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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 22 26 36
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 16 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.65% 3.88% 2.29%
As % of the System Software category 34.04% 34.09% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 8
Median daily rate £350 £300 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £164 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £399 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £21.88
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +71.42%
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
47 44 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.66% 11.37% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 26 21
Median daily rate £388 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £130 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £390 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £25.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +25.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.80 £18.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.25 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.94% +9.67%

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
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 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 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 +2 9 £388 +29.16%
Bedford +4 2 £200 -33.33%
VMware Infrastructure
East of England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 13 (54.17%) Windows
4 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
4 11 (45.83%) vSphere
5 9 (37.50%) Citrix
6 8 (33.33%) VMware ESX
6 8 (33.33%) SCCM
6 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 7 (29.17%) Data Centre
7 7 (29.17%) XenApp
7 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
8 6 (25.00%) IIS
8 6 (25.00%) ITIL
8 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 6 (25.00%) HP
8 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
8 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
10 4 (16.67%) WAN
10 4 (16.67%) Web Services
10 4 (16.67%) Dell
10 4 (16.67%) Oracle
10 4 (16.67%) Cisco
10 4 (16.67%) NetApp
10 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification

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 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (25.00%) IIS
1 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Apache
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (12.50%) CloudFront
4 2 (8.33%) SaaS
5 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Firewall
1 4 (16.67%) WAN
2 3 (12.50%) MPLS
2 3 (12.50%) NetScaler
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (8.33%) Internet
3 2 (8.33%) IP Telephony
3 2 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (4.17%) DHCP
4 1 (4.17%) DNS
4 1 (4.17%) EIGRP
4 1 (4.17%) FTP
4 1 (4.17%) HSRP
4 1 (4.17%) LAN
4 1 (4.17%) VPN
4 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Architect
2 3 (12.50%) Server Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Technical Architect
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Architect
3 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Network Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Fat Client
2 2 (8.33%) RIA
2 2 (8.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.33%) Debian
4 2 (8.33%) Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Solaris
4 2 (8.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) High Availability
2 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.33%) Converged Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (8.33%) Identity Management
3 2 (8.33%) Migration
3 2 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (12.50%) VCP5
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (8.33%) MCITP
4 2 (8.33%) MCSE
5 1 (4.17%) CCDE
5 1 (4.17%) CCIE
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (4.17%) VCAP
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
1 11 (45.83%) vSphere
2 8 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 7 (29.17%) XenApp
4 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (8.33%) NFS
7 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (4.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) SCCM
2 4 (16.67%) Backup Exec
3 3 (12.50%) NetBackup
3 3 (12.50%) SCOM
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (4.17%) FortiGate
5 1 (4.17%) Simpana
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 9 (37.50%) Citrix
4 6 (25.00%) HP
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco
5 4 (16.67%) Dell
5 4 (16.67%) NetApp
5 4 (16.67%) Oracle
6 3 (12.50%) Akamai
7 2 (8.33%) 3PAR
7 2 (8.33%) Avaya
7 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
7 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
7 2 (8.33%) Veeam
8 1 (4.17%) CommVault
8 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
8 1 (4.17%) Meru Networks