The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 29 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware 5 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.65% 2.13% 5.07%
As % of the Vendors category 3.97% 3.90% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Median daily rate £265 £425 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.64% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £425 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £425 £344
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £26.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.13 £21.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.11% -5.55%
VMware
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Vendors Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
126 77 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 66.67% 54.61% 44.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 38 34
Median daily rate £300 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £311 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £453 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 7
Median hourly rate £13.75 - £16.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 - £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 - £25.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford region citing VMware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the Watford region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Watford

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Watford region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region with a requirement for VMware.

1 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (45.45%) Citrix
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
5 3 (27.27%) Office 365
5 3 (27.27%) XenApp
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Unix
5 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
6 2 (18.18%) Back Office
6 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
6 2 (18.18%) Local Government
6 2 (18.18%) MCITP
6 2 (18.18%) SSL
6 2 (18.18%) DHCP
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) MCSA
6 2 (18.18%) HP
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (18.18%) Avaya
6 2 (18.18%) SAN
6 2 (18.18%) SCCM
6 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) DHCP
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) SSL
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Back Office
2 2 (18.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Server Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
1 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
1 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (18.18%) MCITP
1 2 (18.18%) MCSA
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
3 3 (27.27%) XenApp
4 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (18.18%) vSphere
5 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (9.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Citrix
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) 3PAR
3 2 (18.18%) Avaya
3 2 (18.18%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp