The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Hertfordshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 36 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing VMware 24 30 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.57% 4.87% 4.99%
As % of the Vendors category 7.55% 9.26% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 10
Average daily rate
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£331 £325 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -24.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £180 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £406 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 3
Average hourly rate £23.00 £32.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.23% +75.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.54 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £32.50 £29.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +18.75%
Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
318 324 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 47.25% 52.60% 46.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 166 166
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 19 38
Average hourly rate £23.00 £29.25 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.36% +0.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.80 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
VMware
East of England

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 25 July 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
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 25 July 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 -3 6 £201 -54.77% 11
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £331 -
Stevenage +8 3 £400 +122.22% 2
Potters Bar - 2 £525 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -2 1 - -
Hitchin - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Baldock - - - -
Berkhamsted - - - - 1
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
St Albans - - - - 1
VMware
East of England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 32 (59.26%) Windows
2 25 (46.30%) Active Directory
3 22 (40.74%) SAN
3 22 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (38.89%) NetApp
5 19 (35.19%) HP
6 17 (31.48%) Citrix
7 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
7 16 (29.63%) MS Exchange
7 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (24.07%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (22.22%) vSphere
10 11 (20.37%) SQL
11 10 (18.52%) DNS
11 10 (18.52%) CommVault
12 9 (16.67%) Security Cleared
13 8 (14.81%) SC Cleared
13 8 (14.81%) Windows 7
13 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (14.81%) Cisco
13 8 (14.81%) ITIL
14 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
14 7 (12.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 7 (12.96%) Hyper-V
14 7 (12.96%) PowerShell
14 7 (12.96%) WatchGuard
15 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
15 6 (11.11%) NAS
15 6 (11.11%) XenApp
15 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (29.63%) MS Exchange
2 13 (24.07%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (12.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.56%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.85%) SAS
7 1 (1.85%) IIS
7 1 (1.85%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.85%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 22 (40.74%) SAN
2 10 (18.52%) DNS
3 6 (11.11%) NAS
4 5 (9.26%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (9.26%) Firewall
5 4 (7.41%) DHCP
6 3 (5.56%) NetScaler
7 2 (3.70%) VPN
8 1 (1.85%) Internet
8 1 (1.85%) MPLS
8 1 (1.85%) FTP
8 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.85%) LAN
8 1 (1.85%) WAN
8 1 (1.85%) SMTP
8 1 (1.85%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.85%) IPsec
8 1 (1.85%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MSI
1 1 (1.85%) InstallShield
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Publishing
2 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Back Office
3 1 (1.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Analyst
2 5 (9.26%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (9.26%) Technical Analyst
2 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (7.41%) Architect
3 4 (7.41%) Consultant
3 4 (7.41%) Support Analyst
3 4 (7.41%) Support Engineer
3 4 (7.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (7.41%) Technical Services Analyst
3 4 (7.41%) IT Support
4 3 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (5.56%) Network Support
4 3 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (3.70%) Network Support Analyst
5 2 (3.70%) Network Analyst
5 2 (3.70%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) .NET
1 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.85%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.85%) XML
2 1 (1.85%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Clustering
2 4 (7.41%) Replication
3 3 (5.56%) iPhone
4 2 (3.70%) iPad
4 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.85%) Statistics
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.85%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 32 (59.26%) Windows
2 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (14.81%) Windows 7
3 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (11.11%) UNIX
5 5 (9.26%) Linux
6 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.56%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.56%) HPUX
8 1 (1.85%) Solaris
8 1 (1.85%) AIX
8 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.81%) ITIL
2 6 (11.11%) Migration
3 5 (9.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (7.41%) Validation
5 3 (5.56%) Test Scripting
6 2 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.70%) Software Deployment
6 2 (3.70%) Workflow
6 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.70%) CRM
6 2 (3.70%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.70%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (3.70%) TOGAF
7 1 (1.85%) Network Design
7 1 (1.85%) Workflow Management
7 1 (1.85%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (1.85%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.85%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.85%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.85%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.37%) SQL
2 7 (12.96%) PowerShell
3 5 (9.26%) VB
3 5 (9.26%) Perl
4 4 (7.41%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.56%) Java
5 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.85%) Python
6 1 (1.85%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 6 (11.11%) MCSE
3 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (7.41%) VCAP
5 3 (5.56%) MCITP
6 2 (3.70%) NCDA
6 2 (3.70%) MCSA
6 2 (3.70%) CCNA
6 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.85%) CCNP
7 1 (1.85%) MCTS
7 1 (1.85%) MBA
7 1 (1.85%) NCIE
7 1 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.85%) Degree
7 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.85%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (46.30%) Active Directory
2 22 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (22.22%) vSphere
4 7 (12.96%) Hyper-V
5 6 (11.11%) XenApp
6 3 (5.56%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.70%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.70%) vCloud
7 2 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.85%) Xen
8 1 (1.85%) KVM
8 1 (1.85%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.85%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (7.41%) NetBackup
3 3 (5.56%) Backup Exec
3 3 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (3.70%) SCCM
4 2 (3.70%) SCOM
5 1 (1.85%) OpenView
5 1 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.85%) Puppet
5 1 (1.85%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 21 (38.89%) NetApp
2 19 (35.19%) HP
3 17 (31.48%) Citrix
4 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
5 10 (18.52%) CommVault
6 8 (14.81%) Cisco
7 7 (12.96%) WatchGuard
8 6 (11.11%) IBM
8 6 (11.11%) Oracle
9 5 (9.26%) EMC
9 5 (9.26%) Symantec
10 4 (7.41%) Dell
10 4 (7.41%) Juniper
11 3 (5.56%) Sophos
12 2 (3.70%) Websense
12 2 (3.70%) Lumension
12 2 (3.70%) CheckPoint
13 1 (1.85%) McAfee
13 1 (1.85%) SonicWALL
13 1 (1.85%) Veeam
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