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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 19 20
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 7 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 4.46% 2.72% 4.08%
As % of the System Software category 41.18% 16.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £413 £355 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.19% +23.47%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £335
% change year-on-year -1.31% +13.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -51.40% -5.33%  

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 17 25 18
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 10.83% 17.01% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 7
Median daily rate £395 £350 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.92% +21.73%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £29.54 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -26.16%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.16% +22.85%  

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 23 June 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 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) CMMI
3 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (50.00%) Wireless
3 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity
3 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (50.00%) Business Transformation
3 4 (50.00%) Skype for Business
3 4 (50.00%) High Availability
3 4 (50.00%) NetScaler
3 4 (50.00%) Skype
3 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) TOGAF
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) MCSE
5 2 (25.00%) MCSA
5 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (25.00%) DHCP

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 4 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 4 (50.00%) Skype
2 4 (50.00%) Wireless
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) BGP
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (25.00%) OSPF
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
5 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 4 (50.00%) Business Transformation
1 4 (50.00%) CMMI
1 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (50.00%) High Availability
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) TOGAF
3 2 (25.00%) Converged Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Web Filtering
3 2 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (12.50%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (12.50%) Data Security
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCA
1 2 (25.00%) CCIE
1 2 (25.00%) CCIE Security
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (25.00%) HP APS
1 2 (25.00%) MCSA
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) VCAP
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Apple
4 2 (25.00%) Avaya
4 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (25.00%) Meru Networks
4 2 (25.00%) Symantec
4 2 (25.00%) Trustwave
4 2 (25.00%) Virgin Media
5 1 (12.50%) Dell
5 1 (12.50%) EMC
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle