Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 34 74
Rank change year-on-year -35 +40 -25
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 34 72 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.12% 4.77% 1.43%
As % of the System Software category 16.75% 31.44% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 27 7
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +38.46% -22.39%
10th Percentile £238 £174 £199
90th Percentile £495 £560 £570
East of England median daily rate £375 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.00 £15.90 £9.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +164.11% +63.10% -74.00%
10th Percentile £41.00 £13.25 £9.33
90th Percentile £43.00 £17.82 £9.98
East of England median hourly rate £21.75 £16.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +35.94% -50.77% -13.33%

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 203 229 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 12.66% 15.17% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 108 84
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £450 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +28.11% +0.36%
10th Percentile £150 £212 £205
90th Percentile £538 £575 £514
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 9
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £16.81 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.79% +29.27% -29.73%
10th Percentile £10.93 £13.25 £9.85
90th Percentile £51.63 £36.37 £16.05
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.81 £16.50
% change year-on-year -1.81% +1.85% -10.81%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -12 8 £260 -35.48% 6
Watford -3 5 £400 +68.42% 5
Hatfield -4 5 £488 +8.33% 16
Rickmansworth -7 4 £230 -
Welwyn Garden City -16 2 £350 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -7 1 £400 +31.15% 2
VMware Infrastructure
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 34 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (79.41%) Windows
3 21 (61.76%) Windows Server
4 16 (47.06%) PowerShell
5 15 (44.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (32.35%) Active Directory
7 10 (29.41%) Linux
8 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
8 9 (26.47%) Red Hat
8 9 (26.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (23.53%) Load Balancing
10 7 (20.59%) Service Management
10 7 (20.59%) Change Management
10 7 (20.59%) SSL
10 7 (20.59%) ITIL
10 7 (20.59%) Squid
10 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
10 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
11 6 (17.65%) Bash Shell
11 6 (17.65%) SQL
11 6 (17.65%) VBScript
11 6 (17.65%) Shell Script
11 6 (17.65%) Retail
12 5 (14.71%) Windchill
12 5 (14.71%) Security Management
12 5 (14.71%) Middleware
12 5 (14.71%) Citrix
12 5 (14.71%) WebLogic
12 5 (14.71%) IIS

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 (14.71%) Apache
1 5 (14.71%) IIS
1 5 (14.71%) WebLogic
2 4 (11.76%) ThingWorx
3 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.82%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.94%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Office 365
1 3 (8.82%) OneDrive
2 2 (5.88%) IaaS
3 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) SSL
2 3 (8.82%) SAN
2 3 (8.82%) Skype
3 2 (5.88%) BGP-4
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (5.88%) DNS
3 2 (5.88%) EIGRP
3 2 (5.88%) Firewall
3 2 (5.88%) Internet
3 2 (5.88%) LAN
3 2 (5.88%) MPLS
3 2 (5.88%) OSPF
3 2 (5.88%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.88%) VXLAN
3 2 (5.88%) WAN
3 2 (5.88%) WLAN
4 1 (2.94%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 6 (17.65%) Retail
2 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Operations Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Web Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Applications Support
4 4 (11.76%) Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Server Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Designer
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Operational Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Operations Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) SCCM Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Middleware
2 2 (5.88%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.94%) LDAP
3 1 (2.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.82%) Derivative
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (79.41%) Windows
2 21 (61.76%) Windows Server
3 15 (44.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (29.41%) Linux
5 9 (26.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (14.71%) Unix
8 3 (8.82%) Windows 10
8 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (5.88%) VMS
9 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
10 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Load Balancing
2 7 (20.59%) Change Management
2 7 (20.59%) ITIL
2 7 (20.59%) Service Management
3 5 (14.71%) Security Management
4 3 (8.82%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 3 (8.82%) Disk Encryption
4 3 (8.82%) High Availability
4 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (8.82%) Server Building
5 2 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (5.88%) Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (5.88%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.94%) Data Entry
6 1 (2.94%) PLM
6 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.94%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (2.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) PowerShell
2 6 (17.65%) Bash Shell
2 6 (17.65%) Shell Script
2 6 (17.65%) SQL
2 6 (17.65%) VBScript
3 3 (8.82%) VB
4 1 (2.94%) Bourne shell
4 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
1 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) CCDE
2 2 (5.88%) CCIE
2 2 (5.88%) CCIE Data Center
2 2 (5.88%) CCIE Routing and Switching
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 11 (32.35%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.59%) Squid
3 5 (14.71%) Xen
4 3 (8.82%) BitLocker
4 3 (8.82%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (8.82%) VMware NSX
4 3 (8.82%) XenApp
4 3 (8.82%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.88%) VirtualBox
6 1 (2.94%) DFS Replication
6 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.94%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) WSUS
2 3 (8.82%) Ansible
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (8.82%) Puppet
2 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (8.82%) SCCM
3 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.94%) SCOM
4 1 (2.94%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.94%) vRealize
4 1 (2.94%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 9 (26.47%) Red Hat
3 5 (14.71%) Citrix
4 4 (11.76%) PTC
5 2 (5.88%) Brocade
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco
5 2 (5.88%) F5
5 2 (5.88%) IBM
5 2 (5.88%) Juniper
5 2 (5.88%) Riverbed
5 2 (5.88%) Splunk
5 2 (5.88%) Symantec
6 1 (2.94%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.94%) HP