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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 6 19 27
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +8
Contract jobs citing VMware 16 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 12.12% 5.32% 0.96%
As % of the Vendors category 20.51% 10.87% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -3.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.42 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+5.06% -0.39%
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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
78 46 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 59.09% 48.94% 43.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 21 19
Average daily rate £400 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £160 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
Average hourly rate £24.00 - £9.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Watford region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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 18 (81.82%) Windows
1 18 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (63.64%) Hyper-V
2 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (40.91%) Dell
4 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (31.82%) HP
5 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
5 7 (31.82%) Puppet
5 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (27.27%) Linux
6 6 (27.27%) SAN
7 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
7 5 (22.73%) SSH
7 5 (22.73%) DNS
7 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
8 4 (18.18%) SCCM
8 4 (18.18%) vSphere
8 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
8 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
8 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
8 4 (18.18%) VMware ESX
9 3 (13.64%) PKI
9 3 (13.64%) Symantec
9 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
9 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
9 3 (13.64%) ITIL

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.09%) WorkSite
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) SAN
2 5 (22.73%) DNS
2 5 (22.73%) SSH
3 2 (9.09%) VPN
3 2 (9.09%) MPLS
3 2 (9.09%) Firewall
3 2 (9.09%) LAN
3 2 (9.09%) WAN
4 1 (4.55%) DHCP
4 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.09%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Support Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Network Support Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) Network Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Network Support
3 4 (18.18%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Junior IT Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Junior Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Junior
5 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Clustering
1 3 (13.64%) PKI
2 2 (9.09%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (27.27%) Linux
6 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (9.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (9.09%) FreeBSD
7 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
7 2 (9.09%) CentOS
8 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
8 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
8 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.09%) Change Control
3 2 (9.09%) Data Analytics
3 2 (9.09%) Analytics
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (9.09%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) Quality Management
3 2 (9.09%) Process Management
3 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.09%) Change Management
3 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.55%) DevOps
4 1 (4.55%) CRM
4 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.55%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
2 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 2 (9.09%) Ruby
3 2 (9.09%) Korn
3 2 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
1 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 18 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (63.64%) Hyper-V
2 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 4 (18.18%) VMware ESX
3 4 (18.18%) vSphere
4 2 (9.09%) XenServer
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) Puppet
2 4 (18.18%) SCCM
3 3 (13.64%) SCOM
3 3 (13.64%) WSUS
3 3 (13.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (13.64%) SCOrch
3 3 (13.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (13.64%) SCSM
4 2 (9.09%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Dell
2 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) HP
3 3 (13.64%) Symantec
4 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
4 1 (4.55%) EMC
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix