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 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 6 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing VMware 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 10.26% 8.89% 5.13%
As % of the Vendors category 16.67% 14.29% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate £438 £288 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.17% -17.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.14% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.50 £21.13
% change year-on-year
+10.63% +11.24%
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
24 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 61.54% 62.22% 56.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 8
Average daily rate £170 £323 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.28% +21.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £145 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £478 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 6
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +128.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) vSphere
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) High Availability
4 2 (33.33%) Clustering
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (33.33%) XenApp
4 2 (33.33%) NetApp
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) VBScript
4 2 (33.33%) VB
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
5 1 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) CMDB
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (16.67%) SCCM
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
5 1 (16.67%) Finance

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Domino
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Lotus Notes Support
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Server Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) High Availability
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VB
2 2 (33.33%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) vSphere
2 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Lotus
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec