Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 28 22
Rank change year-on-year -3 -6 0
Contract jobs citing VMware 27 35 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 4.61% 5.31% 6.28%
As % of the Vendors category 9.41% 11.04% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 26
Bedfordshire median daily rate £377 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +23.08% +41.30%
10th Percentile £160 £148 £166
90th Percentile £486 £522 £406
East of England median daily rate £350 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +17.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £40.00
East of England median hourly rate £18.57 £16.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +16.05% -28.89% -30.77%

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 287 317 355
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 48.98% 48.10% 53.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 196 240
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £212 £273 £213
90th Percentile £584 £538 £594
East of England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 13
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £17.25 £11.84 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.69% -15.43% -63.64%
10th Percentile £13.70 £9.09 £7.88
90th Percentile £36.25 £26.55 £45.00
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year +8.20% -7.58% -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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -6 8 £450 +5.88% 2
Bedford -5 5 £160 -29.67% 4
Dunstable - 4 - - 1
VMware
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 15 (55.56%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
3 13 (48.15%) Citrix
3 13 (48.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (33.33%) SQL
4 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 8 (29.63%) Migration
6 7 (25.93%) SCCM
6 7 (25.93%) Firewall
6 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Excel
7 6 (22.22%) Project Management
7 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (22.22%) Office 365
7 6 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
8 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
8 5 (18.52%) Symantec
8 5 (18.52%) Service Management
8 5 (18.52%) DHCP
8 5 (18.52%) DNS
8 5 (18.52%) Cisco
8 5 (18.52%) HP
8 5 (18.52%) Oracle
8 5 (18.52%) Linux
8 5 (18.52%) ITIL
8 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2

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 4 (14.81%) Apache
1 4 (14.81%) IIS
1 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
1 4 (14.81%) Tomcat
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (14.81%) MS Visio
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (22.22%) Office 365
2 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) Firewall
2 5 (18.52%) DHCP
2 5 (18.52%) DNS
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco ISE
3 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
3 4 (14.81%) VLAN
4 3 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (11.11%) iSCSI
4 3 (11.11%) NAS
4 3 (11.11%) SAN
5 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony
5 1 (3.70%) MPLS
5 1 (3.70%) VPN
5 1 (3.70%) WebEx
5 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco Project Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Project Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Support Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Technical Leader
3 3 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Storage Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Applications Packager
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.70%) DBA
5 1 (3.70%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Release Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Clustering
1 4 (14.81%) Private Cloud
2 3 (11.11%) Replication
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 5 (18.52%) Linux
4 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Migration
2 6 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (22.22%) Project Management
3 5 (18.52%) ITIL
3 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
3 5 (18.52%) Service Management
4 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
4 4 (14.81%) Network Segmentation
4 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (7.41%) Application Packaging
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.70%) Change Management
6 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Email Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Identity Management
6 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
3 3 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (7.41%) MCSE
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.70%) MCSA
3 1 (3.70%) VCP5
3 1 (3.70%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
2 13 (48.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
3 4 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (14.81%) VMware NSX
4 3 (11.11%) Terminal Services
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.70%) vCloud
6 1 (3.70%) VMware Server
6 1 (3.70%) XenApp
6 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) SCCM
2 4 (14.81%) Backup Exec
2 4 (14.81%) NetBackup
2 4 (14.81%) SCOM
3 3 (11.11%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (7.41%) WSUS
5 1 (3.70%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (3.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 13 (48.15%) Citrix
3 5 (18.52%) Cisco
3 5 (18.52%) HP
3 5 (18.52%) Oracle
3 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
3 5 (18.52%) Symantec
4 4 (14.81%) 3PAR
4 4 (14.81%) Dell
5 3 (11.11%) CommVault
5 3 (11.11%) EqualLogic
5 3 (11.11%) IBM
5 3 (11.11%) NetApp
5 3 (11.11%) SolarWinds
5 3 (11.11%) Veritas
6 2 (7.41%) Altiris
7 1 (3.70%) Apple
7 1 (3.70%) Nortel
7 1 (3.70%) Remedy
7 1 (3.70%) SAP