The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 24 April 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 18 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 11 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 7.86% 2.29% -
As % of the System Software category 42.31% 37.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +20.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

System Software Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
26 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 18.57% 6.11% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
Average daily rate £400 £269 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.83% -36.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.50 - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Watford region.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Watford

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Watford region.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure.

1 24 (100.00%) Windows
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (87.50%) Hyper-V
3 19 (79.17%) HP
4 18 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (45.83%) Dell
8 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
8 9 (37.50%) Project Management
8 9 (37.50%) VMware ESX
9 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
9 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
9 7 (29.17%) SAN
10 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
11 5 (20.83%) ITIL
11 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
11 5 (20.83%) LAN
11 5 (20.83%) WAN
11 5 (20.83%) VPN
11 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
11 5 (20.83%) EMC
11 5 (20.83%) MPLS
11 5 (20.83%) WorkSite
11 5 (20.83%) Degree
11 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (20.83%) Quality Management
11 5 (20.83%) Process Management
11 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
11 5 (20.83%) Firewall

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (20.83%) WorkSite
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) SAN
2 5 (20.83%) LAN
2 5 (20.83%) WAN
2 5 (20.83%) VPN
2 5 (20.83%) MPLS
2 5 (20.83%) Firewall
3 4 (16.67%) NAS
4 3 (12.50%) DNS
5 2 (8.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
1 5 (20.83%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Analyst
1 9 (37.50%) Data Centre Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Project Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Storage Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Network Support
4 3 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Network Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Junior Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Portfolio Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Junior
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Junior IT Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Symmetrix DMX
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (16.67%) CLARiiON
1 4 (16.67%) Symmetrix
1 4 (16.67%) EMC Centera
1 4 (16.67%) Celerra
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.33%) Linux
5 2 (8.33%) FreeBSD
5 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Project Management
2 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
3 5 (20.83%) ITIL
3 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
3 5 (20.83%) Quality Management
3 5 (20.83%) Process Management
3 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
3 5 (20.83%) Analytics
3 5 (20.83%) Change Control
3 5 (20.83%) Data Analytics
4 4 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.17%) CRM
6 1 (4.17%) ERP
6 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
1 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
1 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 21 (87.50%) Hyper-V
2 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (37.50%) VMware ESX
3 5 (20.83%) XenServer
3 5 (20.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) WSUS
2 2 (8.33%) Puppet
3 1 (4.17%) SCCM
3 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (79.17%) HP
3 11 (45.83%) Dell
4 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.83%) EMC
5 5 (20.83%) 3PAR
6 4 (16.67%) Brocade
6 4 (16.67%) Cisco
6 4 (16.67%) NetApp