Period
to 25 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 6 months to 25 March 2019 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 Infrastructure (VI3)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 54 65
Rank change year-on-year 0 +11 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 40 51 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.99% 3.33% 1.97%
As % of the System Software category 19.51% 33.12% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 12
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £360 £213 £183
90th Percentile £750 £521 £520
East of England median daily rate £420 £363 £371
% change year-on-year +15.86% -2.29% -4.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £33.50 £18.64 £9.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.77% +93.01% -79.12%
10th Percentile £26.60 £15.01 £9.24
90th Percentile £41.20 £33.50 £9.95
East of England median hourly rate £20.60 £20.04 £35.00
% change year-on-year +2.81% -42.74% -26.32%

VMware Infrastructure is in the System Software 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 system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 205 154 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 15.31% 10.07% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 81 74
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £183 £213 £168
90th Percentile £595 £575 £575
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 13 10
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.81% +90.91% -24.14%
10th Percentile £11.59 £14.00 £9.92
90th Percentile £66.81 £47.25 £17.40
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.45% +4.55% -

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Hertfordshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Hertfordshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 25 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Hertfordshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Hertfordshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 25 March 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Hertfordshire

VMware Infrastructure
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 VMware Infrastructure within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 25 March 2019. 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
Hatfield +6 11 £450 -5.26% 1
Watford -1 5 £400 -11.11% 1
Welwyn Garden City +12 3 £450 -
Stevenage -12 3 £340 -
Borehamwood - 3 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
Letchworth - 1 - -
Welwyn - 1 £425 -
VMware Infrastructure
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 VMware Infrastructure.

1 40 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (57.50%) vSphere
3 14 (35.00%) Firewall
4 13 (32.50%) Cisco
5 12 (30.00%) DNS
5 12 (30.00%) Windows
5 12 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 12 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (30.00%) VMware NSX
5 12 (30.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 11 (27.50%) vRealize
6 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
7 10 (25.00%) Oracle
7 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 10 (25.00%) Retail
7 10 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (22.50%) Puppet
8 9 (22.50%) Windows Server
8 9 (22.50%) vCenter Server
8 9 (22.50%) Linux
8 9 (22.50%) MySQL
8 9 (22.50%) WAN
9 8 (20.00%) EMC
9 8 (20.00%) Project Management
9 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (20.00%) Data Centre
9 8 (20.00%) EMC VNX
9 8 (20.00%) Palo Alto
9 8 (20.00%) Analytics
9 8 (20.00%) Opscode Chef

VMware Infrastructure
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 7 (17.50%) Apache
1 7 (17.50%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.50%) CloudStack
3 1 (2.50%) Confluence
3 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (17.50%) Akamai
3 6 (15.00%) Office 365
4 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (5.00%) IaaS
6 1 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.50%) GitHub
6 1 (2.50%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.00%) Firewall
2 12 (30.00%) DNS
3 9 (22.50%) WAN
4 7 (17.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (17.50%) DHCP
5 4 (10.00%) SAN
6 2 (5.00%) LAN
6 2 (5.00%) VoIP
6 2 (5.00%) VSAN
7 1 (2.50%) 4G
7 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.50%) Internet
7 1 (2.50%) OpenFlow
7 1 (2.50%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.50%) Skype
7 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.50%) VXLAN
7 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) MySQL
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (25.00%) Retail
2 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Finance
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Consultant
2 8 (20.00%) Architect
3 7 (17.50%) Lead Architect
3 7 (17.50%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 7 (17.50%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (12.50%) VMware Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Designer
7 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.00%) Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) IT Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) IT Support
7 2 (5.00%) Support Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Network Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) 802.1X
1 7 (17.50%) J2EE
2 1 (2.50%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 8 (20.00%) EMC VNX
2 7 (17.50%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.00%) Clustering
4 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.00%) Private Cloud
4 2 (5.00%) Replication
4 2 (5.00%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.50%) Derivative
5 1 (2.50%) e-Health
5 1 (2.50%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.50%) Handset
5 1 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.50%) LIMS
5 1 (2.50%) NHS
5 1 (2.50%) PACS
5 1 (2.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Windows
2 9 (22.50%) Linux
2 9 (22.50%) Windows Server
3 5 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.50%) Unix
4 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.00%) Debian
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (5.00%) Solaris
5 2 (5.00%) SUSE
5 2 (5.00%) Ubuntu
5 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) Analytics
1 8 (20.00%) Project Management
1 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (17.50%) Continuous Deployment
3 6 (15.00%) Migration
4 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (10.00%) ITIL
5 3 (7.50%) Data Migration
5 3 (7.50%) High Availability
5 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.50%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (5.00%) Decision-Making
6 2 (5.00%) IT Strategy
6 2 (5.00%) ITIL V3
6 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (5.00%) Server Patching
6 2 (5.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (17.50%) Java
3 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.50%) SQL
5 2 (5.00%) Perl
5 2 (5.00%) Python
5 2 (5.00%) VBScript
6 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (7.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) VCP6
4 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) MCSA
4 1 (2.50%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.50%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (2.50%) HL7
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (57.50%) vSphere
2 12 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (30.00%) VMware NSX
3 7 (17.50%) Squid
3 7 (17.50%) Varnish
4 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.50%) KVM
5 2 (5.00%) Firmware
5 2 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.00%) XenApp
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.50%) vCloud
6 1 (2.50%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.50%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.50%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (30.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 11 (27.50%) vRealize
3 9 (22.50%) Puppet
3 9 (22.50%) vCenter Server
4 8 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (10.00%) Ansible
5 4 (10.00%) SCCM
6 3 (7.50%) PowerCLI
7 2 (5.00%) NetBackup
7 2 (5.00%) SCOM
7 2 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (2.50%) AirWatch
8 1 (2.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Hyperic
8 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (2.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (2.50%) Tivoli
8 1 (2.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (32.50%) Cisco
3 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (25.00%) Oracle
4 8 (20.00%) EMC
4 8 (20.00%) Palo Alto
5 7 (17.50%) Arista
5 7 (17.50%) Blue Coat
5 7 (17.50%) F5
5 7 (17.50%) Riverbed
5 7 (17.50%) Unisys
6 6 (15.00%) Citrix
7 5 (12.50%) Computacenter
8 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
8 4 (10.00%) Symantec
9 2 (5.00%) Fortinet
9 2 (5.00%) HP
9 2 (5.00%) Juniper
9 2 (5.00%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.50%) Atlassian