Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 32 47
Rank change year-on-year +8 +15 -15
Contract jobs citing VMware 83 78 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.80% 5.06% 3.36%
As % of the Vendors category 10.56% 9.79% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 38 24
Hertfordshire median daily rate £363 £414 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.44% +27.38% -23.53%
10th Percentile £275 £203 £188
90th Percentile £500 £519 £525
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £27.00 £15.15 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.19% +51.53% -66.67%
East of England median hourly rate £13.83 £16.72 £32.50
% change year-on-year -17.30% -48.56% +8.33%

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 786 797 684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 54.93% 51.72% 48.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 387 357
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - -3.03%
10th Percentile £186 £200 £205
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £430 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +1.18% +9.68% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 56 38
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.13 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.14% +20.69% -30.95%
10th Percentile £11.16 £11.25 £9.78
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.38 £43.98
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.03% -5.71% -16.67%

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 +13 24 £325 +85.71% 5
Hatfield -1 12 £500 +11.11% 7
Welwyn Garden City +9 9 £450 - 2
Stevenage -4 9 £423 +27.45% 5
Hemel Hempstead +2 3 - - 3
Letchworth - 3 - -
Borehamwood +4 2 £375 - 2
Tring 0 2 £150 -40.00%
St Albans +4 1 £250 -16.67% 2
Waltham Cross - 1 £350 - 2
VMware
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 52 (62.65%) Windows
2 41 (49.40%) Active Directory
3 34 (40.96%) Microsoft
4 27 (32.53%) Windows Server
5 26 (31.33%) PowerShell
5 26 (31.33%) Office 365
6 24 (28.92%) VMware ESXi
6 24 (28.92%) DNS
6 24 (28.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 19 (22.89%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (19.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (19.28%) Hyper-V
9 15 (18.07%) Linux
10 14 (16.87%) Cisco
11 13 (15.66%) ITIL
11 13 (15.66%) Migration
11 13 (15.66%) vSphere
12 12 (14.46%) Windows 7
12 12 (14.46%) DHCP
13 11 (13.25%) LDAP
13 11 (13.25%) Citrix
13 11 (13.25%) SCOM
14 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (12.05%) SQL Server
14 10 (12.05%) Symantec
14 10 (12.05%) Firewall
14 10 (12.05%) vCenter Server
15 9 (10.84%) Windows 10
15 9 (10.84%) VMware Workstation
15 9 (10.84%) DFS Replication

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 (10.84%) Skype for Business
2 8 (9.64%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.23%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.82%) GlassFish
5 3 (3.61%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.41%) Apache
6 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.20%) CloudStack
7 1 (1.20%) Confluence
7 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (31.33%) Office 365
2 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.23%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.61%) IaaS
4 3 (3.61%) OneDrive
5 2 (2.41%) Akamai
5 2 (2.41%) Mimecast
5 2 (2.41%) PaaS
5 2 (2.41%) SaaS
6 1 (1.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 24 (28.92%) DNS
2 12 (14.46%) DHCP
3 10 (12.05%) Firewall
4 8 (9.64%) Skype
5 7 (8.43%) WAN
6 5 (6.02%) LAN
7 4 (4.82%) Internet
7 4 (4.82%) SAN
8 3 (3.61%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.61%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (3.61%) Wireless
9 2 (2.41%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (2.41%) VoIP
9 2 (2.41%) VPN
10 1 (1.20%) 4G
10 1 (1.20%) BIG-IP
10 1 (1.20%) FWSM
10 1 (1.20%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.20%) OpenFlow
10 1 (1.20%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.82%) MySQL
2 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.20%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.41%) JIRA
1 2 (2.41%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (2.41%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (6.02%) Retail
2 2 (2.41%) Back Office
2 2 (2.41%) Finance
2 2 (2.41%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.20%) Marketing
3 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (26.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (18.07%) Consultant
3 10 (12.05%) Support Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) Architect
5 7 (8.43%) Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) Active Directory Specialist
7 5 (6.02%) IT Support
7 5 (6.02%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) VMware Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Active Directory Consultant
8 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Support
8 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) IT Consultant
8 4 (4.82%) Network Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.82%) Python Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Unix Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Unix Support
8 4 (4.82%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.25%) LDAP
2 2 (2.41%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.41%) J2EE
2 2 (2.41%) REST
3 1 (1.20%) CSS
3 1 (1.20%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.20%) SAML
3 1 (1.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.82%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.61%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.41%) Clustering
4 2 (2.41%) EMC VNX
4 2 (2.41%) FMCG
4 2 (2.41%) HP Storage
4 2 (2.41%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.41%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 1 (1.20%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.20%) Derivative
5 1 (1.20%) e-Health
5 1 (1.20%) Handset
5 1 (1.20%) LIMS
5 1 (1.20%) NHS
5 1 (1.20%) PACS
5 1 (1.20%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.20%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 52 (62.65%) Windows
2 27 (32.53%) Windows Server
3 16 (19.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (18.07%) Linux
5 12 (14.46%) Windows 7
6 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (10.84%) Windows 10
8 7 (8.43%) Unix
9 3 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.41%) CentOS
10 2 (2.41%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.41%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.20%) HPUX
11 1 (1.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 13 (15.66%) ITIL
2 13 (15.66%) Migration
3 7 (8.43%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (6.02%) DevOps
6 4 (4.82%) Load Balancing
6 4 (4.82%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (4.82%) Project Management
6 4 (4.82%) Task-Oriented
7 3 (3.61%) Analytics
7 3 (3.61%) Data Migration
7 3 (3.61%) High Availability
7 3 (3.61%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (3.61%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.61%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (3.61%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.61%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (3.61%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (31.33%) PowerShell
2 8 (9.64%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.02%) Python
3 5 (6.02%) VBScript
4 3 (3.61%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.61%) C
4 3 (3.61%) SQL
5 2 (2.41%) Java
5 2 (2.41%) Perl
6 1 (1.20%) ANSI C
6 1 (1.20%) Korn
6 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (10.84%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.61%) CCNA
4 3 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.61%) CNE
4 3 (3.61%) MCP
4 3 (3.61%) MCSE
4 3 (3.61%) Novell Certification
5 2 (2.41%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.20%) Degree
6 1 (1.20%) MCSA
6 1 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (4.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (1.20%) HL7
System Software
1 41 (49.40%) Active Directory
2 24 (28.92%) VMware ESXi
3 19 (22.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (19.28%) Hyper-V
5 13 (15.66%) vSphere
6 9 (10.84%) DFS Replication
6 9 (10.84%) VMware Workstation
7 6 (7.23%) VMware NSX
8 4 (4.82%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (4.82%) XenApp
8 4 (4.82%) XenDesktop
9 3 (3.61%) BitLocker
10 2 (2.41%) Firmware
10 2 (2.41%) Squid
10 2 (2.41%) Varnish
11 1 (1.20%) Docker
11 1 (1.20%) KVM
11 1 (1.20%) Terminal Server
11 1 (1.20%) vCloud
11 1 (1.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (13.25%) SCOM
2 10 (12.05%) vCenter Server
3 9 (10.84%) Puppet
3 9 (10.84%) SCCM
4 8 (9.64%) vRealize
4 8 (9.64%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 6 (7.23%) WSUS
6 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (6.02%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (4.82%) NetBackup
8 3 (3.61%) Ansible
8 3 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (1.20%) AirWatch
9 1 (1.20%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (1.20%) FortiGate
9 1 (1.20%) Hyperic
9 1 (1.20%) Kubernetes
9 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (1.20%) Terraform
9 1 (1.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 34 (40.96%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.87%) Cisco
3 11 (13.25%) Citrix
4 10 (12.05%) Symantec
5 8 (9.64%) HP
6 6 (7.23%) NetApp
7 5 (6.02%) Sophos
8 4 (4.82%) F5
8 4 (4.82%) Veeam
9 3 (3.61%) McAfee
9 3 (3.61%) Oracle
9 3 (3.61%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.61%) Remedy
10 2 (2.41%) Apple
10 2 (2.41%) EMC
10 2 (2.41%) IBM
10 2 (2.41%) Juniper
10 2 (2.41%) Riverbed
10 2 (2.41%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.41%) Unisys