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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 4.38% - -
As % of the Vendors category 6.98% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £200 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.13 £22.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-3.97% -8.33%
Vendors Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
86 35 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 62.77% 40.23% 49.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 12 17
Average daily rate £381 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.27% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £343 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £540 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Average hourly rate £23.86 £11.00 £13.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.86% -19.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
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 17 April 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 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
4 3 (33.33%) Solaris
4 3 (33.33%) XenApp
4 3 (33.33%) SAN
4 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) JTAPI
5 2 (22.22%) Multimedia
5 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
5 2 (22.22%) vSphere
5 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (22.22%) Verint
5 2 (22.22%) Software Deployment
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) DHCP
5 2 (22.22%) VPN
5 2 (22.22%) DNS
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) NetApp
5 2 (22.22%) CTI
6 1 (11.11%) Symantec
6 1 (11.11%) BCP
6 1 (11.11%) HP

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) CTI
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) VoIP
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
1 2 (22.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (22.22%) IT Support
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Network Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) JTAPI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) AIX
4 1 (11.11%) HPUX
4 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Software Deployment
3 1 (11.11%) BCP
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) HNC
2 1 (11.11%) HND
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MBA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) XenApp
3 2 (22.22%) vSphere
3 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Citrix
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) NetApp
3 2 (22.22%) Verint
4 1 (11.11%) Symantec
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) Hitachi
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Sybase