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 20 April 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.

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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 16 39 46
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +7
Contract jobs citing VMware 51 32 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.04% 4.18% 2.50%
As % of the Vendors category 13.93% 7.53% 5.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £250 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -11.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £156 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £350 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Average hourly rate £12.43 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £21.13 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.42% -3.97%
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
366 425 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 57.73% 55.48% 41.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 181 121
Average daily rate £400 £350 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £184 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £481 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 14
Average hourly rate £14.85 £23.86 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.74% +36.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.02 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £37.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 20 April 2015.

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
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 20 April 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
(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
Watford +8 9 - - 2
Welwyn Garden City - 8 £375 - 4
Stevenage +9 5 - -
Hemel Hempstead 0 3 £254 +42.95% 1
Potters Bar - 1 £475 -
Royston - - - - 1
St Albans - - - - 2
Letchworth - - - -
Berkhamsted - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Broxbourne - - - - 1
Cheshunt - - - -
VMware
East of England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 63 (67.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (59.57%) Windows
3 40 (42.55%) HP
4 37 (39.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (36.17%) Citrix
6 32 (34.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (31.91%) Active Directory
8 27 (28.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (26.60%) Cisco
10 24 (25.53%) SharePoint
10 24 (25.53%) Hyper-V
11 23 (24.47%) Amazon AWS
11 23 (24.47%) Microsoft
12 21 (22.34%) vSphere
13 20 (21.28%) VMware ESX
14 18 (19.15%) DNS
14 18 (19.15%) Oracle
15 17 (18.09%) Dell
15 17 (18.09%) NetApp
16 16 (17.02%) SAN
16 16 (17.02%) SQL Server
17 15 (15.96%) Project Management
18 14 (14.89%) Linux
19 13 (13.83%) TCP/IP
19 13 (13.83%) Service Delivery
19 13 (13.83%) Firewall
20 12 (12.77%) Web Services
20 12 (12.77%) ITIL
21 11 (11.70%) MS Exchange
21 11 (11.70%) SOA

