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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 20 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 4.38% 1.20% 3.75%
As % of the Vendors category 8.96% 1.96% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£213 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £23.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-14.61% +10.46%
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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
67 51 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 48.91% 61.45% 57.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 10 18
Average daily rate £335 £384 £196
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.70% +95.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 2
Average hourly rate £15.25 £50.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.50% +181.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £34.60 £17.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.83 £50.00 £17.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
3 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
6 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (27.27%) vSphere
7 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (27.27%) SAN
7 3 (27.27%) DNS
8 2 (18.18%) Linux
8 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
8 2 (18.18%) Terminal Services
8 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (18.18%) DHCP
8 2 (18.18%) Citrix
8 2 (18.18%) Change Management
8 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
8 2 (18.18%) EqualLogic
8 2 (18.18%) Software Deployment
8 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
9 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
9 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
9 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (9.09%) Degree

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) EqualLogic
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
6 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 1 (9.09%) AIX
6 1 (9.09%) HPUX
6 1 (9.09%) Solaris
6 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) Software Deployment
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) BCP
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) vSphere
4 2 (18.18%) Terminal Services
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Dell
3 1 (9.09%) EMC
3 1 (9.09%) Symantec
3 1 (9.09%) Hitachi
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Sybase