Period
to 6 April 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware over the 6 months to 6 April 2020 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

VMware
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 20 20 37
Rank change year-on-year 0 +17 +15
Contract jobs citing VMware 71 97 65
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 6.39% 7.00% 4.31%
As % of the Vendors category 12.68% 12.93% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 57 38
Median daily rate £325 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +8.11% +3.86%
10th Percentile £274 £300 £204
90th Percentile £575 £550 £506
East of England median daily rate £325 £400 £338
% change year-on-year -18.75% +18.52% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Median hourly rate £168.75 £27.00 £18.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +525.00% +44.89% +28.52%
10th Percentile £150.88 £25.80 £15.01
90th Percentile £187.63 £36.60 £33.50
East of England median hourly rate £99.88 £22.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year +348.90% +17.11% -41.54%

VMware is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Hertfordshire.

All Vendors
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 560 750 775
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 50.41% 54.15% 51.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 438 376
Median daily rate £378 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £175 £249 £197
90th Percentile £575 £575 £558
East of England median daily rate £400 £430 £425
% change year-on-year -6.98% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 49 67
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.71% +13.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.12 £11.25
90th Percentile £60.10 £66.81 £46.65
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.21 £16.00
% change year-on-year +11.08% +1.28% -8.57%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing VMware as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Hertfordshire

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VMware in Hertfordshire.

Daily rate trend for VMware in Hertfordshire

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VMware in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for VMware in Hertfordshire

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VMware in Hertfordshire.

Hourly rate trend for VMware in Hertfordshire

VMware
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 within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 6 April 2020. 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
Hatfield +3 17 £425 -5.56% 3
Watford -1 16 £325 - 4
Hemel Hempstead -1 16 £558 - 1
Welwyn Garden City +1 4 £525 - 1
Rickmansworth - 3 £325 - 1
Stevenage 0 2 - - 4
Waltham Cross +2 1 £190 -45.71%
VMware
East of England

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 50 (70.42%) Windows
2 42 (59.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (47.89%) Windows Server
4 30 (42.25%) Microsoft
5 23 (32.39%) Citrix
6 22 (30.99%) Active Directory
7 20 (28.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 19 (26.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (26.76%) ITIL
8 19 (26.76%) LAN
9 18 (25.35%) Security Cleared
9 18 (25.35%) Data Centre
9 18 (25.35%) Windows Server 2016
10 17 (23.94%) PowerShell
10 17 (23.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (23.94%) Office 365
10 17 (23.94%) DHCP
11 16 (22.54%) Cisco
11 16 (22.54%) Firewall
12 15 (21.13%) DNS
12 15 (21.13%) WAN
12 15 (21.13%) NetApp
13 12 (16.90%) Linux
13 12 (16.90%) SCCM
13 12 (16.90%) Azure
13 12 (16.90%) vSphere
14 11 (15.49%) DV Cleared
14 11 (15.49%) IaaS
14 11 (15.49%) Service Management
14 11 (15.49%) MCSE

VMware
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 10 (14.08%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.63%) IBM Notes
4 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (11.27%) MS Visio
2 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 17 (23.94%) Office 365
2 12 (16.90%) Azure
3 11 (15.49%) IaaS
4 9 (12.68%) PaaS
5 4 (5.63%) AWS
6 2 (2.82%) Akamai
6 2 (2.82%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.82%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.41%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 19 (26.76%) LAN
2 17 (23.94%) DHCP
3 16 (22.54%) Firewall
4 15 (21.13%) DNS
4 15 (21.13%) WAN
5 11 (15.49%) SAN
6 6 (8.45%) VLAN
7 5 (7.04%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (5.63%) NetScaler
8 4 (5.63%) VPN
9 3 (4.23%) IPsec
9 3 (4.23%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.82%) Cisco Firepower
10 2 (2.82%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (2.82%) DMVPN
10 2 (2.82%) GLBP
10 2 (2.82%) Multicast
10 2 (2.82%) Software-Defined Networking
10 2 (2.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) MySQL
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) AutoIt
1 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (5.63%) Public Sector
2 3 (4.23%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.82%) Finance
3 2 (2.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (25.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (18.31%) Architect
3 10 (14.08%) Infrastructure Support
4 9 (12.68%) Wintel Engineer
5 8 (11.27%) Network Architect
5 8 (11.27%) Network Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) Server Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) Support Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) Support Specialist
7 6 (8.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 6 (8.45%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
7 6 (8.45%) IT Support
7 6 (8.45%) VMware Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) IT Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) VMWare Administrator
9 4 (5.63%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) 802.1X
1 2 (2.82%) Middleware
2 1 (1.41%) HTML
2 1 (1.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.35%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.04%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (4.23%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.41%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.41%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 50 (70.42%) Windows
2 34 (47.89%) Windows Server
3 19 (26.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (25.35%) Windows Server 2016
5 17 (23.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (16.90%) Linux
7 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2019
8 6 (8.45%) VMS
9 4 (5.63%) Windows 10
10 3 (4.23%) Unix
10 3 (4.23%) Windows 7
11 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.41%) CentOS
12 1 (1.41%) Debian
12 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 19 (26.76%) ITIL
3 11 (15.49%) Service Management
4 9 (12.68%) Migration
5 7 (9.86%) Application Virtualisation
6 6 (8.45%) High Availability
6 6 (8.45%) ITSM
6 6 (8.45%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (8.45%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 5 (7.04%) Conflict Management
7 5 (7.04%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (7.04%) Load Balancing
7 5 (7.04%) Proactive Maintenance
7 5 (7.04%) Proactive Monitoring
7 5 (7.04%) Project Management
8 4 (5.63%) Mathematics
8 4 (5.63%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.63%) Software Deployment
8 4 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.94%) PowerShell
2 10 (14.08%) SQL
3 4 (5.63%) VB
4 3 (4.23%) C
5 2 (2.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (25.35%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.49%) DV Cleared
2 11 (15.49%) MCSE
2 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (8.45%) Degree
3 6 (8.45%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.04%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (5.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (5.63%) MCSA
6 3 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.82%) AWS Certification
7 2 (2.82%) CCNP
8 1 (1.41%) CCNA
8 1 (1.41%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.41%) NCDA
8 1 (1.41%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (5.63%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 3 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.82%) GDPR
4 2 (2.82%) SLA
5 1 (1.41%) GxP
System Software
1 42 (59.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (30.99%) Active Directory
3 12 (16.90%) vSphere
4 9 (12.68%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (12.68%) VMware NSX
5 7 (9.86%) Hyper-V
5 7 (9.86%) XenApp
6 6 (8.45%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (7.04%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (7.04%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (4.23%) BitLocker
8 3 (4.23%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (2.82%) Terminal Server
10 1 (1.41%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 12 (16.90%) SCCM
2 6 (8.45%) SnapMirror
2 6 (8.45%) SnapVault
3 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (7.04%) NetBackup
4 3 (4.23%) AirWatch
4 3 (4.23%) vCenter Server
5 2 (2.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.82%) PowerCLI
5 2 (2.82%) Puppet
5 2 (2.82%) SCOM
5 2 (2.82%) vRealize
Vendors
1 30 (42.25%) Microsoft
2 23 (32.39%) Citrix
3 16 (22.54%) Cisco
4 15 (21.13%) NetApp
5 6 (8.45%) Dell
5 6 (8.45%) EMC
5 6 (8.45%) F5
6 5 (7.04%) Veeam
6 5 (7.04%) Veritas
7 4 (5.63%) Lotus
8 3 (4.23%) Aruba
8 3 (4.23%) CyberArk
8 3 (4.23%) HP
8 3 (4.23%) Isilon
9 2 (2.82%) Arista
9 2 (2.82%) jetNEXUS
9 2 (2.82%) Meraki
9 2 (2.82%) Nimble Storage
9 2 (2.82%) Palo Alto
9 2 (2.82%) Zscaler