Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 35 23
Rank change year-on-year +12 -12 +18
Contract jobs citing VMware 99 62 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 6.27% 4.47% 6.14%
As % of the Vendors category 12.39% 8.53% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 36 49
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -23.53% +13.33%
10th Percentile £180 £196 £268
90th Percentile £515 £466 £575
East of England median daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year +4.48% -4.29% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 14
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £10.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -71.43% +52.17%
10th Percentile £13.33 £9.19 £8.58
90th Percentile £17.82 £25.15 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £27.60 £32.03
% change year-on-year -42.03% -13.82% +33.45%

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 799 727 844
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 50.60% 52.45% 52.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 394 399
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £380 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -7.32% +13.10%
10th Percentile £186 £217 £212
90th Percentile £575 £500 £575
East of England median daily rate £407 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +8.53% -6.25% +9.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 37 82
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £14.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.90% -30.95% +33.33%
10th Percentile £11.42 £9.21 £9.00
90th Percentile £46.50 £43.81 £38.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.43 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -0.42% -19.51% -0.61%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 20 £295 +3.51% 4
Hatfield +6 15 £450 +38.46% 2
Stevenage -9 9 £403 +7.47%
Hemel Hempstead +4 7 £425 +13.33%
Welwyn Garden City +3 3 - - 5
Hertford - 3 - -
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £325 -
Borehamwood - 2 - -
Rickmansworth -3 1 - - 1
St Albans -5 1 £463 +48.00% 5
Tring - 1 £250 -
Hitchin - 1 £350 -
VMware
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for VMware.

1 67 (67.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (56.57%) Windows
3 48 (48.48%) Microsoft
4 47 (47.47%) Active Directory
5 33 (33.33%) Citrix
6 32 (32.32%) PowerShell
7 27 (27.27%) Windows 7
8 24 (24.24%) Windows Server
9 22 (22.22%) SCCM
10 20 (20.20%) Firewall
10 20 (20.20%) MS Exchange
10 20 (20.20%) XenApp
11 18 (18.18%) LAN
11 18 (18.18%) Linux
12 17 (17.17%) SharePoint
13 16 (16.16%) Cisco
13 16 (16.16%) SQL
13 16 (16.16%) Symantec
13 16 (16.16%) Norton AntiVirus
13 16 (16.16%) XenDesktop
13 16 (16.16%) Office 365
13 16 (16.16%) Desktop Virtualisation
14 15 (15.15%) Dell
15 14 (14.14%) HP
15 14 (14.14%) SAN
15 14 (14.14%) Skype for Business
15 14 (14.14%) Skype
15 14 (14.14%) Data Centre
16 13 (13.13%) OneDrive
16 13 (13.13%) BitLocker

