The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 46 32 53
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +21
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 8 32 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.39% 5.04% 2.09%
As % of the System Software category 13.33% 42.11% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 7
Average daily rate £325 £510 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.27% +45.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £395 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £550 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% +128.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £29.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+48.27% +50.25%
VMware Infrastructure
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

System Software Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
60 76 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.42% 11.97% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 31 32
Average daily rate £350 £475 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +39.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £200 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £538 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £29.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.57% +128.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £29.75 £14.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City +3 1 - -
Rickmansworth -3 1 - -
Watford -14 1 - - 2
Hoddesdon - 1 £264 -
VMware Infrastructure
East of England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure.

1 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (52.00%) Windows
4 12 (48.00%) Cisco
5 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
7 8 (32.00%) LAN
7 8 (32.00%) WAN
7 8 (32.00%) HP
8 7 (28.00%) EMC
8 7 (28.00%) Citrix
8 7 (28.00%) ITIL
8 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
8 7 (28.00%) XenApp
9 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (24.00%) vSphere
9 6 (24.00%) Office 365
9 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
9 6 (24.00%) Web Services
9 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (24.00%) VMware ESX
9 6 (24.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (20.00%) Firewall
10 5 (20.00%) SAN
10 5 (20.00%) Linux
10 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
11 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (16.00%) DNS

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.00%) IIS
2 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) NetWeaver
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (24.00%) Office 365
2 3 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (8.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (4.00%) IaaS
4 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) LAN
1 8 (32.00%) WAN
2 5 (20.00%) Firewall
2 5 (20.00%) SAN
3 4 (16.00%) DNS
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (12.00%) DHCP
4 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (8.00%) Internet
5 2 (8.00%) LDAP
5 2 (8.00%) VPN
6 1 (4.00%) BGP
6 1 (4.00%) EIGRP
6 1 (4.00%) FCoE
6 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
6 1 (4.00%) MPLS
6 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
6 1 (4.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) Big Data
2 3 (12.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (12.00%) SAP BW
2 3 (12.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (8.00%) Advertising
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (12.00%) Analyst
1 3 (12.00%) Architect
1 3 (12.00%) Consultant
2 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 2 (8.00%) Big Data Architect
2 2 (8.00%) Data Architect
2 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (8.00%) IT Analyst
2 2 (8.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (8.00%) NetWeaver Consultant
2 2 (8.00%) Network Team Leader
2 2 (8.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
2 2 (8.00%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (8.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Data Migration Project Manager
3 1 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Web Services
2 3 (12.00%) SAP Basis
3 2 (8.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Clustering
3 2 (8.00%) VCE vBlock
4 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.00%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (4.00%) EMC VNX
4 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) Migration
3 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (12.00%) DevOps
3 3 (12.00%) Project Management
3 3 (12.00%) Security Management
3 3 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.00%) High Availability
4 2 (8.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (8.00%) Open Source
4 2 (8.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.00%) Validation
5 1 (4.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) ABAP
2 3 (12.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (24.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (16.00%) MCSE
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (8.00%) CCNA
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (8.00%) MCITP
5 2 (8.00%) MCTS
5 2 (8.00%) VCAP
5 2 (8.00%) VCP4
5 2 (8.00%) VCP5
6 1 (4.00%) CCNP
6 1 (4.00%) Degree
6 1 (4.00%) HP ASE
6 1 (4.00%) JNCIS
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (28.00%) XenApp
3 6 (24.00%) VMware ESX
3 6 (24.00%) vSphere
4 3 (12.00%) Docker
4 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (12.00%) vCloud
4 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (8.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (8.00%) XenServer
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) Bacula
2 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.00%) Puppet
2 2 (8.00%) SCOM
2 2 (8.00%) vRealize
2 2 (8.00%) ZABBIX
3 1 (4.00%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (48.00%) Cisco
4 8 (32.00%) HP
5 7 (28.00%) Citrix
5 7 (28.00%) EMC
6 3 (12.00%) SAP
7 2 (8.00%) 3PAR
7 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (8.00%) NetApp
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle
7 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.00%) Dell
8 1 (4.00%) F5
8 1 (4.00%) Forcepoint
8 1 (4.00%) IBM
8 1 (4.00%) iManage
8 1 (4.00%) Juniper
8 1 (4.00%) Palo Alto
8 1 (4.00%) Riverbed