The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 5 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 10.00% 2.78% -
As % of the System Software category 50.00% 16.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £463 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £374 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.33% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £29.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+48.27% +50.25%
VMware Infrastructure
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

System Software Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
6 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 20.00% 16.67% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate £450 £550 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +107.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 4 (66.67%) vSphere
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (33.33%) High Availability
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) XenApp
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) VCP5
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Avaya
5 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
5 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco VoIP Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Network Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Senior VoIP Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) High Availability
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Presales
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Server Building
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
1 1 (16.67%) MCSA
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) VCP5
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware ESX
1 4 (66.67%) vSphere
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Intel