The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Bedfordshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 31 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-22 0
Contract jobs citing VMware 17 26 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.53% 12.09% 12.73%
As % of the Vendors category 8.33% 27.96% 21.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 20
Average daily rate
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£300 £290 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -16.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £238 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-18.94% +18.75%
Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
204 93 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 42.41% 43.26% 58.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 47 90
Average daily rate £325 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 6
Average hourly rate £25.50 - £21.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 - £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 - £112.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
VMware
East of England

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 22 July 2014.

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
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 22 July 2014. 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 -16 5 £313 +13.63% 3
Bedford -4 4 £260 -21.21% 6
Shefford - 1 £153 -
Dunstable - - - -
VMware
East of England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 18 (66.67%) Windows
2 17 (62.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
4 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 10 (37.04%) Citrix
6 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (33.33%) NetApp
6 9 (33.33%) Cisco
6 9 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
8 7 (25.93%) MCSE
8 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
8 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (25.93%) vSphere
8 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (22.22%) VCP5
9 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (22.22%) VMware ESX
9 6 (22.22%) DHCP
9 6 (22.22%) DNS
9 6 (22.22%) HP
10 5 (18.52%) SQL
10 5 (18.52%) SAN
10 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (14.81%) Oracle
11 4 (14.81%) Linux
11 4 (14.81%) MCP
11 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (7.41%) IIS
5 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.70%) Apache
6 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) SaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) DHCP
1 6 (22.22%) DNS
2 5 (18.52%) SAN
3 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
4 3 (11.11%) iSCSI
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (7.41%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (7.41%) NAS
5 2 (7.41%) DMZ
5 2 (7.41%) LAN
5 2 (7.41%) WAN
6 1 (3.70%) VoIP
6 1 (3.70%) MPLS
6 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Legal
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Architect
2 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (11.11%) Technical Architect
2 3 (11.11%) Server Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Test Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Service Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (3.70%) Administrator
4 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
4 1 (3.70%) SQL DBA
4 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Middleware
1 1 (3.70%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
2 1 (3.70%) e-Health
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (14.81%) Linux
6 1 (3.70%) VMS
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (7.41%) Capacity Management
3 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (7.41%) Change Control
3 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
3 2 (7.41%) Migration
4 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.70%) Change Management
4 1 (3.70%) Regression Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Project Management
4 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.70%) Validation
4 1 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Use Case
4 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.70%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (25.93%) MCSE
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (22.22%) VCP5
4 4 (14.81%) MCP
5 3 (11.11%) MCSA
6 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
6 2 (7.41%) Degree
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.70%) MCITP
7 1 (3.70%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (62.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
3 7 (25.93%) vSphere
4 6 (22.22%) VMware ESX
5 3 (11.11%) VMware Server
5 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
6 2 (7.41%) VMFS
7 1 (3.70%) Terminal Server
7 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
7 1 (3.70%) ISA Server
7 1 (3.70%) XenApp
7 1 (3.70%) XenServer
7 1 (3.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (3.70%) vCloud
7 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) HP SIM
2 2 (7.41%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.70%) WSUS
3 1 (3.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 10 (37.04%) Citrix
3 9 (33.33%) NetApp
3 9 (33.33%) Cisco
4 6 (22.22%) HP
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle
6 3 (11.11%) Intel
7 1 (3.70%) Dell
7 1 (3.70%) EMC
7 1 (3.70%) Sybase
7 1 (3.70%) Veritas
7 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.70%) CA
7 1 (3.70%) CommVault
7 1 (3.70%) Juniper
7 1 (3.70%) McAfee
7 1 (3.70%) Websense
7 1 (3.70%) Altiris
7 1 (3.70%) Tripwire
7 1 (3.70%) Splunk
Luton, Bedfordshire
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Posted: 16 hours ago
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Rate: £23 - £25 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago