The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 25 32 33
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware 8 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.93% 3.09% 3.90%
As % of the Vendors category 7.55% 7.35% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 9
Median daily rate £375 £450 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £270 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £31.56 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £26.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.98% +17.77%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
106 136 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 38.83% 41.98% 43.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 85 135
Median daily rate £413 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 25 13
Median hourly rate £14.00 £43.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.00% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £14.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £50.68 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £23.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-19.56% +35.29%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing VMware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the Bedfordshire region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Bedfordshire region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

VMware
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 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 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 4 £350 +55.55%
Bedford -6 2 £375 -16.66% 1
VMware
East of England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 22 (73.33%) Active Directory
1 22 (73.33%) Citrix
1 22 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
3 15 (50.00%) Windows
4 14 (46.67%) XenApp
5 13 (43.33%) Windows Server
6 12 (40.00%) HP
7 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 9 (30.00%) Firewall
8 9 (30.00%) NetScaler
9 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
9 8 (26.67%) SCCM
9 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (26.67%) vSphere
10 7 (23.33%) NetApp
10 7 (23.33%) ITIL
10 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
10 7 (23.33%) Hyper-V
10 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (20.00%) WAN
11 6 (20.00%) Web Services
11 6 (20.00%) Dell
11 6 (20.00%) Cisco
11 6 (20.00%) MPLS
11 6 (20.00%) PCI DSS
11 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management

VMware
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 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (16.67%) IIS
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (13.33%) Akamai
2 4 (13.33%) CloudFront
2 4 (13.33%) Office 365
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.33%) G Suite
3 1 (3.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) Firewall
1 9 (30.00%) NetScaler
2 6 (20.00%) MPLS
2 6 (20.00%) WAN
3 5 (16.67%) VPN
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (13.33%) DHCP
4 4 (13.33%) DNS
4 4 (13.33%) Wireless
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (6.67%) EIGRP
6 2 (6.67%) HSRP
6 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.67%) VLAN
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (3.33%) FTP
7 1 (3.33%) Internet
7 1 (3.33%) IPsec
7 1 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Architect
3 6 (20.00%) Technical Architect
4 4 (13.33%) VMware Architect
5 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Active Directory Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Network Technical Architect
6 2 (6.67%) SOC Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Virtualisation Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) RIA
3 1 (3.33%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Windows
2 13 (43.33%) Windows Server
3 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (13.33%) Solaris
6 2 (6.67%) Linux
6 2 (6.67%) Unix
6 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Vista
6 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) ITIL
2 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (13.33%) Converged Infrastructure
3 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (13.33%) High Availability
3 4 (13.33%) Identity Management
3 4 (13.33%) Migration
4 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (6.67%) Analytics
5 2 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (6.67%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (6.67%) Security Operations
5 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.67%) Service Design
5 2 (6.67%) SIEM
5 2 (6.67%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (6.67%) Time Management
6 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) MCITP
1 4 (13.33%) MCSE
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.67%) CCDE
3 2 (6.67%) CCEA
3 2 (6.67%) CCIE
3 2 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) MCP
3 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) VCAP
4 1 (3.33%) CCNA
4 1 (3.33%) CCNP
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (73.33%) Active Directory
1 22 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (46.67%) XenApp
3 8 (26.67%) vSphere
4 7 (23.33%) Hyper-V
5 4 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (13.33%) VMware ESX
6 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (6.67%) VMware Server
6 2 (6.67%) XenServer
7 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) SCCM
2 4 (13.33%) Backup Exec
3 2 (6.67%) FortiGate
3 2 (6.67%) Simpana
4 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) Citrix
2 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
3 12 (40.00%) HP
4 7 (23.33%) NetApp
5 6 (20.00%) Cisco
5 6 (20.00%) Dell
6 4 (13.33%) 3PAR
6 4 (13.33%) Avaya
6 4 (13.33%) CheckPoint
6 4 (13.33%) Oracle
7 3 (10.00%) Symantec
8 2 (6.67%) Apple
8 2 (6.67%) AppSense
8 2 (6.67%) ArcSight
8 2 (6.67%) Cloudera
8 2 (6.67%) CommVault
8 2 (6.67%) Fortinet
8 2 (6.67%) Hortonworks
8 2 (6.67%) Meru Networks
8 2 (6.67%) Remedy