The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 30 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.

VMware ESXi
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 75 73
Rank change year-on-year +18 -2  
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.46% 0.098% 0.30%
As % of the System Software category 5.45% 0.57% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £185 £250 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.00% -37.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £363 £400
% change year-on-year -10.34% -9.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £24.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year +6.12% +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 Reading with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 55 174 152
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 8.44% 17.11% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 105 80
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £250 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -5.40% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 14
Median hourly rate £52.50 £32.50 £16.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.53% +96.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.91 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £55.65 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.10%  

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in Reading

VMware ESXi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESXi in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 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 Reading region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) JBoss
3 2 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) Java EE
3 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (50.00%) GDPR
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Polycom
4 1 (25.00%) Tandberg
4 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (25.00%) Network Management

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring 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 2 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (50.00%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) BGP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) OSPF
2 1 (25.00%) SSL
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (25.00%) Environment Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Environment Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) GDPR
2 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Polycom
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) Tandberg
3 1 (25.00%) Temenos
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