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 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 51 19 13
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -6
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 3 16 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.66% 5.52% 10.80%
As % of the System Software category 5.17% 42.11% 53.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 22
Average daily rate
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£250 £330 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £88.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +13.63%
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
58 38 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.66% 13.10% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 28 43
Average daily rate £350 £330 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £380 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £16.00 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.95 £16.00 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%

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 22 October 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
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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
Luton -23 1 - - 2
Bedford - 1 £250 - 1
Shefford - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
East of England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) Windows
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 8 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (42.86%) NetApp
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (42.86%) vSphere
6 5 (35.71%) VCP5
6 5 (35.71%) Cisco
6 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (35.71%) HP
6 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
6 5 (35.71%) MCSE
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (28.57%) SAN
7 4 (28.57%) VMware ESX
7 4 (28.57%) DHCP
7 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
7 4 (28.57%) DNS
7 4 (28.57%) Linux
7 4 (28.57%) MCP
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (21.43%) SaaS
8 3 (21.43%) HP SIM
8 3 (21.43%) VMware Server
8 3 (21.43%) iSCSI
8 3 (21.43%) ITIL
8 3 (21.43%) MCSA
8 3 (21.43%) Citrix

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 2 (14.29%) IIS
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) SaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) SAN
1 4 (28.57%) DHCP
1 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 4 (28.57%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) iSCSI
3 2 (14.29%) DMZ
4 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (7.14%) NAS
4 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
1 1 (7.14%) e-Health
1 1 (7.14%) Replication
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
1 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (14.29%) Change Control
2 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.14%) Validation
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (35.71%) VCP5
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (35.71%) MCSE
3 4 (28.57%) MCP
4 3 (21.43%) MCSA
5 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 1 (7.14%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (7.14%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) vSphere
3 4 (28.57%) VMware ESX
4 3 (21.43%) VMware Server
5 2 (14.29%) VMFS
6 1 (7.14%) vCloud
6 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
6 1 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) HP SIM
2 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
3 1 (7.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) NetApp
4 5 (35.71%) Cisco
4 5 (35.71%) HP
5 3 (21.43%) Citrix
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) Intel
7 1 (7.14%) Splunk
7 1 (7.14%) Juniper
7 1 (7.14%) Veritas
7 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
7 1 (7.14%) Dell
7 1 (7.14%) EMC
7 1 (7.14%) Altiris
7 1 (7.14%) Tripwire
7 1 (7.14%) Symantec
7 1 (7.14%) CA
7 1 (7.14%) CommVault