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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 17 51 6
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -45
Contract jobs citing VMware 28 4 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.51% 0.79% 13.46%
As % of the Vendors category 17.28% 1.89% 27.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 25
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £350 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £350 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.63 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -8.94%
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
162 212 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 43.43% 41.73% 49.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 149 66
Average daily rate £325 £363 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £12.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.00% -44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £20.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £12.50 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 August 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 +27 13 £300 - 2
Bedford +11 6 £300 -14.28% 4
VMware
East of England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 40 (76.92%) Windows
2 33 (63.46%) Citrix
3 29 (55.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (51.92%) Microsoft
5 25 (48.08%) Active Directory
6 20 (38.46%) ITIL
6 20 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (28.85%) MS Exchange
7 15 (28.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (25.00%) Cisco
9 11 (21.15%) DNS
9 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (19.23%) XenApp
11 9 (17.31%) Windows 7
11 9 (17.31%) Local Government
11 9 (17.31%) DHCP
11 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
11 9 (17.31%) SAN
12 8 (15.38%) MS Office
12 8 (15.38%) WAN
13 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
13 7 (13.46%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (13.46%) Service Delivery
13 7 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2007
14 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 6 (11.54%) Management Information System
14 6 (11.54%) NHS
14 6 (11.54%) Symantec
14 6 (11.54%) LAN

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (28.85%) MS Exchange
2 7 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (5.77%) IBM Notes
3 3 (5.77%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.92%) CMS
5 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.92%) Lync
5 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) MS Office
2 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Business One
1 1 (1.92%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Office 365
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.15%) DNS
2 9 (17.31%) SAN
2 9 (17.31%) DHCP
3 8 (15.38%) WAN
4 6 (11.54%) LAN
4 6 (11.54%) VoIP
4 6 (11.54%) VPN
5 5 (9.62%) IP Telephony
6 4 (7.69%) Firewall
7 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.85%) OSPF
8 2 (3.85%) VRRP
8 2 (3.85%) VLAN
8 2 (3.85%) Internet
8 2 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.92%) Wireless
9 1 (1.92%) 802.11
9 1 (1.92%) ADSL
9 1 (1.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.77%) MySQL
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (17.31%) Local Government
2 4 (7.69%) Finance
3 3 (5.77%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Billing
4 1 (1.92%) Legal
4 1 (1.92%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (17.31%) Analyst
2 8 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Support Analyst
3 6 (11.54%) Server Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (9.62%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (9.62%) Network Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Desktop Support
5 4 (7.69%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Network Specialist
6 3 (5.77%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Administrator
6 3 (5.77%) Service Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (5.77%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) Middleware
1 1 (1.92%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Management Information System
1 6 (11.54%) NHS
2 5 (9.62%) Thin Client
2 5 (9.62%) Fat Client
3 3 (5.77%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.92%) iPhone
5 1 (1.92%) iSeries
5 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.92%) Replication
5 1 (1.92%) Clustering
5 1 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 40 (76.92%) Windows
2 20 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (28.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (17.31%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.77%) Linux
6 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.92%) UNIX
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.92%) Android
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) ITIL
2 7 (13.46%) Service Delivery
3 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (9.62%) Change Management
5 3 (5.77%) Project Management
5 3 (5.77%) Migration
5 3 (5.77%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.77%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.85%) Patch Management
6 2 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.85%) Network Design
6 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.92%) CRM
7 1 (1.92%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.92%) B2B
7 1 (1.92%) B2C
7 1 (1.92%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.77%) SQL
1 3 (5.77%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.62%) CCNA
2 5 (9.62%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (9.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (7.69%) CCNP
4 3 (5.77%) MCITP
4 3 (5.77%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (3.85%) VCP4
5 2 (3.85%) VCP5
5 2 (3.85%) Degree
5 2 (3.85%) CCA
5 2 (3.85%) MCSA
6 1 (1.92%) CCIE
6 1 (1.92%) CCDA
6 1 (1.92%) CCDP
6 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.92%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (55.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (48.08%) Active Directory
3 10 (19.23%) XenApp
4 5 (9.62%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (7.69%) XenServer
5 4 (7.69%) vSphere
5 4 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 4 (7.69%) VMware ESX
5 4 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (3.85%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.92%) MetaFrame
7 1 (1.92%) Firmware
7 1 (1.92%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.85%) SCCM
2 2 (3.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 33 (63.46%) Citrix
2 27 (51.92%) Microsoft
3 13 (25.00%) Cisco
4 6 (11.54%) Symantec
5 3 (5.77%) Lotus
5 3 (5.77%) CheckPoint
5 3 (5.77%) Mitel
5 3 (5.77%) HP
6 2 (3.85%) Oracle
6 2 (3.85%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.92%) SAP
7 1 (1.92%) Sun
7 1 (1.92%) Dell
7 1 (1.92%) EMC
7 1 (1.92%) CommVault
7 1 (1.92%) Sourcefire
7 1 (1.92%) IronPort
7 1 (1.92%) Finjan
7 1 (1.92%) F5
7 1 (1.92%) RightFax