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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 19 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.33% 3.37% -
As % of the System Software category 25.00% 27.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£294 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +12.35%
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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
20 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 13.33% 12.36% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 5
Average daily rate £255 £298 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -0.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £166 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £24.00 £10.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% +10.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.78 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

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 30 October 2014.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 October 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%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
5 3 (37.50%) vSphere
5 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
5 3 (37.50%) Puppet
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) SAN
5 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
5 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
6 2 (25.00%) DHCP
6 2 (25.00%) Perl
6 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (25.00%) Change Management
6 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (25.00%) Clustering
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (25.00%) EqualLogic
6 2 (25.00%) CentOS
6 2 (25.00%) Ruby
6 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) SSH
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) CentOS
5 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (12.50%) UNIX
6 1 (12.50%) FreeBSD
6 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (25.00%) Change Management
1 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
1 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby
2 2 (25.00%) Korn
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (37.50%) vSphere
3 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
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