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 17 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 18 10 18
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 20 28 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 6.17% 13.59% 3.17%
As % of the System Software category 43.48% 47.46% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate £307 £570 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
- +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+12.94% -5.55%
System Software Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
46 59 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 14.20% 28.64% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 1
Average daily rate £314 £340 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.64% +36.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
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 17 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 45 (100.00%) VMware
2 38 (84.44%) Windows
3 24 (53.33%) Active Directory
4 23 (51.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (44.44%) Oracle
6 19 (42.22%) Cisco
6 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
6 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (35.56%) DHCP
7 16 (35.56%) SC Cleared
7 16 (35.56%) Security Cleared
7 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (31.11%) SQL
9 13 (28.89%) DNS
9 13 (28.89%) vSphere
10 12 (26.67%) HP
10 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
10 12 (26.67%) Validation
11 11 (24.44%) Firewall
11 11 (24.44%) Non-Functional Testing
12 9 (20.00%) Solaris
13 8 (17.78%) VPN
13 8 (17.78%) Citrix
13 8 (17.78%) HP Data Protector
14 7 (15.56%) VMware ESX
14 7 (15.56%) LAN
15 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
15 6 (13.33%) Windows XP
15 6 (13.33%) Oracle Forms
15 6 (13.33%) MS Office

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.89%) Lync
2 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.67%) IIS
4 1 (2.22%) Apache
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 16 (35.56%) DHCP
2 13 (28.89%) DNS
3 11 (24.44%) Firewall
4 8 (17.78%) VPN
5 7 (15.56%) LAN
6 4 (8.89%) SSL
6 4 (8.89%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (8.89%) NetScreen
7 3 (6.67%) SMTP
7 3 (6.67%) SNMP
8 2 (4.44%) SAN
8 2 (4.44%) CTI
8 2 (4.44%) VLAN
9 1 (2.22%) Network Security
9 1 (2.22%) NetScaler
9 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 6 (13.33%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.22%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
1 2 (4.44%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.22%) Local Government
2 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 11 (24.44%) Analyst
3 10 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) Server Support
4 8 (17.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) Server Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) Server Support Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Test Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Support
6 3 (6.67%) Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Developer
7 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.44%) Network Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) JTAPI
2 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 38 (84.44%) Windows
2 23 (51.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (20.00%) Solaris
6 6 (13.33%) Windows XP
6 6 (13.33%) Windows 7
7 5 (11.11%) Linux
8 4 (8.89%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Validation
2 11 (24.44%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (13.33%) Release Management
3 6 (13.33%) Test Scripting
4 5 (11.11%) Software Deployment
4 5 (11.11%) Migration
5 4 (8.89%) Regression Testing
6 3 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.67%) Integration Testing
7 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.44%) ITIL
7 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.22%) Service Management
8 1 (2.22%) Change Management
8 1 (2.22%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.11%) SQL
2 4 (8.89%) Perl
3 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 3 (6.67%) VB
3 3 (6.67%) Korn
4 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (35.56%) SC Cleared
1 16 (35.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) MCSE
2 1 (2.22%) MCSA
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.22%) MCTS
System Software
1 24 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (28.89%) vSphere
3 7 (15.56%) VMware ESX
4 6 (13.33%) XenApp
5 4 (8.89%) UAG
5 4 (8.89%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (6.67%) VMware Server
6 3 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (6.67%) Xen
6 3 (6.67%) NFS
6 3 (6.67%) Samba
7 1 (2.22%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (4.44%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.44%) SCCM
2 2 (4.44%) SCOM
2 2 (4.44%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.22%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (44.44%) Oracle
3 19 (42.22%) Cisco
3 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
4 12 (26.67%) HP
5 8 (17.78%) Citrix
6 5 (11.11%) Becrypt
7 4 (8.89%) EMC
7 4 (8.89%) Juniper
8 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
8 3 (6.67%) Egenera
9 2 (4.44%) Verint
9 2 (4.44%) Fujitsu
9 2 (4.44%) NetApp
10 1 (2.22%) Symantec
10 1 (2.22%) Dell
10 1 (2.22%) IBM
10 1 (2.22%) AppSense
10 1 (2.22%) Brocade
10 1 (2.22%) Lumension