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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 16 41 28
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -13
Contract jobs citing VMware 62 21 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.89% 3.11% 5.11%
As % of the Vendors category 15.98% 6.91% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 17
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £163 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.34% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.17% -29.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -17.89%
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
388 304 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 49.36% 45.04% 53.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 154 171
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £185 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 35 18
Average hourly rate £20.94 £20.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.67% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.16%

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 3 August 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
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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 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
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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
Welwyn Garden City +4 12 £388 - 1
Royston - 8 £175 -
Hemel Hempstead +5 6 £300 - 5
Stevenage -8 3 - -
Watford -11 2 - - 2
Hitchin - 2 £310 -
Potters Bar -3 1 - -
St Albans - 1 £288 - 1
VMware
East of England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 71 (58.20%) Windows
2 63 (51.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (37.70%) Active Directory
3 46 (37.70%) Citrix
4 44 (36.07%) HP
5 40 (32.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (31.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (25.41%) Microsoft
8 29 (23.77%) SAN
8 29 (23.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 28 (22.95%) Cisco
9 28 (22.95%) DNS
10 26 (21.31%) ITIL
11 24 (19.67%) SharePoint
11 24 (19.67%) vSphere
12 23 (18.85%) Data Centre
12 23 (18.85%) SQL Server
13 22 (18.03%) Project Management
14 21 (17.21%) Migration
14 21 (17.21%) Amazon AWS
15 20 (16.39%) Oracle
15 20 (16.39%) TCP/IP
16 18 (14.75%) SCCM
17 17 (13.93%) VMware ESX
17 17 (13.93%) WAN
18 16 (13.11%) SOA
18 16 (13.11%) LAN
18 16 (13.11%) Dell
18 16 (13.11%) Web Services
18 16 (13.11%) Firewall

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (19.67%) SharePoint
2 13 (10.66%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (4.92%) IIS
3 6 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.10%) WorkSite
4 5 (4.10%) Apache
5 4 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.64%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.64%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (1.64%) CMS
7 1 (0.82%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.82%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.82%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.20%) MS Office
3 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (8.20%) Maximo
2 2 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.21%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (9.02%) PaaS
3 10 (8.20%) SaaS
4 2 (1.64%) Office 365
5 1 (0.82%) IaaS
5 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (23.77%) SAN
2 28 (22.95%) DNS
3 20 (16.39%) TCP/IP
4 17 (13.93%) WAN
5 16 (13.11%) Firewall
5 16 (13.11%) LAN
6 14 (11.48%) DHCP
7 10 (8.20%) FTP
8 6 (4.92%) VPN
9 5 (4.10%) MPLS
9 5 (4.10%) NAS
10 4 (3.28%) Network Security
10 4 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (3.28%) Ethernet
11 3 (2.46%) LDAP
11 3 (2.46%) SSH
11 3 (2.46%) Internet
12 2 (1.64%) Unified Communications
13 1 (0.82%) FCoE
13 1 (0.82%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.85%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.20%) RDBMS
2 10 (8.20%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.10%) Big Data
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (2.46%) Subversion
2 3 (2.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.82%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (9.02%) Finance
2 5 (4.10%) Marketing
3 3 (2.46%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.46%) Electronics
3 3 (2.46%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.64%) Legal
4 2 (1.64%) Retail
5 1 (0.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (19.67%) Architect
2 18 (14.75%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (9.84%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (7.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (7.38%) Analyst
4 9 (7.38%) Desktop Support
5 8 (6.56%) Consultant
6 7 (5.74%) Project Manager
6 7 (5.74%) Administrator
6 7 (5.74%) Help Desk Support
6 7 (5.74%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (4.92%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (4.92%) Support Engineer
7 6 (4.92%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (4.92%) Applications Architect
8 5 (4.10%) Technical Support
8 5 (4.10%) Technical Architect
9 4 (3.28%) Technical Project Manager
9 4 (3.28%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.28%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.11%) Web Services
2 13 (10.66%) REST
3 10 (8.20%) SOAP
4 6 (4.92%) .NET
5 2 (1.64%) Middleware
6 1 (0.82%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.82%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.82%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.85%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.20%) Data Integration
2 10 (8.20%) GIS
3 7 (5.74%) Kindle
4 6 (4.92%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.10%) Clustering
5 5 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.28%) CLARiiON
7 3 (2.46%) Symmetrix
7 3 (2.46%) EMC Centera
7 3 (2.46%) PKI
7 3 (2.46%) CMDB
7 3 (2.46%) Celerra
7 3 (2.46%) Symmetrix DMX
7 3 (2.46%) EMC VNX
7 3 (2.46%) HP StoreVirtual
8 2 (1.64%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.64%) HP Storage
8 2 (1.64%) FMCG
8 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 71 (58.20%) Windows
2 40 (32.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (31.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (23.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (10.66%) Linux
5 13 (10.66%) Windows 7
6 12 (9.84%) Windows 2000 Server
7 11 (9.02%) Android
7 11 (9.02%) Windows XP
8 5 (4.10%) UNIX
9 4 (3.28%) Solaris
9 4 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.64%) HPUX
11 1 (0.82%) Debian
11 1 (0.82%) CentOS
11 1 (0.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.31%) ITIL
2 22 (18.03%) Project Management
3 21 (17.21%) Migration
4 16 (13.11%) SOA
5 15 (12.30%) Service Delivery
6 13 (10.66%) Configuration Management
7 12 (9.84%) Change Management
8 11 (9.02%) TOGAF
9 10 (8.20%) ETL
9 10 (8.20%) Mentoring
10 9 (7.38%) DevOps
11 8 (6.56%) Change Control
11 8 (6.56%) Content Management
12 7 (5.74%) PRINCE2
12 7 (5.74%) Capacity Planning
13 6 (4.92%) Process Management
14 5 (4.10%) Service Management
14 5 (4.10%) Quality Management
14 5 (4.10%) Disaster Recovery
14 5 (4.10%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.02%) Python
2 9 (7.38%) PowerShell
3 8 (6.56%) Perl
4 7 (5.74%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.92%) SQL
6 5 (4.10%) C
7 4 (3.28%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.28%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.46%) Bourne shell
8 3 (2.46%) C-shell
9 2 (1.64%) C++
10 1 (0.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (9.84%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (9.02%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.02%) CCNA
3 10 (8.20%) Degree
4 8 (6.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (5.74%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (3.28%) VCAP
7 4 (3.28%) MCSE
7 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.46%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.82%) VCP5
9 1 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.82%) HP ASE
9 1 (0.82%) RHCE
9 1 (0.82%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.82%) CCNP
9 1 (0.82%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.82%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.74%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.64%) SLA
3 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 63 (51.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (37.70%) Active Directory
3 24 (19.67%) vSphere
4 17 (13.93%) VMware ESX
5 16 (13.11%) Hyper-V
5 16 (13.11%) XenApp
6 13 (10.66%) vCloud
7 5 (4.10%) XenServer
8 2 (1.64%) Docker
8 2 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.82%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.82%) Postfix
9 1 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.82%) Samba
9 1 (0.82%) iptables
9 1 (0.82%) NFS
9 1 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (14.75%) SCCM
2 11 (9.02%) Puppet
3 4 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.28%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (2.46%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (1.64%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.82%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.82%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.82%) SCOM
6 1 (0.82%) Cacti
6 1 (0.82%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.82%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.82%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.82%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.82%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.82%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 46 (37.70%) Citrix
2 44 (36.07%) HP
3 31 (25.41%) Microsoft
4 28 (22.95%) Cisco
5 20 (16.39%) Oracle
6 16 (13.11%) Dell
7 14 (11.48%) IBM
7 14 (11.48%) NetApp
8 11 (9.02%) Apple
9 10 (8.20%) ESRI
10 7 (5.74%) Red Hat
10 7 (5.74%) EMC
11 5 (4.10%) 3PAR
12 4 (3.28%) Brocade
12 4 (3.28%) McAfee
13 3 (2.46%) Lumension
13 3 (2.46%) SAP
13 3 (2.46%) CommVault
13 3 (2.46%) Sun
14 2 (1.64%) BMC
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