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 30 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.

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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 28 21
Rank change year-on-year +13 -7  
Contract jobs citing VMware 4 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 3.85% 1.71% 2.92%
As % of the Vendors category 11.11% 3.90% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Median daily rate £388 £300 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.16% +71.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  

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 36 77 76
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 34.62% 44.00% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 51 58
Median daily rate £425 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.04% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £588 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.44% -63.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

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 30 March 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 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) HP
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
2 5 (55.56%) NetScaler
3 4 (44.44%) Office 365
3 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
3 4 (44.44%) PCI DSS
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) Wireless
3 4 (44.44%) Migration
3 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (33.33%) XenApp
4 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 3 (33.33%) DHCP
4 3 (33.33%) VPN
4 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Symantec
4 3 (33.33%) MPLS
4 3 (33.33%) Converged Infrastructure
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (22.22%) 3PAR
5 2 (22.22%) vSphere
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) FortiGate

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 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
2 1 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (11.11%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) NetScaler
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) Wireless
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (33.33%) DHCP
3 3 (33.33%) DNS
3 3 (33.33%) MPLS
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 1 (11.11%) BGP
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (11.11%) HSRP
5 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
5 1 (11.11%) OSPF
5 1 (11.11%) SAN
5 1 (11.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Architect
3 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Network Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Replication
3 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
3 1 (11.11%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Solaris
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
1 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
1 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) Converged Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
3 1 (11.11%) CMMI
3 1 (11.11%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 1 (11.11%) Web Filtering
3 1 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCIE
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (22.22%) MCITP
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCDE
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) HP APS
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) VCAP
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) XenApp
4 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (22.22%) vSphere
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) FortiGate
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) AirWatch
2 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
2 1 (11.11%) Simpana
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Citrix
1 5 (55.56%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Symantec
3 2 (22.22%) 3PAR
3 2 (22.22%) Apple
3 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
3 2 (22.22%) Meru Networks
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Avaya
4 1 (11.11%) CommVault
4 1 (11.11%) Google
4 1 (11.11%) Intel Security
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) Trustwave
4 1 (11.11%) Virgin Media