Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for vCenter Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited vCenter Server over the 6 months to 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

VMware vCenter Server
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 87 87
Rank change year-on-year -9 0 +7
Contract jobs citing vCenter Server 5 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.32% 0.45% 0.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.48% 3.59% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Hertfordshire median daily rate £325 £319 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.96% -20.31% -
East of England median daily rate £320 £255 £413
% change year-on-year +25.49% -38.18% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

vCenter Server is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 202 167 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.13% 12.44% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 84 58
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.09% +13.79%
10th Percentile £127 £244 £233
90th Percentile £550 £709 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £405 £425
% change year-on-year +4.94% -4.71% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 13
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.79% -3.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £29.00 £24.90 £33.55
East of England median hourly rate £12.61 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -23.58% -5.71% -

vCenter Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing vCenter Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for vCenter Server in Hertfordshire

vCenter Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing vCenter Server in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for vCenter Server in Hertfordshire

vCenter Server
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vCenter Server within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £325 -
Watford - 2 - -
vCenter Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing vCenter Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for vCenter Server.

1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) vSphere
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) IIS
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) vRealize
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) GDPR
3 2 (40.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (40.00%) Security Patching
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security Management
3 2 (40.00%) Security Management
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Nagios
3 2 (40.00%) Sophos
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) DNA
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Information Management
3 2 (40.00%) Nessus
3 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi

vCenter Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Information Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Server Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) VMWare Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (40.00%) DNA
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Information Management
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security Management
2 2 (40.00%) ISMS
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Security Management
2 2 (40.00%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) GDPR
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) vSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) vRealize
2 2 (40.00%) Nagios
2 2 (40.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Sophos