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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 37 61 54
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 18 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.55% 1.56% 1.42%
As % of the System Software category 25.00% 13.22% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 9
Median daily rate £475 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.28 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+147.31% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £26.75 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-11.21% -
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
72 121 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.20% 11.79% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 62 80
Median daily rate £425 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £561
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 30
Median hourly rate £31.64 £21.55 £18.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.82% +19.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £17.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £30.90 £25.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 43 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (62.79%) Linux
3 21 (48.84%) Windows
4 17 (39.53%) Active Directory
5 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
5 13 (30.23%) Windows Server
6 12 (27.91%) Perl
7 11 (25.58%) Red Hat
8 10 (23.26%) PowerShell
8 10 (23.26%) vSphere
8 10 (23.26%) Puppet
9 9 (20.93%) Ubuntu
10 8 (18.60%) Configuration Management
10 8 (18.60%) Citrix
10 8 (18.60%) SAN
10 8 (18.60%) Cisco
10 8 (18.60%) HP
10 8 (18.60%) Python
10 8 (18.60%) Bash Shell
10 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
11 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (16.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (16.28%) Hyper-V
11 7 (16.28%) High Availability
11 7 (16.28%) DevOps
11 7 (16.28%) Data Centre
11 7 (16.28%) DNS
12 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
12 6 (13.95%) IBM
12 6 (13.95%) Web Services

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.98%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.65%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.33%) Apache
3 1 (2.33%) Confluence
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.33%) SAS
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) SAN
2 7 (16.28%) DNS
3 6 (13.95%) Firewall
3 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
4 5 (11.63%) DHCP
5 4 (9.30%) LAN
5 4 (9.30%) MPLS
5 4 (9.30%) WAN
6 3 (6.98%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (6.98%) iSCSI
6 3 (6.98%) VoIP
7 2 (4.65%) Ethernet
7 2 (4.65%) NetScaler
7 2 (4.65%) Network Security
7 2 (4.65%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (4.65%) SMTP
8 1 (2.33%) H.323
8 1 (2.33%) MRTG
8 1 (2.33%) NAS
8 1 (2.33%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.33%) Ant
2 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.33%) JIRA
2 1 (2.33%) Maven
2 1 (2.33%) MSI
General
1 2 (4.65%) Law
1 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Electronics
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Administrator
3 5 (11.63%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) VMware Specialist
5 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
5 3 (6.98%) Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Support Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) Web Services
2 2 (4.65%) .NET
2 2 (4.65%) Middleware
2 2 (4.65%) XML
3 1 (2.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.65%) EMC VMAX
2 2 (4.65%) EMC VNX
2 2 (4.65%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (62.79%) Linux
2 21 (48.84%) Windows
3 13 (30.23%) Windows Server
4 9 (20.93%) Ubuntu
5 7 (16.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (11.63%) AIX
6 5 (11.63%) Unix
6 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (9.30%) Solaris
7 4 (9.30%) SUSE
7 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (6.98%) Debian
9 1 (2.33%) CentOS
9 1 (2.33%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) Configuration Management
2 7 (16.28%) DevOps
2 7 (16.28%) High Availability
3 4 (9.30%) Patch Management
3 4 (9.30%) Server Virtualisation
3 4 (9.30%) Software Distribution
4 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.98%) Load Balancing
4 3 (6.98%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (6.98%) Validation
5 2 (4.65%) Data Centre Operations
5 2 (4.65%) Data Protection
5 2 (4.65%) ITIL
5 2 (4.65%) Network Design
5 2 (4.65%) Open Source
5 2 (4.65%) Server Patching
5 2 (4.65%) Software Testing
5 2 (4.65%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (2.33%) CRM
6 1 (2.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) Perl
2 10 (23.26%) PowerShell
3 8 (18.60%) Bash Shell
3 8 (18.60%) Python
4 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.98%) Ruby
5 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.98%) VB
5 3 (6.98%) VBScript
6 2 (4.65%) C#
6 2 (4.65%) C++
6 2 (4.65%) SQL
7 1 (2.33%) C
7 1 (2.33%) C-shell
7 1 (2.33%) Java
7 1 (2.33%) Korn
7 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.63%) DV Cleared
3 4 (9.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (6.98%) CCNA
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.98%) Degree
4 3 (6.98%) MCP
4 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.65%) MCSA
6 1 (2.33%) CCENT
6 1 (2.33%) CCNP
6 1 (2.33%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (2.33%) MCSE
6 1 (2.33%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (39.53%) Active Directory
2 10 (23.26%) vSphere
3 7 (16.28%) Hyper-V
4 5 (11.63%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.65%) NFS
5 2 (4.65%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (4.65%) XenServer
6 1 (2.33%) Ceph
6 1 (2.33%) Dovecot
6 1 (2.33%) iptables
6 1 (2.33%) KVM
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.33%) Sendmail
6 1 (2.33%) Squid
6 1 (2.33%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) Puppet
2 6 (13.95%) CFEngine
3 5 (11.63%) SCCM
4 4 (9.30%) SCOM
4 4 (9.30%) WSUS
5 3 (6.98%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (4.65%) NetBackup
6 2 (4.65%) Perfmon
6 2 (4.65%) SCOrch
6 2 (4.65%) SCVMM
7 1 (2.33%) Ansible
7 1 (2.33%) Cacti
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (2.33%) HAProxy
7 1 (2.33%) Nagios
7 1 (2.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (2.33%) RANCID
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
3 11 (25.58%) Red Hat
4 8 (18.60%) Cisco
4 8 (18.60%) Citrix
4 8 (18.60%) HP
5 6 (13.95%) IBM
6 5 (11.63%) EMC
6 5 (11.63%) NetApp
7 3 (6.98%) Veeam
8 2 (4.65%) Dell
8 2 (4.65%) Hitachi
8 2 (4.65%) Intel
8 2 (4.65%) Juniper
8 2 (4.65%) Splunk
9 1 (2.33%) Avaya
9 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.33%) SAP
9 1 (2.33%) Sophos
9 1 (2.33%) Wyse