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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 23 July 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.

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

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 5 5 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing VMware 4 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 12.12% 14.81% 4.17%
As % of the Vendors category 13.79% 22.22% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 3
Median daily rate £200 £200 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £336 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +6.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +7.69%
VMware
Bedfordshire

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
29 36 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 87.88% 66.67% 76.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 38
Median daily rate £280 £205 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.58% -31.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £114 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Median hourly rate £8.25 £20.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.75% +60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedford region citing VMware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for VMware.

1 5 (62.50%) VMware ESX
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (62.50%) vSphere
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Dell
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 3 (37.50%) SCCM
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) Network Design
4 2 (25.00%) Sourcefire
4 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (25.00%) IronPort
4 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (25.00%) Network Management
4 2 (25.00%) F5
4 2 (25.00%) High Availability
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) IBM Domino
2 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) 802.11
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) Network Security
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) VoIP
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
1 2 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) LAN Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) WAN Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Lotus Notes Support
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (25.00%) High Availability
1 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (25.00%) Network Design
1 2 (25.00%) Network Management
1 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCDA
1 2 (25.00%) CCDP
1 2 (25.00%) CCNA
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware ESX
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (62.50%) vSphere
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (37.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) Dell
2 3 (37.50%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) F5
3 2 (25.00%) IronPort
3 2 (25.00%) Sourcefire
4 1 (12.50%) Avaya
4 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Lotus
4 1 (12.50%) Symantec