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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 17 April 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.

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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 32 34 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -22
Contract jobs citing VMware 14 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.30% 2.48% 8.63%
As % of the Vendors category 7.37% 5.56% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 12
Average daily rate
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£175 £250 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £130 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £343 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+9.30% -
VMware
East of England

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
190 198 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 44.81% 44.59% 47.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 107 56
Average daily rate £425 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £165 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £495 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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 +10 7 £175 -26.70% 1
Bedford -3 3 - -
Dunstable -4 1 £125 +8.69%
VMware
East of England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing VMware 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.

1 23 (79.31%) Windows
2 19 (65.52%) Citrix
3 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
4 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
6 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
8 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (24.14%) ITIL
9 7 (24.14%) MS Office
9 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (20.69%) Lotus
11 5 (17.24%) IBM Notes
11 5 (17.24%) XenApp
11 5 (17.24%) Network Design
12 4 (13.79%) Lotus Domino
12 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
12 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
12 4 (13.79%) Linux
12 4 (13.79%) LAN
12 4 (13.79%) WAN
12 4 (13.79%) VPN
12 4 (13.79%) SLA
12 4 (13.79%) Cisco
12 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
13 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
13 3 (10.34%) Change Management
13 3 (10.34%) DNS
13 3 (10.34%) DHCP

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing VMware 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.24%) IBM Notes
3 4 (13.79%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Office
2 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
3 3 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Business One
1 1 (3.45%) TeleForm
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) VPN
1 4 (13.79%) LAN
1 4 (13.79%) WAN
2 3 (10.34%) DHCP
2 3 (10.34%) DNS
3 2 (6.90%) VoIP
4 1 (3.45%) ADSL
4 1 (3.45%) SAN
4 1 (3.45%) Internet
4 1 (3.45%) OSPF
4 1 (3.45%) VRRP
4 1 (3.45%) Firewall
4 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
4 1 (3.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
1 2 (6.90%) Local Government
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Support Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (24.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Support Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Support Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Administrator
7 2 (6.90%) Service Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Principal Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Server Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Network Support
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Support Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
1 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) SecurID
2 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.45%) iPhone
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (3.45%) EPoS
2 1 (3.45%) EMV
2 1 (3.45%) EFT
2 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (79.31%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (13.79%) Linux
6 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) Network Design
3 3 (10.34%) Change Management
4 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.45%) Information Governance
5 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.45%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
1 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.90%) MCITP
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (6.90%) MCSE
3 1 (3.45%) MCSA
3 1 (3.45%) CCNA
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO 8583
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
2 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (17.24%) XenApp
4 3 (10.34%) XenServer
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) Citrix
2 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.69%) Lotus
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco
5 2 (6.90%) ServiceNow
5 2 (6.90%) Mitel
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle
5 2 (6.90%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) Dell
6 1 (3.45%) EMC
6 1 (3.45%) Intel
6 1 (3.45%) SAP
6 1 (3.45%) Sun
6 1 (3.45%) RightFax
6 1 (3.45%) CommVault
6 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.45%) Symantec
6 1 (3.45%) Sophos
6 1 (3.45%) Metastorm