The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 54 45 58
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 24 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.45% 2.87% 1.82%
As % of the System Software category 19.51% 18.12% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 8
Average daily rate £328 £444 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% +47.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £196 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £520 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £374 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.33% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.65 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £29.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+48.27% +50.25%
VMware Infrastructure
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
123 138 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.55% 15.83% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 73 55
Average daily rate £340 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £139 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 15
Average hourly rate £55.55 £19.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+184.87% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £13.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.86 £55.65 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Reading

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Reading region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure.

1 49 (100.00%) VMware
2 35 (71.43%) Windows
3 24 (48.98%) Windows Server
4 23 (46.94%) Active Directory
5 19 (38.78%) Microsoft
5 19 (38.78%) Linux
6 14 (28.57%) Data Centre
7 12 (24.49%) TCP/IP
8 11 (22.45%) DNS
8 11 (22.45%) HP
8 11 (22.45%) Security Cleared
9 10 (20.41%) DV Cleared
9 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (18.37%) Hyper-V
10 9 (18.37%) Citrix
10 9 (18.37%) SAN
10 9 (18.37%) Red Hat
10 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
11 8 (16.33%) Migration
11 8 (16.33%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (16.33%) Cisco
11 8 (16.33%) IBM
12 7 (14.29%) CCNA
12 7 (14.29%) Firewall
12 7 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (12.24%) Puppet
13 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (12.24%) Configuration Management
13 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2003

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.16%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.08%) IIS
3 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
2 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.49%) TCP/IP
2 11 (22.45%) DNS
3 9 (18.37%) SAN
4 7 (14.29%) Firewall
5 6 (12.24%) DHCP
6 5 (10.20%) Ethernet
7 4 (8.16%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (8.16%) LAN
8 3 (6.12%) ATM
8 3 (6.12%) IPv6
8 3 (6.12%) NAS
8 3 (6.12%) Network Security
8 3 (6.12%) Unified Communications
9 2 (4.08%) MPLS
9 2 (4.08%) VLAN
9 2 (4.08%) VPN
9 2 (4.08%) WAN
10 1 (2.04%) BGP
10 1 (2.04%) OSPF
10 1 (2.04%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) DB2
3 1 (2.04%) MySQL
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.08%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Publishing
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (18.37%) Support Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) Designer
3 5 (10.20%) Architect
3 5 (10.20%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Active Directory Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Active Directory Support
5 3 (6.12%) Active Directory Support Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Administrator
5 3 (6.12%) Data Centre Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (6.12%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.08%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.08%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) Middleware
1 1 (2.04%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.16%) Public Cloud
4 3 (6.12%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (4.08%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.08%) Driving Licence
5 2 (4.08%) Fat Client
5 2 (4.08%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.04%) Clustering
6 1 (2.04%) HP Storage
6 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 35 (71.43%) Windows
2 24 (48.98%) Windows Server
3 19 (38.78%) Linux
4 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (12.24%) Unix
6 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (10.20%) SUSE
7 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.08%) Solaris
8 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.04%) Nucleus RTOS
9 1 (2.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (2.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.33%) Migration
2 6 (12.24%) Configuration Management
2 6 (12.24%) ITIL
3 4 (8.16%) Change Management
3 4 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (8.16%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (8.16%) Test Strategy
3 4 (8.16%) Time Management
4 3 (6.12%) High Availability
4 3 (6.12%) Incident Management
4 3 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (6.12%) Project Management
5 2 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.08%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.08%) Presales
5 2 (4.08%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.04%) Network Management
6 1 (2.04%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.04%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) Perl
2 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.16%) Python
3 3 (6.12%) Bash Shell
3 3 (6.12%) SQL
4 2 (4.08%) AWK
4 2 (4.08%) sed
4 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.04%) Ruby
5 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) Security Cleared
2 10 (20.41%) DV Cleared
3 8 (16.33%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (14.29%) CCNA
5 5 (10.20%) MCP
5 5 (10.20%) MCSA
6 4 (8.16%) MCSE
6 4 (8.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (4.08%) HNC
7 2 (4.08%) RHCSA
8 1 (2.04%) APMP
8 1 (2.04%) CCA
8 1 (2.04%) CCNP
8 1 (2.04%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (2.04%) DBS Check
8 1 (2.04%) Degree
8 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 23 (46.94%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.37%) Hyper-V
3 5 (10.20%) vSphere
4 4 (8.16%) VMware ESX
4 4 (8.16%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (8.16%) XenApp
4 4 (8.16%) XenServer
5 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.04%) KVM
6 1 (2.04%) NFS
6 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.04%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) Puppet
2 4 (8.16%) SCOM
3 3 (6.12%) SCCM
3 3 (6.12%) vRealize
4 2 (4.08%) Ansible
4 2 (4.08%) Nagios
5 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.04%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.04%) vMotion
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Intune
5 1 (2.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (38.78%) Microsoft
3 11 (22.45%) HP
4 9 (18.37%) Citrix
4 9 (18.37%) Red Hat
5 8 (16.33%) Cisco
5 8 (16.33%) IBM
6 5 (10.20%) Dell
7 4 (8.16%) Hitachi
7 4 (8.16%) Intel
7 4 (8.16%) Oracle
7 4 (8.16%) Remedy
8 3 (6.12%) EMC
9 1 (2.04%) BT
9 1 (2.04%) CA
9 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.04%) Huawei
9 1 (2.04%) Juniper
9 1 (2.04%) NetApp
9 1 (2.04%) Symantec
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