Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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 (formerly ESX Server)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 90 96
Rank change year-on-year +11 +6 0
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 11 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.86% 0.54% 0.62%
As % of the System Software category 5.47% 4.91% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 7
Reading median daily rate £375 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -20.00% +53.85%
Berkshire median daily rate £310 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -22.50% -5.88% +30.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Reading median hourly rate - - £17.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £25.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year -28.71% +44.29% -

VMware ESXi is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 201 163 242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 15.78% 10.99% 12.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 81 115
Reading median daily rate £400 £375 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -5.06% +8.97%
10th Percentile £256 £158 £176
90th Percentile £550 £538 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £407 £401 £375
% change year-on-year +1.50% +6.80% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 14 60
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £43.28 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.34% +100.84% +23.14%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.88 £13.50
90th Percentile £39.75 £55.65 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.28 £21.55
% change year-on-year -16.09% -19.81% +23.14%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing VMware ESXi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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 17 November 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 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 5 (45.45%) LAN
4 5 (45.45%) WAN
4 5 (45.45%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) IIS
5 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco
5 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (36.36%) vSphere
5 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (27.27%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (27.27%) Service Design
6 3 (27.27%) Coaching
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (27.27%) Private Cloud
6 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (27.27%) XenServer
6 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
6 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (27.27%) Network Security
6 3 (27.27%) iSCSI
6 3 (27.27%) IBM

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 4 (36.36%) IIS
2 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
3 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) LAN
1 5 (45.45%) WAN
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) iSCSI
2 3 (27.27%) Network Security
2 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (9.09%) SNMP
4 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) GitLab
1 2 (18.18%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Legal
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Administrator
1 3 (27.27%) Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Cloud Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Administrator
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Storage Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Virtualisation Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Build Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Customer Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Build Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 3 (27.27%) Private Cloud
3 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
4 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Unix
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) Debian
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Coaching
1 3 (27.27%) Service Design
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) Adaptive Security
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Content Management
3 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (9.09%) Information Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) A+ Certification
1 3 (27.27%) CompTIA Security+
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (27.27%) Network+ Certification
1 3 (27.27%) Security+ Certification
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) CCIE
3 1 (9.09%) CCIP
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) vSphere
3 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
3 3 (27.27%) XenServer
4 2 (18.18%) LXC
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) NetBackup
2 2 (18.18%) Ansible
3 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) Brocade
4 3 (27.27%) Citrix
4 3 (27.27%) Dell
4 3 (27.27%) EMC
4 3 (27.27%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) IBM
4 3 (27.27%) Intel
4 3 (27.27%) NetApp
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) SAP
4 3 (27.27%) Sun
4 3 (27.27%) Symantec
5 1 (9.09%) Borland
5 1 (9.09%) Ensim
5 1 (9.09%) Lumension