The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 8 2 19
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +17
Contract jobs citing VMware 7 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 10.77% 21.62% 1.39%
As % of the Vendors category 21.88% 28.57% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate £425 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.51% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+10.63% +11.90%
VMware
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Welwyn Garden City region.

Vendors Category
Welwyn Garden City
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
32 28 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 49.23% 75.68% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 21
Average daily rate £425 £375 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £275 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £390 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Welwyn Garden City region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the Welwyn Garden City region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (50.00%) vSphere
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) Database Mirroring
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (25.00%) Server Building
5 2 (25.00%) XenServer
5 2 (25.00%) NetApp
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Retail
6 1 (12.50%) Replication
6 1 (12.50%) Clustering
6 1 (12.50%) CMDB
6 1 (12.50%) WatchGuard
6 1 (12.50%) SCCM
6 1 (12.50%) SCOM

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) DBA
1 2 (25.00%) SQL DBA
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) CMDB
2 1 (12.50%) FlexPod
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Database Mirroring
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Server Building
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (25.00%) XenServer
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) HP
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) CommVault
3 1 (12.50%) Intel Security
3 1 (12.50%) WatchGuard