Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 6 months to 17 November 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.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 28 33
Rank change year-on-year -10 +5 +34
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 29 33 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 4.23% 5.27% 3.77%
As % of the System Software category 24.37% 38.37% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 25
Bedfordshire median daily rate £400 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +29.17% +42.86%
10th Percentile £284 £200 £115
90th Percentile £503 £419 £400
East of England median daily rate £400 £388 £338
% change year-on-year +3.23% +14.81% +22.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £16.32 £22.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -27.49% -40.00% +67.60%

VMware Infrastructure is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 119 86 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 17.37% 13.74% 12.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 58 50
Bedfordshire median daily rate £330 £388 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.84% +24.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £125 £163 £112
90th Percentile £488 £456 £450
East of England median daily rate £364 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.93% +3.70% +22.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 19
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £11.84 £13.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.92% -62.86% +37.25%
10th Percentile £10.26 £10.90 £18.40
90th Percentile £14.95 £40.50 £42.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.57 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +0.39% -2.94% -2.86%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Bedfordshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Bedfordshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Bedfordshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Bedfordshire

VMware Infrastructure
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 Infrastructure within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -18 9 £450 +16.13% 1
Dunstable - 5 £270 -
Bedford 0 3 £335 +67.50%
VMware Infrastructure
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure.

1 29 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
3 14 (48.28%) Windows
4 13 (44.83%) Citrix
5 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
6 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (34.48%) SAN
7 10 (34.48%) SQL
7 10 (34.48%) Unix
7 10 (34.48%) MCSA
7 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
7 10 (34.48%) HP
7 10 (34.48%) MS Exchange
7 10 (34.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (34.48%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (34.48%) Skype for Business
8 9 (31.03%) Linux
8 9 (31.03%) MCSE
8 9 (31.03%) DNS
8 9 (31.03%) Symantec
9 8 (27.59%) Solaris
9 8 (27.59%) CommVault
9 8 (27.59%) DHCP
9 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
9 8 (27.59%) ITIL
9 8 (27.59%) Data Centre
9 8 (27.59%) 3PAR
9 8 (27.59%) Hyper-V
10 7 (24.14%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring 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 (34.48%) MS Exchange
1 10 (34.48%) Skype for Business
2 7 (24.14%) SharePoint
3 5 (17.24%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 10 (34.48%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (17.24%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (17.24%) Google App Engine
3 5 (17.24%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (17.24%) IaaS
4 3 (10.34%) Office 365
5 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) SAN
2 9 (31.03%) DNS
3 8 (27.59%) DHCP
3 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
4 6 (20.69%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (20.69%) iSCSI
4 6 (20.69%) NAS
5 5 (17.24%) Internet
5 5 (17.24%) NetScaler
6 4 (13.79%) Firewall
6 4 (13.79%) Skype
7 3 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (10.34%) Wireless
8 1 (3.45%) BGP
8 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (3.45%) EIGRP
8 1 (3.45%) LAN
8 1 (3.45%) OSPF
8 1 (3.45%) VPN
8 1 (3.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Back Office
4 1 (3.45%) Local Government
4 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Architect
2 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Security Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Storage Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.90%) AWS Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Azure Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Office 365 Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior SCCM Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Unix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Data Centre
2 6 (20.69%) Clustering
2 6 (20.69%) Replication
3 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (17.24%) Mobile App
4 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (3.45%) NHS
5 1 (3.45%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) Unix
3 9 (31.03%) Linux
4 8 (27.59%) Solaris
5 6 (20.69%) Windows Server
6 5 (17.24%) AIX
6 5 (17.24%) Android
6 5 (17.24%) Apple iOS
7 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
9 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) ITIL
2 6 (20.69%) Migration
2 6 (20.69%) Security Architecture
3 5 (17.24%) Business Continuity
3 5 (17.24%) CMMI
3 5 (17.24%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (17.24%) Cryptography
3 5 (17.24%) Data Privacy
3 5 (17.24%) DevOps
3 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (17.24%) High Availability
3 5 (17.24%) Information Security
3 5 (17.24%) Risk Management
3 5 (17.24%) SDLC
3 5 (17.24%) Secure Coding
3 5 (17.24%) TOGAF
4 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
4 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (13.79%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) Java
2 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
2 6 (20.69%) VBScript
3 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (34.48%) MCSA
2 10 (34.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (31.03%) MCSE
4 6 (20.69%) Degree
5 5 (17.24%) VCAP
5 5 (17.24%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (13.79%) CCA
6 4 (13.79%) CCNP
6 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (13.79%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (10.34%) CISM
8 2 (6.90%) CCNA
8 2 (6.90%) Sun Certification
9 1 (3.45%) CCIE
9 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
9 1 (3.45%) HP APS
9 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
9 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
2 8 (27.59%) Hyper-V
3 7 (24.14%) Terminal Services
3 7 (24.14%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (20.69%) vCloud
5 5 (17.24%) vSphere
6 4 (13.79%) XenApp
7 2 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) Backup Exec
1 7 (24.14%) SCCM
2 6 (20.69%) HP Data Protector
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (20.69%) NetBackup
2 6 (20.69%) SCOM
3 5 (17.24%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.45%) DameWare
4 1 (3.45%) FortiGate
4 1 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
3 13 (44.83%) Citrix
4 10 (34.48%) HP
5 9 (31.03%) Symantec
6 8 (27.59%) 3PAR
6 8 (27.59%) CommVault
7 7 (24.14%) Cisco
7 7 (24.14%) Dell
7 7 (24.14%) NetApp
8 6 (20.69%) EqualLogic
8 6 (20.69%) IBM
8 6 (20.69%) Veritas
9 5 (17.24%) Google
9 5 (17.24%) Oracle
9 5 (17.24%) SolarWinds
10 2 (6.90%) VocaLink
11 1 (3.45%) Meru Networks
11 1 (3.45%) Trustwave
11 1 (3.45%) Virgin Media