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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 38 65 65
Rank change year-on-year
+27 0
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 31 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.42% 1.93% 1.59%
As % of the System Software category 23.48% 13.21% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 7
Average daily rate
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£450 £258 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+74.75% -26.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £120 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £372 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £301 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.30% -14.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
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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
132 159 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.57% 14.64% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 74 26
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £123 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 17
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -37.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £11.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £24.40 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 43 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (65.12%) Windows
3 26 (60.47%) Microsoft
4 20 (46.51%) Active Directory
5 19 (44.19%) Security Cleared
6 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (30.23%) Windows 7
8 12 (27.91%) Hyper-V
8 12 (27.91%) Citrix
8 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (25.58%) DV Cleared
10 10 (23.26%) PowerShell
10 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
11 9 (20.93%) Oracle
11 9 (20.93%) vSphere
12 8 (18.60%) SQL
12 8 (18.60%) VBScript
12 8 (18.60%) HP
12 8 (18.60%) SAN
13 7 (16.28%) Symantec
13 7 (16.28%) VB
13 7 (16.28%) SCCM
13 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (13.95%) XenApp
14 6 (13.95%) Cisco
15 5 (11.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 5 (11.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 5 (11.63%) Linux
15 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
15 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (11.63%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (9.30%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.98%) JBoss
4 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.33%) IIS
5 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) SAN
2 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.63%) DNS
3 4 (9.30%) LAN
3 4 (9.30%) WAN
3 4 (9.30%) DHCP
3 4 (9.30%) Ethernet
4 3 (6.98%) Firewall
4 3 (6.98%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (4.65%) NetScaler
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.65%) DMZ
6 1 (2.33%) Internet
6 1 (2.33%) MGCP
6 1 (2.33%) TACACS
6 1 (2.33%) VoIP
6 1 (2.33%) VPN
6 1 (2.33%) IPsec
6 1 (2.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.33%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) DB2
2 1 (2.33%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) StarTeam
2 3 (6.98%) jMock
2 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.98%) DbUnit
2 3 (6.98%) Mockito
2 3 (6.98%) JUnit
2 3 (6.98%) Maven
2 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.33%) CruiseControl
3 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.33%) MSBuild
3 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Architect
2 5 (11.63%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Consultant
3 4 (9.30%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Security Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (6.98%) Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Build Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Server Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.33%) Wintel Consultant
6 1 (2.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) SOAP
1 3 (6.98%) Web Services
1 3 (6.98%) Apache CXF
1 3 (6.98%) RESTful
1 3 (6.98%) PowerMock
1 3 (6.98%) Apache Camel
1 3 (6.98%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (6.98%) Spring
2 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.33%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) XSL
2 1 (2.33%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Clustering
1 2 (4.65%) PKI
2 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 28 (65.12%) Windows
2 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (30.23%) Windows 7
4 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (11.63%) Windows 8
6 5 (11.63%) Linux
7 2 (4.65%) UNIX
8 1 (2.33%) AIX
8 1 (2.33%) Solaris
8 1 (2.33%) Debian
8 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
1 4 (9.30%) Requirements Management
2 3 (6.98%) TDD
2 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (6.98%) Scrum
2 3 (6.98%) Kanban
2 3 (6.98%) BDD
3 2 (4.65%) Build Automation
3 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
3 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (4.65%) Migration
3 2 (4.65%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
3 2 (4.65%) Unit Testing
4 1 (2.33%) Performance Management
4 1 (2.33%) Network Planning
4 1 (2.33%) Logistics
4 1 (2.33%) ITIL
4 1 (2.33%) Project Management
4 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) PowerShell
2 8 (18.60%) SQL
2 8 (18.60%) VBScript
3 7 (16.28%) VB
4 2 (4.65%) C#
5 1 (2.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (44.19%) Security Cleared
2 11 (25.58%) DV Cleared
3 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.98%) CCIE
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.65%) PhD
6 1 (2.33%) MCSE
6 1 (2.33%) CCNP
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.33%) Degree
6 1 (2.33%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
1 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (46.51%) Active Directory
2 12 (27.91%) Hyper-V
3 9 (20.93%) vSphere
4 6 (13.95%) XenApp
5 3 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.65%) NFS
7 1 (2.33%) KVM
7 1 (2.33%) XenServer
7 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Veritas File System
7 1 (2.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.33%) Xen
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (2.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) SCCM
2 5 (11.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (11.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (6.98%) ZABBIX
3 3 (6.98%) Hyperic
3 3 (6.98%) logstash
4 2 (4.65%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (2.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (60.47%) Microsoft
3 12 (27.91%) Citrix
4 9 (20.93%) Oracle
5 8 (18.60%) HP
6 7 (16.28%) Symantec
7 6 (13.95%) Cisco
8 4 (9.30%) Borland
9 2 (4.65%) NetApp
10 1 (2.33%) Veritas
10 1 (2.33%) CA
10 1 (2.33%) Hitachi
10 1 (2.33%) EMC
10 1 (2.33%) SAP
10 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.33%) F5