The first table below looks at the demand for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Bedfordshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 41 19 26
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +7
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 6 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.40% 4.89% 3.24%
As % of the System Software category 28.57% 28.13% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 6
Average daily rate £210 £425 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.58% +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £180 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £500 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.97%
System Software Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
21 32 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.90% 17.39% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 12
Average daily rate £294 £335 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.31% -13.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £155 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £500 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
-0.46% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £12.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 - £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 - £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
VMware Infrastructure
East of England

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -2 1 - -
Luton -15 1 £140 -67.05% 1
Dunstable - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
East of England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure.

1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (33.33%) Citrix
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) WSUS
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (26.67%) HP
4 4 (26.67%) SLA
5 3 (20.00%) VPN
5 3 (20.00%) DNS
5 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (20.00%) NetApp
5 3 (20.00%) Firewall
6 2 (13.33%) MS Office
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL
6 2 (13.33%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (13.33%) SAN
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
6 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle
7 1 (6.67%) Clustering
7 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) VPN
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) MPLS
3 1 (6.67%) VRRP
3 1 (6.67%) VLAN
3 1 (6.67%) NAS
3 1 (6.67%) OpenVPN
3 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Head of IT
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Head of Operations
4 1 (6.67%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
4 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) NHS
1 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.67%) Replication
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) Blog
1 1 (6.67%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
2 1 (6.67%) Change Management
2 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Scrum
2 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) Use Case
2 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (6.67%) Network Management
2 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Software Distribution
2 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) NCDA
2 1 (6.67%) NCIE
2 1 (6.67%) CCEE
2 1 (6.67%) CCIA
2 1 (6.67%) MCP
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) MCSA
2 1 (6.67%) CCSP
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) CCIP
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) WSUS
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) Citrix
3 4 (26.67%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) NetApp
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.67%) Sun
6 1 (6.67%) Sybase
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.67%) McAfee
6 1 (6.67%) Hitachi
Bedfordshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £325 to £380 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago