The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESXi 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 ESXi over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 67 - 93
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 2 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.24% - 0.46%
As % of the System Software category 1.46% - 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£445 - £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.25% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £22.50
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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
137 131 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 16.21% 11.96% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 61 56
Average daily rate £400 £385 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 10 10
Average hourly rate £18.00 £12.25 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.93% -44.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.70 £16.86 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.92 £15.38 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+10.04% -0.80%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESXi Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

VMware ESXi
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Trend in Reading

VMware ESXi
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

VMware ESXi Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) vSphere
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) Hitachi
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) MGCP
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) MCTS
4 1 (20.00%) MCITP
4 1 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) MGCP
2 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Data Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (20.00%) MCTS
3 1 (20.00%) MCITP
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) CCIE
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) VCP4
3 1 (20.00%) VCAP
3 1 (20.00%) VTSP
3 1 (20.00%) VCP5
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) vCloud
3 1 (20.00%) KVM
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) XenServer
3 1 (20.00%) NFS
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Hitachi
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle