The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 28 March 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.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 - 21
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 1.89% - 2.42%
As % of the System Software category 33.33% - 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £425 - £175
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -2.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -47.09% +43.33%  

VMware Infrastructure is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 6 3 9
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 5.66% 1.75% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Median daily rate £425 £338 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.92% +92.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £338 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £338 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -3.97% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -62.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.45% +4.10%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Luton

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Luton.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Luton

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Luton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Luton

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Luton region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) NetScaler
3 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
3 4 (57.14%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) Wireless
3 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS
4 3 (42.86%) XenApp
4 3 (42.86%) Migration
4 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) Symantec
4 3 (42.86%) MPLS
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) Converged Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (42.86%) Office 365
5 2 (28.57%) Meru Networks
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) FortiGate
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
2 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (14.29%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) NetScaler
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Wireless
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) BGP
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (14.29%) HSRP
5 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
5 1 (14.29%) OSPF
5 1 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Architect
3 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Network Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Architect
4 1 (14.29%) AWS Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (14.29%) NetBackup Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Network Technical Architect
4 1 (14.29%) SCCM Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Solaris
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Vista
1 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Converged Infrastructure
1 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
2 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
2 1 (14.29%) CMMI
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
2 1 (14.29%) Web Filtering
2 1 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCIE
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) MCITP
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCDE
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) HP APS
2 1 (14.29%) VCAP
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) XenApp
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) vSphere
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) FortiGate
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 1 (14.29%) Simpana
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Symantec
4 2 (28.57%) 3PAR
4 2 (28.57%) Apple
4 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
4 2 (28.57%) Meru Networks
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) Avaya
5 1 (14.29%) CommVault
5 1 (14.29%) Google
5 1 (14.29%) Intel Security
5 1 (14.29%) NetApp
5 1 (14.29%) Trustwave
5 1 (14.29%) Virgin Media