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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 44 24 36
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +12
Contract jobs citing VMware 28 25 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.29% 5.11% 5.07%
As % of the Vendors category 6.53% 9.43% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £236 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £364 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £29.75 £18.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.81% -43.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.15 £13.74 £27.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.95 £18.90 £33.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £23.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +17.50%
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
429 265 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 50.47% 54.19% 52.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 128 207
Average daily rate £340 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £165 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 25 35
Average hourly rate £16.00 £35.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.92% +82.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.13 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.55 £46.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +4 8 £213 - 3
Welwyn Garden City - 5 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 4 - - 1
Stevenage -2 1 £320 +204.76% 1
Borehamwood - 1 - - 1
St Albans - 1 - -
Baldock - - - -
Berkhamsted - - - - 1
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Royston - - - -
VMware
East of England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 36 (64.29%) Windows
2 35 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 26 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (39.29%) MS Exchange
5 21 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
6 18 (32.14%) SAN
7 16 (28.57%) NetApp
7 16 (28.57%) DNS
7 16 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (25.00%) Citrix
9 12 (21.43%) vSphere
10 11 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2003
10 11 (19.64%) CommVault
10 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (19.64%) Symantec
10 11 (19.64%) SQL
11 10 (17.86%) DHCP
11 10 (17.86%) PowerShell
12 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
12 9 (16.07%) Windows 7
12 9 (16.07%) Linux
12 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
12 9 (16.07%) HP
12 9 (16.07%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (14.29%) Backup Exec
13 8 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 8 (14.29%) ITIL
13 8 (14.29%) MS Excel

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 22 (39.29%) MS Exchange
2 16 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 6 (10.71%) IIS
6 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (32.14%) SAN
2 16 (28.57%) DNS
3 10 (17.86%) DHCP
4 7 (12.50%) Firewall
5 6 (10.71%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (8.93%) NAS
7 3 (5.36%) SSH
8 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.57%) WLAN
9 1 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.79%) FCoE
9 1 (1.79%) VLAN
9 1 (1.79%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.79%) LDAP
9 1 (1.79%) WAN
9 1 (1.79%) SMTP
9 1 (1.79%) FTP
9 1 (1.79%) LAN
9 1 (1.79%) MPLS
9 1 (1.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.57%) Publishing
4 1 (1.79%) Games
4 1 (1.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (19.64%) Analyst
2 9 (16.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) Wintel Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Architect
5 4 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Technical Services Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) IT Support
6 3 (5.36%) Technical Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Network Support
6 3 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.36%) Administrator
6 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.57%) Network Support Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) .NET
1 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Clustering
1 6 (10.71%) Replication
1 6 (10.71%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.14%) PKI
3 2 (3.57%) iPhone
3 2 (3.57%) EqualLogic
3 2 (3.57%) iPad
4 1 (1.79%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 36 (64.29%) Windows
2 21 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (16.07%) Windows 7
4 9 (16.07%) Linux
5 5 (8.93%) Windows 2000
5 5 (8.93%) Windows XP
6 4 (7.14%) UNIX
6 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.79%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.07%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (14.29%) ITIL
3 4 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (5.36%) Load Balancing
4 3 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.57%) Change Management
5 2 (3.57%) Project Management
5 2 (3.57%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (3.57%) TOGAF
5 2 (3.57%) Workflow
5 2 (3.57%) CRM
5 2 (3.57%) Matrix Management
5 2 (3.57%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.79%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.79%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (1.79%) Change Control
6 1 (1.79%) High Availability
6 1 (1.79%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.64%) SQL
2 10 (17.86%) PowerShell
3 7 (12.50%) Perl
4 4 (7.14%) VB
4 4 (7.14%) Java
4 4 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.79%) Python
6 1 (1.79%) VBScript
6 1 (1.79%) C
6 1 (1.79%) C++
6 1 (1.79%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.57%) CCNA
4 2 (3.57%) MCSE
4 2 (3.57%) MCSA
5 1 (1.79%) VCAP
5 1 (1.79%) Degree
5 1 (1.79%) MCTS
5 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.79%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 26 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (21.43%) vSphere
4 6 (10.71%) VMware ESX
4 6 (10.71%) Hyper-V
4 6 (10.71%) vCloud
5 2 (3.57%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.79%) VMFS
6 1 (1.79%) XenApp
6 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.79%) Xen
6 1 (1.79%) KVM
6 1 (1.79%) NFS
6 1 (1.79%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 6 (10.71%) NetBackup
3 5 (8.93%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (7.14%) Puppet
5 3 (5.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (5.36%) SCOrch
5 3 (5.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (5.36%) SCSM
5 3 (5.36%) SCCM
5 3 (5.36%) SCOM
6 2 (3.57%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.79%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.79%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 16 (28.57%) NetApp
3 14 (25.00%) Citrix
4 11 (19.64%) CommVault
4 11 (19.64%) Symantec
5 9 (16.07%) HP
6 7 (12.50%) Cisco
6 7 (12.50%) Sophos
7 6 (10.71%) Veritas
8 5 (8.93%) Acronis
8 5 (8.93%) WatchGuard
9 3 (5.36%) Oracle
9 3 (5.36%) Dell
10 2 (3.57%) Websense
10 2 (3.57%) IBM
10 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
10 2 (3.57%) Lumension
11 1 (1.79%) Splunk
11 1 (1.79%) Veeam
11 1 (1.79%) Trend Micro
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