The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 14 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Contract jobs citing VMware 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 6.60% 0.57% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 18.92% 1.47% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £225 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.70% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £26.60 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-15.41% +18.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Vendors Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
37 68 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 34.91% 38.86% 48.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 45 65
Median daily rate £488 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £295 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 4
Median hourly rate £14.00 £50.68 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.37% +340.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £50.70 £12.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Luton region citing VMware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the Luton region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Luton

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Luton region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 Luton region with a requirement for VMware.

1 18 (94.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (89.47%) Citrix
3 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
4 13 (68.42%) XenApp
5 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
6 10 (52.63%) NetScaler
7 9 (47.37%) PCI DSS
7 9 (47.37%) Data Centre
7 9 (47.37%) MPLS
7 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
7 9 (47.37%) WAN
7 9 (47.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (42.11%) HP
8 8 (42.11%) Hyper-V
9 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (36.84%) NetApp
9 7 (36.84%) Web Services
10 6 (31.58%) IIS
10 6 (31.58%) Solaris
10 6 (31.58%) MCSE
10 6 (31.58%) Oracle
10 6 (31.58%) Cisco
10 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (31.58%) MCITP
10 6 (31.58%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (31.58%) 3PAR
10 6 (31.58%) vSphere
10 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (31.58%) Migration

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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 6 (31.58%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (26.32%) Akamai
3 5 (26.32%) CloudFront
3 5 (26.32%) Office 365
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
4 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (5.26%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) NetScaler
2 9 (47.37%) MPLS
2 9 (47.37%) WAN
3 6 (31.58%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (26.32%) Firewall
4 5 (26.32%) VPN
4 5 (26.32%) Wireless
5 4 (21.05%) DHCP
5 4 (21.05%) DNS
6 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (15.79%) EIGRP
6 3 (15.79%) HSRP
7 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
8 1 (5.26%) FTP
8 1 (5.26%) Internet
8 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
8 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Architect
1 9 (47.37%) Technical Architect
2 7 (36.84%) VMware Architect
3 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Network Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Network Technical Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Active Directory Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Virtualisation Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) RIA
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Solaris
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Vista
3 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (31.58%) Converged Infrastructure
2 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (31.58%) Migration
3 5 (26.32%) High Availability
3 5 (26.32%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) MCITP
1 6 (31.58%) MCSE
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.79%) CCDE
2 3 (15.79%) CCIE
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.79%) VCAP
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (94.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
3 13 (68.42%) XenApp
4 8 (42.11%) Hyper-V
5 6 (31.58%) vSphere
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) SCCM
2 3 (15.79%) FortiGate
2 3 (15.79%) Simpana
3 1 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Citrix
2 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 8 (42.11%) HP
4 7 (36.84%) NetApp
5 6 (31.58%) 3PAR
5 6 (31.58%) Cisco
5 6 (31.58%) Oracle
6 3 (15.79%) CommVault
6 3 (15.79%) Fortinet
6 3 (15.79%) Meru Networks
6 3 (15.79%) Symantec
7 2 (10.53%) Apple
8 1 (5.26%) Google
8 1 (5.26%) Intel Security