 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
9 2 (4.76%) NetApp
9 2 (4.76%) Fujitsu
9 2 (4.76%) Verint
10 1 (2.38%) Lumension
10 1 (2.38%) Brocade
10 1 (2.38%) AppSense
10 1 (2.38%) Symantec
10 1 (2.38%) Dell
10 1 (2.38%) IBM