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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 19 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 9 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 6.87% 1.29% -
As % of the System Software category 40.91% 22.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £333 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -1.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +16.88%
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Hertfordshire

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
22 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 16.79% 5.81% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 2
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.75 - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%

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 30 March 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 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (95.65%) Windows
3 20 (86.96%) Hyper-V
4 17 (73.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (69.57%) HP
6 15 (65.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (43.48%) Dell
9 8 (34.78%) VMware ESX
10 7 (30.43%) Project Management
10 7 (30.43%) SAN
10 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
11 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
12 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
12 5 (21.74%) EMC
12 5 (21.74%) 3PAR
13 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
13 4 (17.39%) Capacity Planning
13 4 (17.39%) Puppet
13 4 (17.39%) Symmetrix DMX
13 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (17.39%) NAS
13 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (17.39%) NetApp
13 4 (17.39%) Cisco
13 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
13 4 (17.39%) Linux
13 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
13 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
13 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.04%) WorkSite
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) SAN
2 4 (17.39%) NAS
3 3 (13.04%) MPLS
3 3 (13.04%) Firewall
3 3 (13.04%) LAN
3 3 (13.04%) WAN
3 3 (13.04%) VPN
3 3 (13.04%) DNS
4 2 (8.70%) SSH
5 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.04%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Data Centre Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Storage Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Network Support
4 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Network Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Network Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Junior
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Junior IT Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) CLARiiON
1 4 (17.39%) Symmetrix
1 4 (17.39%) EMC Centera
1 4 (17.39%) Celerra
1 4 (17.39%) Symmetrix DMX
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 17 (73.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (65.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (17.39%) Linux
5 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (8.70%) CentOS
6 2 (8.70%) FreeBSD
6 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
6 2 (8.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Project Management
2 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
3 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
3 4 (17.39%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (13.04%) Change Control
4 3 (13.04%) Data Analytics
4 3 (13.04%) Analytics
4 3 (13.04%) Quality Management
4 3 (13.04%) Process Management
4 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) CRM
5 1 (4.35%) ERP
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps
5 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
1 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
2 2 (8.70%) Perl
2 2 (8.70%) Ruby
2 2 (8.70%) Korn
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
1 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 20 (86.96%) Hyper-V
2 8 (34.78%) VMware ESX
3 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
4 3 (13.04%) XenServer
4 3 (13.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Puppet
2 3 (13.04%) WSUS
3 1 (4.35%) SCCM
3 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (69.57%) HP
3 10 (43.48%) Dell
4 5 (21.74%) EMC
4 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 5 (21.74%) 3PAR
5 4 (17.39%) Cisco
5 4 (17.39%) Brocade
5 4 (17.39%) NetApp