The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 23 September 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 16 15 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 1.59% 4.62% 12.50%
As % of the Vendors category 2.17% 12.50% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +18.12%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Vendors Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
46 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 73.02% 36.92% 59.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 16 17
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £213 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £410 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing VMware 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.

1 4 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (75.00%) MCP
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) MCSA
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) VCP5
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) Change Control
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Intel
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) e-Health
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing VMware 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (25.00%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (75.00%) VCP5
2 3 (75.00%) MCP
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) MCSA
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Server
3 1 (25.00%) VMFS
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) vCloud
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Intel
3 1 (25.00%) CA
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) EMC