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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 79 - 70
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.098% - 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 0.61% - 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £200 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +93.54%
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
163 147 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.92% 15.20% 12.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 73 56
Median daily rate £420 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £206 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 14
Median hourly rate £21.33 £18.55 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.98% +17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £14.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £22.58 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.38
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +0.76%

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
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 27 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) NFS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management

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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) VMWare Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) NFS
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy