Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 67 51
Rank change year-on-year +30 -16 +16
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 67 26 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.28% 1.87% 3.20%
As % of the System Software category 32.37% 15.48% 24.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 10 24
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £381 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.03% -10.29% +13.33%
10th Percentile £176 £207 £266
90th Percentile £558 £536 £596
East of England median daily rate £400 £388 £338
% change year-on-year +3.23% +14.81% +22.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 9
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.90 £9.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.10% -74.00% +54.64%
10th Percentile £13.25 £9.18 £31.00
90th Percentile £17.82 £10.00 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.32 £21.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -23.22% -43.33% +67.60%

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 207 168 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.23% 12.08% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 86 103
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £370 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.62% -3.90% +40.00%
10th Percentile £181 £205 £190
90th Percentile £575 £525 £488
East of England median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +22.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 34
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £11.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.13% -30.30% +3.13%
10th Percentile £13.25 £9.23 £8.75
90th Percentile £47.25 £13.85 £38.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - -2.94% -2.86%

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 18 November 2017.

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
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 18 November 2017. 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
Watford +7 14 £238 - 2
Hatfield +3 11 £450 +38.46% 1
Stevenage -3 7 £403 -
Welwyn Garden City +4 3 - -
Hemel Hempstead +2 2 £305 -
Hertford - 2 - -
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
Tring - 1 £250 -
VMware Infrastructure
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 67 (100.00%) VMware
2 41 (61.19%) Microsoft
3 39 (58.21%) Windows
4 38 (56.72%) Active Directory
5 27 (40.30%) Citrix
6 26 (38.81%) PowerShell
7 22 (32.84%) Windows 7
8 20 (29.85%) XenApp
9 18 (26.87%) Windows Server
10 17 (25.37%) MS Exchange
11 16 (23.88%) Norton AntiVirus
11 16 (23.88%) Symantec
11 16 (23.88%) Firewall
11 16 (23.88%) XenDesktop
11 16 (23.88%) Desktop Virtualisation
12 15 (22.39%) Office 365
12 15 (22.39%) SCCM
12 15 (22.39%) LAN
12 15 (22.39%) SharePoint
12 15 (22.39%) Dell
13 14 (20.90%) SQL
13 14 (20.90%) Skype for Business
13 14 (20.90%) Skype
14 13 (19.40%) OneDrive
14 13 (19.40%) Data Centre
14 13 (19.40%) BitLocker
14 13 (19.40%) Disk Encryption
14 13 (19.40%) Microsoft Intune
14 13 (19.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 13 (19.40%) LANDesk

