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 25 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 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 15 - 8
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 5.26% - 3.03%
As % of the System Software category 57.14% - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£260 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £21.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+1.74% +16.21%
System Software Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 9.21% 9.30% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Average daily rate £350 £330 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.50 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) vSphere
3 3 (60.00%) VCP5
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) MCP
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 3 (60.00%) MCSA
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) Intel
4 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (40.00%) Change Control
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Use Case
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Server
5 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) DMZ
1 1 (20.00%) NAS
1 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
1 1 (20.00%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (60.00%) VCP5
2 3 (60.00%) MCP
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE
2 3 (60.00%) MCSA
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (60.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) VMFS
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (20.00%) vCloud
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Intel
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) CA
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle