The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services 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 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 22 23 61
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +38
Contract jobs citing VMware 46 47 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.65% 7.40% 1.83%
As % of the Vendors category 12.17% 15.02% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £359 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% -20.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £278 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.91% -5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Average hourly rate £26.88 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.32%
VMware
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
378 313 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 54.62% 49.29% 42.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 164 191
Average daily rate £380 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £165 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 30
Average hourly rate £15.29 £15.00 £12.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% +16.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £10.56 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £34.60 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

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

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

VMware
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

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

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

VMware
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 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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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 15 £400 +14.28% 3
Stevenage 0 6 £510 +88.88%
Hemel Hempstead -6 3 £260 -25.71% 2
Rickmansworth - 3 £475 - 1
Welwyn Garden City -8 1 - - 2
St Albans - - - - 1
Kings Langley - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Baldock - - - -
Berkhamsted - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
VMware
East of England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing VMware 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.

1 55 (69.62%) Windows
2 52 (65.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (45.57%) Active Directory
4 30 (37.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (32.91%) Microsoft
6 24 (30.38%) Citrix
7 23 (29.11%) vSphere
8 22 (27.85%) HP
8 22 (27.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (24.05%) DNS
10 16 (20.25%) MS Exchange
11 15 (18.99%) Linux
11 15 (18.99%) Hyper-V
12 13 (16.46%) SAN
12 13 (16.46%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (15.19%) Dell
13 12 (15.19%) Cisco
13 12 (15.19%) SharePoint
13 12 (15.19%) Symantec
14 11 (13.92%) Firewall
14 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
14 11 (13.92%) NetApp
14 11 (13.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (13.92%) Security Cleared
15 10 (12.66%) SC Cleared
15 10 (12.66%) Puppet
15 10 (12.66%) Exchange Server 2010
15 10 (12.66%) MS Excel
15 10 (12.66%) VMware ESX
16 9 (11.39%) Clustering

VMware
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 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (20.25%) MS Exchange
2 12 (15.19%) SharePoint
3 10 (12.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (10.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (10.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (8.86%) IIS
6 2 (2.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.53%) Lync
6 2 (2.53%) WorkSite
Applications
1 10 (12.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.27%) MS Office
2 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (6.33%) Office 365
2 4 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.06%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (24.05%) DNS
2 13 (16.46%) SAN
3 11 (13.92%) Firewall
4 9 (11.39%) DHCP
5 5 (6.33%) SSH
6 4 (5.06%) LDAP
6 4 (5.06%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.06%) VPN
6 4 (5.06%) LAN
6 4 (5.06%) WAN
6 4 (5.06%) iSCSI
7 3 (3.80%) BIG-IP
7 3 (3.80%) NetScaler
7 3 (3.80%) MPLS
7 3 (3.80%) Wireless
8 2 (2.53%) WLAN
8 2 (2.53%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (2.53%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.27%) VLAN
9 1 (1.27%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.53%) Big Data
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 5 (6.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.06%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Games
3 1 (1.27%) Local Government
3 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (20.25%) Analyst
2 10 (12.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (10.13%) Support Analyst
4 6 (7.59%) Architect
4 6 (7.59%) Network Support
5 5 (6.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Network Support Analyst
5 5 (6.33%) Administrator
5 5 (6.33%) Consultant
5 5 (6.33%) Network Analyst
6 4 (5.06%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Data Centre Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Technical Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Software Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Wintel Analyst
7 3 (3.80%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.80%) REST
1 3 (3.80%) SOAP
1 3 (3.80%) Web Services
2 1 (1.27%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Clustering
2 7 (8.86%) Blackberry
3 5 (6.33%) Replication
4 4 (5.06%) PKI
4 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.80%) Online Games
6 2 (2.53%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.27%) Statistics
7 1 (1.27%) iPad
7 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.27%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 55 (69.62%) Windows
2 30 (37.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (27.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (18.99%) Linux
5 13 (16.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (13.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (6.33%) Windows 2000
8 4 (5.06%) UNIX
8 4 (5.06%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.80%) VMS
9 3 (3.80%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.80%) Solaris
10 2 (2.53%) FreeBSD
10 2 (2.53%) CentOS
10 2 (2.53%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.53%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (8.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (7.59%) ITIL
2 6 (7.59%) Service Delivery
2 6 (7.59%) Migration
2 6 (7.59%) Configuration Management
2 6 (7.59%) Project Management
3 5 (6.33%) Change Management
4 4 (5.06%) Service Management
4 4 (5.06%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (5.06%) Asset Management
4 4 (5.06%) Mentoring
5 3 (3.80%) Software Licensing
5 3 (3.80%) Software Asset Management
5 3 (3.80%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (3.80%) Load Balancing
5 3 (3.80%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (3.80%) Time Management
5 3 (3.80%) Change Control
5 3 (3.80%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (3.80%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.86%) PowerShell
1 7 (8.86%) SQL
2 5 (6.33%) Perl
3 4 (5.06%) Shell Script
3 4 (5.06%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.80%) Java
5 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.53%) Korn
5 2 (2.53%) Ruby
6 1 (1.27%) Tcl
6 1 (1.27%) VBScript
6 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.27%) C
6 1 (1.27%) C++
6 1 (1.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (13.92%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.66%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (5.06%) MCP
5 3 (3.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (3.80%) Degree
6 2 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.53%) CCNA
7 1 (1.27%) MCDST
7 1 (1.27%) MCTS
7 1 (1.27%) MCSE
7 1 (1.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.86%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (65.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (45.57%) Active Directory
3 23 (29.11%) vSphere
4 15 (18.99%) Hyper-V
5 10 (12.66%) VMware ESX
6 8 (10.13%) vCloud
7 4 (5.06%) NFS
7 4 (5.06%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (3.80%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (3.80%) ISA Server
9 2 (2.53%) XenServer
10 1 (1.27%) Xen
10 1 (1.27%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.27%) XenApp
10 1 (1.27%) VMFS
10 1 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (1.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (12.66%) Puppet
2 7 (8.86%) SCCM
3 6 (7.59%) NetBackup
3 6 (7.59%) Backup Exec
3 6 (7.59%) SCOM
4 5 (6.33%) HP Data Protector
4 5 (6.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (3.80%) WSUS
5 3 (3.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (3.80%) SCOrch
5 3 (3.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (3.80%) SCSM
5 3 (3.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (3.80%) OpenView
6 2 (2.53%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.27%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.27%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 26 (32.91%) Microsoft
2 24 (30.38%) Citrix
3 22 (27.85%) HP
4 12 (15.19%) Dell
4 12 (15.19%) Cisco
4 12 (15.19%) Symantec
5 11 (13.92%) NetApp
6 7 (8.86%) Veeam
6 7 (8.86%) Sophos
7 6 (7.59%) Oracle
7 6 (7.59%) Veritas
8 5 (6.33%) Acronis
9 4 (5.06%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.80%) Altiris
10 3 (3.80%) LANDesk
10 3 (3.80%) 3PAR
10 3 (3.80%) BMC
11 2 (2.53%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (2.53%) CommVault
11 2 (2.53%) CheckPoint
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