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 20 (20.20%) MS Exchange
2 17 (17.17%) SharePoint
3 14 (14.14%) Skype for Business
4 7 (7.07%) OpenStack
5 5 (5.05%) IIS
6 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.02%) JBoss
7 2 (2.02%) K2 blackpearl
7 2 (2.02%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.02%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.01%) Apache
8 1 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.01%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.01%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.16%) Office 365
2 13 (13.13%) OneDrive
3 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.01%) IaaS
5 1 (1.01%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (20.20%) Firewall
2 18 (18.18%) LAN
3 14 (14.14%) SAN
3 14 (14.14%) Skype
4 12 (12.12%) DHCP
4 12 (12.12%) DNS
5 8 (8.08%) HTTP
5 8 (8.08%) SMTP
5 8 (8.08%) VoIP
6 6 (6.06%) Wireless
7 5 (5.05%) Internet
7 5 (5.05%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (5.05%) VLAN
7 5 (5.05%) WAN
8 4 (4.04%) NetScaler
8 4 (4.04%) SSL
8 4 (4.04%) TCP/IP
8 4 (4.04%) VPN
9 3 (3.03%) DWDM
9 3 (3.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.02%) MySQL
3 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.01%) DB2
4 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.01%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.05%) AutoIt
2 3 (3.03%) IDA Disassembler
2 3 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.03%) Metasploit
2 3 (3.03%) OllyDbg
3 2 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.01%) Ant
4 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.01%) JDeveloper
4 1 (1.01%) JIRA
4 1 (1.01%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.01%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.01%) Subversion
General
1 6 (6.06%) Finance
1 6 (6.06%) Law
2 5 (5.05%) Publishing
2 5 (5.05%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.01%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (24.24%) Consultant
2 10 (10.10%) Support Engineer
3 9 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
4 8 (8.08%) Technical Consultant
5 7 (7.07%) Analyst
5 7 (7.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.06%) Administrator
6 6 (6.06%) SCCM Consultant
6 6 (6.06%) Windows Support Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) Architect
7 5 (5.05%) CyberArk Consultant
7 5 (5.05%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (4.04%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (4.04%) CyberArk Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.04%) Senior Technical Consultant
8 4 (4.04%) Senior Windows Technical Consultant
8 4 (4.04%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.04%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Windows Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.04%) HTML
2 3 (3.03%) .NET
2 3 (3.03%) CSS
2 3 (3.03%) HTML5
2 3 (3.03%) Middleware
3 2 (2.02%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.02%) CSS3
3 2 (2.02%) WCF
3 2 (2.02%) XML
4 1 (1.01%) JSON
4 1 (1.01%) JSP
4 1 (1.01%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (1.01%) Memcached
4 1 (1.01%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.14%) Data Centre
2 13 (13.13%) CESG
2 13 (13.13%) User Experience
3 5 (5.05%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.05%) Private Cloud
4 4 (4.04%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.03%) Clustering
5 3 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.03%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.02%) Derivative
6 2 (2.02%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.02%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.02%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.01%) CCTV
7 1 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.01%) NHS
7 1 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 56 (56.57%) Windows
2 27 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 24 (24.24%) Windows Server
4 18 (18.18%) Linux
5 10 (10.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (9.09%) Windows 10
7 6 (6.06%) Unix
8 5 (5.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (5.05%) Ubuntu
8 5 (5.05%) VMS
8 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.02%) CentOS
10 2 (2.02%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.01%) Android
11 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.01%) CoreOS
11 1 (1.01%) Debian
11 1 (1.01%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.16%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 13 (13.13%) Disk Encryption
3 11 (11.11%) Information Security
3 11 (11.11%) ITIL
4 10 (10.10%) Server Virtualisation
5 9 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
5 9 (9.09%) Presales
6 8 (8.08%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (8.08%) DevOps
6 8 (8.08%) Migration
7 7 (7.07%) Network Design
8 6 (6.06%) Network Virtualisation
8 6 (6.06%) Programme Delivery
8 6 (6.06%) Project Management
9 5 (5.05%) Task Automation
10 4 (4.04%) E-Commerce
10 4 (4.04%) Network Management
10 4 (4.04%) Privileged Access Management
10 4 (4.04%) Risk Management
10 4 (4.04%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 32 (32.32%) PowerShell
2 16 (16.16%) SQL
3 13 (13.13%) VBScript
4 10 (10.10%) Python
5 8 (8.08%) Perl
6 7 (7.07%) Bash Shell
7 6 (6.06%) Java
8 4 (4.04%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.03%) C
10 2 (2.02%) Ruby
10 2 (2.02%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.01%) AWK
11 1 (1.01%) PHP
11 1 (1.01%) sed
11 1 (1.01%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.05%) CCNP
3 5 (5.05%) Degree
3 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.04%) CCNA
5 3 (3.03%) CCDP
5 3 (3.03%) JNCIS
6 2 (2.02%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (2.02%) CCSP
6 2 (2.02%) CISM
6 2 (2.02%) CISSP
6 2 (2.02%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.02%) DBS Check
6 2 (2.02%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.02%) MCSE
6 2 (2.02%) RHCE
6 2 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.06%) SLA
2 4 (4.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.01%) AS 2805
3 1 (1.01%) GMP
3 1 (1.01%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.01%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.01%) PMO
3 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 67 (67.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (47.47%) Active Directory
3 20 (20.20%) XenApp
4 16 (16.16%) XenDesktop
5 13 (13.13%) BitLocker
5 13 (13.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 12 (12.12%) vSphere
7 8 (8.08%) Virtual Desktop
8 7 (7.07%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (5.05%) VirtualBox
11 4 (4.04%) Hyper-V
11 4 (4.04%) VMware NSX
12 3 (3.03%) Xen
13 2 (2.02%) Docker
13 2 (2.02%) vCloud
14 1 (1.01%) LXC
14 1 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (1.01%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (22.22%) SCCM
2 16 (16.16%) Norton AntiVirus
3 13 (13.13%) Microsoft Intune
3 13 (13.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 8 (8.08%) Ansible
5 7 (7.07%) Puppet
6 6 (6.06%) WSUS
7 5 (5.05%) PowerCLI
8 4 (4.04%) vCenter Server
8 4 (4.04%) vRealize
9 3 (3.03%) EnCase
9 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (3.03%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (3.03%) SCOM
10 2 (2.02%) Kubernetes
10 2 (2.02%) Packer
10 2 (2.02%) Terraform
11 1 (1.01%) Mesos
11 1 (1.01%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 48 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 33 (33.33%) Citrix
3 16 (16.16%) Cisco
3 16 (16.16%) Symantec
4 15 (15.15%) Dell
5 14 (14.14%) HP
6 13 (13.13%) Altiris
6 13 (13.13%) LANDesk
7 11 (11.11%) AppSense
8 9 (9.09%) NetApp
8 9 (9.09%) Oracle
9 8 (8.08%) Apple
10 7 (7.07%) Mitel
11 6 (6.06%) Veeam
12 5 (5.05%) Brocade
12 5 (5.05%) CyberArk
12 5 (5.05%) Red Hat
13 4 (4.04%) EMC
14 3 (3.03%) CommVault
14 3 (3.03%) Juniper