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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 27 February 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.

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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 7 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware 15 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 14.15% 3.50% 1.79%
As % of the Vendors category 22.06% 6.33% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Average daily rate
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£525 £225 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -32.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +5.52%
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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
68 79 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 64.15% 55.24% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 14
Average daily rate £450 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £200 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £445 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £23.86 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.60% +116.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing VMware 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.

1 22 (84.62%) Windows
1 22 (84.62%) VMware Infrastructure
1 22 (84.62%) Hyper-V
2 16 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (57.69%) HP
4 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (50.00%) Dell
5 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
7 8 (30.77%) VMware ESX
8 7 (26.92%) Puppet
9 6 (23.08%) SAN
9 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
9 6 (23.08%) Project Management
10 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
10 5 (19.23%) SSH
10 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
11 4 (15.38%) SCCM
11 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (15.38%) 3PAR
11 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
11 4 (15.38%) EMC
11 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
11 4 (15.38%) Linux
11 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
11 4 (15.38%) ITIL
12 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
12 3 (11.54%) LAN
12 3 (11.54%) WAN

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing VMware 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.54%) WorkSite
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) SAN
2 5 (19.23%) SSH
3 3 (11.54%) NAS
3 3 (11.54%) MPLS
3 3 (11.54%) Firewall
3 3 (11.54%) LAN
3 3 (11.54%) WAN
3 3 (11.54%) VPN
3 3 (11.54%) DNS
4 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.54%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Data Centre Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Network Support Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Network Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Network Support
4 3 (11.54%) Storage Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Junior IT Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Junior Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Junior
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) CLARiiON
1 3 (11.54%) Symmetrix
1 3 (11.54%) EMC Centera
1 3 (11.54%) Clustering
1 3 (11.54%) PKI
1 3 (11.54%) Celerra
1 3 (11.54%) Symmetrix DMX
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 16 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (15.38%) Linux
5 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (7.69%) CentOS
6 2 (7.69%) FreeBSD
6 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
6 2 (7.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
1 6 (23.08%) Project Management
2 4 (15.38%) ITIL
3 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
3 3 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (11.54%) Change Control
3 3 (11.54%) Data Analytics
3 3 (11.54%) Analytics
3 3 (11.54%) Quality Management
3 3 (11.54%) Process Management
3 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
3 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.85%) DevOps
4 1 (3.85%) CRM
4 1 (3.85%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
2 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
2 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
3 2 (7.69%) Ruby
3 2 (7.69%) Korn
3 2 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (3.85%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
1 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 22 (84.62%) VMware Infrastructure
1 22 (84.62%) Hyper-V
2 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
3 8 (30.77%) VMware ESX
4 3 (11.54%) XenServer
4 3 (11.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Puppet
2 4 (15.38%) SCCM
3 3 (11.54%) SCOM
3 3 (11.54%) WSUS
3 3 (11.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (11.54%) SCOrch
3 3 (11.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (11.54%) SCSM
4 2 (7.69%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) HP
2 13 (50.00%) Dell
3 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 4 (15.38%) EMC
4 4 (15.38%) 3PAR
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco
5 3 (11.54%) NetApp
5 3 (11.54%) Symantec
5 3 (11.54%) Brocade
6 1 (3.85%) Citrix