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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 12 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing VMware 11 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 7.43% 3.37% -
As % of the Vendors category 14.29% 6.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.74% +3.57%
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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
77 47 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 52.03% 52.81% 51.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 25 19
Average daily rate £375 £325 £494
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -34.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £195 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £24.00 £46.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.82% +384.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
-2.84% -5.86%

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 25 November 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 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
3 11 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (58.82%) Hyper-V
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (41.18%) Puppet
5 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
6 6 (35.29%) Dell
6 6 (35.29%) Linux
6 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
7 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
7 5 (29.41%) SSH
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
8 4 (23.53%) vSphere
8 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (23.53%) SCCM
8 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
9 3 (17.65%) Symantec
9 3 (17.65%) HP
9 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (17.65%) SAN
9 3 (17.65%) ITIL
9 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
9 3 (17.65%) SCOM
9 3 (17.65%) PKI
9 3 (17.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (17.65%) SCOrch

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) WorkSite
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) SSH
2 3 (17.65%) SAN
3 2 (11.76%) Firewall
3 2 (11.76%) LAN
3 2 (11.76%) WAN
3 2 (11.76%) VPN
3 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 2 (11.76%) MPLS
4 1 (5.88%) DHCP
4 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Big Data
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Junior IT Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Junior Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Junior
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) PKI
2 2 (11.76%) EqualLogic
2 2 (11.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (35.29%) Linux
4 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
7 2 (11.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (11.76%) CentOS
7 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
7 2 (11.76%) FreeBSD
8 1 (5.88%) UNIX
8 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
8 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Analytics
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.76%) Change Control
3 2 (11.76%) Data Analytics
3 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
3 2 (11.76%) Process Management
3 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management
3 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
2 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
2 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.76%) Korn
3 2 (11.76%) Ruby
3 2 (11.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 11 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (58.82%) Hyper-V
4 4 (23.53%) vSphere
5 2 (11.76%) XenServer
6 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
6 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
6 1 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) Puppet
2 4 (23.53%) SCCM
3 3 (17.65%) SCOM
3 3 (17.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (17.65%) SCOrch
3 3 (17.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (17.65%) SCSM
4 2 (11.76%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Dell
3 3 (17.65%) Symantec
3 3 (17.65%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix