The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Reading region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 66 77 77
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.33% 0.10% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 2.31% 0.91% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£289 - £438
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 - £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 - £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-75.00% +100.00%
System Software Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
130 110 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.43% 11.41% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 46 57
Average daily rate £350 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 12
Average hourly rate £17.07 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.92% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.65 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) MCTS
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Server
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (33.33%) VCAP
3 1 (33.33%) VTSP
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) vCloud
3 1 (33.33%) VCP5
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) KVM
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Hitachi
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
1 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Virtualisation Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Specialist
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) VCP4
2 1 (33.33%) VCAP
2 1 (33.33%) VTSP
2 1 (33.33%) VCP5
2 1 (33.33%) MCTS
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) vCloud
2 1 (33.33%) KVM
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) XenServer
2 1 (33.33%) NFS
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Hitachi
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
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