Period
to 25 May 2018

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 25 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.

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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 49 36
Rank change year-on-year +23 -13 -15
Contract jobs citing VMware 84 43 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.75% 3.50% 4.24%
As % of the Vendors category 11.04% 7.89% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 16 41
Hertfordshire median daily rate £300 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.41% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £185 £172 £275
90th Percentile £500 £613 £550
East of England median daily rate £336 £364 £375
% change year-on-year -7.56% -3.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.64 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.52% - -
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.76 £29.53
% change year-on-year -8.46% -29.71% +24.33%

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 761 545 664
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 52.09% 44.38% 49.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 289 318
Hertfordshire median daily rate £390 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £180 £162 £260
90th Percentile £550 £555 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 37 42
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.86 £14.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -1.69% -0.67%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.00 £8.03
90th Percentile £46.25 £44.05 £37.25
East of England median hourly rate £15.86 £17.64 £16.50
% change year-on-year -10.07% +6.88% -19.51%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Hertfordshire

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Hertfordshire

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Hertfordshire

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Hertfordshire

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 25 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 +2 20 £450 -10.00% 9
Hatfield +12 16 £463 -2.63% 8
Stevenage +3 16 £209 -
Rickmansworth - 5 £220 -
Welwyn Garden City -8 3 £350 -46.15% 4
Hemel Hempstead -11 2 £275 +71.88% 4
St Albans 0 1 £300 - 1
Knebworth - 1 £360 -
Letchworth - 1 - -
VMware
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, 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 61 (72.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (57.14%) Windows
3 30 (35.71%) Windows Server
4 29 (34.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (32.14%) Microsoft
6 24 (28.57%) ITIL
7 23 (27.38%) Active Directory
8 20 (23.81%) Firewall
9 18 (21.43%) Cisco
10 17 (20.24%) Change Management
10 17 (20.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (19.05%) Load Balancing
11 16 (19.05%) SQL
12 15 (17.86%) SSL
12 15 (17.86%) Service Management
13 14 (16.67%) HP
13 14 (16.67%) Squid
13 14 (16.67%) Security Cleared
14 13 (15.48%) PowerShell
14 13 (15.48%) Telecoms
14 13 (15.48%) Data Centre
15 12 (14.29%) IBM
16 11 (13.10%) Information Security
16 11 (13.10%) SC Cleared
16 11 (13.10%) Puppet
17 10 (11.90%) VMware NSX
17 10 (11.90%) Ansible
17 10 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
17 10 (11.90%) Oracle
17 10 (11.90%) Linux

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 9 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.95%) Apache
2 5 (5.95%) IIS
2 5 (5.95%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.76%) ThingWorx
4 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.57%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.57%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Windchill
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.76%) Office 365
4 3 (3.57%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.19%) Akamai
5 1 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (23.81%) Firewall
2 15 (17.86%) SSL
3 10 (11.90%) HTTP
3 10 (11.90%) LAN
4 9 (10.71%) SMTP
4 9 (10.71%) VoIP
5 8 (9.52%) Wireless
6 7 (8.33%) WAN
7 5 (5.95%) SAN
8 3 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (3.57%) Skype
9 2 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (2.38%) DHCP
9 2 (2.38%) Internet
9 2 (2.38%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.38%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.38%) Network Security
9 2 (2.38%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (2.38%) VLAN
9 2 (2.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.76%) DB2
2 4 (4.76%) MySQL
2 4 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.19%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Git (software)
1 5 (5.95%) JIRA
1 5 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.76%) Ant
2 4 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 13 (15.48%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.57%) Finance
2 3 (3.57%) Retail
3 2 (2.38%) Banking
3 2 (2.38%) Billing
3 2 (2.38%) Local Government
4 1 (1.19%) Law
4 1 (1.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (25.00%) Analyst
2 13 (15.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 13 (15.48%) Operations Analyst
2 13 (15.48%) Support Engineer
3 12 (14.29%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
4 11 (13.10%) Infrastructure Support
4 11 (13.10%) Web Analyst
4 11 (13.10%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
5 8 (9.52%) Architect
6 7 (8.33%) Applications Support
6 7 (8.33%) Email Analyst
6 7 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 7 (8.33%) Operational Support Analyst
6 7 (8.33%) Operations Support Analyst
7 6 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (7.14%) Desktop Support
7 6 (7.14%) Technical Support
7 6 (7.14%) Web Applications Analyst
7 6 (7.14%) Web Support Analyst
8 5 (5.95%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.14%) Web Services
2 5 (5.95%) Middleware
2 5 (5.95%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.19%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.19%) HTML
3 1 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.48%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 6 (7.14%) Clustering
3 5 (5.95%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (4.76%) Derivative
4 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.57%) CESG
5 3 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.57%) User Experience
6 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.19%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.19%) FMCG
6 1 (1.19%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 48 (57.14%) Windows
2 30 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 29 (34.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (20.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (11.90%) Linux
5 10 (11.90%) Unix
6 5 (5.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (5.95%) Windows 10
7 4 (4.76%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.57%) ITIL
2 17 (20.24%) Change Management
3 16 (19.05%) Load Balancing
4 15 (17.86%) Service Management
5 11 (13.10%) Information Security
6 6 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.14%) Business Continuity
6 6 (7.14%) DNA
6 6 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 6 (7.14%) High Availability
6 6 (7.14%) Migration
6 6 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
6 6 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 5 (5.95%) DevOps
7 5 (5.95%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (5.95%) Scenario Testing
7 5 (5.95%) Workflow
8 4 (4.76%) Software Delivery
8 4 (4.76%) Translating Business Requirements
9 3 (3.57%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.05%) SQL
2 13 (15.48%) PowerShell
3 7 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 5 (5.95%) Python
5 4 (4.76%) Java
5 4 (4.76%) PHP
5 4 (4.76%) Ruby
6 3 (3.57%) VBScript
7 2 (2.38%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.19%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 14 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (13.10%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (5.95%) Degree
6 4 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (4.76%) MCP
7 3 (3.57%) CCNP
8 2 (2.38%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) SLA
2 4 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.76%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.57%) GDPR
4 1 (1.19%) GCP
4 1 (1.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 61 (72.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (27.38%) Active Directory
3 14 (16.67%) Squid
4 10 (11.90%) VMware NSX
5 7 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 7 (8.33%) Virtual Desktop
5 7 (8.33%) XenApp
5 7 (8.33%) XenDesktop
6 6 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (7.14%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (4.76%) vSphere
8 3 (3.57%) BitLocker
8 3 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (13.10%) Puppet
2 10 (11.90%) Ansible
3 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (5.95%) Control-M
4 5 (5.95%) HP ALM
5 4 (4.76%) SCCM
6 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (3.57%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (3.57%) vCenter Server
7 2 (2.38%) Nagios
7 2 (2.38%) Nessus
7 2 (2.38%) Salt
8 1 (1.19%) AirWatch
8 1 (1.19%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.19%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (1.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 18 (21.43%) Cisco
3 14 (16.67%) HP
4 12 (14.29%) IBM
5 10 (11.90%) Oracle
6 9 (10.71%) Citrix
6 9 (10.71%) Dell
7 8 (9.52%) Veeam
8 7 (8.33%) 3PAR
8 7 (8.33%) Red Hat
8 7 (8.33%) SAP
9 5 (5.95%) Mitel
10 4 (4.76%) hybris
10 4 (4.76%) Intershop
10 4 (4.76%) PTC
11 3 (3.57%) Altiris
11 3 (3.57%) CheckPoint
11 3 (3.57%) Ivanti
11 3 (3.57%) Palo Alto
11 3 (3.57%) Symantec