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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 28 41 25
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 9 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.76% 0.77% 2.57%
As % of the System Software category 33.33% 6.67% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Average daily rate £381 £275 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.63% +83.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £29.38 £17.27
% change year-on-year
+46.38% +70.14%
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
27 45 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.28% 11.57% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 30 12
Average daily rate £438 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £270 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £450 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 7
Average hourly rate £31.56 £17.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.31% -11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £18.50 £125.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.68
% change year-on-year
- +2.07%

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Dunstable - 4 - - 2
Bedford +7 3 £463 - 3
VMware Infrastructure
East of England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Citrix
3 11 (57.89%) ITIL
4 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
4 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 10 (52.63%) Windows Server
5 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
5 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (31.58%) XenApp
8 5 (26.32%) vSphere
8 5 (26.32%) Office 365
8 5 (26.32%) Backup Exec
8 5 (26.32%) VPN
8 5 (26.32%) VMware ESX
9 4 (21.05%) Symantec
9 4 (21.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (21.05%) DNS
9 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
9 4 (21.05%) Cisco
9 4 (21.05%) MetaFrame
9 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (21.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (21.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
9 4 (21.05%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (21.05%) Skype for Business
9 4 (21.05%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
2 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (21.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
3 4 (21.05%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (21.05%) Skype for Business
4 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (10.53%) CMS
5 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) VPN
2 4 (21.05%) DNS
3 3 (15.79%) Firewall
3 3 (15.79%) SAN
4 2 (10.53%) IP Telephony
4 2 (10.53%) VoIP
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.26%) LAN
5 1 (5.26%) MPLS
5 1 (5.26%) NAS
5 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Billing
1 2 (10.53%) Electronics
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
1 5 (26.32%) Server Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Systems Support
2 3 (15.79%) Systems Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Network Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Product Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Products Support Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Server Support
3 2 (10.53%) Server Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Voice Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Fat Client
2 2 (10.53%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (21.05%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.26%) Android
7 1 (5.26%) Linux
7 1 (5.26%) Solaris
7 1 (5.26%) Unix
7 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) High Availability
2 3 (15.79%) Presales
3 2 (10.53%) B2B
3 2 (10.53%) B2C
3 2 (10.53%) CRM
3 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Server Building
3 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.26%) Security Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Security Management
4 1 (5.26%) SIEM
4 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (10.53%) MCP
2 2 (10.53%) MCSA
2 2 (10.53%) MCSE
2 2 (10.53%) VCP5
3 1 (5.26%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) ISO27002
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) XenApp
3 5 (26.32%) VMware ESX
3 5 (26.32%) vSphere
4 4 (21.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
4 4 (21.05%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (63.16%) Citrix
3 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco
4 4 (21.05%) Symantec
5 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
5 2 (10.53%) Intel
6 1 (5.26%) Avaya
6 1 (5.26%) Dell
6 1 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) Juniper
6 1 (5.26%) Palo Alto