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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 19 26 12
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Contract jobs citing VMware 24 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.35% 4.39% 8.56%
As % of the Vendors category 14.29% 10.00% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 10
Average daily rate
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£200 £244 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £141 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £350 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.04%
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
168 190 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 44.44% 43.88% 39.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 97 48
Average daily rate £375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £184 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.86% +45.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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
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 26 May 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 26 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +7 9 £190 -36.66% 3
Bedford 0 6 £180 +5.88% 4
Dunstable -2 2 £128 +10.86%
VMware
East of England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 26 (76.47%) Windows
2 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 18 (52.94%) Citrix
3 15 (44.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (44.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
5 12 (35.29%) ITIL
6 9 (26.47%) MS Office
7 8 (23.53%) Lotus
7 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
7 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (20.59%) IBM Notes
9 6 (17.65%) Lotus Domino
9 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
9 6 (17.65%) VPN
9 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (14.71%) Network Design
10 5 (14.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (14.71%) WAN
10 5 (14.71%) LAN
11 4 (11.76%) DNS
11 4 (11.76%) Linux
11 4 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (11.76%) SAN
11 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
11 4 (11.76%) Cisco
11 4 (11.76%) Symantec
11 4 (11.76%) XenApp
12 3 (8.82%) Windows 7

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 7 (20.59%) IBM Notes
3 6 (17.65%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.94%) Lync
6 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (26.47%) MS Office
2 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Business One
1 1 (2.94%) TeleForm
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) VPN
2 5 (14.71%) LAN
2 5 (14.71%) WAN
3 4 (11.76%) DNS
3 4 (11.76%) SAN
4 3 (8.82%) VoIP
5 2 (5.88%) DHCP
5 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.88%) Internet
6 1 (2.94%) 802.11
6 1 (2.94%) OSPF
6 1 (2.94%) VRRP
6 1 (2.94%) Firewall
6 1 (2.94%) Wireless
6 1 (2.94%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.94%) VLAN
6 1 (2.94%) Network Security
6 1 (2.94%) Wireless Security
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 3 (8.82%) Retail
1 3 (8.82%) Local Government
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Support Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Support Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Support Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Server Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.88%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) IT Support
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
1 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.94%) SecurID
3 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.94%) iPhone
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (2.94%) EPoS
3 1 (2.94%) EMV
3 1 (2.94%) EFT
3 1 (2.94%) NHS
3 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (76.47%) Windows
2 15 (44.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (11.76%) Linux
6 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) ITIL
2 5 (14.71%) Network Design
3 3 (8.82%) Change Management
3 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.94%) SDLC
5 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.94%) Software Testing
5 1 (2.94%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.94%) Waterfall
5 1 (2.94%) Network Management
5 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.94%) Change Control
5 1 (2.94%) Information Governance
5 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) SQL
1 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (14.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.88%) VCP4
4 2 (5.88%) VCP5
4 2 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.88%) MCITP
4 2 (5.88%) Degree
4 2 (5.88%) MCSE
5 1 (2.94%) MCSA
5 1 (2.94%) CCNP
5 1 (2.94%) CCNA
5 1 (2.94%) CCDP
5 1 (2.94%) CCA
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
2 2 (5.88%) QA
3 1 (2.94%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 15 (44.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
3 4 (11.76%) XenApp
4 3 (8.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.94%) vSphere
6 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.94%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.94%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
1 18 (52.94%) Citrix
2 8 (23.53%) Lotus
3 4 (11.76%) Symantec
3 4 (11.76%) Cisco
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle
5 2 (5.88%) ServiceNow
5 2 (5.88%) Mitel
6 1 (2.94%) Sourcefire
6 1 (2.94%) IronPort
6 1 (2.94%) Finjan
6 1 (2.94%) F5
6 1 (2.94%) RightFax
6 1 (2.94%) Metastorm
6 1 (2.94%) SAP
6 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.94%) Sun
6 1 (2.94%) HP
6 1 (2.94%) Dell
6 1 (2.94%) EMC
Luton, Bedfordshire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £150 - £170 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago