The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Watford region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 20 16 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing VMware 6 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 5.66% 6.74% 4.00%
As % of the Vendors category 10.53% 12.00% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£201 £445 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.89% +18.75%
Vendors Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
57 50 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 53.77% 56.18% 57.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 12
Average daily rate £294 £363 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% +101.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £315 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £480 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 £50.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.00% +177.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
VMware
Hertfordshire

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 29 July 2014, 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 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
4 4 (36.36%) Citrix
4 4 (36.36%) SAN
5 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (18.18%) XenApp
6 2 (18.18%) vSphere
6 2 (18.18%) Software Deployment
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) NetApp
6 2 (18.18%) DNS
7 1 (9.09%) SLA
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco
7 1 (9.09%) IBM
7 1 (9.09%) HP
7 1 (9.09%) Dell
7 1 (9.09%) EMC
7 1 (9.09%) AIX
7 1 (9.09%) HPUX
7 1 (9.09%) Solaris
7 1 (9.09%) Linux
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
7 1 (9.09%) SQL

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) UNIX
5 1 (9.09%) AIX
5 1 (9.09%) HPUX
5 1 (9.09%) Solaris
5 1 (9.09%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (18.18%) Software Deployment
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (9.09%) BCP
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) Validation
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MBA
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) XenApp
3 2 (18.18%) vSphere
4 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) NetApp
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Dell
3 1 (9.09%) EMC
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Sybase
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Symantec
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) Hitachi
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