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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 37 34 23
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs citing VMware 19 18 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.25% 3.10% 6.40%
As % of the Vendors category 7.69% 5.49% 11.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 22
Median daily rate £438 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £339 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.35% +0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £10.00 £30.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% +0.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £26.60 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.35% +18.22%

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
247 328 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 42.29% 56.45% 57.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 163 206
Median daily rate £425 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 20
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.95% +61.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.31 £7.32 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.26 £36.00 £32.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.65%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing VMware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +5 5 £475 - 3
St Albans +8 3 - -
Harpenden - 1 - -
Royston - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -
VMware
East of England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for VMware.

1 25 (54.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (50.00%) Windows
3 21 (45.65%) Active Directory
4 18 (39.13%) Linux
5 16 (34.78%) vSphere
6 15 (32.61%) DNS
7 14 (30.43%) Windows Server
8 13 (28.26%) DHCP
9 12 (26.09%) Apache
9 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
9 12 (26.09%) Cisco
10 11 (23.91%) Citrix
10 11 (23.91%) MySQL
10 11 (23.91%) Nagios
10 11 (23.91%) LAMP
10 11 (23.91%) nginx
10 11 (23.91%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (21.74%) FreeRADIUS
11 10 (21.74%) Data Centre
12 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (19.57%) SCCM
12 9 (19.57%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (19.57%) Java
13 8 (17.39%) SQL
13 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (15.22%) Middleware
14 7 (15.22%) Firewall
15 6 (13.04%) Finance
15 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
15 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (26.09%) Apache
2 11 (23.91%) nginx
3 4 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.52%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.17%) IIS
5 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.17%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (32.61%) DNS
2 13 (28.26%) DHCP
3 7 (15.22%) Firewall
4 4 (8.70%) HTTP
4 4 (8.70%) SAN
5 3 (6.52%) Network Security
6 2 (4.35%) BGP
6 2 (4.35%) EIGRP
6 2 (4.35%) LAN
6 2 (4.35%) OSPF
6 2 (4.35%) SSL
6 2 (4.35%) WAN
7 1 (2.17%) FCoE
7 1 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.17%) Internet
7 1 (2.17%) Intranet
7 1 (2.17%) IPv4
7 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.17%) VoIP
7 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) MySQL
2 9 (19.57%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.52%) OLTP
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Electronics
2 1 (2.17%) Local Government
2 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.17%) Marketing
2 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.17%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Administrator
1 9 (19.57%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (15.22%) Analyst
2 7 (15.22%) Consultant
3 6 (13.04%) Architect
4 5 (10.87%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (8.70%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Technical Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Server Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Unix Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) VMware Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.91%) LAMP
2 7 (15.22%) Middleware
3 5 (10.87%) LEMP Stack
4 4 (8.70%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (6.52%) SAML
6 1 (2.17%) .NET
6 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.17%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.52%) Fat Client
2 3 (6.52%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (6.52%) PKI
2 3 (6.52%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.35%) Clustering
3 2 (4.35%) NHS
3 2 (4.35%) Replication
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) CCTV
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (50.00%) Windows
2 18 (39.13%) Linux
3 14 (30.43%) Windows Server
4 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (8.70%) Unix
7 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
8 3 (6.52%) Solaris
9 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.17%) VMS
9 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.87%) DevOps
1 5 (10.87%) High Availability
1 5 (10.87%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (8.70%) Email Filtering
2 4 (8.70%) ITIL
2 4 (8.70%) Migration
2 4 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (8.70%) Presales
3 3 (6.52%) Benchmarking
3 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (6.52%) Network Architecture
3 3 (6.52%) Open Source
3 3 (6.52%) Performance Testing
3 3 (6.52%) PRINCE
3 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
3 3 (6.52%) RAD
3 3 (6.52%) Security Architecture
4 2 (4.35%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) Java
2 8 (17.39%) SQL
3 5 (10.87%) Perl
3 5 (10.87%) PHP
3 5 (10.87%) Python
3 5 (10.87%) Ruby
4 1 (2.17%) AWK
4 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.17%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.17%) sed
4 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) MCITP
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.17%) CCNP
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.17%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.17%) Degree
3 1 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.17%) MCP
3 1 (2.17%) MCSA
3 1 (2.17%) NCIE
3 1 (2.17%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (54.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (45.65%) Active Directory
3 16 (34.78%) vSphere
4 10 (21.74%) FreeRADIUS
5 6 (13.04%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (10.87%) Hyper-V
6 5 (10.87%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (8.70%) XenApp
8 3 (6.52%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (4.35%) XenDesktop
10 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
10 1 (2.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (23.91%) Nagios
1 11 (23.91%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (19.57%) SCCM
3 5 (10.87%) Ansible
3 5 (10.87%) Puppet
4 3 (6.52%) Graphite
4 3 (6.52%) logstash
4 3 (6.52%) OpenView
4 3 (6.52%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.17%) Aspera SmartTrack
5 1 (2.17%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (2.17%) SCOM
5 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Cisco
1 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.91%) Citrix
3 5 (10.87%) IBM
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle
4 3 (6.52%) BMC
4 3 (6.52%) CheckPoint
4 3 (6.52%) Dell
4 3 (6.52%) Sun
5 2 (4.35%) Mitel
5 2 (4.35%) NetApp
5 2 (4.35%) Spiceworks
6 1 (2.17%) Aruba
6 1 (2.17%) EqualLogic
6 1 (2.17%) F5
6 1 (2.17%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.17%) Siemens
6 1 (2.17%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.17%) Veeam