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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 25 21 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing VMware 5 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.23% 5.56% 6.85%
As % of the Vendors category 5.75% 9.62% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£420 £190 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+121.05% -57.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.75 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -19.35%
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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
87 52 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 56.13% 57.78% 35.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 29 14
Average daily rate £360 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £425 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £15.88 £19.68 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.32% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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
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 29 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (94.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (84.21%) Hyper-V
3 16 (84.21%) HP
4 15 (78.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (68.42%) Data Centre
7 9 (47.37%) VMware ESX
8 8 (42.11%) Dell
9 7 (36.84%) Project Management
10 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
10 6 (31.58%) SAN
11 5 (26.32%) EMC
11 5 (26.32%) 3PAR
12 4 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (21.05%) NetApp
12 4 (21.05%) LAN
12 4 (21.05%) WAN
12 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
12 4 (21.05%) Cisco
12 4 (21.05%) Brocade
12 4 (21.05%) Celerra
12 4 (21.05%) NAS
12 4 (21.05%) Symmetrix DMX
12 4 (21.05%) CLARiiON
12 4 (21.05%) Symmetrix
12 4 (21.05%) EMC Centera
12 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.79%) WorkSite
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) SAN
2 4 (21.05%) LAN
2 4 (21.05%) WAN
2 4 (21.05%) NAS
3 3 (15.79%) Firewall
3 3 (15.79%) VPN
3 3 (15.79%) MPLS
4 2 (10.53%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.79%) Big Data
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Data Centre Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Storage Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Network Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Portfolio Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Network Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Network Support
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) Data Centre
2 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) Celerra
2 4 (21.05%) Symmetrix DMX
2 4 (21.05%) CLARiiON
2 4 (21.05%) Symmetrix
2 4 (21.05%) EMC Centera
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Project Management
2 4 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
3 3 (15.79%) Quality Management
3 3 (15.79%) Process Management
3 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
3 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
3 3 (15.79%) Analytics
3 3 (15.79%) Change Control
3 3 (15.79%) Data Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) ERP
5 1 (5.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
1 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 18 (94.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (84.21%) Hyper-V
3 9 (47.37%) VMware ESX
4 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
5 3 (15.79%) vSphere
5 3 (15.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) HP
2 8 (42.11%) Dell
3 5 (26.32%) EMC
3 5 (26.32%) 3PAR
4 4 (21.05%) NetApp
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco
4 4 (21.05%) Brocade
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix