Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 31 26
Rank change year-on-year +13 -5 +18
Contract jobs citing VMware 46 24 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 7.36% 4.32% 5.21%
As % of the Vendors category 14.98% 10.48% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 16 15
Bedfordshire median daily rate £300 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -6.25% +45.45%
10th Percentile £125 £275 £253
90th Percentile £475 £553 £473
East of England median daily rate £325 £325 £375
% change year-on-year - -13.33% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £33.28
East of England median hourly rate £18.34 £33.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -45.27% +34.00% +5.82%

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 307 229 292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 49.12% 41.19% 47.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 142 193
Bedfordshire median daily rate £375 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -6.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £130 £263 £223
90th Percentile £581 £538 £606
East of England median daily rate £418 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +7.05% -2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 37
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -62.67% +114.29%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.86 £14.00
90th Percentile £35.31 £16.15 £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% -5.26% -

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 -11 11 £265 -31.61% 1
Bedford +5 10 £130 -61.48% 3
Dunstable - 5 £270 - 2
VMware
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 38 (82.61%) Windows
2 29 (63.04%) Active Directory
3 26 (56.52%) Microsoft
4 25 (54.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (45.65%) Windows Server
6 20 (43.48%) Citrix
7 18 (39.13%) TCP/IP
8 17 (36.96%) DHCP
8 17 (36.96%) MS Exchange
8 17 (36.96%) DNS
8 17 (36.96%) ITIL
9 16 (34.78%) Hyper-V
10 15 (32.61%) SCCM
11 14 (30.43%) SCOM
11 14 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (28.26%) Symantec
12 13 (28.26%) MCSE
12 13 (28.26%) PowerShell
12 13 (28.26%) Google
12 13 (28.26%) NetBackup
12 13 (28.26%) Office 365
13 12 (26.09%) vSphere
13 12 (26.09%) Skype for Business
13 12 (26.09%) Backup Exec
13 12 (26.09%) MCSA
13 12 (26.09%) SharePoint
13 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
13 12 (26.09%) SQL
13 12 (26.09%) SAN
13 12 (26.09%) CommVault

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 17 (36.96%) MS Exchange
2 12 (26.09%) SharePoint
2 12 (26.09%) Skype for Business
3 6 (13.04%) OpenStack
4 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.26%) Office 365
2 10 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (13.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (13.04%) IaaS
5 5 (10.87%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (10.87%) G Suite
5 5 (10.87%) Google App Engine
6 2 (4.35%) SaaS
7 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (39.13%) TCP/IP
2 17 (36.96%) DHCP
2 17 (36.96%) DNS
3 12 (26.09%) SAN
4 11 (23.91%) Fibre Channel
4 11 (23.91%) iSCSI
4 11 (23.91%) NAS
5 6 (13.04%) Firewall
5 6 (13.04%) Internet
5 6 (13.04%) VPN
6 5 (10.87%) VLAN
6 5 (10.87%) VoIP
7 3 (6.52%) LAN
7 3 (6.52%) Network Security
7 3 (6.52%) WAN
8 2 (4.35%) NetScaler
8 2 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (4.35%) Wireless
9 1 (2.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
1 4 (8.70%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) Analyst
2 9 (19.57%) Storage Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Service Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Security Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Desktop Support
5 4 (8.70%) Server Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Windows Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (23.91%) Clustering
1 11 (23.91%) Replication
2 7 (15.22%) Data Centre
3 5 (10.87%) Mobile App
3 5 (10.87%) RSA SecurID
4 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (82.61%) Windows
2 21 (45.65%) Windows Server
3 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (19.57%) Linux
4 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (10.87%) AIX
5 5 (10.87%) Android
5 5 (10.87%) Apple iOS
5 5 (10.87%) Solaris
5 5 (10.87%) Unix
6 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.35%) Windows 10
7 2 (4.35%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) ITIL
2 9 (19.57%) Problem Management
3 5 (10.87%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (10.87%) Cryptography
3 5 (10.87%) Data Privacy
3 5 (10.87%) DevOps
3 5 (10.87%) Information Security
3 5 (10.87%) Risk Management
3 5 (10.87%) SDLC
3 5 (10.87%) Secure Coding
3 5 (10.87%) Security Architecture
4 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.35%) Business Continuity
5 2 (4.35%) Change Control
5 2 (4.35%) Change Management
5 2 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (4.35%) Data Protection
5 2 (4.35%) Network Architecture
5 2 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) PowerShell
2 12 (26.09%) SQL
3 11 (23.91%) VBScript
4 5 (10.87%) Java
5 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (28.26%) MCSE
3 12 (26.09%) MCSA
4 10 (21.74%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (21.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (19.57%) Degree
6 5 (10.87%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (8.70%) CCNA
7 4 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (6.52%) CISM
9 2 (4.35%) CCA
9 2 (4.35%) CCNP
9 2 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (4.35%) MCP
10 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
10 1 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
10 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 29 (63.04%) Active Directory
2 25 (54.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (34.78%) Hyper-V
4 12 (26.09%) vSphere
5 11 (23.91%) Terminal Services
5 11 (23.91%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (19.57%) XenApp
7 5 (10.87%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (32.61%) SCCM
2 14 (30.43%) SCOM
3 13 (28.26%) NetBackup
4 12 (26.09%) Backup Exec
5 11 (23.91%) HP Data Protector
5 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Clustering
6 10 (21.74%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (2.17%) Ansible
7 1 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 20 (43.48%) Citrix
3 13 (28.26%) Google
3 13 (28.26%) Symantec
4 12 (26.09%) CommVault
4 12 (26.09%) NetApp
5 11 (23.91%) 3PAR
5 11 (23.91%) Dell
5 11 (23.91%) EqualLogic
5 11 (23.91%) HP
5 11 (23.91%) IBM
5 11 (23.91%) Veritas
6 10 (21.74%) SolarWinds
7 6 (13.04%) McAfee
8 4 (8.70%) Remedy
9 2 (4.35%) Cisco
9 2 (4.35%) GFI Software
9 2 (4.35%) Ivanti
9 2 (4.35%) VocaLink
9 2 (4.35%) WatchGuard