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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 15 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 5.37% 3.49% -
As % of the System Software category 34.78% 42.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -6.00%
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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
23 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 15.44% 8.14% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 5
Average daily rate £400 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £298 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £29.75 £12.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+147.91% +26.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.80 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+4.43% -4.24%

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 27 November 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (58.33%) Hyper-V
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (50.00%) Linux
5 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
5 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (33.33%) Puppet
6 4 (33.33%) SAN
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (33.33%) vSphere
6 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
7 3 (25.00%) HP
7 3 (25.00%) Dell
7 3 (25.00%) DNS
7 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
8 2 (16.67%) Perl
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 2 (16.67%) ITIL
8 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 2 (16.67%) LAN
8 2 (16.67%) WAN
8 2 (16.67%) VPN
8 2 (16.67%) FreeBSD

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) WorkSite
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) MPLS
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) SSH
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Administrator
3 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Network Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Junior
4 2 (16.67%) Network Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Junior Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Network Support
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Junior IT Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
1 2 (16.67%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) FreeBSD
5 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
5 2 (16.67%) CentOS
5 2 (16.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
6 1 (8.33%) UNIX
6 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
2 2 (16.67%) Process Management
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) Change Control
2 2 (16.67%) Data Analytics
2 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (16.67%) Analytics
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
2 2 (16.67%) Ruby
2 2 (16.67%) Korn
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
1 7 (58.33%) Hyper-V
2 4 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (16.67%) XenServer
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) HP
3 3 (25.00%) Dell
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