Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 28 27
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 -6
Contract jobs citing VMware 94 82 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.86% 6.28% 5.18%
As % of the Vendors category 11.59% 13.20% 9.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 27 50
Hertfordshire median daily rate £325 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.78% +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £180 £248 £205
90th Percentile £488 £605 £528
East of England median daily rate £350 £383 £375
% change year-on-year -8.50% +2.00% +19.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.64 £15.00 £9.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.23% +53.85% -69.53%
10th Percentile £15.01 £13.75 £9.33
90th Percentile £33.50 £19.59 £9.98
East of England median hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year +15.63% -26.15% -33.34%

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 811 621 751
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 50.56% 47.59% 51.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 323 378
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £173 £202 £219
90th Percentile £550 £575 £525
East of England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 55 35
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +15.38% -29.73%
10th Percentile £11.44 £11.07 £8.25
90th Percentile £46.25 £35.90 £21.35
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% -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 18 August 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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +6 21 £350 +15.70% 7
Stevenage -9 14 £218 -46.03%
Welwyn Garden City -7 12 £338 -48.08% 1
Hatfield +2 7 £500 - 8
Rickmansworth 0 5 £220 -
St Albans -3 2 £215 -53.51% 2
Hemel Hempstead -14 2 £275 -35.29% 1
Letchworth - 2 - - 1
Tring - 1 £150 - 1
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £325 -
VMware
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 51 (54.26%) Windows
2 49 (52.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (41.49%) Windows Server
4 28 (29.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (27.66%) Microsoft
6 25 (26.60%) ITIL
7 23 (24.47%) Cisco
7 23 (24.47%) Active Directory
7 23 (24.47%) PowerShell
8 17 (18.09%) Change Management
8 17 (18.09%) Linux
8 17 (18.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (18.09%) Data Centre
9 16 (17.02%) Load Balancing
9 16 (17.02%) SQL
10 15 (15.96%) SSL
10 15 (15.96%) Service Management
10 15 (15.96%) Firewall
11 14 (14.89%) HP
11 14 (14.89%) Squid
12 13 (13.83%) Security Cleared
12 13 (13.83%) VMware NSX
13 12 (12.77%) Retail
14 11 (11.70%) Microsoft Azure
14 11 (11.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (11.70%) Telecoms
14 11 (11.70%) LAN
14 11 (11.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 10 (10.64%) HTTP
15 10 (10.64%) Citrix

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 6 (6.38%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.32%) Apache
2 5 (5.32%) IIS
2 5 (5.32%) OpenStack
2 5 (5.32%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.26%) ThingWorx
4 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.06%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Windchill
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.06%) 3ds Max
3 1 (1.06%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.06%) CINEMA 4D
3 1 (1.06%) SketchUp
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.32%) Office 365
4 4 (4.26%) IaaS
5 3 (3.19%) PaaS
5 3 (3.19%) SaaS
6 1 (1.06%) Akamai
6 1 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.96%) Firewall
1 15 (15.96%) SSL
2 11 (11.70%) LAN
3 10 (10.64%) HTTP
4 9 (9.57%) SMTP
4 9 (9.57%) VoIP
4 9 (9.57%) Wireless
5 8 (8.51%) WAN
6 6 (6.38%) TCP/IP
7 5 (5.32%) DHCP
7 5 (5.32%) DNS
7 5 (5.32%) SAN
8 4 (4.26%) OSPF
8 4 (4.26%) Software-Defined Networking
9 3 (3.19%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (3.19%) EIGRP
9 3 (3.19%) Internet
9 3 (3.19%) MPLS
9 3 (3.19%) VPN
10 2 (2.13%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.06%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (12.77%) Retail
2 11 (11.70%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.32%) Finance
4 2 (2.13%) Billing
4 2 (2.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (19.15%) Analyst
2 14 (14.89%) Architect
3 13 (13.83%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 13 (13.83%) Operations Analyst
3 13 (13.83%) Support Engineer
4 12 (12.77%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
5 11 (11.70%) Infrastructure Support
5 11 (11.70%) Web Analyst
5 11 (11.70%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
6 9 (9.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (8.51%) Administrator
8 7 (7.45%) Applications Support
