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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 7 18 11
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 12.00% 1.28% 5.77%
As % of the Vendors category 20.69% 1.67% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £350 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.63 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -8.94%
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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 60 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 58.00% 76.92% 40.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 44 14
Average daily rate £300 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 August 2015, 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 11 (91.67%) Citrix
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) Windows
4 7 (58.33%) ITIL
5 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
7 4 (33.33%) MS Office
7 4 (33.33%) Local Government
8 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (25.00%) VoIP
8 3 (25.00%) Cisco
8 3 (25.00%) CCNP
8 3 (25.00%) Change Management
8 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
8 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (25.00%) NHS
9 2 (16.67%) Thin Client
9 2 (16.67%) Symantec
9 2 (16.67%) Project Management
9 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (16.67%) Lotus
9 2 (16.67%) CCA
9 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (16.67%) Finance
9 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
9 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 (16.67%) IBM Notes
1 2 (16.67%) Lotus Domino
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) VoIP
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless Security
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (8.33%) 802.11
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Local Government
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (25.00%) Principal Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) IT Support
2 2 (16.67%) Network Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
3 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) NHS
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Fat Client
2 2 (16.67%) Thin Client
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) Change Management
4 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (8.33%) Network Design
6 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
6 1 (8.33%) Network Management
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CCNP
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
2 2 (16.67%) CCA
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Citrix
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) Lotus
4 2 (16.67%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) Sourcefire
5 1 (8.33%) IronPort
5 1 (8.33%) F5