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 5 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 21 10 27
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +17
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.06% 10.48% 1.69%
As % of the System Software category 20.00% 42.31% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £525 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +61.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.38 £29.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+25.43% +50.25%
VMware Infrastructure
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
5 26 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 5.32% 24.76% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 7
Average daily rate £413 £488 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.75 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% +147.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 5 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) EMC VNX
3 1 (33.33%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (33.33%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (33.33%) iManage
3 1 (33.33%) Records Management
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Process Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) VPN

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Migration Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Migration Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Network Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (33.33%) EMC VNX
2 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Converged Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Process Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Records Management
1 1 (33.33%) Security Hardening
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) vCloud
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) iManage
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft