The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for VMware ESXi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware ESXi over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESXi
South East / Berkshire
Rank 91 111 125
Rank change year-on-year +20 +14  
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 10 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.54% 0.61% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 5.43% 5.23% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 3
Median daily rate £314 £255 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.03% -36.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £251 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £257 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £358 £400
% change year-on-year -9.09% -10.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £13.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £24.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year +12.24% +45.61%  

VMware ESXi is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 184 287 346
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 9.94% 11.71% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 174 177
Median daily rate £373 £353 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.67% +0.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 26
Median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.38% +96.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £55.65 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing VMware ESXi as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Berkshire

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware ESXi in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in Berkshire

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in Berkshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware ESXi in Berkshire

VMware ESXi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESXi in Berkshire

VMware ESXi
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +22 3 £185 -26.00% 2
Wokingham - 1 £338 -
VMware ESXi
South East

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 12 (80.00%) Windows
1 12 (80.00%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (46.67%) Firewall
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (33.33%) vSphere
5 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 5 (33.33%) SUSE
6 4 (26.67%) Clustering
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) Unix
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (20.00%) NetScaler
7 3 (20.00%) 3PAR
7 3 (20.00%) Defect Management
7 3 (20.00%) vMotion
7 3 (20.00%) VLAN
7 3 (20.00%) DNS
7 3 (20.00%) IBM
7 3 (20.00%) HP
7 3 (20.00%) SAN

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (13.33%) JBoss
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (20.00%) DNS
3 3 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 3 (20.00%) SAN
3 3 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (6.67%) BGP
4 1 (6.67%) DHCP
4 1 (6.67%) FabricPath
4 1 (6.67%) FCoE
4 1 (6.67%) FTP
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) MPLS
4 1 (6.67%) Multicast
4 1 (6.67%) NX-OS
4 1 (6.67%) OSPF
4 1 (6.67%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (6.67%) SSL
4 1 (6.67%) VPN
4 1 (6.67%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Linux Support
2 4 (26.67%) Linux Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 3 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) IT Support
3 3 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Server Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Network Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Senior IT Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Server Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Server Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Server Support
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (33.33%) SUSE
5 4 (26.67%) Unix
6 2 (13.33%) AIX
6 2 (13.33%) Solaris
7 1 (6.67%) CentOS
7 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
7 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (20.00%) Network Design
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (13.33%) IT Strategy
3 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Network Management
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Java
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) GDPR
2 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (33.33%) vSphere
4 1 (6.67%) KVM
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (20.00%) vMotion
2 2 (13.33%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (6.67%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (20.00%) 3PAR
4 3 (20.00%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) IBM
5 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (13.33%) EMC
5 2 (13.33%) NetApp
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle
6 1 (6.67%) Citrix
6 1 (6.67%) Dell
6 1 (6.67%) Meraki
6 1 (6.67%) Polycom
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.67%) SAP
6 1 (6.67%) Tandberg
6 1 (6.67%) Temenos
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