The first table below looks at the demand for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 24 April 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 Bedford 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 9 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 2.86% 4.76% -
As % of the System Software category 16.67% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £168 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.97%
System Software Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 17.14% 19.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate - £179 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
-0.46% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
VMware Infrastructure
Bedfordshire

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford 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 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) VMS
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) CCSP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCIP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford 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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) OpenVPN
3 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Design Authority
2 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Use Case
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) CCSP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCIP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco