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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 31 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware 14 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.65% 8.16% 7.55%
As % of the Vendors category 8.09% 19.01% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 13
Average daily rate
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£270 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £150 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £384 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £27.00 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
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
173 121 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 45.05% 42.91% 49.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 78 66
Average daily rate £425 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £160 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -43.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 29 January 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
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 29 January 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
Bedford +1 6 £275 -21.42%
Dunstable - 2 - - 1
Luton -20 1 - -
VMware
East of England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 19 (76.00%) Citrix
2 16 (64.00%) Windows
3 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
6 8 (32.00%) Lotus
6 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (28.00%) IBM Notes
7 7 (28.00%) MS Office
8 6 (24.00%) Lotus Domino
8 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
8 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (24.00%) SLA
8 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (24.00%) Network Design
9 5 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (20.00%) XenApp
10 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (16.00%) Cisco
10 4 (16.00%) ITIL
11 3 (12.00%) WAN
11 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (12.00%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (12.00%) XenServer
11 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (8.00%) MCITP
12 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
12 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (8.00%) vSphere

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 7 (28.00%) IBM Notes
2 6 (24.00%) Lotus Domino
2 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Office
2 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
1 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) WAN
2 2 (8.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (8.00%) VPN
2 2 (8.00%) LAN
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) DHCP
3 1 (4.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
1 8 (32.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Support Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Senior Support Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Server Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Network Support
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Support Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Support
7 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Support Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.00%) Clustering
1 1 (4.00%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Network Design
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.00%) Project Management
4 1 (4.00%) Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Network Management
4 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) MCITP
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.00%) CCNA
2 2 (8.00%) MCSE
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.00%) XenApp
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (12.00%) XenServer
5 2 (8.00%) vSphere
6 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (76.00%) Citrix
2 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (32.00%) Lotus
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco
5 2 (8.00%) Altiris
5 2 (8.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) Dell
6 1 (4.00%) Intel
6 1 (4.00%) CommVault
6 1 (4.00%) NetApp
6 1 (4.00%) Symantec
6 1 (4.00%) Sophos
6 1 (4.00%) SonicWALL
6 1 (4.00%) Riverbed