Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 38 27
Rank change year-on-year -1 -11 +4
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 18 22 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.14% 3.29% 5.21%
As % of the System Software category 18.56% 23.66% 38.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 21
Bedfordshire median daily rate £388 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +3.23% +29.17%
10th Percentile £141 £300 £200
90th Percentile £475 £485 £406
East of England median daily rate £375 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -11.76% +3.03% +27.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £45.00
East of England median hourly rate £21.75 £16.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +35.94% -50.77% -13.33%

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 97 93 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 16.90% 13.90% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 56 56
Bedfordshire median daily rate £400 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -9.68% +24.00%
10th Percentile £152 £128 £118
90th Percentile £488 £481 £456
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 7
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £14.80 £12.67 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.81% -63.80% +9.28%
10th Percentile £12.75 £10.55 £11.10
90th Percentile £20.99 £15.15 £43.50
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.81 £16.50
% change year-on-year -1.81% +1.85% -10.81%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -4 5 £450 +5.88% 2
Shefford - 4 £145 - 2
Bedford +1 2 £415 +23.88%
VMware Infrastructure
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
4 12 (66.67%) Windows Server
5 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (55.56%) Citrix
5 10 (55.56%) Firewall
6 9 (50.00%) Service Management
6 9 (50.00%) SQL
6 9 (50.00%) Hyper-V
7 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
7 8 (44.44%) Dell
7 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
8 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (38.89%) SCCM
9 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
9 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (33.33%) Office 365
9 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
9 6 (33.33%) Migration
9 6 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 5 (27.78%) Clustering
10 5 (27.78%) ITSM
10 5 (27.78%) McAfee
10 5 (27.78%) Project Management
10 5 (27.78%) Juniper
10 5 (27.78%) Linux
10 5 (27.78%) LAN

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 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 4 (22.22%) Apache
2 4 (22.22%) IIS
2 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
3 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (33.33%) Office 365
4 2 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (5.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) LAN
2 5 (27.78%) VPLS
2 5 (27.78%) VPN
2 5 (27.78%) WAN
3 4 (22.22%) DHCP
3 4 (22.22%) DNS
3 4 (22.22%) SAN
3 4 (22.22%) VLAN
4 3 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (16.67%) iSCSI
4 3 (16.67%) NAS
4 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
5 1 (5.56%) MPLS
5 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 1 (5.56%) Back Office
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Storage Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Leader
3 2 (11.11%) Build Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Implementation Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Project Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) SQL DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Wintel Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Clustering
2 4 (22.22%) Private Cloud
3 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 3 (16.67%) Replication
4 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.11%) User Experience
5 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
5 1 (5.56%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (27.78%) Linux
5 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (22.22%) Windows 10
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Service Management
2 6 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (33.33%) Migration
2 6 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (27.78%) ITSM
3 5 (27.78%) Project Management
4 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
4 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (11.11%) Application Packaging
6 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 2 (11.11%) Information Security
6 2 (11.11%) Security Hardening
6 2 (11.11%) Server Building
6 2 (11.11%) Software Deployment
6 2 (11.11%) Task Automation
7 1 (5.56%) API Integration
7 1 (5.56%) Patch Management
7 1 (5.56%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (5.56%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (16.67%) VBScript
4 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.11%) MCSE
3 2 (11.11%) VCAP
3 2 (11.11%) VCP5
4 1 (5.56%) CCA
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) MCSA
4 1 (5.56%) MCTS
4 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) VCP4
4 1 (5.56%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 9 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (27.78%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (16.67%) Terminal Services
5 2 (11.11%) vCloud
5 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (11.11%) vSphere
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (5.56%) VMware NSX
6 1 (5.56%) XenApp
6 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
6 1 (5.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) SCCM
2 5 (27.78%) FortiGate
3 3 (16.67%) Backup Exec
3 3 (16.67%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (16.67%) NetBackup
3 3 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (16.67%) SCOM
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (5.56%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (5.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (5.56%) SCVMM
5 1 (5.56%) vCenter Server
5 1 (5.56%) vRealize
5 1 (5.56%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (55.56%) Citrix
4 8 (44.44%) Dell
5 5 (27.78%) Juniper
5 5 (27.78%) McAfee
6 4 (22.22%) HP
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle
6 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
7 3 (16.67%) 3PAR
7 3 (16.67%) CommVault
7 3 (16.67%) EqualLogic
7 3 (16.67%) IBM
7 3 (16.67%) NetApp
7 3 (16.67%) SolarWinds
7 3 (16.67%) Symantec
7 3 (16.67%) Veritas
8 2 (11.11%) Cisco
9 1 (5.56%) Nortel