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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 10 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 13 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 10.92% 2.83% -
As % of the System Software category 46.43% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.82% -12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -6.97%
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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
28 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 23.53% 8.49% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 5
Average daily rate £413 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £245 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £29.75 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+147.91% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Watford region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 January 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 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (94.12%) Windows
3 12 (70.59%) Hyper-V
4 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
6 8 (47.06%) HP
6 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (41.18%) Dell
8 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
9 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
9 5 (29.41%) VMware ESX
9 5 (29.41%) Linux
9 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
10 4 (23.53%) Puppet
10 4 (23.53%) DNS
10 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
10 4 (23.53%) SAN
11 3 (17.65%) Clustering
11 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
11 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
11 3 (17.65%) vSphere
11 3 (17.65%) WSUS
12 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
12 2 (11.76%) CentOS
12 2 (11.76%) Firewall
12 2 (11.76%) XenServer
12 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) WorkSite
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) DNS
1 4 (23.53%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) MPLS
2 2 (11.76%) VPN
2 2 (11.76%) LAN
2 2 (11.76%) WAN
2 2 (11.76%) SSH
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Big Data
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Data Centre Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Support Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Network Support Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Network Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Administrator
4 3 (17.65%) Network Support
5 2 (11.76%) Junior IT Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Junior Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Junior
6 1 (5.88%) Architect
6 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Architect
6 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (29.41%) Linux
5 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (11.76%) CentOS
6 2 (11.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (11.76%) FreeBSD
6 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
7 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
7 1 (5.88%) UNIX
7 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
2 2 (11.76%) Analytics
2 2 (11.76%) Change Control
2 2 (11.76%) Data Analytics
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
2 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
2 2 (11.76%) Process Management
2 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.88%) CRM
3 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.88%) ERP
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.88%) DevOps
3 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
1 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) Perl
2 2 (11.76%) Ruby
2 2 (11.76%) Korn
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Hyper-V
2 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
3 5 (29.41%) VMware ESX
4 3 (17.65%) vSphere
5 2 (11.76%) XenServer
6 1 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Puppet
2 3 (17.65%) WSUS
3 1 (5.88%) SCCM
3 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (47.06%) HP
3 7 (41.18%) Dell
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) EMC
5 1 (5.88%) 3PAR