The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 70 - 70
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.35% - 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 2.91% - 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £300 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £358 £308
% change year-on-year
-0.12% +16.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £19.81
% change year-on-year
- +6.00%
VMware ESX
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 Reading region.

System Software Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
103 124 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.96% 14.59% 15.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 57 62
Median daily rate £388 £417 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.07% +4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £241 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 33 9
Median hourly rate £24.06 £21.55 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.64% +41.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.27 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £24.12 £16.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in Reading

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Reading region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

VMware ESX Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) VBScript
3 2 (50.00%) VB
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) SCVMM
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre Operations
3 2 (50.00%) SCOrch
3 2 (50.00%) Perfmon
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) XenServer
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Escalation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Escalation Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Support Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) VMWare Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre Operations
1 2 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Content Development
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) VB
1 2 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (50.00%) XenServer
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (25.00%) NFS
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Perfmon
1 2 (50.00%) SCOrch
1 2 (50.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Dell