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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 13 21 6
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Contract jobs citing VMware 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 4.35% 1.32% 10.81%
As % of the Vendors category 7.69% 4.00% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £300 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £300 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.85 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +12.50%
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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
39 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 56.52% 32.89% 45.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 16
Average daily rate £338 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £370 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.84%

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 22 October 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 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) MCP
3 3 (42.86%) VCP5
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) MCSE
3 3 (42.86%) MCSA
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
3 3 (42.86%) vSphere
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (28.57%) Change Control
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (28.57%) Intel
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) SLA
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) LAN
5 1 (14.29%) WAN
5 1 (14.29%) HP

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
2 1 (14.29%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) DMZ
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Server Support
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Support
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Change Control
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (42.86%) MCP
2 3 (42.86%) VCP5
2 3 (42.86%) MCSE
2 3 (42.86%) MCSA
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
2 3 (42.86%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
3 1 (14.29%) vCloud
3 1 (14.29%) VMFS
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Intel
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) CA
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Lotus
3 1 (14.29%) SonicWALL