Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 54 60
Rank change year-on-year +18 +6 -18
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 61 35 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.19% 2.82% 1.84%
As % of the System Software category 38.61% 19.89% 17.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 15 16
Hertfordshire median daily rate £300 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £212 £170 £275
90th Percentile £500 £620 £525
East of England median daily rate £358 £390 £425
% change year-on-year -8.33% -8.24% +26.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.64 £19.26 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.26% - -
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £33.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year -43.70% -28.95% +26.67%

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 158 176 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 10.86% 14.21% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 88 76
Hertfordshire median daily rate £343 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.13% +3.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £189 £150 £170
90th Percentile £538 £575 £524
East of England median daily rate £363 £363 £338
% change year-on-year - +7.41% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 16
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.86 £11.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.18% -24.14% -19.44%
10th Percentile £11.18 £10.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £39.25 £19.56 £23.00
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.71% +6.06% -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 27 May 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

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 27 May 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 12 £450 -10.00% 2
Hatfield +6 11 £488 +2.63% 7
Stevenage -2 11 £260 -
Rickmansworth - 5 £220 -
Welwyn Garden City -6 3 £350 -46.15% 2
St Albans 0 1 £300 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -12 1 £400 +150.00% 2
VMware Infrastructure
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 61 (100.00%) VMware
2 39 (63.93%) Windows
3 29 (47.54%) Windows Server
4 24 (39.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (36.07%) ITIL
6 20 (32.79%) Microsoft
6 20 (32.79%) Active Directory
7 18 (29.51%) Firewall
8 17 (27.87%) Change Management
9 15 (24.59%) SQL
9 15 (24.59%) Load Balancing
9 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (22.95%) Squid
10 14 (22.95%) SSL
10 14 (22.95%) HP
10 14 (22.95%) Service Management
11 13 (21.31%) Telecoms
12 12 (19.67%) Cisco
12 12 (19.67%) PowerShell
13 11 (18.03%) IBM
13 11 (18.03%) Information Security
14 10 (16.39%) Security Cleared
14 10 (16.39%) Puppet
14 10 (16.39%) Ansible
15 9 (14.75%) Dell
15 9 (14.75%) HTTP
15 9 (14.75%) VoIP
15 9 (14.75%) SMTP
15 9 (14.75%) Linux
15 9 (14.75%) Unix

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 (11.48%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.20%) Apache
2 5 (8.20%) IIS
2 5 (8.20%) WebLogic
3 4 (6.56%) ThingWorx
4 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.92%) Skype for Business
4 3 (4.92%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.28%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.64%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.92%) Office 365
2 3 (4.92%) OneDrive
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.51%) Firewall
2 14 (22.95%) SSL
3 9 (14.75%) HTTP
3 9 (14.75%) SMTP
3 9 (14.75%) VoIP
4 8 (13.11%) LAN
5 5 (8.20%) WAN
6 4 (6.56%) SAN
7 3 (4.92%) Skype
7 3 (4.92%) Wireless
8 2 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (3.28%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (3.28%) iSCSI
8 2 (3.28%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (3.28%) VLAN
8 2 (3.28%) Wireshark
9 1 (1.64%) Internet
9 1 (1.64%) IPsec
9 1 (1.64%) Network Security
9 1 (1.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) DB2
1 4 (6.56%) MySQL
1 4 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) JIRA
1 5 (8.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.56%) Ant
2 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.56%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.56%) Subversion
General
1 13 (21.31%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.92%) Finance
3 2 (3.28%) Banking
3 2 (3.28%) Billing
3 2 (3.28%) Local Government
4 1 (1.64%) Law
4 1 (1.64%) Legal
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (34.43%) Analyst
2 13 (21.31%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 13 (21.31%) Operations Analyst
3 12 (19.67%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
4 11 (18.03%) Infrastructure Support
4 11 (18.03%) Web Analyst
4 11 (18.03%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
5 10 (16.39%) Support Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Applications Support
6 7 (11.48%) Email Analyst
6 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 7 (11.48%) Operational Support Analyst
6 7 (11.48%) Operations Support Analyst
7 6 (9.84%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (9.84%) Technical Support
7 6 (9.84%) Web Applications Analyst
7 6 (9.84%) Web Support Analyst
8 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Server Analyst
8 5 (8.20%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.84%) Web Services
2 5 (8.20%) Middleware
3 2 (3.28%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Client/Server
2 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.20%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.20%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (6.56%) Derivative
3 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.92%) CESG
4 3 (4.92%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (4.92%) User Experience
5 2 (3.28%) Clustering
6 1 (1.64%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.64%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.64%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 39 (63.93%) Windows
2 29 (47.54%) Windows Server
3 24 (39.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (14.75%) Linux
5 9 (14.75%) Unix
6 5 (8.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (6.56%) Windows 10
7 4 (6.56%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.07%) ITIL
2 17 (27.87%) Change Management
3 15 (24.59%) Load Balancing
4 14 (22.95%) Service Management
5 11 (18.03%) Information Security
6 6 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (9.84%) Business Continuity
6 6 (9.84%) DNA
6 6 (9.84%) E-Commerce
6 6 (9.84%) High Availability
6 6 (9.84%) Server Virtualisation
6 6 (9.84%) Waterfall
7 5 (8.20%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (8.20%) Scenario Testing
7 5 (8.20%) Workflow
8 4 (6.56%) DevOps
8 4 (6.56%) Software Delivery
8 4 (6.56%) Translating Business Requirements
9 3 (4.92%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 3 (4.92%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.59%) SQL
2 12 (19.67%) PowerShell
3 7 (11.48%) Bash Shell
4 4 (6.56%) Java
4 4 (6.56%) PHP
4 4 (6.56%) Python
4 4 (6.56%) Ruby
5 3 (4.92%) VBScript
6 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.64%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.48%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.84%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (6.56%) Degree
5 4 (6.56%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (6.56%) MCP
6 2 (3.28%) CCNA
6 2 (3.28%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (6.56%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.92%) SLA
3 2 (3.28%) GDPR
4 1 (1.64%) GCP
4 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (32.79%) Active Directory
2 14 (22.95%) Squid
3 7 (11.48%) Virtual Desktop
4 6 (9.84%) Hyper-V
4 6 (9.84%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (9.84%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (8.20%) XenApp
5 5 (8.20%) XenDesktop
6 4 (6.56%) VMware NSX
6 4 (6.56%) vSphere
7 3 (4.92%) BitLocker
7 3 (4.92%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (3.28%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (16.39%) Ansible
1 10 (16.39%) Puppet
2 5 (8.20%) HP ALM
2 5 (8.20%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.56%) SCCM
4 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (4.92%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (4.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (3.28%) Control-M
5 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (3.28%) Nagios
5 2 (3.28%) Nessus
5 2 (3.28%) Salt
5 2 (3.28%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.64%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 61 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (32.79%) Microsoft
3 14 (22.95%) HP
4 12 (19.67%) Cisco
5 11 (18.03%) IBM
6 9 (14.75%) Dell
7 8 (13.11%) Veeam
8 7 (11.48%) Red Hat
9 6 (9.84%) Oracle
10 5 (8.20%) Citrix
10 5 (8.20%) Mitel
11 4 (6.56%) hybris
11 4 (6.56%) Intershop
11 4 (6.56%) PTC
12 3 (4.92%) Altiris
12 3 (4.92%) Ivanti
12 3 (4.92%) Symantec
13 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
13 2 (3.28%) SAP
13 2 (3.28%) Sophos