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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 6 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware 9 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 17.65% 4.62% 3.70%
As % of the Vendors category 26.47% 6.12% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
Average daily rate
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£200 £170 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -32.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £18.38 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+14.68% -22.63%
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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
34 49 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 66.67% 75.38% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 32 2
Average daily rate £200 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 7 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram in Bedford

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 10 (83.33%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 8 (66.67%) ITIL
5 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (41.67%) MS Office
6 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
7 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (25.00%) Local Government
8 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
8 3 (25.00%) Change Management
8 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
8 3 (25.00%) NHS
9 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
9 2 (16.67%) Symantec
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%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (16.67%) IBM Notes
9 2 (16.67%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (16.67%) CCNP
9 2 (16.67%) VoIP
9 2 (16.67%) VPN

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) IBM Notes
2 2 (16.67%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Office
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) VPN
1 2 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) 802.11
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless
2 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless Security
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Local Government
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Principal Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) NHS
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) Change Management
4 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Network Design
5 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (8.33%) Network Management
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCA
1 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (16.67%) CCNP
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) CCDP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (8.33%) XenApp
4 1 (8.33%) vSphere
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Citrix
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Lotus
3 2 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (8.33%) Sourcefire
4 1 (8.33%) IronPort
4 1 (8.33%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) Intel