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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 37 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware 19 37 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.37% 5.87% 6.19%
As % of the Vendors category 6.86% 10.16% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 18
Average daily rate £413 £500 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +44.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £208 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £365 £317
% change year-on-year
-0.27% +15.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £29.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +112.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
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
277 364 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 49.11% 57.78% 49.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 183 161
Average daily rate £413 £473 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% +30.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £220 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £550 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 25 16
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £6.86 £10.00 £9.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £29.75 £30.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £450 - 3
St Albans - 2 £360 -
Welwyn Garden City +3 1 - -
Rickmansworth -3 1 - -
Hoddesdon - 1 £264 -
VMware
East of England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 22 (46.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (42.55%) Windows
3 19 (40.43%) Cisco
4 18 (38.30%) Citrix
5 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
6 16 (34.04%) Active Directory
7 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
8 13 (27.66%) HP
9 12 (25.53%) Linux
9 12 (25.53%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (23.40%) Web Services
11 10 (21.28%) LAN
12 9 (19.15%) SharePoint
12 9 (19.15%) WAN
12 9 (19.15%) ITIL
12 9 (19.15%) Oracle
12 9 (19.15%) XenApp
13 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
13 8 (17.02%) Office 365
13 8 (17.02%) DNS
14 7 (14.89%) WLAN
14 7 (14.89%) Unix
14 7 (14.89%) EMC
14 7 (14.89%) IBM
14 7 (14.89%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (14.89%) IaaS
14 7 (14.89%) vSphere
14 7 (14.89%) PaaS
14 7 (14.89%) Aruba

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 9 (19.15%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.38%) NetWeaver
3 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.26%) IIS
3 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
1 4 (8.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.53%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (17.02%) Office 365
3 7 (14.89%) IaaS
3 7 (14.89%) PaaS
4 6 (12.77%) SaaS
5 3 (6.38%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (4.26%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.28%) LAN
2 9 (19.15%) WAN
3 8 (17.02%) DNS
4 7 (14.89%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (14.89%) WLAN
5 6 (12.77%) Firewall
5 6 (12.77%) FTP
6 4 (8.51%) 3G
6 4 (8.51%) 4G
6 4 (8.51%) LTE
6 4 (8.51%) SAN
6 4 (8.51%) Wireless
7 3 (6.38%) DHCP
7 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
8 2 (4.26%) LDAP
8 2 (4.26%) NetScaler
9 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
9 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
9 1 (2.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) GIS
2 6 (12.77%) RDBMS
2 6 (12.77%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.51%) SAP BW
3 4 (8.51%) SAP HANA
4 3 (6.38%) Big Data
4 3 (6.38%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.13%) IntelliJ
2 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 4 (8.51%) Advertising
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Architect
2 6 (12.77%) Analyst
2 6 (12.77%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (10.64%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (10.64%) Consultant
4 4 (8.51%) Data Architect
4 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Applications Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Integration Architect
5 3 (6.38%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) SOA Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.26%) Big Data Architect
6 2 (4.26%) IT Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) Web Services
2 6 (12.77%) REST
2 6 (12.77%) SOAP
3 4 (8.51%) SAP Basis
4 1 (2.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Data Integration
2 5 (10.64%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.26%) Clustering
4 2 (4.26%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.26%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (2.13%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (2.13%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (42.55%) Windows
2 12 (25.53%) Linux
3 7 (14.89%) Unix
3 7 (14.89%) Windows Server
3 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) ITIL
2 6 (12.77%) ETL
2 6 (12.77%) SOA
2 6 (12.77%) TOGAF
3 4 (8.51%) Migration
3 4 (8.51%) Project Management
4 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (6.38%) DevOps
4 3 (6.38%) SDLC
4 3 (6.38%) Security Management
4 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.38%) Service Management
5 2 (4.26%) Change Management
5 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.26%) Open Source
5 2 (4.26%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (4.26%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (4.26%) Performance Testing
5 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (4.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) SQL
2 3 (6.38%) ABAP
2 3 (6.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.77%) CCNA
2 6 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (12.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.38%) CCNP
5 3 (6.38%) Degree
5 3 (6.38%) DV Cleared
5 3 (6.38%) MCSE
6 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.26%) MCITP
6 2 (4.26%) MCTS
6 2 (4.26%) VCAP
6 2 (4.26%) VCP4
6 2 (4.26%) VCP5
7 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (46.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (34.04%) Active Directory
3 9 (19.15%) XenApp
4 7 (14.89%) Hyper-V
4 7 (14.89%) vSphere
5 5 (10.64%) VMware ESX
6 4 (8.51%) vCloud
6 4 (8.51%) XenDesktop
7 3 (6.38%) Docker
7 3 (6.38%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (6.38%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (4.26%) Terminal Services
8 2 (4.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) SCCM
2 5 (10.64%) Bacula
2 5 (10.64%) ZABBIX
3 3 (6.38%) SCOM
3 3 (6.38%) vRealize
4 2 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.26%) Puppet
4 2 (4.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (4.26%) XenMobile
5 1 (2.13%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 19 (40.43%) Cisco
2 18 (38.30%) Citrix
3 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
4 13 (27.66%) HP
5 9 (19.15%) Oracle
6 7 (14.89%) Aruba
6 7 (14.89%) EMC
6 7 (14.89%) IBM
6 7 (14.89%) Meraki
7 6 (12.77%) ESRI
8 4 (8.51%) SAP
9 2 (4.26%) 3PAR
9 2 (4.26%) AppSense
9 2 (4.26%) F5
9 2 (4.26%) NetApp
9 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
9 2 (4.26%) Symantec
9 2 (4.26%) ThinPrint
10 1 (2.13%) Altiris
10 1 (2.13%) iManage