8 7 (7.45%) Azure Architect
8 7 (7.45%) Email Analyst
8 7 (7.45%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 7 (7.45%) Operational Support Analyst
8 7 (7.45%) Operations Support Analyst
8 7 (7.45%) Server Engineer
9 6 (6.38%) Web Applications Analyst
9 6 (6.38%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.32%) Middleware
2 3 (3.19%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.06%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.06%) HTML
3 1 (1.06%) REST
3 1 (1.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.09%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.32%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (4.26%) Clustering
4 4 (4.26%) Derivative
4 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.19%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.13%) Replication
6 2 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.06%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 51 (54.26%) Windows
2 39 (41.49%) Windows Server
3 28 (29.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (18.09%) Linux
4 17 (18.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (11.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (8.51%) Unix
7 7 (7.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.19%) Solaris
8 3 (3.19%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.13%) HPUX
9 2 (2.13%) VMS
10 1 (1.06%) CentOS
10 1 (1.06%) Debian
10 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.60%) ITIL
2 17 (18.09%) Change Management
3 16 (17.02%) Load Balancing
4 15 (15.96%) Service Management
5 11 (11.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 9 (9.57%) Information Security
7 8 (8.51%) Security Management
7 8 (8.51%) Server Virtualisation
8 7 (7.45%) Migration
9 6 (6.38%) Business Continuity
10 5 (5.32%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (5.32%) Software Engineering
11 4 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (4.26%) High Availability
12 3 (3.19%) Data Migration
12 3 (3.19%) Mentoring
12 3 (3.19%) Presales
12 3 (3.19%) Project Management
13 2 (2.13%) DevOps
13 2 (2.13%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 23 (24.47%) PowerShell
2 16 (17.02%) SQL
3 9 (9.57%) Bash Shell
4 8 (8.51%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.51%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.19%) VB
5 3 (3.19%) VBScript
6 2 (2.13%) Korn
6 2 (2.13%) Perl
6 2 (2.13%) Python
7 1 (1.06%) ANSI C
7 1 (1.06%) Bourne shell
7 1 (1.06%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (13.83%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.64%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.57%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (7.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.26%) Degree
5 4 (4.26%) MCP
6 3 (3.19%) CCNP
7 2 (2.13%) CCDE
7 2 (2.13%) CCIE
7 2 (2.13%) CCIE Data Center
7 2 (2.13%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 2 (2.13%) CCNA
7 2 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.06%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) SLA
2 2 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.13%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.06%) GCP
3 1 (1.06%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 49 (52.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (24.47%) Active Directory
3 14 (14.89%) Squid
4 13 (13.83%) VMware NSX
5 8 (8.51%) Xen
6 7 (7.45%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (6.38%) Hyper-V
7 6 (6.38%) vSphere
8 4 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (3.19%) XenApp
9 3 (3.19%) XenDesktop
10 2 (2.13%) VirtualBox
11 1 (1.06%) Ceph
11 1 (1.06%) Docker
11 1 (1.06%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (9.57%) vRealize
2 8 (8.51%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (8.51%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 8 (8.51%) WSUS
3 7 (7.45%) Puppet
4 6 (6.38%) Ansible
4 6 (6.38%) vCenter Server
5 3 (3.19%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (2.13%) Salt
6 2 (2.13%) SCCM
6 2 (2.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.06%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.06%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.06%) Grafana
7 1 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.06%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.06%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.06%) vMotion
Vendors
1 26 (27.66%) Microsoft
2 23 (24.47%) Cisco
3 14 (14.89%) HP
4 10 (10.64%) Citrix
4 10 (10.64%) Red Hat
5 9 (9.57%) Dell
6 8 (8.51%) Veeam
7 6 (6.38%) IBM
8 5 (5.32%) Mitel
8 5 (5.32%) Splunk
9 4 (4.26%) PTC
10 3 (3.19%) Aruba
10 3 (3.19%) F5
10 3 (3.19%) Juniper
10 3 (3.19%) NetApp
10 3 (3.19%) Palo Alto
10 3 (3.19%) Riverbed
10 3 (3.19%) Symantec
11 2 (2.13%) Aerohive Networks
11 2 (2.13%) Meraki