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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 29 39 67
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +28
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 36 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.20% 3.94% 1.18%
As % of the System Software category 46.15% 33.33% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £306 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £435 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £29.75 £23.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.59% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.11%
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
78 75 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.27% 11.81% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 34 22
Average daily rate £338 £345 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -21.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £162 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 17
Average hourly rate £29.75 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £77.95 £34.00 £19.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 19 December 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 December 2014. 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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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 +12 13 £400 +14.28% 1
Stevenage +3 6 £510 -
Hemel Hempstead -1 3 £260 -25.71% 1
Welwyn Garden City -5 1 - - 2
Letchworth - - - -
St Albans - - - - 1
Baldock - - - -
Berkhamsted - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
East of England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 52 (100.00%) VMware
2 39 (75.00%) Windows
3 23 (44.23%) Active Directory
4 22 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (38.46%) HP
6 18 (34.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (30.77%) vSphere
8 14 (26.92%) Linux
9 13 (25.00%) Citrix
10 12 (23.08%) SAN
10 12 (23.08%) DNS
10 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
10 12 (23.08%) Hyper-V
11 11 (21.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (21.15%) SharePoint
12 9 (17.31%) Cisco
12 9 (17.31%) Dell
13 7 (13.46%) Puppet
14 6 (11.54%) SLA
14 6 (11.54%) Configuration Management
14 6 (11.54%) Project Management
14 6 (11.54%) NetApp
14 6 (11.54%) Oracle
14 6 (11.54%) Firewall
15 5 (9.62%) Service Delivery
15 5 (9.62%) Change Management
15 5 (9.62%) Replication
15 5 (9.62%) Migration
15 5 (9.62%) Perl

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (21.15%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.85%) WorkSite
3 2 (3.85%) IIS
4 1 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.92%) Lync
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Amazon S3
1 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.77%) Office 365
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.08%) SAN
1 12 (23.08%) DNS
2 6 (11.54%) Firewall
3 4 (7.69%) VPN
3 4 (7.69%) LDAP
4 3 (5.77%) BIG-IP
4 3 (5.77%) LAN
4 3 (5.77%) WAN
4 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.77%) MPLS
4 3 (5.77%) iSCSI
4 3 (5.77%) NetScaler
5 2 (3.85%) DHCP
5 2 (3.85%) WLAN
5 2 (3.85%) SSH
6 1 (1.92%) Wireless
6 1 (1.92%) IPsec
6 1 (1.92%) FCoE
6 1 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.92%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) Big Data
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (7.69%) Games
1 4 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Local Government
2 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (23.08%) Analyst
2 6 (11.54%) Support Analyst
2 6 (11.54%) Network Support
3 5 (9.62%) Network Analyst
3 5 (9.62%) Network Support Analyst
3 5 (9.62%) Administrator
3 5 (9.62%) Architect
4 4 (7.69%) Consultant
4 4 (7.69%) Data Centre Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Technical Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Technical Architect
5 3 (5.77%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.77%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Wintel Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) VMware Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) Platform Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Data Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) Junior IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) SOAP
1 3 (5.77%) REST
2 2 (3.85%) Web Services
3 1 (1.92%) .NET
3 1 (1.92%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Replication
2 4 (7.69%) Clustering
3 3 (5.77%) Online Games
3 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.85%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) Handset
5 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.92%) iPad
5 1 (1.92%) Statistics
5 1 (1.92%) PKI
5 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 39 (75.00%) Windows
2 22 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (34.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (26.92%) Linux
5 11 (21.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.69%) UNIX
7 3 (5.77%) Solaris
7 3 (5.77%) VMS
7 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (3.85%) Windows Vista
8 2 (3.85%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.85%) CentOS
8 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.85%) FreeBSD
9 1 (1.92%) AIX
9 1 (1.92%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.54%) Configuration Management
1 6 (11.54%) Project Management
2 5 (9.62%) Service Delivery
2 5 (9.62%) Change Management
2 5 (9.62%) Migration
3 4 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (7.69%) ITIL
4 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2
4 3 (5.77%) Change Control
4 3 (5.77%) Load Balancing
4 3 (5.77%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (5.77%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.85%) Data Analytics
5 2 (3.85%) Analytics
5 2 (3.85%) Matrix Management
5 2 (3.85%) Quality Management
5 2 (3.85%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.62%) Perl
2 4 (7.69%) Bash Shell
2 4 (7.69%) Shell Script
2 4 (7.69%) SQL
3 3 (5.77%) Java
3 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.85%) Korn
4 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.85%) Ruby
5 1 (1.92%) Python
5 1 (1.92%) C
5 1 (1.92%) C++
5 1 (1.92%) VBScript
5 1 (1.92%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
1 4 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (5.77%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) MCDST
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (44.23%) Active Directory
2 16 (30.77%) vSphere
3 12 (23.08%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (7.69%) NFS
4 4 (7.69%) VMware ESX
5 3 (5.77%) ISA Server
5 3 (5.77%) vCloud
5 3 (5.77%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (3.85%) XenServer
7 1 (1.92%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.92%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.92%) VMFS
7 1 (1.92%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) Puppet
2 5 (9.62%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (7.69%) SCOM
4 3 (5.77%) OpenView
4 3 (5.77%) WSUS
5 1 (1.92%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.92%) SCCM
5 1 (1.92%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 52 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (38.46%) HP
3 13 (25.00%) Citrix
4 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 9 (17.31%) Cisco
5 9 (17.31%) Dell
6 6 (11.54%) NetApp
6 6 (11.54%) Oracle
7 5 (9.62%) Veeam
8 4 (7.69%) Red Hat
9 3 (5.77%) 3PAR
10 2 (3.85%) Lumension
10 2 (3.85%) Brocade
10 2 (3.85%) Websense
10 2 (3.85%) Sophos
10 2 (3.85%) EMC
10 2 (3.85%) CommVault
10 2 (3.85%) IBM
10 2 (3.85%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.92%) Mitel
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £29.75 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 4 days ago