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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 20 27 15
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing VMware 10 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 6.25% 4.13% 1.33%
As % of the Vendors category 10.99% 6.58% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£420 £195 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+115.38% -58.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -6.66%
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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
91 76 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 56.88% 62.81% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 33 11
Average daily rate £375 £360 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £427 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 £23.86 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.02% +116.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (95.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (80.95%) Hyper-V
3 17 (80.95%) HP
3 17 (80.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (76.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (47.62%) VMware ESX
7 9 (42.86%) Dell
8 7 (33.33%) SAN
8 7 (33.33%) Project Management
8 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
9 5 (23.81%) EMC
9 5 (23.81%) 3PAR
10 4 (19.05%) Symmetrix DMX
10 4 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (19.05%) NetApp
10 4 (19.05%) LAN
10 4 (19.05%) WAN
10 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
10 4 (19.05%) Cisco
10 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
10 4 (19.05%) CLARiiON
10 4 (19.05%) Symmetrix
10 4 (19.05%) EMC Centera
10 4 (19.05%) Brocade
10 4 (19.05%) NAS
10 4 (19.05%) Celerra

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 3 (14.29%) WorkSite
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) SAN
2 4 (19.05%) NAS
2 4 (19.05%) LAN
2 4 (19.05%) WAN
3 3 (14.29%) VPN
3 3 (14.29%) DNS
3 3 (14.29%) MPLS
3 3 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 3 (14.29%) Big Data
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Data Centre Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Storage Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Network Support
4 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Network Support Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Network Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Portfolio Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Wintel Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) CLARiiON
1 4 (19.05%) Symmetrix
1 4 (19.05%) EMC Centera
1 4 (19.05%) Celerra
1 4 (19.05%) Symmetrix DMX
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (76.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
2 4 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (14.29%) Change Control
3 3 (14.29%) Data Analytics
3 3 (14.29%) Analytics
3 3 (14.29%) Quality Management
3 3 (14.29%) Process Management
3 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) CRM
5 1 (4.76%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Java
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
1 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 20 (95.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (80.95%) Hyper-V
3 10 (47.62%) VMware ESX
4 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (14.29%) XenServer
5 3 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) HP
2 9 (42.86%) Dell
3 5 (23.81%) EMC
3 5 (23.81%) 3PAR
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco
4 4 (19.05%) NetApp
4 4 (19.05%) Brocade
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix