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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 11 20 8
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 1.85% 2.41% 2.56%
As % of the System Software category 33.33% 28.57% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£250 £450 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +246.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
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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
3 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 5.56% 8.43% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Average daily rate £400 £370 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +184.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.92 £16.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year
+5.75% -0.99%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 21 November 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%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) VCP5
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Intel
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Server Support
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCP
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (66.67%) VCP5
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Intel
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix