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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 24 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.92% 1.22% 3.85%
As % of the System Software category 19.05% 20.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
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£213 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £24.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
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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
21 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 15.33% 6.10% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
Average daily rate £213 - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 2
Average hourly rate £14.75 £10.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.47% -34.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £10.50 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.33 £12.10 £17.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) vSphere
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (25.00%) EqualLogic
5 2 (25.00%) Software Deployment
5 2 (25.00%) Change Management
5 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (37.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) IT Support
1 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Support
2 1 (12.50%) Network Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
5 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (12.50%) AIX
5 1 (12.50%) HPUX
5 1 (12.50%) Solaris
5 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) BCP
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) vSphere
3 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) Symantec
4 1 (12.50%) Hitachi
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Sybase