The first table below looks at the demand for VMware Server 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 Server over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Reading region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Server
Rank 65 74 82
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.44% 0.21% 0.084%
As % of the System Software category 3.10% 1.85% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £255 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -8.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-43.07% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £29.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-56.89% -13.43%
System Software Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
129 108 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.33% 11.27% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 44 57
Average daily rate £325 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 11
Average hourly rate £17.07 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.92% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.65 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
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VMware Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

VMware Server Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

VMware Server
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

VMware Server Daily Rate Trend in Reading

VMware Server
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing VMware Server 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 Server.

1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) NFS
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Hitachi
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) XenServer
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (25.00%) VTSP
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) KVM
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure

VMware Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing VMware Server 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 Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Migration Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (25.00%) VTSP
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) XenServer
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) KVM
2 1 (25.00%) NFS
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Hitachi