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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 31 46 65
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +19
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 34 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.10% 3.02% 0.76%
As % of the System Software category 45.95% 27.14% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 1
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£500 £350 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.82% -12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £29.75 £13.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.84% -72.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -6.97%
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
74 70 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.09% 11.13% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 37 16
Average daily rate £413 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.32% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £155 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £403 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 8
Average hourly rate £29.75 £13.00 £12.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.84% +6.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 January 2015. 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
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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
Watford +14 13 £425 +30.76% 1
Stevenage +3 5 £510 - 2
Hemel Hempstead -2 3 £260 -25.71% 1
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
St Albans - - - - 2
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - - 1
VMware Infrastructure
East of England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 51 (100.00%) VMware
2 36 (70.59%) Windows
3 21 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (37.25%) Active Directory
5 18 (35.29%) HP
6 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (25.49%) Citrix
7 13 (25.49%) Linux
7 13 (25.49%) vSphere
8 12 (23.53%) Hyper-V
8 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
9 11 (21.57%) SharePoint
9 11 (21.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (19.61%) Dell
11 9 (17.65%) NetApp
11 9 (17.65%) Cisco
11 9 (17.65%) DNS
12 8 (15.69%) SAN
12 8 (15.69%) Oracle
12 8 (15.69%) VMware ESX
12 8 (15.69%) Replication
13 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
13 7 (13.73%) Perl
13 7 (13.73%) UNIX
13 7 (13.73%) Puppet
14 6 (11.76%) SLA
14 6 (11.76%) Configuration Management
14 6 (11.76%) Project Management
15 5 (9.80%) ITIL

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 11 (21.57%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.92%) WorkSite
3 2 (3.92%) IIS
4 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.96%) Lync
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
2 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Amazon S3
1 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.88%) Office 365
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.65%) DNS
2 8 (15.69%) SAN
3 5 (9.80%) Firewall
4 4 (7.84%) LDAP
4 4 (7.84%) LAN
4 4 (7.84%) WAN
5 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.88%) VPN
5 3 (5.88%) BIG-IP
5 3 (5.88%) iSCSI
5 3 (5.88%) NetScaler
6 2 (3.92%) SSH
6 2 (3.92%) DHCP
6 2 (3.92%) WLAN
6 2 (3.92%) MPLS
7 1 (1.96%) Wireless
7 1 (1.96%) FCoE
7 1 (1.96%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.96%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) Big Data
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (7.84%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Games
3 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.96%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Analyst
2 8 (15.69%) Architect
3 6 (11.76%) Technical Architect
4 5 (9.80%) Support Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Data Centre Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Network Support
5 4 (7.84%) Administrator
5 4 (7.84%) Network Support Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Network Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Wintel Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) VMware Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Data Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Platform Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Junior IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) SOAP
1 3 (5.88%) REST
2 2 (3.92%) Web Services
3 1 (1.96%) .NET
3 1 (1.96%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Replication
2 4 (7.84%) Clustering
3 3 (5.88%) Online Games
3 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.92%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.96%) Handset
5 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.96%) PKI
5 1 (1.96%) iPad
5 1 (1.96%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 36 (70.59%) Windows
2 21 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (25.49%) Linux
5 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (21.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (13.73%) UNIX
8 4 (7.84%) AIX
9 3 (5.88%) VMS
9 3 (5.88%) Windows XP
9 3 (5.88%) Solaris
10 2 (3.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
10 2 (3.92%) CentOS
10 2 (3.92%) Windows Vista
10 2 (3.92%) Ubuntu
10 2 (3.92%) FreeBSD
11 1 (1.96%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.76%) Configuration Management
1 6 (11.76%) Project Management
2 5 (9.80%) ITIL
2 5 (9.80%) Migration
2 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
3 4 (7.84%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (7.84%) Change Management
3 4 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.88%) ERP
4 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.88%) High Availability
4 3 (5.88%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.92%) Data Analytics
5 2 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (3.92%) Analytics
5 2 (3.92%) Matrix Management
5 2 (3.92%) Release Management
5 2 (3.92%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) Perl
2 4 (7.84%) Bash Shell
2 4 (7.84%) SQL
2 4 (7.84%) Shell Script
3 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.92%) Korn
4 2 (3.92%) Ruby
4 2 (3.92%) Java
4 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.96%) C
5 1 (1.96%) C++
5 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
1 4 (7.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (5.88%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.96%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (37.25%) Active Directory
2 13 (25.49%) vSphere
3 12 (23.53%) Hyper-V
4 8 (15.69%) VMware ESX
5 4 (7.84%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (7.84%) NFS
6 3 (5.88%) ISA Server
6 3 (5.88%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (5.88%) PowerHA
6 3 (5.88%) vCloud
6 3 (5.88%) SRDF
7 2 (3.92%) XenServer
8 1 (1.96%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.96%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.96%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) Puppet
2 5 (9.80%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (7.84%) SCOM
3 4 (7.84%) WSUS
4 3 (5.88%) OpenView
5 1 (1.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (35.29%) HP
3 13 (25.49%) Citrix
4 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 10 (19.61%) Dell
6 9 (17.65%) NetApp
6 9 (17.65%) Cisco
7 8 (15.69%) Oracle
8 5 (9.80%) Veeam
9 4 (7.84%) Red Hat
9 4 (7.84%) IBM
9 4 (7.84%) EMC
10 3 (5.88%) 3PAR
11 2 (3.92%) Brocade
11 2 (3.92%) CommVault
12 1 (1.96%) Veritas
12 1 (1.96%) PeopleSoft
12 1 (1.96%) Mitel