The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 3 months to 22 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

VMware
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 17 17
Rank change year-on-year -3 0  
Contract jobs citing VMware 8 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 5.16% 4.11% 5.96%
As % of the Vendors category 10.96% 8.33% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Median daily rate £425 £360 £244
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.05% +47.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £350 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £430 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £330
% change year-on-year +2.77% +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £28.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year -40.35% +25.27%  

VMware is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Luton.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 73 72 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 47.10% 49.32% 35.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 54 39
Median daily rate £475 £425 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +34.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £586 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Median hourly rate - £50.78 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +26.95%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Luton

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Luton

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Luton region with a requirement for VMware.

1 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (54.55%) Migration
3 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Citrix
4 4 (36.36%) HP
4 4 (36.36%) Wireless
4 4 (36.36%) CMMI
4 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (36.36%) Business Continuity
4 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS
4 4 (36.36%) Skype for Business
4 4 (36.36%) High Availability
4 4 (36.36%) NetScaler
4 4 (36.36%) Business Transformation
4 4 (36.36%) Skype
4 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
5 3 (27.27%) Office 365
5 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
5 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
5 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
6 2 (18.18%) CCIE
6 2 (18.18%) CCNP
6 2 (18.18%) MCSE

VMware
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 (36.36%) Skype for Business
2 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) NetScaler
2 4 (36.36%) Skype
2 4 (36.36%) Wireless
3 3 (27.27%) DNS
4 2 (18.18%) BGP
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (18.18%) DHCP
4 2 (18.18%) EIGRP
4 2 (18.18%) OSPF
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) VPN
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security
5 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Network Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Office 365 Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Architect
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
3 1 (9.09%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Vista
2 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Solaris
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Business Continuity
2 4 (36.36%) Business Transformation
2 4 (36.36%) CMMI
2 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (36.36%) High Availability
3 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
4 2 (18.18%) Converged Infrastructure
4 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Web Filtering
4 2 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (9.09%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (9.09%) Data Security
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCA
1 2 (18.18%) CCIE
1 2 (18.18%) CCIE Security
1 2 (18.18%) CCNP
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (18.18%) HP APS
1 2 (18.18%) MCSA
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) VCAP
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (18.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) FortiGate
2 1 (9.09%) AirWatch
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
2 4 (36.36%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) Apple
4 2 (18.18%) Avaya
4 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
4 2 (18.18%) Meru Networks
4 2 (18.18%) Symantec
4 2 (18.18%) Trustwave
4 2 (18.18%) Virgin Media
5 1 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) EMC
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle