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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 42 27 27
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs citing VMware 29 29 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.65% 5.54% 5.72%
As % of the Vendors category 7.38% 10.00% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 12
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £194 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £362 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 1
Average hourly rate £25.50 £25.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.42% +18.75%
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
393 290 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 49.50% 55.45% 52.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 146 198
Average daily rate £350 £375 £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 £583 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 36
Average hourly rate £21.50 £32.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.84% +51.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.50 £11.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.95 £50.00 £34.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +1 6 £213 - 3
Welwyn Garden City - 5 - -
Stevenage 0 4 £360 +152.63% 4
Hemel Hempstead -6 3 - - 1
Potters Bar - 1 £525 -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Royston - - - - 1
St Albans - - - - 1
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Baldock - - - -
Berkhamsted - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
VMware
East of England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 39 (68.42%) Windows
2 32 (56.14%) Active Directory
3 28 (49.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (36.84%) SAN
5 20 (35.09%) NetApp
6 19 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 19 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
8 15 (26.32%) Citrix
9 14 (24.56%) HP
9 14 (24.56%) Exchange Server 2007
10 13 (22.81%) vSphere
10 13 (22.81%) DNS
11 12 (21.05%) CommVault
12 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
13 9 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
13 9 (15.79%) Cisco
13 9 (15.79%) SQL
14 8 (14.04%) Linux
14 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
14 8 (14.04%) SharePoint
14 8 (14.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 8 (14.04%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (14.04%) SC Cleared
14 8 (14.04%) Windows 7
14 8 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2010
15 7 (12.28%) PowerShell
15 7 (12.28%) Finance
15 7 (12.28%) Symantec

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 19 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 14 (24.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (14.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (14.04%) SharePoint
5 4 (7.02%) IIS
6 3 (5.26%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 21 (36.84%) SAN
2 13 (22.81%) DNS
3 7 (12.28%) DHCP
4 6 (10.53%) Firewall
4 6 (10.53%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (8.77%) NAS
6 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.51%) VPN
6 2 (3.51%) WLAN
6 2 (3.51%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.75%) WAN
7 1 (1.75%) SMTP
7 1 (1.75%) LDAP
7 1 (1.75%) LAN
7 1 (1.75%) FTP
7 1 (1.75%) FCoE
7 1 (1.75%) MPLS
7 1 (1.75%) IPsec
7 1 (1.75%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MSI
1 1 (1.75%) InstallShield
General
1 7 (12.28%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.51%) Publishing
4 1 (1.75%) Games
4 1 (1.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (17.54%) Analyst
2 7 (12.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Wintel Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (8.77%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Architect
5 4 (7.02%) Consultant
5 4 (7.02%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) IT Support
5 4 (7.02%) Technical Services Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Technical Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Network Support
6 3 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) Administrator
7 2 (3.51%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) .NET
1 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.75%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Replication
1 5 (8.77%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.02%) Clustering
3 3 (5.26%) iPhone
4 2 (3.51%) EqualLogic
4 2 (3.51%) iPad
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) PKI
5 1 (1.75%) Statistics
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 39 (68.42%) Windows
2 19 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (14.04%) Windows 7
4 8 (14.04%) Linux
5 5 (8.77%) UNIX
5 5 (8.77%) Windows XP
6 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.26%) Windows 2000
7 3 (5.26%) HPUX
8 2 (3.51%) AIX
9 1 (1.75%) Solaris
9 1 (1.75%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.75%) Android
9 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.04%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (10.53%) ITIL
3 5 (8.77%) Migration
4 4 (7.02%) Validation
4 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.26%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.51%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.51%) Matrix Management
6 2 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.51%) Software Deployment
6 2 (3.51%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.51%) Change Management
6 2 (3.51%) Workflow
6 2 (3.51%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (3.51%) TOGAF
6 2 (3.51%) Project Management
6 2 (3.51%) CRM
7 1 (1.75%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.75%) BCP
7 1 (1.75%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.79%) SQL
2 7 (12.28%) PowerShell
2 7 (12.28%) Perl
3 4 (7.02%) Bash Shell
3 4 (7.02%) VB
3 4 (7.02%) Java
4 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.75%) C
5 1 (1.75%) C++
5 1 (1.75%) Python
5 1 (1.75%) Tcl
5 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.04%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (7.02%) MCSE
5 3 (5.26%) VCAP
6 2 (3.51%) MCITP
6 2 (3.51%) MCSA
6 2 (3.51%) CCNA
6 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.75%) MBA
7 1 (1.75%) MCTS
7 1 (1.75%) Degree
7 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.75%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (56.14%) Active Directory
2 28 (49.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (22.81%) vSphere
4 6 (10.53%) Hyper-V
5 4 (7.02%) VMware ESX
5 4 (7.02%) vCloud
6 2 (3.51%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (3.51%) Terminal Services
6 2 (3.51%) XenApp
6 2 (3.51%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.75%) Xen
7 1 (1.75%) KVM
7 1 (1.75%) VMFS
7 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.75%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) Backup Exec
2 5 (8.77%) NetBackup
3 3 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.75%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.75%) SCCM
4 1 (1.75%) SCOM
4 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.75%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.75%) Puppet
4 1 (1.75%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (35.09%) NetApp
2 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
3 15 (26.32%) Citrix
4 14 (24.56%) HP
5 12 (21.05%) CommVault
6 9 (15.79%) Cisco
7 7 (12.28%) Symantec
8 6 (10.53%) WatchGuard
8 6 (10.53%) Oracle
9 5 (8.77%) IBM
9 5 (8.77%) Sophos
10 4 (7.02%) Veritas
10 4 (7.02%) EMC
11 3 (5.26%) Dell
11 3 (5.26%) Acronis
12 2 (3.51%) Lumension
12 2 (3.51%) Websense
12 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
12 2 (3.51%) Juniper
13 1 (1.75%) Hitachi