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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 22 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 4.35% 1.22% 3.95%
As % of the Vendors category 10.34% 1.89% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£213 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% +16.05%
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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
58 53 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 42.03% 64.63% 56.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 17 17
Average daily rate £335 £350 £196
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +78.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £165 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £475 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Average hourly rate £13.75 £46.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.10% +162.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
3 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
7 3 (23.08%) vSphere
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (23.08%) Symantec
7 3 (23.08%) SAN
7 3 (23.08%) Dell
7 3 (23.08%) DNS
7 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (15.38%) SCCM
8 2 (15.38%) SCOM
8 2 (15.38%) SCVMM
8 2 (15.38%) PKI
8 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
8 2 (15.38%) Change Management
8 2 (15.38%) SSH
8 2 (15.38%) Linux
8 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
8 2 (15.38%) Citrix
8 2 (15.38%) DHCP
8 2 (15.38%) Terminal Services
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (15.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) SAN
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) SSH
2 2 (15.38%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Wintel Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
2 2 (15.38%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Network Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) PKI
1 2 (15.38%) EqualLogic
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
6 1 (7.69%) AIX
6 1 (7.69%) HPUX
6 1 (7.69%) Solaris
6 1 (7.69%) UNIX
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
2 2 (15.38%) Change Management
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (15.38%) Software Deployment
3 1 (7.69%) BCP
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) MBA
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (23.08%) vSphere
4 2 (15.38%) Terminal Services
4 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
1 2 (15.38%) SCOM
1 2 (15.38%) SCVMM
1 2 (15.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (15.38%) SCOrch
1 2 (15.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (15.38%) SCSM
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Symantec
2 3 (23.08%) Dell
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Hitachi
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper
4 1 (7.69%) EMC
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Sybase