Period
to 20 May 2018

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 6 months to 20 May 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

VMware
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 34 29
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5 +4
Contract jobs citing VMware 33 22 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 5.38% 3.72% 4.21%
As % of the Vendors category 11.07% 8.46% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 16
Bedfordshire median daily rate £313 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +10.29% +58.14%
10th Percentile £133 £149 £257
90th Percentile £475 £515 £450
East of England median daily rate £320 £365 £384
% change year-on-year -12.33% -4.89% +27.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £35.78
East of England median hourly rate £19.52 £17.77 £29.53
% change year-on-year +9.85% -39.82% +24.33%

VMware is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Bedfordshire.

All Vendors
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 298 260 310
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 48.61% 43.99% 48.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 177 210
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £130 £294 £285
90th Percentile £575 £544 £606
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 27
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £16.17 £16.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.03% -64.44% +37.40%
10th Percentile £10.16 £12.50 £7.88
90th Percentile £35.00 £28.50 £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £18.48 £16.50
% change year-on-year -13.42% +12.00% -19.51%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

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 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Bedfordshire

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 20 May 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 13 £320 -17.42% 1
Bedford -1 6 £160 -46.67% 4
Dunstable - 2 - -
VMware
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 27 (81.82%) Windows
2 25 (75.76%) Active Directory
3 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
3 19 (57.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (51.52%) Citrix
5 16 (48.48%) Windows Server
6 14 (42.42%) SQL Server
6 14 (42.42%) SCCM
7 13 (39.39%) Hyper-V
8 12 (36.36%) Office 365
8 12 (36.36%) SQL
8 12 (36.36%) MS Exchange
8 12 (36.36%) TCP/IP
8 12 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (33.33%) DHCP
9 11 (33.33%) DNS
9 11 (33.33%) ITIL
9 11 (33.33%) SCOM
10 10 (30.30%) PowerShell
10 10 (30.30%) NetBackup
10 10 (30.30%) Symantec
11 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (27.27%) SAN
11 9 (27.27%) CommVault
11 9 (27.27%) MCSE
11 9 (27.27%) Backup Exec
12 8 (24.24%) Replication
12 8 (24.24%) Clustering
12 8 (24.24%) HP Data Protector
12 8 (24.24%) iSCSI

VMware
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 12 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 8 (24.24%) SharePoint
2 8 (24.24%) Skype for Business
3 4 (12.12%) Apache
3 4 (12.12%) IIS
3 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (12.12%) MS Visio
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (36.36%) Office 365
2 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 11 (33.33%) DHCP
2 11 (33.33%) DNS
3 9 (27.27%) SAN
4 8 (24.24%) Fibre Channel
4 8 (24.24%) Firewall
4 8 (24.24%) iSCSI
4 8 (24.24%) NAS
5 6 (18.18%) VLAN
6 3 (9.09%) LAN
6 3 (9.09%) WAN
7 2 (6.06%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (6.06%) NetScaler
7 2 (6.06%) VPN
7 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (6.06%) Wireless
8 1 (3.03%) Internet
8 1 (3.03%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Storage Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Desktop Support
3 5 (15.15%) Support Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Server Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Leader
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Field Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Provisioning Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (24.24%) Clustering
1 8 (24.24%) Replication
2 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
3 4 (12.12%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (81.82%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) Windows Server
3 4 (12.12%) Linux
3 4 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Vista
5 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (33.33%) ITIL
3 6 (18.18%) Problem Management
4 5 (15.15%) Service Management
5 4 (12.12%) Load Balancing
5 4 (12.12%) Migration
5 4 (12.12%) Project Management
5 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (6.06%) Application Packaging
6 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.06%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (6.06%) ITIL V3
6 2 (6.06%) Network Segmentation
6 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.03%) Change Management
7 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 10 (30.30%) PowerShell
3 8 (24.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) MCSE
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (24.24%) MCSA
3 6 (18.18%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (15.15%) Degree
5 2 (6.06%) CCA
5 2 (6.06%) CCNA
5 2 (6.06%) CCNP
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (6.06%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (6.06%) MCP
5 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 25 (75.76%) Active Directory
2 19 (57.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (39.39%) Hyper-V
4 8 (24.24%) Terminal Services
4 8 (24.24%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (6.06%) VMware NSX
5 2 (6.06%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (42.42%) SCCM
2 11 (33.33%) SCOM
3 10 (30.30%) NetBackup
4 9 (27.27%) Backup Exec
5 8 (24.24%) HP Data Protector
5 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Clustering
6 7 (21.21%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 17 (51.52%) Citrix
3 10 (30.30%) Symantec
4 9 (27.27%) CommVault
5 8 (24.24%) 3PAR
5 8 (24.24%) Dell
5 8 (24.24%) EqualLogic
5 8 (24.24%) HP
5 8 (24.24%) IBM
5 8 (24.24%) NetApp
5 8 (24.24%) SolarWinds
5 8 (24.24%) Veritas
6 4 (12.12%) Oracle
6 4 (12.12%) Red Hat
6 4 (12.12%) Remedy
7 2 (6.06%) Altiris
7 2 (6.06%) Apple
7 2 (6.06%) Cisco
7 2 (6.06%) Ivanti