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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 25 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.59% 2.88% 4.49%
As % of the System Software category 7.41% 16.67% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £201 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -54.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £29.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+70.45% +2.32%
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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
27 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 21.43% 17.31% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 2
Average daily rate £425 £213 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -52.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 3
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 £16.60 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%

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 31 July 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) HP
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
1 13 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 9 (69.23%) Project Management
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (61.54%) Data Centre
4 5 (38.46%) Analytics
4 5 (38.46%) Change Control
4 5 (38.46%) Big Data
4 5 (38.46%) Data Analytics
4 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (38.46%) XenServer
4 5 (38.46%) vSphere
4 5 (38.46%) MPLS
4 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
4 5 (38.46%) Firewall
4 5 (38.46%) Quality Management
4 5 (38.46%) Process Management
4 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
4 5 (38.46%) Degree
4 5 (38.46%) WorkSite
4 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
4 5 (38.46%) LAN
4 5 (38.46%) WAN
4 5 (38.46%) VPN
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) ITIL

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
1 5 (38.46%) WorkSite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) LAN
1 5 (38.46%) WAN
1 5 (38.46%) VPN
1 5 (38.46%) MPLS
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) NAS
2 4 (30.77%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
1 5 (38.46%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Project Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Technical Project Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Technical Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Storage Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Data Centre Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Portfolio Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Data Centre
2 4 (30.77%) EMC VNX
2 4 (30.77%) HP StoreVirtual
2 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (30.77%) CLARiiON
2 4 (30.77%) Symmetrix
2 4 (30.77%) EMC Centera
2 4 (30.77%) Celerra
2 4 (30.77%) Symmetrix DMX
3 2 (15.38%) HP Storage
3 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Project Management
2 5 (38.46%) Quality Management
2 5 (38.46%) Process Management
2 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2
2 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
2 5 (38.46%) Change Control
2 5 (38.46%) Data Analytics
2 5 (38.46%) Analytics
3 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
3 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
1 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (38.46%) XenServer
2 5 (38.46%) vSphere
2 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) HP
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco
3 4 (30.77%) Brocade
3 4 (30.77%) 3PAR
3 4 (30.77%) Dell
3 4 (30.77%) EMC
3 4 (30.77%) NetApp