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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 6 March 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.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 38 30 21
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 3 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.79% 2.73% 3.43%
As % of the System Software category 9.38% 33.33% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 5
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£175 £180 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -37.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.88 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.88% +12.50%
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 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.44% 8.18% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 14
Average daily rate £413 £230 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+79.34% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £150 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £338 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -1.51%

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
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 6 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford 0 1 - -
Luton -6 1 £175 +16.66% 3
VMware Infrastructure
East of England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (25.00%) MCSE
5 2 (25.00%) XenApp
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (25.00%) IP Telephony
5 2 (25.00%) LAN
5 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco
6 1 (12.50%) VoIP
6 1 (12.50%) HP
6 1 (12.50%) Intel
6 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 1 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) MySQL
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 1 (12.50%) MS Office
6 1 (12.50%) Altiris
6 1 (12.50%) Network Design

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 (37.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
1 2 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Support
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Support
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Support
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Support
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) Information Governance
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (12.50%) MCITP
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) XenServer
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) Intel
5 1 (12.50%) Altiris
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