The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 28 22 37
Rank change year-on-year -6 +15  
Contract jobs citing VMware 8 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.89% 4.58% 2.57%
As % of the Vendors category 7.21% 9.03% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 4
Median daily rate £318 £325 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.30% +85.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -31.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  

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 Bedfordshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 111 155 204
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 40.07% 50.65% 47.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 110 143
Median daily rate £415 £438 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.14% -1.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £170 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 16
Median hourly rate £14.00 £47.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.52% +18.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Bedfordshire

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Bedfordshire

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Bedfordshire

VMware
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 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +9 3 £350 +16.66%
Bedford -1 3 £300 -31.42% 1
VMware
East of England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for VMware.

1 12 (60.00%) Windows
1 12 (60.00%) Citrix
2 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (35.00%) XenApp
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
5 6 (30.00%) NetScaler
5 6 (30.00%) HP
6 5 (25.00%) Cisco
6 5 (25.00%) Migration
7 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (20.00%) SCCM
7 4 (20.00%) Office 365
7 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (20.00%) WAN
7 4 (20.00%) DHCP
7 4 (20.00%) DNS
7 4 (20.00%) Firewall
8 3 (15.00%) Wireless
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (15.00%) VPN
8 3 (15.00%) Solaris
8 3 (15.00%) Linux
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (15.00%) Symantec

VMware
Top Related 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 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (20.00%) Office 365
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (5.00%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) NetScaler
2 4 (20.00%) DHCP
2 4 (20.00%) DNS
2 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) WAN
3 3 (15.00%) MPLS
3 3 (15.00%) VLAN
3 3 (15.00%) VPN
3 3 (15.00%) Wireless
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
5 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (5.00%) LAN
5 1 (5.00%) OSPF
5 1 (5.00%) SAN
5 1 (5.00%) VoIP
5 1 (5.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (10.00%) Local Government
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Architect
2 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Architect
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Architect
3 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Provisioning Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Active Directory Architect
4 1 (5.00%) AWS Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Cloud Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) NetBackup Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Office 365 Architect
4 1 (5.00%) SCCM Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) PKI
3 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (5.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.00%) Linux
4 3 (15.00%) Solaris
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.00%) Unix
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Vista
5 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Migration
2 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.00%) Converged Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (10.00%) CCEA
2 2 (10.00%) CCNA
2 2 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (10.00%) MCITP
2 2 (10.00%) MCP
2 2 (10.00%) MCSE
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) CCDE
3 1 (5.00%) CCIE
3 1 (5.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (35.00%) XenApp
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (10.00%) VMware Server
5 2 (10.00%) vSphere
5 2 (10.00%) XenServer
6 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) SCOM
3 1 (5.00%) AirWatch
3 1 (5.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.00%) Simpana
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Citrix
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) HP
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco
5 3 (15.00%) Symantec
6 2 (10.00%) 3PAR
6 2 (10.00%) Apple
6 2 (10.00%) AppSense
6 2 (10.00%) Dell
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle
6 2 (10.00%) Remedy
7 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.00%) CommVault
7 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
7 1 (5.00%) Google
7 1 (5.00%) Intel Security
7 1 (5.00%) Meraki
7 1 (5.00%) Meru Networks
7 1 (5.00%) Mitel
7 1 (5.00%) NetApp
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