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 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 51 52 51
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 15 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.78% 2.23% 2.75%
As % of the System Software category 13.27% 16.03% 19.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 16
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £263 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £450 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+70.45% -2.22%
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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
113 131 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 13.37% 13.92% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 56 51
Average daily rate £417 £400 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% +22.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £258 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 8 22
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.92% -49.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £17.40 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015, 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 37 (100.00%) VMware
2 32 (86.49%) Microsoft
3 19 (51.35%) Windows
3 19 (51.35%) Hyper-V
4 16 (43.24%) Security Cleared
5 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
6 13 (35.14%) TCP/IP
6 13 (35.14%) DNS
6 13 (35.14%) DV Cleared
7 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (29.73%) SCCM
9 10 (27.03%) SCOM
9 10 (27.03%) PowerShell
10 9 (24.32%) Cisco
10 9 (24.32%) DHCP
10 9 (24.32%) Oracle
11 8 (21.62%) SQL
11 8 (21.62%) MS Exchange
11 8 (21.62%) HP
12 7 (18.92%) Citrix
12 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
13 6 (16.22%) Symantec
13 6 (16.22%) Linux
13 6 (16.22%) Performance Monitoring
13 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (13.51%) VBScript
14 5 (13.51%) VB
14 5 (13.51%) Dell
14 5 (13.51%) IBM

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 8 (21.62%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.51%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Mimecast
2 2 (5.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) TCP/IP
1 13 (35.14%) DNS
2 9 (24.32%) DHCP
3 5 (13.51%) Firewall
3 5 (13.51%) Network Security
4 4 (10.81%) WAN
5 3 (8.11%) Ethernet
6 2 (5.41%) LAN
6 2 (5.41%) VoIP
6 2 (5.41%) Internet
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.70%) MPLS
7 1 (2.70%) OSPF
7 1 (2.70%) BGP
7 1 (2.70%) EIGRP
7 1 (2.70%) MGCP
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.70%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.70%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) StarTeam
2 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.70%) MSBuild
2 1 (2.70%) NuGet
2 1 (2.70%) Artifactory
2 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Support Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Architect
3 4 (10.81%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Integration Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Security Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Pre Sales Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Network Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Sales Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support
6 1 (2.70%) Junior
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Network Designer
6 1 (2.70%) Data Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Middleware
2 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) JSP
2 1 (2.70%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.41%) Replication
3 2 (5.41%) PKI
4 1 (2.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (51.35%) Windows
2 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
5 6 (16.22%) Linux
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
3 4 (10.81%) Business Development
4 3 (8.11%) Migration
4 3 (8.11%) Workflow
4 3 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.70%) Transition Management
5 1 (2.70%) Contact Management
5 1 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.70%) DevOps
5 1 (2.70%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (2.70%) Scrum
5 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.70%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.70%) Speech Recognition
5 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (2.70%) Requirements Management
5 1 (2.70%) Release Management
5 1 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.70%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) PowerShell
2 8 (21.62%) SQL
3 5 (13.51%) VBScript
3 5 (13.51%) VB
4 1 (2.70%) C
4 1 (2.70%) C#
4 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) Security Cleared
2 13 (35.14%) DV Cleared
3 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.11%) Degree
5 2 (5.41%) CCNP
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.70%) CCNA
6 1 (2.70%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) JSP 440
System Software
1 19 (51.35%) Hyper-V
2 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
3 5 (13.51%) XenServer
4 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.41%) Terminal Services
4 2 (5.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) SCCM
2 10 (27.03%) SCOM
3 5 (13.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (5.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (2.70%) Puppet
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (2.70%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) VMware
2 32 (86.49%) Microsoft
3 9 (24.32%) Oracle
3 9 (24.32%) Cisco
4 8 (21.62%) HP
5 7 (18.92%) Citrix
6 6 (16.22%) Symantec
7 5 (13.51%) IBM
7 5 (13.51%) Dell
7 5 (13.51%) NetApp
7 5 (13.51%) Borland
7 5 (13.51%) 3PAR
8 4 (10.81%) Varonis
8 4 (10.81%) Zerto
8 4 (10.81%) Neverfail
8 4 (10.81%) Veeam
9 3 (8.11%) Juniper
10 1 (2.70%) EMC
10 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.70%) Ruckus Wireless
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
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