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 24 (25.53%) SharePoint
2 11 (11.70%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (4.26%) Lync
4 4 (4.26%) WorkSite
5 3 (3.19%) IIS
5 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.13%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.13%) Apache
7 1 (1.06%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (7.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.32%) MS Office
3 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 23 (24.47%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.51%) Office 365
3 5 (5.32%) SaaS
3 5 (5.32%) PaaS
4 4 (4.26%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.13%) Amazon Glacier
5 2 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.15%) DNS
2 16 (17.02%) SAN
3 13 (13.83%) Firewall
3 13 (13.83%) TCP/IP
4 11 (11.70%) LAN
4 11 (11.70%) WAN
5 7 (7.45%) DHCP
6 5 (5.32%) VPN
6 5 (5.32%) LDAP
6 5 (5.32%) FTP
6 5 (5.32%) SSH
6 5 (5.32%) NAS
7 4 (4.26%) Ethernet
7 4 (4.26%) MPLS
8 3 (3.19%) Wireless
9 2 (2.13%) IP Telephony
9 2 (2.13%) Internet
9 2 (2.13%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.13%) BIG-IP
9 2 (2.13%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.32%) RDBMS
2 5 (5.32%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.26%) Big Data
General
1 5 (5.32%) Finance
2 3 (3.19%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.13%) Games
4 1 (1.06%) Retail
4 1 (1.06%) Local Government
4 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (22.34%) Architect
2 17 (18.09%) Analyst
3 11 (11.70%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (10.64%) Technical Architect
5 8 (8.51%) Consultant
5 8 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (8.51%) Data Centre Engineer
6 7 (7.45%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (6.38%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) Applications Architect
8 5 (5.32%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (5.32%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) Network Support Analyst
9 4 (4.26%) Support Analyst
9 4 (4.26%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.26%) Network Analyst
9 4 (4.26%) Network Support
9 4 (4.26%) AWS Consultant
9 4 (4.26%) Storage Analyst
9 4 (4.26%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.77%) Web Services
2 7 (7.45%) SOAP
2 7 (7.45%) REST
3 3 (3.19%) .NET
4 1 (1.06%) Middleware
4 1 (1.06%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.32%) Data Integration
2 5 (5.32%) GIS
2 5 (5.32%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.32%) Replication
2 5 (5.32%) Clustering
3 4 (4.26%) CLARiiON
3 4 (4.26%) Symmetrix
3 4 (4.26%) EMC Centera
3 4 (4.26%) Symmetrix DMX
3 4 (4.26%) Celerra
4 3 (3.19%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.13%) Online Games
5 2 (2.13%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (2.13%) PKI
5 2 (2.13%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.06%) Handset
6 1 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.06%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 56 (59.57%) Windows
2 37 (39.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (34.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (28.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (14.89%) Linux
6 9 (9.57%) UNIX
6 9 (9.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (6.38%) Windows 7
7 6 (6.38%) Windows 2000 Server
7 6 (6.38%) Solaris
7 6 (6.38%) Windows XP
8 5 (5.32%) Android
9 3 (3.19%) VMS
9 3 (3.19%) AIX
10 2 (2.13%) FreeBSD
11 1 (1.06%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.06%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.96%) Project Management
2 13 (13.83%) Service Delivery
3 12 (12.77%) ITIL
4 11 (11.70%) SOA
5 8 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (8.51%) Migration
5 8 (8.51%) Content Management
5 8 (8.51%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (7.45%) Configuration Management
7 6 (6.38%) TOGAF
7 6 (6.38%) Change Control
8 5 (5.32%) High Availability
8 5 (5.32%) ETL
9 4 (4.26%) Risk Management
9 4 (4.26%) PRINCE2
9 4 (4.26%) Service Management
9 4 (4.26%) Quality Management
9 4 (4.26%) Process Management
9 4 (4.26%) Network Load Balancing
9 4 (4.26%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.38%) Perl
2 5 (5.32%) SQL
2 5 (5.32%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.19%) Python
3 3 (3.19%) Bourne shell
3 3 (3.19%) C-shell
4 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.13%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.13%) C
4 2 (2.13%) C++
5 1 (1.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (6.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (5.32%) CCNA
2 5 (5.32%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.32%) Degree
3 4 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.19%) MCSE
4 3 (3.19%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.19%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.13%) MCP
6 1 (1.06%) MCDST
6 1 (1.06%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) SLA
2 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 63 (67.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (31.91%) Active Directory
3 24 (25.53%) Hyper-V
4 21 (22.34%) vSphere
5 20 (21.28%) VMware ESX
6 8 (8.51%) XenApp
7 5 (5.32%) vCloud
8 4 (4.26%) XenServer
9 3 (3.19%) SRDF
9 3 (3.19%) PowerHA
10 2 (2.13%) NFS
10 2 (2.13%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (2.13%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (5.32%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (4.26%) Puppet
2 4 (4.26%) WSUS
2 4 (4.26%) SCOM
3 3 (3.19%) SCCM
3 3 (3.19%) OpenView
4 2 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.13%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.06%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 40 (42.55%) HP
2 34 (36.17%) Citrix
3 25 (26.60%) Cisco
4 23 (24.47%) Microsoft
5 18 (19.15%) Oracle
6 17 (18.09%) Dell
6 17 (18.09%) NetApp
7 11 (11.70%) EMC
8 8 (8.51%) IBM
8 8 (8.51%) Red Hat
9 7 (7.45%) 3PAR
10 6 (6.38%) Veeam
10 6 (6.38%) Brocade
11 5 (5.32%) Apple
11 5 (5.32%) ESRI
12 4 (4.26%) BMC
13 3 (3.19%) Sun
14 2 (2.13%) PeopleSoft
14 2 (2.13%) CommVault
14 2 (2.13%) LANDesk
Hertfordshire
Sanderson
Rate: £30 - £34 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
CK Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £8 - £10 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago