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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 27 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing VMware 3 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.13% 4.51% 1.20%
As % of the Vendors category 3.95% 9.23% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £213 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.63 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -8.94%
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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
76 65 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 53.90% 48.87% 63.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 34 14
Average daily rate £425 £335 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% -2.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £185 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Average hourly rate - £15.25 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -69.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) Hyper-V
3 6 (75.00%) HP
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 5 (62.50%) LAN
4 5 (62.50%) WAN
4 5 (62.50%) Project Management
5 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (50.00%) MPLS
5 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (50.00%) Quality Management
5 4 (50.00%) Process Management
5 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (50.00%) Firewall
5 4 (50.00%) VPN
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (50.00%) ITIL
5 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (50.00%) XenServer
5 4 (50.00%) vSphere
5 4 (50.00%) Change Control
5 4 (50.00%) Big Data
5 4 (50.00%) Data Analytics
5 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (50.00%) Analytics
5 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (50.00%) Degree

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (50.00%) WorkSite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 4 (50.00%) MPLS
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) NAS
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Portfolio Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Storage Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Wintel Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) EMC VNX
3 1 (12.50%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (12.50%) CLARiiON
3 1 (12.50%) Symmetrix
3 1 (12.50%) EMC Centera
3 1 (12.50%) Celerra
3 1 (12.50%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 4 (50.00%) Process Management
2 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (50.00%) Change Control
2 4 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 4 (50.00%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
1 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (87.50%) Hyper-V
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) XenServer
3 4 (50.00%) vSphere
4 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
5 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
1 1 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp
4 1 (12.50%) Symantec
4 1 (12.50%) Brocade
4 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) EMC