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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 72 86 87
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.32% 0.19% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 1.91% 1.31% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£440 £500 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +50.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £500 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £500 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £298 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £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
157 153 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 16.94% 14.17% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 70 43
Average daily rate £450 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £120 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £425 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 16
Average hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -38.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £14.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.63 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+7.77% -5.30%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 November 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 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) EMC
4 2 (33.33%) MCSE
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) KVM
5 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (16.67%) NAS
5 1 (16.67%) XenServer
5 1 (16.67%) VCP4
5 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (16.67%) VCAP
5 1 (16.67%) VTSP

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
2 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
2 1 (16.67%) MGCP
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Data Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (16.67%) VCP4
3 1 (16.67%) VCAP
3 1 (16.67%) VTSP
3 1 (16.67%) VCP5
3 1 (16.67%) MCTS
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) CCIE
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) KVM
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) XenServer
3 1 (16.67%) vCloud
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Server
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (16.67%) NFS
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) Hitachi
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix