Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 18 21
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 +37
Contract jobs citing VMware 54 46 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 7.92% 7.49% 6.89%
As % of the Vendors category 16.51% 14.98% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 27 32
Bedfordshire median daily rate £300 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% +11.63%
10th Percentile £125 £140 £108
90th Percentile £502 £439 £436
East of England median daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71% +30.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 11
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +48.94%
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £27.60 £32.03
% change year-on-year -42.03% -13.82% +33.45%

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 327 307 311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 47.95% 50.00% 46.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 188 206
Bedfordshire median daily rate £418 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £130 £200 £191
90th Percentile £563 £538 £594
East of England median daily rate £407 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +8.60% -6.25% +9.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 32
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £11.84 £13.00 £32.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.92% -59.41% +146.37%
10th Percentile £9.39 £10.04 £10.88
90th Percentile £35.31 £38.50 £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £16.43 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -0.42% -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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -14 13 £320 -17.42% 2
Bedford +4 11 £130 -35.00%
Dunstable +1 5 £270 +54.29%
VMware
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for VMware.

1 35 (64.81%) Microsoft
2 34 (62.96%) Windows
3 28 (51.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (46.30%) Citrix
5 21 (38.89%) Active Directory
6 18 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 17 (31.48%) DHCP
7 17 (31.48%) DNS
8 16 (29.63%) ITIL
8 16 (29.63%) Google
9 15 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
9 15 (27.78%) vSphere
10 14 (25.93%) Linux
10 14 (25.93%) XenApp
11 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
12 12 (22.22%) MCSA
12 12 (22.22%) MS Exchange
12 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
13 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (20.37%) Data Centre
13 11 (20.37%) TCP/IP
13 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
13 11 (20.37%) Solaris
14 10 (18.52%) Unix
14 10 (18.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 10 (18.52%) OpenStack
14 10 (18.52%) Hyper-V
14 10 (18.52%) Skype for Business

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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 10 (18.52%) OpenStack
2 10 (18.52%) Skype for Business
3 7 (12.96%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (14.81%) Office 365
4 7 (12.96%) IaaS
5 6 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (9.26%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (9.26%) G Suite
6 5 (9.26%) Google App Engine
7 4 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (31.48%) DHCP
1 17 (31.48%) DNS
2 11 (20.37%) TCP/IP
3 9 (16.67%) SAN
4 8 (14.81%) VPN
5 7 (12.96%) Firewall
5 7 (12.96%) VoIP
6 6 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (11.11%) iSCSI
6 6 (11.11%) NAS
7 5 (9.26%) Internet
7 5 (9.26%) NetScaler
8 4 (7.41%) Network Security
8 4 (7.41%) Skype
9 3 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (5.56%) VLAN
9 3 (5.56%) Wireless
10 1 (1.85%) BGP
10 1 (1.85%) EIGRP
10 1 (1.85%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) GitLab
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Retail
3 3 (5.56%) Local Government
4 2 (3.70%) Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Back Office
5 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) Analyst
2 12 (22.22%) Architect
3 7 (12.96%) Service Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Security Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.41%) Storage Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) AWS Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Network Support
7 3 (5.56%) Office 365 Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) PC Support
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) Web Services
2 1 (1.85%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.96%) RSA SecurID
3 6 (11.11%) Clustering
3 6 (11.11%) Replication
4 5 (9.26%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (9.26%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.70%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.85%) NHS
7 1 (1.85%) PDA
7 1 (1.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (62.96%) Windows
2 18 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 14 (25.93%) Linux
4 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (20.37%) Solaris
5 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (18.52%) Unix
7 8 (14.81%) AIX
8 6 (11.11%) Android
8 6 (11.11%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.70%) Windows 10
9 2 (3.70%) Windows 2000
9 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.85%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) ITIL
2 8 (14.81%) Migration
3 6 (11.11%) Security Architecture
4 5 (9.26%) Business Continuity
4 5 (9.26%) CMMI
4 5 (9.26%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (9.26%) Cryptography
4 5 (9.26%) Data Privacy
4 5 (9.26%) DevOps
4 5 (9.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (9.26%) High Availability
4 5 (9.26%) Information Security
4 5 (9.26%) Risk Management
4 5 (9.26%) SDLC
4 5 (9.26%) Secure Coding
4 5 (9.26%) TOGAF
5 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
5 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (7.41%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.67%) SQL
2 8 (14.81%) PowerShell
3 6 (11.11%) Java
3 6 (11.11%) VBScript
4 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (22.22%) MCSA
3 10 (18.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (16.67%) MCSE
5 7 (12.96%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (11.11%) Degree
7 5 (9.26%) VCAP
7 5 (9.26%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (7.41%) CCA
8 4 (7.41%) CCNA
8 4 (7.41%) CCNP
8 4 (7.41%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (5.56%) CISM
10 2 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (3.70%) MCITP
10 2 (3.70%) Sun Certification
11 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (51.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (38.89%) Active Directory
3 15 (27.78%) vSphere
4 14 (25.93%) XenApp
5 10 (18.52%) Hyper-V
6 7 (12.96%) Terminal Services
6 7 (12.96%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (11.11%) vCloud
8 2 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (16.67%) SCCM
2 7 (12.96%) Backup Exec
3 6 (11.11%) HP Data Protector
3 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (11.11%) NetBackup
3 6 (11.11%) SCOM
4 5 (9.26%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (3.70%) Ansible
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.85%) DameWare
6 1 (1.85%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.85%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 35 (64.81%) Microsoft
2 25 (46.30%) Citrix
3 16 (29.63%) Google
4 9 (16.67%) Cisco
4 9 (16.67%) HP
4 9 (16.67%) Symantec
5 8 (14.81%) 3PAR
5 8 (14.81%) CommVault
5 8 (14.81%) McAfee
6 7 (12.96%) NetApp
7 6 (11.11%) Dell
7 6 (11.11%) EqualLogic
7 6 (11.11%) IBM
7 6 (11.11%) Veritas
8 5 (9.26%) Oracle
8 5 (9.26%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.70%) GFI Software
9 2 (3.70%) VocaLink
9 2 (3.70%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.85%) Trustwave