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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 26 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.44% 3.10% 1.25%
As % of the System Software category 8.70% 16.67% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £213 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £29.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £24.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +15.11%
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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
23 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 16.55% 18.60% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 3
Average daily rate £425 £213 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +28.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +47.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 4 September 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (85.71%) HP
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) Project Management
4 4 (57.14%) Firewall
4 4 (57.14%) Quality Management
4 4 (57.14%) Process Management
4 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 4 (57.14%) ITIL
4 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
4 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
4 4 (57.14%) LAN
4 4 (57.14%) WAN
4 4 (57.14%) VPN
4 4 (57.14%) MPLS
4 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
4 4 (57.14%) XenServer
4 4 (57.14%) Change Control
4 4 (57.14%) Big Data
4 4 (57.14%) Data Analytics
4 4 (57.14%) Degree
4 4 (57.14%) WorkSite
4 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (57.14%) Analytics
4 4 (57.14%) vSphere

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (57.14%) SharePoint
1 4 (57.14%) WorkSite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) LAN
1 4 (57.14%) WAN
1 4 (57.14%) VPN
1 4 (57.14%) MPLS
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Project Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Project Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Portfolio Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Storage Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) EMC VNX
3 1 (14.29%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (14.29%) CLARiiON
3 1 (14.29%) Symmetrix
3 1 (14.29%) EMC Centera
3 1 (14.29%) Celerra
3 1 (14.29%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Quality Management
2 4 (57.14%) Process Management
2 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
2 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (57.14%) Change Control
2 4 (57.14%) Data Analytics
2 4 (57.14%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
1 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) XenServer
3 4 (57.14%) vSphere
4 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
5 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
1 1 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) HP
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Brocade
4 1 (14.29%) 3PAR
4 1 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec