Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 22 20 33
Rank change year-on-year -2 +13 +22
Contract jobs citing VMware 70 94 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.80% 6.77% 4.77%
As % of the Vendors category 11.84% 12.26% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 54 38
Hertfordshire median daily rate £325 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.13% - +19.23%
10th Percentile £285 £283 £203
90th Percentile £505 £500 £506
East of England median daily rate £345 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -8.00% +7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £168.75 £27.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +525.00% +100.00% -6.90%
10th Percentile £150.88 £27.00 £13.25
90th Percentile £187.63 £38.20 £13.75
East of England median hourly rate £52.50 £17.25 £18.34
% change year-on-year +204.35% -5.92% -45.27%

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 591 767 813
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 49.00% 55.26% 53.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 450 382
Hertfordshire median daily rate £388 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45% -3.13%
10th Percentile £183 £200 £200
90th Percentile £575 £550 £568
East of England median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 61 64
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £15.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +8.42% +8.14%
10th Percentile £11.42 £11.16 £11.25
90th Percentile £58.40 £66.81 £47.25
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% -5.71%

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 18 February 2020.

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
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 18 February 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 +6 29 £375 -16.67% 2
Watford -8 15 £325 - 9
Hemel Hempstead -7 13 £520 - 6
Waltham Cross +2 1 £190 -45.71% 2
St Albans 0 1 £600 +140.00% 4
Stevenage -3 1 £350 -16.67% 3
Rickmansworth - 1 £325 - 3
VMware
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 45 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (61.43%) Windows
3 36 (51.43%) Microsoft
4 31 (44.29%) Windows Server
5 29 (41.43%) Active Directory
6 21 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 20 (28.57%) NetApp
8 19 (27.14%) ITIL
8 19 (27.14%) SCCM
9 17 (24.29%) SQL
9 17 (24.29%) vSphere
10 15 (21.43%) Office 365
10 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (20.00%) Data Centre
11 14 (20.00%) Security Cleared
11 14 (20.00%) LAN
11 14 (20.00%) DHCP
11 14 (20.00%) Veritas
11 14 (20.00%) NetBackup
11 14 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
12 13 (18.57%) Citrix
12 13 (18.57%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (17.14%) Azure
13 12 (17.14%) DNS
13 12 (17.14%) Linux
13 12 (17.14%) MS Visio
13 12 (17.14%) Lotus
13 12 (17.14%) Firewall
13 12 (17.14%) PowerShell
14 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Project

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 (12.86%) IBM Notes
2 8 (11.43%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.57%) OpenStack
4 5 (7.14%) IBM Domino
5 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (17.14%) MS Visio
2 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 15 (21.43%) Office 365
2 12 (17.14%) Azure
3 10 (14.29%) IaaS
4 8 (11.43%) PaaS
5 5 (7.14%) AWS
6 2 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.43%) G Suite
7 1 (1.43%) GCP
7 1 (1.43%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.00%) DHCP
1 14 (20.00%) LAN
2 12 (17.14%) DNS
2 12 (17.14%) Firewall
3 10 (14.29%) SAN
3 10 (14.29%) WAN
4 5 (7.14%) VLAN
5 2 (2.86%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (1.43%) IPsec
6 1 (1.43%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.43%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.43%) Skype
6 1 (1.43%) VSAN
6 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) MySQL
1 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) AutoIt
General
1 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.29%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.43%) Finance
3 1 (1.43%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (25.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (15.71%) Architect
3 10 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
4 9 (12.86%) Network Engineer
4 9 (12.86%) Support Engineer
5 8 (11.43%) Infrastructure Support
6 7 (10.00%) Network Architect
6 7 (10.00%) Server Engineer
6 7 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) Administrator
7 6 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (8.57%) VMWare Administrator
8 5 (7.14%) IT Support
8 5 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Support Specialist
8 5 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Storage Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (4.29%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.43%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.43%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 43 (61.43%) Windows
2 31 (44.29%) Windows Server
3 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (18.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (17.14%) Linux
6 4 (5.71%) Windows 10
7 3 (4.29%) VMS
7 3 (4.29%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.86%) Unix
9 1 (1.43%) CentOS
9 1 (1.43%) Debian
9 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.43%) Solaris
9 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 19 (27.14%) ITIL
3 11 (15.71%) Proactive Monitoring
4 10 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (14.29%) High Availability
4 10 (14.29%) Proactive Maintenance
5 9 (12.86%) Service Management
5 9 (12.86%) Software Deployment
6 6 (8.57%) Migration
7 5 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (7.14%) Network Design
8 4 (5.71%) ITSM
8 4 (5.71%) Problem Management
8 4 (5.71%) Project Management
8 4 (5.71%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.29%) Change Management
9 3 (4.29%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.29%) Mathematics
9 3 (4.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 17 (24.29%) SQL
2 12 (17.14%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.29%) C
3 3 (4.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.86%) DV Cleared
3 8 (11.43%) MCSE
3 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (8.57%) Degree
5 5 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (4.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (4.29%) MCSA
6 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.86%) AWS Certification
8 1 (1.43%) CCNA
8 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.43%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.43%) NCDA
8 1 (1.43%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (5.71%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 3 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.86%) GDPR
5 1 (1.43%) GxP
5 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (41.43%) Active Directory
3 17 (24.29%) vSphere
4 14 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (10.00%) VMware NSX
6 6 (8.57%) Hyper-V
6 6 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (5.71%) XenApp
8 3 (4.29%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (4.29%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.43%) BitLocker
9 1 (1.43%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.43%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 19 (27.14%) SCCM
2 14 (20.00%) NetBackup
3 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (4.29%) SnapMirror
4 3 (4.29%) SnapVault
5 2 (2.86%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.43%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.43%) PowerCLI
6 1 (1.43%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 36 (51.43%) Microsoft
2 20 (28.57%) NetApp
3 14 (20.00%) Veritas
4 13 (18.57%) Citrix
5 12 (17.14%) Lotus
6 11 (15.71%) Cisco
7 3 (4.29%) Dell
7 3 (4.29%) EMC
7 3 (4.29%) F5
7 3 (4.29%) Oracle
7 3 (4.29%) Veeam
8 2 (2.86%) Apple
8 2 (2.86%) CommVault
8 2 (2.86%) Google
8 2 (2.86%) HP
8 2 (2.86%) Isilon
8 2 (2.86%) Nimble Storage
9 1 (1.43%) Brocade
9 1 (1.43%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.43%) WatchGuard