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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 25 25 52
Rank change year-on-year
0 +27
Contract jobs citing VMware 40 41 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.07% 6.67% 1.83%
As % of the Vendors category 10.61% 13.49% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 4
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£501 £340 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.42% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £253 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £413 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £29.75 £14.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -70.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
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
377 304 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 57.21% 49.43% 41.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 150 153
Average daily rate £450 £361 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.56% +3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £183 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 21
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -8.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £22.20 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Watford +15 12 £475 +46.15% 2
Stevenage -1 5 £510 +88.88% 1
Rickmansworth - 4 £475 -
Hemel Hempstead -13 3 £260 +147.61% 2
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Broxbourne - - - - 1
St Albans - - - - 2
Welwyn Garden City - - - - 2
Cheshunt - - - -
VMware
East of England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 52 (69.33%) Windows
2 50 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (41.33%) Active Directory
4 27 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (32.00%) Microsoft
6 22 (29.33%) Citrix
7 20 (26.67%) HP
7 20 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (25.33%) vSphere
9 15 (20.00%) Hyper-V
10 14 (18.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (18.67%) NetApp
10 14 (18.67%) DNS
10 14 (18.67%) Linux
11 13 (17.33%) MS Exchange
11 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
11 13 (17.33%) Dell
12 12 (16.00%) SharePoint
12 12 (16.00%) VMware ESX
13 11 (14.67%) Cisco
13 11 (14.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (13.33%) Puppet
14 10 (13.33%) Symantec
14 10 (13.33%) MS Excel
15 9 (12.00%) Firewall
15 9 (12.00%) SAN
15 9 (12.00%) Security Cleared
16 8 (10.67%) SC Cleared
16 8 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2010
16 8 (10.67%) Oracle

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (17.33%) MS Exchange
2 12 (16.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (8.00%) IIS
6 3 (4.00%) Lync
7 2 (2.67%) WorkSite
7 2 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.67%) MS Office
3 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.00%) Office 365
2 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.33%) Amazon S3
3 4 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.67%) DNS
2 9 (12.00%) Firewall
2 9 (12.00%) SAN
3 7 (9.33%) DHCP
4 5 (6.67%) LAN
4 5 (6.67%) WAN
4 5 (6.67%) SSH
5 4 (5.33%) iSCSI
5 4 (5.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.33%) LDAP
6 3 (4.00%) Wireless
6 3 (4.00%) VPN
6 3 (4.00%) NetScaler
6 3 (4.00%) BIG-IP
7 2 (2.67%) IP Telephony
7 2 (2.67%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (2.67%) MPLS
8 1 (1.33%) WLAN
8 1 (1.33%) FCoE
8 1 (1.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.67%) Big Data
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
1 4 (5.33%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Games
3 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (21.33%) Analyst
2 10 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (12.00%) Architect
4 7 (9.33%) Support Analyst
5 6 (8.00%) Technical Architect
6 5 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Data Centre Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Network Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Network Support
7 4 (5.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Citrix Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Administrator
7 4 (5.33%) Consultant
7 4 (5.33%) Network Support Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 3 (4.00%) Wintel Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.00%) SOAP
1 3 (4.00%) Web Services
1 3 (4.00%) REST
2 1 (1.33%) .NET
2 1 (1.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Clustering
1 8 (10.67%) Replication
2 6 (8.00%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.33%) PKI
3 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.00%) Online Games
5 2 (2.67%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.33%) Handset
6 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.33%) iPad
6 1 (1.33%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 52 (69.33%) Windows
2 27 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (18.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (18.67%) Linux
5 11 (14.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (9.33%) UNIX
7 5 (6.67%) Windows 7
8 4 (5.33%) Windows 2000
8 4 (5.33%) AIX
9 3 (4.00%) Solaris
9 3 (4.00%) Windows XP
9 3 (4.00%) VMS
10 2 (2.67%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.67%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.67%) CentOS
10 2 (2.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (2.67%) FreeBSD
11 1 (1.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (10.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (9.33%) Migration
3 6 (8.00%) ITIL
3 6 (8.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (8.00%) Project Management
4 5 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.33%) Asset Management
5 4 (5.33%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (5.33%) ERP
5 4 (5.33%) Change Management
5 4 (5.33%) Service Management
6 3 (4.00%) Software Licensing
6 3 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (4.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.00%) Software Asset Management
6 3 (4.00%) High Availability
6 3 (4.00%) Time Management
6 3 (4.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.33%) SQL
1 7 (9.33%) Perl
2 6 (8.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.33%) Bash Shell
3 4 (5.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.67%) Ruby
4 2 (2.67%) Korn
4 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.67%) Java
5 1 (1.33%) VBScript
5 1 (1.33%) C
5 1 (1.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (5.33%) Degree
5 3 (4.00%) MCP
6 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.33%) CCNA
7 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.33%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (41.33%) Active Directory
3 19 (25.33%) vSphere
4 15 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 12 (16.00%) VMware ESX
6 7 (9.33%) vCloud
7 4 (5.33%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (5.33%) NFS
8 3 (4.00%) ISA Server
8 3 (4.00%) PowerHA
8 3 (4.00%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (4.00%) SRDF
9 2 (2.67%) XenServer
10 1 (1.33%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (1.33%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.33%) VMFS
10 1 (1.33%) XenApp
10 1 (1.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (13.33%) Puppet
2 7 (9.33%) SCCM
3 6 (8.00%) SCOM
4 5 (6.67%) Backup Exec
4 5 (6.67%) HP Data Protector
5 4 (5.33%) WSUS
5 4 (5.33%) NetBackup
5 4 (5.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (4.00%) OpenView
6 3 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (4.00%) SCOrch
6 3 (4.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (4.00%) SCSM
7 2 (2.67%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 24 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (29.33%) Citrix
3 20 (26.67%) HP
4 14 (18.67%) NetApp
5 13 (17.33%) Dell
6 11 (14.67%) Cisco
7 10 (13.33%) Symantec
8 8 (10.67%) Oracle
9 6 (8.00%) Veeam
10 5 (6.67%) Veritas
11 4 (5.33%) Acronis
11 4 (5.33%) Red Hat
11 4 (5.33%) IBM
11 4 (5.33%) EMC
11 4 (5.33%) Sophos
12 3 (4.00%) BMC
12 3 (4.00%) 3PAR
12 3 (4.00%) LANDesk
12 3 (4.00%) Altiris
13 2 (2.67%) Brocade
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