The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

VMware
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 6 7
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1  
Contract jobs citing VMware 4 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 10.26% 6.90% 13.04%
As % of the Vendors category 13.33% 10.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
Median daily rate £155 - £200
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 - £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £327 - £305
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £358 £330
% change year-on-year +3.49% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £28.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -40.35% +29.54%  

VMware is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Bedford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 30 20 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 76.92% 68.97% 65.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 18
Median daily rate £370 £325 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.84% +62.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £210 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £8.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -79.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.66% +13.51%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing VMware as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Bedford

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware in Bedford.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Bedford

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Bedford over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Bedford

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Bedford region with a requirement for VMware.

1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (28.57%) McAfee
4 2 (28.57%) Google
4 2 (28.57%) PKI
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) XenApp
4 2 (28.57%) vSphere
4 2 (28.57%) SCCM
4 2 (28.57%) SCOM
4 2 (28.57%) RSA SecurID
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
5 1 (14.29%) AirWatch

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) VoIP
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) IT Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) IT Support
1 2 (28.57%) IT Support Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Migration Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Migration Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365 Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Switch Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (28.57%) PKI
1 2 (28.57%) RSA SecurID
2 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
2 1 (14.29%) PDA
2 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL V2
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) MCP
2 1 (14.29%) MCSA
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) vSphere
1 2 (28.57%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
1 2 (28.57%) SCOM
2 1 (14.29%) AirWatch
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (14.29%) DameWare
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) Google
2 2 (28.57%) McAfee
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec