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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 27 41 16
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -25
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 14 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.70% 2.15% 5.53%
As % of the System Software category 32.56% 28.21% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 11
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£300 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £380 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+70.45% +2.32%
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
43 39 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.38% 7.63% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 24
Average daily rate £300 £344 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £425 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.80 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.99% +134.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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
Luton +12 8 £300 -4.00%
Bedford +3 2 £300 +15.38% 2
Dunstable - 1 £130 -
VMware Infrastructure
East of England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (71.43%) Windows
3 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 12 (57.14%) Citrix
4 11 (52.38%) ITIL
5 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
6 7 (33.33%) SAN
7 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (23.81%) DNS
8 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
8 5 (23.81%) Change Management
9 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
9 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
9 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
9 4 (19.05%) Cisco
9 4 (19.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
10 3 (14.29%) XenApp
10 3 (14.29%) Fat Client
10 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
10 3 (14.29%) DHCP
10 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (14.29%) MySQL
10 3 (14.29%) Linux
10 3 (14.29%) Thin Client
10 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (14.29%) Shell Script

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.76%) Lync
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) SAN
2 5 (23.81%) DNS
3 3 (14.29%) IP Telephony
3 3 (14.29%) DHCP
4 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.52%) VoIP
4 2 (9.52%) WAN
5 1 (4.76%) VPN
5 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.76%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
1 3 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Support Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Principal Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Server Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) VMWare Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Development Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Support
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Cisco Support
5 1 (4.76%) Development Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 3 (14.29%) Thin Client
2 3 (14.29%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
5 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Change Management
3 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.76%) Patch Management
6 1 (4.76%) Server Patching
6 1 (4.76%) Change Control
6 1 (4.76%) Information Governance
6 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.76%) Migration
6 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.76%) Document Management
6 1 (4.76%) Network Design
6 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.76%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
3 2 (9.52%) VCP4
3 2 (9.52%) VCP5
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) CCNP
4 1 (4.76%) CCNA
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) XenApp
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.76%) MetaFrame
4 1 (4.76%) Firmware
4 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (57.14%) Citrix
2 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco
4 3 (14.29%) Symantec
5 2 (9.52%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle
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