Period
to 22 October 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 22 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.

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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 19 17
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware 31 45 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 5.38% 6.74% 7.46%
As % of the Vendors category 11.79% 14.24% 14.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 32 27
Bedfordshire median daily rate £358 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.17% -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £153 £125 £140
90th Percentile £475 £494 £431
East of England median daily rate £356 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +1.79% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £40.00
East of England median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £27.62
% change year-on-year -10.03% -45.69% -15.02%

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 263 316 328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 45.66% 47.31% 52.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 193 200
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £433 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.73% +4.85% +6.45%
10th Percentile £218 £220 £248
90th Percentile £584 £573 £588
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £380
% change year-on-year - +11.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 13
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.75 £13.67 £12.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.22% +13.44% -59.83%
10th Percentile £13.74 £9.31 £7.88
90th Percentile £20.80 £41.52 £44.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.03% - -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 22 October 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 22 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
Bedford -5 5 £365 +180.77% 1
Luton -6 5 £450 +12.50% 3
Dunstable -4 4 - -
Shefford - 4 £145 - 2
VMware
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
2 19 (61.29%) Windows
3 18 (58.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (51.61%) Active Directory
5 14 (45.16%) Citrix
6 13 (41.94%) Windows Server
7 11 (35.48%) Firewall
7 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (32.26%) Service Management
8 10 (32.26%) SQL
9 9 (29.03%) Dell
9 9 (29.03%) MS Exchange
9 9 (29.03%) Hyper-V
9 9 (29.03%) SCCM
9 9 (29.03%) Migration
9 9 (29.03%) Office 365
10 8 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
10 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Office
11 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 6 (19.35%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
12 6 (19.35%) Project Management
12 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Excel
12 6 (19.35%) Cisco
13 5 (16.13%) VPN
13 5 (16.13%) HP
13 5 (16.13%) Oracle
13 5 (16.13%) LAN

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 9 (29.03%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.90%) Apache
2 4 (12.90%) IIS
2 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
3 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
3 3 (9.68%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (12.90%) MS Visio
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (29.03%) Office 365
3 8 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (9.68%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (6.45%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) Firewall
2 5 (16.13%) LAN
2 5 (16.13%) VPLS
2 5 (16.13%) VPN
2 5 (16.13%) WAN
3 4 (12.90%) Cisco ISE
3 4 (12.90%) DHCP
3 4 (12.90%) DNS
3 4 (12.90%) SAN
3 4 (12.90%) VLAN
4 3 (9.68%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (9.68%) iSCSI
4 3 (9.68%) NAS
4 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.23%) IP Telephony
5 1 (3.23%) MPLS
5 1 (3.23%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (3.23%) Back Office
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) Cisco Project Manager
2 4 (12.90%) Project Manager
2 4 (12.90%) Technical Leader
3 3 (9.68%) Storage Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Applications Packager
4 2 (6.45%) Build Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Implementation Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Wintel Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Clustering
2 4 (12.90%) Private Cloud
3 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.68%) Replication
4 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.45%) User Experience
5 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.23%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 19 (61.29%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Windows Server
3 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (16.13%) Linux
5 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (12.90%) Windows 10
5 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Service Management
2 9 (29.03%) Migration
3 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (19.35%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (19.35%) Project Management
5 5 (16.13%) ITIL
5 5 (16.13%) ITSM
5 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2
6 4 (12.90%) Application Packaging
6 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
6 4 (12.90%) Network Segmentation
6 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.45%) Information Security
7 2 (6.45%) ITIL V3
7 2 (6.45%) Security Hardening
7 2 (6.45%) Server Building
7 2 (6.45%) Software Deployment
7 2 (6.45%) Task Automation
8 1 (3.23%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
3 3 (9.68%) VBScript
4 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 4 (12.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.45%) MCSE
3 2 (6.45%) VCAP
3 2 (6.45%) VCP5
4 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.23%) CCA
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) MCSA
4 1 (3.23%) MCTS
4 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) VCP4
4 1 (3.23%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 18 (58.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (51.61%) Active Directory
3 9 (29.03%) Hyper-V
4 5 (16.13%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (16.13%) VMware NSX
5 3 (9.68%) Terminal Services
5 3 (9.68%) vCloud
6 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (6.45%) vSphere
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (3.23%) VMware Server
7 1 (3.23%) XenApp
7 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) SCCM
2 5 (16.13%) FortiGate
3 3 (9.68%) Backup Exec
3 3 (9.68%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (9.68%) NetBackup
3 3 (9.68%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (9.68%) SCOM
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (6.45%) WSUS
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (3.23%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (3.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (3.23%) SCVMM
5 1 (3.23%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (3.23%) vCenter Server
5 1 (3.23%) vRealize
5 1 (3.23%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
2 14 (45.16%) Citrix
3 9 (29.03%) Dell
4 6 (19.35%) Cisco
5 5 (16.13%) HP
5 5 (16.13%) Juniper
5 5 (16.13%) McAfee
5 5 (16.13%) Oracle
5 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
6 4 (12.90%) 3PAR
7 3 (9.68%) CommVault
7 3 (9.68%) EqualLogic
7 3 (9.68%) IBM
7 3 (9.68%) NetApp
7 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds
7 3 (9.68%) Symantec
7 3 (9.68%) Veritas
8 2 (6.45%) Altiris
9 1 (3.23%) Nortel
9 1 (3.23%) SAP