Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 2018 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 49 37
Rank change year-on-year -2 -12 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 12 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.96% 1.64% 2.99%
As % of the System Software category 13.48% 19.30% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 16
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +17.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £125 £256 £145
90th Percentile £486 £490 £425
East of England median daily rate £350 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -12.50% -5.88% +30.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £45.00
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £16.81 £47.50
% change year-on-year +13.06% -64.62% +26.67%

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 89 57 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 14.57% 8.48% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 32 51
Bedfordshire median daily rate £377 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +14.29% +19.15%
10th Percentile £135 £151 £113
90th Percentile £500 £500 £438
East of England median daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% +8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 7
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.38 £11.84 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.92% -70.40% +105.13%
10th Percentile £12.49 £10.92 £11.70
90th Percentile £28.13 £12.76 £45.43
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.65 £16.50
% change year-on-year -0.92% +0.92% -9.59%

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 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 2018. 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 -2 7 £450 +9.09% 1
Bedford +1 1 £400 +48.83% 1
VMware Infrastructure
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 9 (75.00%) Citrix
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (66.67%) SQL
5 7 (58.33%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 6 (50.00%) DNS
6 6 (50.00%) DHCP
7 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
7 5 (41.67%) HP
7 5 (41.67%) Backup Exec
7 5 (41.67%) Symantec
7 5 (41.67%) Project Management
7 5 (41.67%) Firewall
7 5 (41.67%) Migration
7 5 (41.67%) SCCM
7 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
7 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (33.33%) EqualLogic
8 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (33.33%) 3PAR
8 4 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (33.33%) Skype for Business
8 4 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (33.33%) NAS
8 4 (33.33%) SolarWinds

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 4 (33.33%) Apache
1 4 (33.33%) IIS
1 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 4 (33.33%) Skype for Business
1 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (8.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) DHCP
1 6 (50.00%) DNS
2 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 4 (33.33%) NAS
3 4 (33.33%) SAN
3 4 (33.33%) VLAN
4 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
4 1 (8.33%) MPLS
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) WebEx
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Storage Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Project Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Clustering
1 4 (33.33%) Private Cloud
1 4 (33.33%) Replication
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
4 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 4 (33.33%) Service Management
3 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (8.33%) Email Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (8.33%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) MCSA
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (33.33%) Terminal Services
3 4 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Backup Exec
1 5 (41.67%) SCCM
2 4 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 4 (33.33%) SCOM
3 3 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (8.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (75.00%) Citrix
4 5 (41.67%) HP
4 5 (41.67%) Symantec
5 4 (33.33%) 3PAR
5 4 (33.33%) CommVault
5 4 (33.33%) Dell
5 4 (33.33%) EqualLogic
5 4 (33.33%) IBM
5 4 (33.33%) NetApp
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle
5 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 4 (33.33%) SolarWinds
5 4 (33.33%) Veritas
6 1 (8.33%) Apple
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco
6 1 (8.33%) Nortel