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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 26 34 44
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +10
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 8 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.95% 1.57% 1.07%
As % of the System Software category 25.81% 21.74% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £413 £225 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -18.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-35.71% +34.61%

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
31 23 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.44% 7.23% 15.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 43
Median daily rate £375 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £115 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 5
Median hourly rate - £31.56 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +80.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-0.75% -

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
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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +16 6 - -
VMware Infrastructure
East of England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (80.77%) Active Directory
3 20 (76.92%) Citrix
4 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
5 13 (50.00%) HP
5 13 (50.00%) XenApp
6 10 (38.46%) vSphere
6 10 (38.46%) NetScaler
7 9 (34.62%) Data Centre
7 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
7 9 (34.62%) SCCM
7 9 (34.62%) PCI DSS
7 9 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (34.62%) MPLS
7 9 (34.62%) Firewall
7 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
7 9 (34.62%) Windows
7 9 (34.62%) WAN
8 8 (30.77%) Hyper-V
9 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (26.92%) Web Services
9 7 (26.92%) ITIL
9 7 (26.92%) NetApp
10 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (23.08%) Dell
10 6 (23.08%) Cisco
10 6 (23.08%) IIS
10 6 (23.08%) Oracle
10 6 (23.08%) Solaris
10 6 (23.08%) MCSE

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 (23.08%) IIS
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (19.23%) Akamai
3 5 (19.23%) CloudFront
3 5 (19.23%) Office 365
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.85%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) NetScaler
2 9 (34.62%) Firewall
2 9 (34.62%) MPLS
2 9 (34.62%) WAN
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (19.23%) VPN
4 5 (19.23%) Wireless
5 4 (15.38%) DHCP
5 4 (15.38%) DNS
6 3 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (11.54%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (11.54%) EIGRP
6 3 (11.54%) HSRP
7 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.85%) FTP
8 1 (3.85%) Internet
8 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
8 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Architect
2 10 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (34.62%) Technical Architect
4 7 (26.92%) VMware Architect
5 3 (11.54%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Network Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Network Technical Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Active Directory Architect
6 2 (7.69%) SOC Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Virtualisation Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) RIA
2 2 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Windows
1 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
2 6 (23.08%) Solaris
2 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.69%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Unix
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Vista
3 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (26.92%) ITIL
3 6 (23.08%) Converged Infrastructure
3 6 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (23.08%) Migration
4 5 (19.23%) High Availability
5 4 (15.38%) Identity Management
6 2 (7.69%) Analytics
6 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.69%) Project Management
6 2 (7.69%) Security Monitoring
6 2 (7.69%) Security Operations
6 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.69%) Service Design
6 2 (7.69%) SIEM
6 2 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (7.69%) Time Management
7 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) MCITP
1 6 (23.08%) MCSE
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (19.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (11.54%) CCDE
3 3 (11.54%) CCIE
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (11.54%) VCAP
4 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (34.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (80.77%) Active Directory
2 13 (50.00%) XenApp
3 10 (38.46%) vSphere
4 8 (30.77%) Hyper-V
5 4 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (15.38%) VMware ESX
6 3 (11.54%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (7.69%) VMware Server
8 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) SCCM
2 4 (15.38%) Backup Exec
3 3 (11.54%) FortiGate
3 3 (11.54%) Simpana
4 1 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (76.92%) Citrix
3 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 13 (50.00%) HP
5 7 (26.92%) NetApp
6 6 (23.08%) 3PAR
6 6 (23.08%) Cisco
6 6 (23.08%) Dell
6 6 (23.08%) Oracle
7 4 (15.38%) Avaya
7 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
8 3 (11.54%) CommVault
8 3 (11.54%) Fortinet
8 3 (11.54%) Meru Networks
8 3 (11.54%) Symantec
9 2 (7.69%) Apple
9 2 (7.69%) ArcSight
9 2 (7.69%) Cloudera
9 2 (7.69%) Hortonworks
10 1 (3.85%) Intel Security