Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 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 Infrastructure (VI3)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 66 65
Rank change year-on-year +16 -1 -22
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 51 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.35% 1.94% 2.12%
As % of the System Software category 29.65% 17.57% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 17
Hertfordshire median daily rate £419 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.64% -6.67% -10.45%
10th Percentile £209 £183 £260
90th Percentile £516 £520 £480
East of England median daily rate £364 £371 £375
% change year-on-year -1.82% -1.20% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.50 £9.66 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.82% -79.12% +55.46%
10th Percentile £13.25 £9.24 £33.13
90th Percentile £13.75 £9.95 £60.38
East of England median hourly rate £18.34 £35.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year -47.61% -39.13% +93.28%

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 172 148 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 11.30% 11.03% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 67 74
Hertfordshire median daily rate £378 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £212 £150 £155
90th Percentile £553 £553 £488
East of England median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 22
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £23.14 £11.25 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +105.67% -21.05% -33.72%
10th Percentile £13.25 £9.92 £12.26
90th Percentile £47.25 £17.40 £37.88
East of England median hourly rate £20.04 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +21.45% - -5.71%

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 24 February 2018.

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 24 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
Watford -1 19 £450 -10.00% 3
Hatfield +7 11 £450 +28.57% 7
Welwyn Garden City - 4 - - 1
Stevenage -1 2 £260 - 3
Hertford - 2 - -
St Albans -2 1 £300 - 6
Tring - 1 £250 -
VMware Infrastructure
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, 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 51 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (47.06%) Windows
3 20 (39.22%) Microsoft
4 19 (37.25%) Active Directory
5 15 (29.41%) Citrix
6 14 (27.45%) Firewall
7 13 (25.49%) PowerShell
8 12 (23.53%) IBM
9 11 (21.57%) XenApp
9 11 (21.57%) Windows 7
10 10 (19.61%) Puppet
10 10 (19.61%) Ansible
10 10 (19.61%) Linux
11 9 (17.65%) Bash Shell
11 9 (17.65%) XenDesktop
11 9 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (17.65%) SCCM
12 8 (15.69%) Hyper-V
12 8 (15.69%) Office 365
12 8 (15.69%) Desktop Virtualisation
12 8 (15.69%) Virtual Machines
12 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (15.69%) Norton AntiVirus
12 8 (15.69%) Symantec
12 8 (15.69%) Oracle
12 8 (15.69%) DNA
12 8 (15.69%) E-Commerce
13 7 (13.73%) MS Exchange
13 7 (13.73%) SharePoint
13 7 (13.73%) VBScript

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 (13.73%) MS Exchange
1 7 (13.73%) SharePoint
1 7 (13.73%) Skype for Business
2 3 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.92%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.96%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.96%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.96%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (15.69%) Office 365
3 7 (13.73%) OneDrive
4 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (27.45%) Firewall
2 7 (13.73%) Skype
3 5 (9.80%) Wireless
4 4 (7.84%) SAN
5 3 (5.88%) DHCP
5 3 (5.88%) DNS
5 3 (5.88%) Internet
5 3 (5.88%) LAN
5 3 (5.88%) WAN
6 2 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.92%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (3.92%) iSCSI
6 2 (3.92%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (3.92%) VLAN
6 2 (3.92%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.96%) IPsec
7 1 (1.96%) Network Security
7 1 (1.96%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.96%) SNMP
7 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) DB2
1 6 (11.76%) MySQL
1 6 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Ant
1 6 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 6 (11.76%) Jenkins
1 6 (11.76%) Subversion
2 5 (9.80%) JIRA
2 5 (9.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.96%) AutoIt
3 1 (1.96%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.96%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.88%) Finance
3 2 (3.92%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Law
4 1 (1.96%) Billing
4 1 (1.96%) Legal
4 1 (1.96%) Publishing
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (17.65%) Analyst
1 9 (17.65%) Consultant
2 6 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (7.84%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (7.84%) Architect
3 4 (7.84%) SCCM Consultant
3 4 (7.84%) Server Engineer
3 4 (7.84%) Test Analyst
4 3 (5.88%) Deployment Consultant
4 3 (5.88%) Security Architect
4 3 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 3 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Test Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Consultant
5 2 (3.92%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (3.92%) Information Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) Web Services
2 2 (3.92%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.96%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) CESG
2 6 (11.76%) Client/Server
2 6 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 5 (9.80%) User Experience
4 3 (5.88%) Clustering
5 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.92%) Derivative
5 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.92%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.96%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.96%) FMCG
6 1 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (47.06%) Windows
2 11 (21.57%) Windows 7
3 10 (19.61%) Linux
4 7 (13.73%) Unix
4 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (11.76%) Windows Server
6 5 (9.80%) Windows 10
6 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (15.69%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 8 (15.69%) DNA
1 8 (15.69%) E-Commerce
2 7 (13.73%) DevOps
2 7 (13.73%) Disk Encryption
3 6 (11.76%) ITIL
3 6 (11.76%) Software Delivery
3 6 (11.76%) Translating Business Requirements
3 6 (11.76%) Waterfall
4 5 (9.80%) Scenario Testing
4 5 (9.80%) Workflow
5 4 (7.84%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (7.84%) High Availability
5 4 (7.84%) Information Security
5 4 (7.84%) Presales
5 4 (7.84%) Risk Management
5 4 (7.84%) Security Management
6 3 (5.88%) Migration
6 3 (5.88%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.49%) PowerShell
2 9 (17.65%) Bash Shell
3 7 (13.73%) VBScript
4 6 (11.76%) Java
4 6 (11.76%) PHP
4 6 (11.76%) Python
4 6 (11.76%) Ruby
5 3 (5.88%) SQL
6 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) CCNA
1 4 (7.84%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (7.84%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 2 (3.92%) CCNP
3 2 (3.92%) CCSP
3 2 (3.92%) CISM
3 2 (3.92%) CISSP
3 2 (3.92%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (3.92%) Degree
3 2 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.96%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.84%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.92%) GDPR
4 1 (1.96%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.96%) PMO
4 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (37.25%) Active Directory
2 11 (21.57%) XenApp
3 9 (17.65%) XenDesktop
4 8 (15.69%) Hyper-V
4 8 (15.69%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (13.73%) BitLocker
5 7 (13.73%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (11.76%) VMware NSX
6 6 (11.76%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (11.76%) vSphere
7 3 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (5.88%) Xen
8 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.96%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (19.61%) Ansible
1 10 (19.61%) Puppet
2 9 (17.65%) SCCM
3 8 (15.69%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (13.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 6 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (9.80%) HP ALM
7 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (5.88%) Nagios
7 3 (5.88%) WSUS
8 2 (3.92%) Control-M
8 2 (3.92%) Nessus
8 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (3.92%) Salt
8 2 (3.92%) vCenter Server
9 1 (1.96%) PowerCLI
9 1 (1.96%) SCOM
9 1 (1.96%) WMI
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (39.22%) Microsoft
3 15 (29.41%) Citrix
4 12 (23.53%) IBM
5 8 (15.69%) Oracle
5 8 (15.69%) Symantec
6 7 (13.73%) Altiris
6 7 (13.73%) Ivanti
7 6 (11.76%) HP
7 6 (11.76%) hybris
7 6 (11.76%) Intershop
7 6 (11.76%) Red Hat
8 4 (7.84%) SolarWinds
9 3 (5.88%) Cisco
10 2 (3.92%) 3PAR
10 2 (3.92%) Apple
10 2 (3.92%) CheckPoint
10 2 (3.92%) NetApp
10 2 (3.92%) SAP
10 2 (3.92%) Sophos