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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 66 65 75
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.49% 0.35% 0.098%
As % of the System Software category 4.27% 2.42% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£395 £321 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £31.50 £25.63
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +22.92%
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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
117 124 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.56% 14.35% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 64 32
Average daily rate £417 £315 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.38% -13.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £205 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 19 12
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.07 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.24% -44.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing VMware ESX 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 ESX.

1 5 (100.00%) IIS
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) iSCSI
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) ProCurve
5 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) XenApp
5 1 (20.00%) vSphere
5 1 (20.00%) HP Storage
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (20.00%) High Availability
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) vMotion
5 1 (20.00%) Security Hardening

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing VMware ESX 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 ESX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) HP Storage
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Workflow
1 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (20.00%) High Availability
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (20.00%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Security+ Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
1 1 (20.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Altiris
3 1 (20.00%) ProCurve
3 1 (20.00%) HP
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