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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 36 65 60
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 27 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.09% 1.05% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 32.14% 13.56% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
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£375 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +6.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £333 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -1.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.85 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +16.88%
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
84 59 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.73% 7.72% 7.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 28 17
Average daily rate £375 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £150 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £400 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 9
Average hourly rate £14.85 £10.75 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.13% -10.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.35 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £12.15 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +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
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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +13 9 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 7 £375 - 2
Stevenage +9 6 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead -1 1 £350 -
Potters Bar - 1 £475 -
Royston - - - -
St Albans - - - - 1
Letchworth - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
East of England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 65 (100.00%) VMware
2 49 (75.38%) Windows
3 33 (50.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (47.69%) HP
5 28 (43.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (35.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (33.85%) Hyper-V
7 22 (33.85%) Active Directory
8 19 (29.23%) Citrix
9 17 (26.15%) SAN
10 16 (24.62%) NetApp
10 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
10 16 (24.62%) Cisco
10 16 (24.62%) vSphere
11 15 (23.08%) Dell
12 14 (21.54%) VMware ESX
13 12 (18.46%) Firewall
13 12 (18.46%) DNS
13 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
13 12 (18.46%) Linux
13 12 (18.46%) SharePoint
13 12 (18.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (16.92%) Oracle
14 11 (16.92%) Project Management
15 10 (15.38%) LAN
15 10 (15.38%) WAN
16 9 (13.85%) ITIL
17 8 (12.31%) TCP/IP
17 8 (12.31%) SLA
17 8 (12.31%) EMC

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 12 (18.46%) SharePoint
2 8 (12.31%) MS Exchange
3 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (4.62%) IIS
5 3 (4.62%) WorkSite
6 2 (3.08%) Lync
7 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Amazon S3
1 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.62%) Office 365
2 2 (3.08%) Amazon Glacier
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.54%) SaaS
3 1 (1.54%) PaaS
3 1 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.15%) SAN
2 12 (18.46%) Firewall
2 12 (18.46%) DNS
3 10 (15.38%) LAN
3 10 (15.38%) WAN
4 8 (12.31%) TCP/IP
5 5 (7.69%) NAS
6 4 (6.15%) VPN
6 4 (6.15%) DHCP
7 3 (4.62%) LDAP
7 3 (4.62%) MPLS
7 3 (4.62%) BIG-IP
7 3 (4.62%) iSCSI
7 3 (4.62%) NetScaler
8 2 (3.08%) SSH
8 2 (3.08%) Internet
8 2 (3.08%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.54%) FTP
9 1 (1.54%) Wireless
9 1 (1.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) Big Data
3 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (4.62%) Finance
1 3 (4.62%) Manufacturing
1 3 (4.62%) Games
2 1 (1.54%) Retail
2 1 (1.54%) Local Government
2 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (24.62%) Analyst
2 9 (13.85%) Architect
3 8 (12.31%) Data Centre Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Technical Architect
4 7 (10.77%) Consultant
5 5 (7.69%) Administrator
5 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Network Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Network Support Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Network Support
6 4 (6.15%) Storage Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) AWS Consultant
7 3 (4.62%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Wintel Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) Web Services
2 4 (6.15%) SOAP
2 4 (6.15%) REST
3 3 (4.62%) .NET
4 1 (1.54%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) Replication
1 7 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.23%) Clustering
3 5 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.15%) Celerra
4 4 (6.15%) Symmetrix DMX
4 4 (6.15%) CLARiiON
4 4 (6.15%) Symmetrix
4 4 (6.15%) EMC Centera
5 3 (4.62%) Mainframe
5 3 (4.62%) Online Games
6 2 (3.08%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.54%) Handset
7 1 (1.54%) iPad
7 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.54%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.54%) GIS
7 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 49 (75.38%) Windows
2 33 (50.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (43.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (35.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (18.46%) Linux
5 12 (18.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (10.77%) UNIX
7 5 (7.69%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.62%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (4.62%) AIX
8 3 (4.62%) Solaris
8 3 (4.62%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.62%) VMS
9 2 (3.08%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.08%) FreeBSD
9 2 (3.08%) CentOS
9 2 (3.08%) Android
9 2 (3.08%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.54%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.92%) Project Management
2 9 (13.85%) ITIL
3 8 (12.31%) Service Delivery
3 8 (12.31%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (10.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (9.23%) Migration
5 6 (9.23%) Configuration Management
6 5 (7.69%) High Availability
6 5 (7.69%) Change Control
6 5 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
6 5 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (6.15%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.62%) Change Management
8 3 (4.62%) Quality Management
8 3 (4.62%) Process Management
8 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.62%) ERP
8 3 (4.62%) Data Analytics
8 3 (4.62%) Analytics
8 3 (4.62%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.23%) SQL
2 5 (7.69%) Perl
3 4 (6.15%) Bash Shell
3 4 (6.15%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.08%) Ruby
4 2 (3.08%) Korn
4 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (6.15%) Degree
2 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.08%) MCSE
4 2 (3.08%) CCNA
4 2 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.54%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.31%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 22 (33.85%) Active Directory
1 22 (33.85%) Hyper-V
2 16 (24.62%) vSphere
3 14 (21.54%) VMware ESX
4 4 (6.15%) XenApp
5 3 (4.62%) XenServer
5 3 (4.62%) SRDF
5 3 (4.62%) ISA Server
5 3 (4.62%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (4.62%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.62%) PowerHA
5 3 (4.62%) vCloud
5 3 (4.62%) NFS
6 2 (3.08%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (10.77%) Puppet
2 5 (7.69%) SCOM
2 5 (7.69%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (6.15%) WSUS
4 3 (4.62%) OpenView
5 1 (1.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 65 (100.00%) VMware
2 31 (47.69%) HP
3 19 (29.23%) Citrix
4 16 (24.62%) Cisco
4 16 (24.62%) NetApp
4 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
5 15 (23.08%) Dell
6 11 (16.92%) Oracle
7 8 (12.31%) EMC
8 7 (10.77%) 3PAR
9 6 (9.23%) Red Hat
9 6 (9.23%) Brocade
10 5 (7.69%) Veeam
11 4 (6.15%) IBM
12 2 (3.08%) Apple
13 1 (1.54%) ESRI
13 1 (1.54%) Mitel
13 1 (1.54%) PeopleSoft
13 1 (1.54%) CommVault