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 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 12 16 52
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +36
Contract jobs citing VMware 28 28 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.78% 7.55% 0.79%
As % of the Vendors category 14.81% 17.39% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 1
Median daily rate £260 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 £21.63
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -0.57%
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
189 161 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 52.50% 43.40% 41.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 102 149
Median daily rate £388 £328 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.32% -9.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £31.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% +150.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.72 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.86% +6.94%

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
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 30 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -3 13 £388 +29.16%
Bedford -2 8 £200 -33.33% 1
Dunstable - 1 £175 -
VMware
East of England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 28 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (59.52%) Citrix
3 24 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 24 (57.14%) Windows
3 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 16 (38.10%) SCCM
5 15 (35.71%) Cisco
6 14 (33.33%) vSphere
6 14 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 14 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 13 (30.95%) Firewall
7 13 (30.95%) WAN
8 12 (28.57%) HP
8 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (26.19%) XenApp
9 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
10 10 (23.81%) MS Exchange
10 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
10 10 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (21.43%) CheckPoint
11 9 (21.43%) VMware ESX
12 8 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (19.05%) NetApp
12 8 (19.05%) IIS
13 7 (16.67%) Dell
13 7 (16.67%) PowerShell

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 10 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 9 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (19.05%) IIS
4 2 (4.76%) Apache
4 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (9.52%) CloudFront
4 2 (4.76%) Office 365
4 2 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) Firewall
1 13 (30.95%) WAN
2 10 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (14.29%) DNS
4 6 (14.29%) LAN
4 6 (14.29%) MPLS
4 6 (14.29%) NetScaler
4 6 (14.29%) VoIP
4 6 (14.29%) Wireless
5 5 (11.90%) DHCP
6 4 (9.52%) Cisco Wireless
6 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
6 4 (9.52%) VPN
7 3 (7.14%) 802.11
7 3 (7.14%) EIGRP
7 3 (7.14%) Internet
7 3 (7.14%) Network Security
7 3 (7.14%) OSPF
7 3 (7.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) MySQL
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Local Government
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Network Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Architect
4 6 (14.29%) Technical Architect
5 5 (11.90%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) VMware Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Wireless Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Wireless Network Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (4.76%) Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Network Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Network Specialist
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Server Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Web Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) Web Services
2 3 (7.14%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.14%) RIA
3 2 (4.76%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.76%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (57.14%) Windows
2 14 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (9.52%) Solaris
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.76%) Debian
6 2 (4.76%) Linux
6 2 (4.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.29%) ITIL
1 6 (14.29%) Migration
1 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (11.90%) Identity Management
2 5 (11.90%) Load Balancing
3 4 (9.52%) Converged Infrastructure
3 4 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 3 (7.14%) Network Management
4 3 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.76%) High Availability
5 2 (4.76%) Network Design
5 2 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.38%) Network Planning
6 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.38%) Project Management
6 1 (2.38%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (14.29%) CCNA
2 6 (14.29%) CCNP
3 5 (11.90%) MCITP
3 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (9.52%) MCSE
5 3 (7.14%) CCDA
5 3 (7.14%) CCDP
5 3 (7.14%) VCP5
6 2 (4.76%) CCDE
6 2 (4.76%) CCIE
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (4.76%) VCAP
7 1 (2.38%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 14 (33.33%) vSphere
4 11 (26.19%) XenApp
5 9 (21.43%) VMware ESX
6 7 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (14.29%) Hyper-V
8 2 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (4.76%) NFS
9 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (2.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (38.10%) SCCM
2 7 (16.67%) Backup Exec
3 5 (11.90%) SCOM
4 3 (7.14%) NetBackup
5 2 (4.76%) FortiGate
5 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (4.76%) Simpana
Vendors
1 25 (59.52%) Citrix
2 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 15 (35.71%) Cisco
4 12 (28.57%) HP
5 9 (21.43%) CheckPoint
6 8 (19.05%) NetApp
7 7 (16.67%) Dell
8 6 (14.29%) Oracle
9 5 (11.90%) Avaya
9 5 (11.90%) F5
10 4 (9.52%) 3PAR
10 4 (9.52%) Akamai
10 4 (9.52%) Sourcefire
11 3 (7.14%) IronPort
12 2 (4.76%) CommVault
12 2 (4.76%) Fortinet
12 2 (4.76%) Meru Networks
12 2 (4.76%) Mitel
12 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
12 2 (4.76%) Veeam