Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 39 60
Rank change year-on-year -9 +21 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 49 56 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.14% 4.34% 1.94%
As % of the System Software category 27.53% 28.72% 16.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 20 15
Hertfordshire median daily rate £275 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.89% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £210 £198 £285
90th Percentile £478 £650 £540
East of England median daily rate £350 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -12.50% -5.88% +31.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.64 £16.81 £9.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.89% +72.36% -74.00%
10th Percentile £15.01 £14.85 £9.33
90th Percentile £33.50 £18.27 £9.98
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £16.81 £46.25
% change year-on-year +13.06% -63.66% +23.33%

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 178 195 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 11.41% 15.13% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 97 93
Hertfordshire median daily rate £325 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.53% +13.33% +1.25%
10th Percentile £150 £170 £190
90th Percentile £507 £580 £525
East of England median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 9
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £16.81 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.79% +24.48% -26.03%
10th Percentile £11.18 £10.60 £9.85
90th Percentile £33.50 £17.82 £17.05
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 14 August 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
Stevenage -10 10 £260 -35.48%
Watford +1 5 £400 -5.88% 4
Rickmansworth -2 5 £220 -
Hatfield -1 4 £500 +2.56% 8
Welwyn Garden City -13 4 £350 -46.15%
Hemel Hempstead -14 1 £400 +31.15%
VMware Infrastructure
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 49 (100.00%) VMware
2 37 (75.51%) Windows
3 33 (67.35%) Windows Server
4 23 (46.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (40.82%) ITIL
6 17 (34.69%) Active Directory
6 17 (34.69%) Change Management
7 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
7 15 (30.61%) SQL
7 15 (30.61%) Load Balancing
8 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (28.57%) Squid
8 14 (28.57%) SSL
8 14 (28.57%) Service Management
9 13 (26.53%) Firewall
9 13 (26.53%) Cisco
10 12 (24.49%) PowerShell
11 11 (22.45%) Telecoms
12 10 (20.41%) HP
12 10 (20.41%) Linux
13 9 (18.37%) LAN
13 9 (18.37%) VoIP
13 9 (18.37%) Dell
13 9 (18.37%) SMTP
13 9 (18.37%) HTTP
13 9 (18.37%) Red Hat
13 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
13 9 (18.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (18.37%) Information Security
14 8 (16.33%) Cisco Certification

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 5 (10.20%) Apache
1 5 (10.20%) IIS
1 5 (10.20%) WebLogic
2 4 (8.16%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.16%) ThingWorx
3 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.57%) SSL
2 13 (26.53%) Firewall
3 9 (18.37%) HTTP
3 9 (18.37%) LAN
3 9 (18.37%) SMTP
3 9 (18.37%) VoIP
4 6 (12.24%) WAN
5 4 (8.16%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (4.08%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (4.08%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (4.08%) Internet
6 2 (4.08%) iSCSI
6 2 (4.08%) SAN
6 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.08%) VLAN
6 2 (4.08%) VXLAN
6 2 (4.08%) Wireless
6 2 (4.08%) Wireshark
6 2 (4.08%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
General
1 11 (22.45%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.24%) Retail
3 2 (4.08%) Billing
3 2 (4.08%) Finance
3 2 (4.08%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Analyst
2 13 (26.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 13 (26.53%) Operations Analyst
3 12 (24.49%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
4 11 (22.45%) Infrastructure Support
4 11 (22.45%) Web Analyst
4 11 (22.45%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
5 10 (20.41%) Support Engineer
6 7 (14.29%) Applications Support
6 7 (14.29%) Email Analyst
6 7 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 7 (14.29%) Operational Support Analyst
6 7 (14.29%) Operations Support Analyst
7 6 (12.24%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (12.24%) Technical Support
7 6 (12.24%) Web Applications Analyst
7 6 (12.24%) Web Support Analyst
8 5 (10.20%) Server Analyst
8 5 (10.20%) Web Applications Support
8 5 (10.20%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) Middleware
2 2 (4.08%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.04%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.20%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (8.16%) Derivative
4 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (75.51%) Windows
2 33 (67.35%) Windows Server
3 23 (46.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (20.41%) Linux
6 9 (18.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (10.20%) Unix
8 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (4.08%) VMS
10 1 (2.04%) Solaris
10 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) ITIL
2 17 (34.69%) Change Management
3 15 (30.61%) Load Balancing
4 14 (28.57%) Service Management
5 9 (18.37%) Information Security
6 8 (16.33%) Server Virtualisation
7 6 (12.24%) Business Continuity
8 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 5 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (10.20%) Security Management
9 4 (8.16%) High Availability
10 2 (4.08%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (4.08%) Migration
10 2 (4.08%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (4.08%) Risk Management
10 2 (4.08%) Server Building
10 2 (4.08%) SIEM
10 2 (4.08%) Test Automation
11 1 (2.04%) Software Engineering
11 1 (2.04%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.61%) SQL
2 12 (24.49%) PowerShell
3 6 (12.24%) Bash Shell
3 6 (12.24%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.12%) VB
4 3 (6.12%) VBScript
5 1 (2.04%) Bourne shell
5 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.33%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.16%) Degree
4 4 (8.16%) MCP
4 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.08%) CCDE
5 2 (4.08%) CCIE
5 2 (4.08%) CCIE Data Center
5 2 (4.08%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 2 (4.08%) CCNA
5 2 (4.08%) CCNP
5 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.04%) GCP
3 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (34.69%) Active Directory
2 14 (28.57%) Squid
3 7 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop
3 7 (14.29%) VMware NSX
4 5 (10.20%) Xen
5 2 (4.08%) VirtualBox
5 2 (4.08%) XenApp
5 2 (4.08%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) WSUS
2 4 (8.16%) Ansible
2 4 (8.16%) Puppet
3 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (2.04%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.04%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.04%) vRealize
5 1 (2.04%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
3 13 (26.53%) Cisco
4 10 (20.41%) HP
5 9 (18.37%) Dell
5 9 (18.37%) Red Hat
6 8 (16.33%) Veeam
7 5 (10.20%) Mitel
8 4 (8.16%) Citrix
8 4 (8.16%) PTC
9 2 (4.08%) Brocade
9 2 (4.08%) F5
9 2 (4.08%) IBM
9 2 (4.08%) Juniper
9 2 (4.08%) Palo Alto
9 2 (4.08%) Riverbed
9 2 (4.08%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.08%) Splunk
9 2 (4.08%) Symantec
10 1 (2.04%) ServiceNow