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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 10 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware 12 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 10.26% 2.75% 2.13%
As % of the Vendors category 17.39% 6.00% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £245 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £325 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
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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
69 50 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 58.97% 45.87% 37.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 14
Average daily rate £425 £315 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.92% -21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £160 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £415 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £14.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 - £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 - £16.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 January 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 17 (80.95%) Windows
1 17 (80.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (71.43%) Hyper-V
3 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (47.62%) Dell
6 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (38.10%) HP
7 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (33.33%) Puppet
9 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
10 5 (23.81%) Linux
10 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
10 5 (23.81%) VMware ESX
10 5 (23.81%) SSH
10 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
11 4 (19.05%) SCCM
11 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
11 4 (19.05%) SAN
11 4 (19.05%) DNS
11 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
12 3 (14.29%) Symantec
12 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
12 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
12 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
12 3 (14.29%) ITIL
12 3 (14.29%) Clustering
12 3 (14.29%) vSphere

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) WorkSite
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) SSH
2 4 (19.05%) SAN
2 4 (19.05%) DNS
3 2 (9.52%) Firewall
3 2 (9.52%) LAN
3 2 (9.52%) WAN
3 2 (9.52%) VPN
3 2 (9.52%) MPLS
4 1 (4.76%) DHCP
4 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Big Data
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Support Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Data Centre Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Network Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Network Support
3 3 (14.29%) Network Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Junior IT Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Junior Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Junior
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Clustering
1 3 (14.29%) PKI
2 1 (4.76%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (23.81%) Linux
5 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (9.52%) Ubuntu
6 2 (9.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (9.52%) CentOS
6 2 (9.52%) FreeBSD
7 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.76%) UNIX
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Analytics
3 2 (9.52%) Change Control
3 2 (9.52%) Data Analytics
3 2 (9.52%) Quality Management
3 2 (9.52%) Process Management
3 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.76%) CRM
4 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.76%) ERP
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.76%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
2 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
2 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
3 2 (9.52%) Korn
3 2 (9.52%) Ruby
3 2 (9.52%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
1 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 17 (80.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (71.43%) Hyper-V
3 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 5 (23.81%) VMware ESX
5 3 (14.29%) vSphere
6 2 (9.52%) XenServer
7 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
7 1 (4.76%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Puppet
2 4 (19.05%) SCCM
3 3 (14.29%) SCOM
3 3 (14.29%) WSUS
3 3 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (14.29%) SCOrch
3 3 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (14.29%) SCSM
4 2 (9.52%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Dell
2 8 (38.10%) HP
3 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 3 (14.29%) Symantec
5 1 (4.76%) EMC
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) 3PAR