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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 54 52 47
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 10 25 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.14% 2.49% 2.93%
As % of the System Software category 8.00% 26.60% 27.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 18
Average daily rate
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£375 £370 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £140 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £23.50 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+10.58% +8.97%
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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
125 94 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.29% 9.35% 10.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 38 63
Average daily rate £300 £370 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 11
Average hourly rate £14.00 £30.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.09% +38.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.77 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £30.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.71
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +4.72%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 33 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (81.82%) Windows
3 24 (72.73%) Active Directory
4 16 (48.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
6 11 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (27.27%) Firewall
7 9 (27.27%) HP
7 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (27.27%) Linux
7 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
8 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (21.21%) Citrix
9 7 (21.21%) Hyper-V
10 6 (18.18%) XenApp
10 6 (18.18%) vSphere
10 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (18.18%) Internet
10 6 (18.18%) Cisco
10 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
10 6 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (15.15%) LAN
11 5 (15.15%) WAN
11 5 (15.15%) MCSE
11 5 (15.15%) IIS
11 5 (15.15%) DNS
11 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
12 4 (12.12%) PowerShell

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (15.15%) IIS
3 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 3 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) Firewall
2 6 (18.18%) Internet
3 5 (15.15%) LAN
3 5 (15.15%) WAN
3 5 (15.15%) DNS
4 4 (12.12%) HTTP
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (9.09%) VPN
5 3 (9.09%) Ethernet
5 3 (9.09%) LDAP
6 2 (6.06%) VoIP
6 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
7 1 (3.03%) SAN
7 1 (3.03%) VoLTE
7 1 (3.03%) IPsec
7 1 (3.03%) VLAN
7 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.03%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (9.09%) MySQL
General
1 2 (6.06%) Publishing
1 2 (6.06%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Multimedia
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (15.15%) Architect
1 5 (15.15%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Consultant
3 3 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 3 (9.09%) Administrator
3 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (9.09%) Wintel Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (6.06%) Server Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Tester
4 2 (6.06%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.06%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Tester
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 3 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 27 (81.82%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (27.27%) Linux
3 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
6 3 (9.09%) UNIX
6 3 (9.09%) AIX
6 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.06%) CentOS
7 2 (6.06%) Solaris
8 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (12.12%) ITIL
2 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
2 4 (12.12%) High Availability
3 3 (9.09%) Change Control
3 3 (9.09%) Change Management
3 3 (9.09%) Requirements Management
3 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 3 (9.09%) Workflow
4 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (6.06%) Build Automation
4 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.03%) SABSA
5 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.03%) Validation
5 1 (3.03%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.03%) Network Design
5 1 (3.03%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.06%) C#
4 1 (3.03%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) VBScript
4 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (15.15%) MCSE
4 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
5 4 (12.12%) MCSA
5 4 (12.12%) CCNA
5 4 (12.12%) MCP
5 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (9.09%) Degree
6 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
7 2 (6.06%) MCITP
7 2 (6.06%) CCA
7 2 (6.06%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (3.03%) MCDST
8 1 (3.03%) MCTS
8 1 (3.03%) VCP4
8 1 (3.03%) VCAP
8 1 (3.03%) VTSP
8 1 (3.03%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) COBIT
System Software
1 24 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.21%) Hyper-V
3 6 (18.18%) XenApp
3 6 (18.18%) vSphere
4 4 (12.12%) VMware ESX
4 4 (12.12%) KVM
5 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (9.09%) Terminal Services
5 3 (9.09%) XenServer
6 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (3.03%) vCloud
7 1 (3.03%) VMware Server
7 1 (3.03%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) NetBackup
1 4 (12.12%) Backup Exec
2 3 (9.09%) WSUS
2 3 (9.09%) ARCserve
2 3 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (6.06%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (3.03%) SCCM
4 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (3.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
3 9 (27.27%) HP
4 7 (21.21%) Citrix
5 6 (18.18%) Cisco
6 4 (12.12%) Symantec
7 3 (9.09%) EMC
8 2 (6.06%) Sophos
8 2 (6.06%) Oracle
8 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
9 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.03%) F5
9 1 (3.03%) Intel
9 1 (3.03%) Juniper
9 1 (3.03%) CA
9 1 (3.03%) Hitachi