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 17 (25.37%) MS Exchange
2 15 (22.39%) SharePoint
3 14 (20.90%) Skype for Business
4 4 (5.97%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.99%) JBoss
5 2 (2.99%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.49%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.49%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.39%) Office 365
2 13 (19.40%) OneDrive
3 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.49%) IaaS
4 1 (1.49%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.88%) Firewall
2 15 (22.39%) LAN
3 14 (20.90%) Skype
4 10 (14.93%) DHCP
4 10 (14.93%) DNS
5 8 (11.94%) HTTP
5 8 (11.94%) SMTP
5 8 (11.94%) VoIP
6 6 (8.96%) SAN
6 6 (8.96%) Wireless
7 5 (7.46%) Internet
7 5 (7.46%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (4.48%) iSCSI
8 3 (4.48%) SSL
8 3 (4.48%) VLAN
8 3 (4.48%) VPN
8 3 (4.48%) WLAN
9 2 (2.99%) IGMP
9 2 (2.99%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.49%) DB2
2 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.49%) MySQL
2 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.46%) AutoIt
2 3 (4.48%) IDA Disassembler
2 3 (4.48%) Metasploit
2 3 (4.48%) OllyDbg
3 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.49%) Ant
4 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.49%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.49%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.49%) Subversion
General
1 6 (8.96%) Law
2 5 (7.46%) Publishing
3 4 (5.97%) Finance
3 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (31.34%) Consultant
2 10 (14.93%) Support Engineer
3 8 (11.94%) Technical Consultant
4 6 (8.96%) Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) SCCM Consultant
4 6 (8.96%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) Windows Support Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) CyberArk Consultant
5 5 (7.46%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (5.97%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (5.97%) CyberArk Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Senior SCCM Consultant
6 4 (5.97%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 4 (5.97%) Senior Windows Technical Consultant
6 4 (5.97%) Windows Consultant
6 4 (5.97%) Windows Technical Consultant
7 3 (4.48%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Incident Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) Middleware
2 1 (1.49%) JSON
2 1 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) CESG
1 13 (19.40%) Data Centre
2 11 (16.42%) User Experience
3 5 (7.46%) Client/Server
3 5 (7.46%) Private Cloud
4 3 (4.48%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.99%) Derivative
6 1 (1.49%) CCTV
6 1 (1.49%) Clustering
6 1 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.49%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (58.21%) Windows
2 22 (32.84%) Windows 7
3 18 (26.87%) Windows Server
4 10 (14.93%) Linux
5 8 (11.94%) Windows 10
6 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (7.46%) Unix
7 5 (7.46%) VMS
7 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.99%) CentOS
9 2 (2.99%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.49%) CoreOS
10 1 (1.49%) Debian
10 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (1.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.88%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 13 (19.40%) Disk Encryption
3 11 (16.42%) Information Security
4 10 (14.93%) ITIL
4 10 (14.93%) Server Virtualisation
5 9 (13.43%) Customer Requirements
5 9 (13.43%) Presales
6 7 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (10.45%) Network Design
7 6 (8.96%) Network Virtualisation
7 6 (8.96%) Programme Delivery
8 5 (7.46%) DevOps
8 5 (7.46%) Project Management
8 5 (7.46%) Task Automation
9 4 (5.97%) Privileged Access Management
9 4 (5.97%) Risk Management
9 4 (5.97%) Service Delivery
10 3 (4.48%) Actionable Insight
10 3 (4.48%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 3 (4.48%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 26 (38.81%) PowerShell
2 14 (20.90%) SQL
3 13 (19.40%) VBScript
4 8 (11.94%) Python
5 7 (10.45%) Perl
6 5 (7.46%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.48%) C
7 3 (4.48%) Java
8 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.49%) AWK
9 1 (1.49%) PHP
9 1 (1.49%) Ruby
9 1 (1.49%) sed
9 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.97%) CCNP
2 4 (5.97%) Degree
2 4 (5.97%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.99%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 2 (2.99%) CCDP
4 2 (2.99%) CCNA
4 2 (2.99%) CCSP
4 2 (2.99%) CISM
4 2 (2.99%) CISSP
4 2 (2.99%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (2.99%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.99%) JNCIS
4 2 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) SLA
2 4 (5.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.49%) GMP
3 1 (1.49%) PMO
System Software
1 38 (56.72%) Active Directory
2 20 (29.85%) XenApp
3 16 (23.88%) XenDesktop
4 13 (19.40%) BitLocker
4 13 (19.40%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (11.94%) Virtual Desktop
6 7 (10.45%) vSphere
7 6 (8.96%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (7.46%) VirtualBox
9 4 (5.97%) Hyper-V
9 4 (5.97%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (5.97%) VMware NSX
10 3 (4.48%) Xen
11 1 (1.49%) Docker
11 1 (1.49%) LXC
11 1 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (1.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (23.88%) Norton AntiVirus
2 15 (22.39%) SCCM
3 13 (19.40%) Microsoft Intune
3 13 (19.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 7 (10.45%) Ansible
5 6 (8.96%) Puppet
5 6 (8.96%) WSUS
6 5 (7.46%) PowerCLI
7 3 (4.48%) EnCase
7 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (4.48%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (2.99%) Packer
8 2 (2.99%) Terraform
9 1 (1.49%) Kubernetes
9 1 (1.49%) Mesos
9 1 (1.49%) SCOM
9 1 (1.49%) vCenter Server
9 1 (1.49%) WMI
9 1 (1.49%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 67 (100.00%) VMware
2 41 (61.19%) Microsoft
3 27 (40.30%) Citrix
4 16 (23.88%) Symantec
5 15 (22.39%) Dell
6 13 (19.40%) Altiris
6 13 (19.40%) Cisco
6 13 (19.40%) LANDesk
7 11 (16.42%) AppSense
8 10 (14.93%) HP
9 7 (10.45%) Mitel
10 6 (8.96%) Veeam
11 5 (7.46%) CyberArk
11 5 (7.46%) Red Hat
12 4 (5.97%) Apple
12 4 (5.97%) EMC
12 4 (5.97%) NetApp
12 4 (5.97%) Oracle
13 3 (4.48%) CommVault
14 2 (2.99%) Juniper