Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 15 24
Rank change year-on-year -19 +9 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware 15 54 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.18% 8.71% 5.53%
As % of the Vendors category 7.11% 18.82% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 40 20
Bedfordshire median daily rate £325 £300 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -21.31% +8.93%
10th Percentile £137 £125 £196
90th Percentile £437 £488 £446
East of England median daily rate £365 £350 £339
% change year-on-year +4.29% +3.32% -5.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £14.41 £16.72 £32.50
% change year-on-year -13.79% -48.56% +8.33%

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 211 287 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 44.80% 46.29% 44.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 195 154
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% -2.94%
10th Percentile £200 £130 £211
90th Percentile £575 £602 £545
East of England median daily rate £430 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +1.18% +9.68% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 9
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £19.00 £11.49 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.36% -17.93% -62.67%
10th Percentile £13.78 £10.16 £10.86
90th Percentile £28.80 £35.31 £16.15
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year +3.03% -7.04% -15.50%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 4 £263 +101.92% 1
Shefford - 4 £145 -
Luton -2 1 £388 +43.52% 4
VMware
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 12 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (53.33%) Office 365
4 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
5 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
6 6 (40.00%) Firewall
6 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
6 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (33.33%) FortiGate
7 5 (33.33%) LAN
7 5 (33.33%) WAN
7 5 (33.33%) Dell
7 5 (33.33%) Citrix
7 5 (33.33%) VPN
7 5 (33.33%) Juniper
7 5 (33.33%) McAfee
7 5 (33.33%) Service Management
7 5 (33.33%) ITSM
7 5 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 5 (33.33%) VPLS
8 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (26.67%) vSphere
8 4 (26.67%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (26.67%) Windows 10

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 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (53.33%) Office 365
2 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (13.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (6.67%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) LAN
2 5 (33.33%) VPLS
2 5 (33.33%) VPN
2 5 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Senior Automation Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Build Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
2 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Implementation Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) SCCM Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
1 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 10
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (33.33%) ITSM
2 5 (33.33%) Service Management
3 3 (20.00%) API Integration
3 3 (20.00%) Change Control
3 3 (20.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 2 (13.33%) Application Packaging
4 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security
4 2 (13.33%) Security Hardening
4 2 (13.33%) Software Deployment
4 2 (13.33%) Task Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Patch Management
5 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Server Building
5 1 (6.67%) Server Management
5 1 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) VCAP
2 2 (13.33%) VCP5
2 2 (13.33%) VCP6
3 1 (6.67%) CCA
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
3 1 (6.67%) MCTS
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) VCP4
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (26.67%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (26.67%) vSphere
5 3 (20.00%) VMware NSX
6 2 (13.33%) vCloud
6 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (6.67%) XenApp
7 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
7 1 (6.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) FortiGate
2 3 (20.00%) SCCM
2 3 (20.00%) vRealize
2 3 (20.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (6.67%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (6.67%) SCVMM
4 1 (6.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Citrix
2 5 (33.33%) Dell
2 5 (33.33%) Juniper
2 5 (33.33%) McAfee
3 2 (13.33%) Altiris
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) Symantec