The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 34 29 36
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 6 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.94% 3.35% 2.99%
As % of the System Software category 18.75% 28.26% 34.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 9
Median daily rate £350 £288 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £166 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £405 £367
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £21.38
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +63.74%
VMware Infrastructure
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

System Software Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
32 46 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 10.36% 11.86% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 19
Median daily rate £334 £235 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.02% -21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £130 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £455 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 6
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.63 £25.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.56% +53.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £11.80 £19.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.32 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Bedfordshire region.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Bedfordshire region.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -1 3 £360 +105.71%
VMware Infrastructure
East of England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) ITIL
3 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
3 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (40.00%) Citrix
4 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 5 (33.33%) Backup Exec
5 5 (33.33%) XenApp
5 5 (33.33%) vSphere
6 4 (26.67%) Office 365
6 4 (26.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (26.67%) Skype for Business
6 4 (26.67%) VMware ESX
6 4 (26.67%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (26.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (26.67%) MetaFrame
6 4 (26.67%) Symantec
6 4 (26.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
6 4 (26.67%) VPN
6 4 (26.67%) DNS
7 3 (20.00%) SCCM
7 3 (20.00%) NetBackup
7 3 (20.00%) VCP5
7 3 (20.00%) Data Centre

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (26.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (26.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (26.67%) Skype for Business
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Apache
4 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) DNS
1 4 (26.67%) VPN
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) IP Telephony
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Support
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Server Support
4 2 (13.33%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Server Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Fat Client
2 2 (13.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) Debian
5 1 (6.67%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) High Availability
2 2 (13.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (20.00%) VCP5
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) vSphere
2 5 (33.33%) XenApp
3 4 (26.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (26.67%) MetaFrame
3 4 (26.67%) VMware ESX
4 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (13.33%) NFS
5 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (6.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 3 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (20.00%) SCCM
3 2 (13.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) Citrix
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) Symantec
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco
5 2 (13.33%) Veeam
6 1 (6.67%) Avaya
6 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
6 1 (6.67%) Dell
6 1 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat