Period
to 14 October 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 14 October 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
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 38 27 24
Rank change year-on-year -11 -3 +13
Contract jobs citing VMware 69 87 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.10% 5.50% 7.04%
As % of the Vendors category 10.53% 10.43% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 54 38
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £350 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -18.84% +40.24%
10th Percentile £238 £208 £179
90th Percentile £575 £500 £533
East of England median daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year +6.38% +0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 15
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £15.00
East of England median hourly rate £52.50 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +289.03% -10.03% -45.67%

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 655 834 722
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 48.38% 52.68% 48.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 461 359
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £170 £205
90th Percentile £588 £550 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 77 57
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.75 £17.32 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.61% +4.97% +13.79%
10th Percentile £10.57 £11.95 £12.41
90th Percentile £51.25 £44.15 £44.20
East of England median hourly rate £16.20 £17.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year -4.71% +4.65% -1.55%

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 14 October 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
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 14 October 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
Hatfield +14 27 £425 -15.00% 5
Hemel Hempstead +10 14 £325 -18.75% 8
Watford -18 9 £438 +25.00% 10
Stevenage -5 5 £509 +95.67%
St Albans +7 4 £500 +132.56% 3
Welwyn Garden City +14 2 £503 +48.89% 2
Borehamwood - 2 £200 - 4
Royston - 1 - - 1
VMware
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 October 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 44 (63.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (44.93%) Windows
3 29 (42.03%) Active Directory
4 25 (36.23%) Microsoft
5 24 (34.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 23 (33.33%) NetApp
7 22 (31.88%) Linux
8 20 (28.99%) Windows Server
9 18 (26.09%) Cisco
9 18 (26.09%) HP
9 18 (26.09%) vSphere
10 17 (24.64%) Telecoms
11 16 (23.19%) SCCM
12 15 (21.74%) OpenStack
12 15 (21.74%) SQL
13 14 (20.29%) Citrix
13 14 (20.29%) Veritas
13 14 (20.29%) Network Design
13 14 (20.29%) Data Centre
14 13 (18.84%) Security Cleared
14 13 (18.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (18.84%) Hyper-V
14 13 (18.84%) Unix
14 13 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (17.39%) ITIL
15 12 (17.39%) TCP/IP
15 12 (17.39%) SAN
16 11 (15.94%) NetBackup
16 11 (15.94%) SC Cleared
17 10 (14.49%) Azure

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 15 (21.74%) OpenStack
2 6 (8.70%) IBM Notes
3 5 (7.25%) IBM Domino
4 3 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (4.35%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.90%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (7.25%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.49%) AWS
1 10 (14.49%) Azure
2 5 (7.25%) Office 365
3 4 (5.80%) GCP
3 4 (5.80%) IaaS
3 4 (5.80%) PaaS
4 1 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.45%) GitHub
4 1 (1.45%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.39%) SAN
1 12 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 10 (14.49%) LAN
2 10 (14.49%) WAN
3 6 (8.70%) DNS
4 4 (5.80%) DHCP
5 3 (4.35%) iSCSI
5 3 (4.35%) NAS
5 3 (4.35%) Wireless
6 2 (2.90%) Skype
6 2 (2.90%) VSAN
6 2 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.45%) 2.5G
7 1 (1.45%) 2G
7 1 (1.45%) 3G
7 1 (1.45%) 4G
7 1 (1.45%) 5G
7 1 (1.45%) Firewall
7 1 (1.45%) Profibus
7 1 (1.45%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) Oracle Database
1 6 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.90%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.45%) Electronic Patient Records
General
1 17 (24.64%) Telecoms
2 8 (11.59%) Back Office
3 4 (5.80%) Finance
3 4 (5.80%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.80%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.90%) Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Electronics
4 2 (2.90%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Marketing
4 2 (2.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (30.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (15.94%) VMware Engineer
3 9 (13.04%) Network Design Specialist
3 9 (13.04%) Network Specialist
4 7 (10.14%) Architect
4 7 (10.14%) Support Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) IP Specialist
6 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Author
7 4 (5.80%) Senior Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Storage Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Technical Author
8 3 (4.35%) Administrator
8 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support
8 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) NetBackup Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) LDAP
1 2 (2.90%) Middleware
1 2 (2.90%) Velocity
1 2 (2.90%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.45%) JSON
2 1 (1.45%) RESTful
2 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.29%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.14%) Clustering
3 5 (7.25%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (7.25%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.35%) Derivative
5 3 (4.35%) EMC VMAX
5 3 (4.35%) EMC VNX
5 3 (4.35%) EMC VNXe
5 3 (4.35%) HP Superdome
5 3 (4.35%) NHS
5 3 (4.35%) Public Cloud
5 3 (4.35%) Replication
6 2 (2.90%) EMC Centera
6 2 (2.90%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.45%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.45%) e-Health
7 1 (1.45%) LIMS
7 1 (1.45%) PACS
7 1 (1.45%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 31 (44.93%) Windows
2 22 (31.88%) Linux
3 20 (28.99%) Windows Server
4 13 (18.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (18.84%) Unix
5 10 (14.49%) Solaris
5 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (11.59%) CentOS
6 8 (11.59%) Ubuntu
7 5 (7.25%) AIX
7 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (5.80%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.35%) HPUX
9 3 (4.35%) VMS
9 3 (4.35%) Windows 10
9 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.90%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.45%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (1.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 14 (20.29%) Network Design
3 13 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (17.39%) ITIL
5 10 (14.49%) Capacity Management
6 8 (11.59%) High Availability
6 8 (11.59%) Network Virtualisation
7 7 (10.14%) DevOps
7 7 (10.14%) Network Load Balancing
7 7 (10.14%) Problem Management
7 7 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (8.70%) Migration
8 6 (8.70%) Proactive Monitoring
9 5 (7.25%) Proactive Maintenance
9 5 (7.25%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (7.25%) Software Deployment
10 4 (5.80%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (5.80%) Proactive Management
10 4 (5.80%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.74%) SQL
2 4 (5.80%) Python
3 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.90%) Korn
4 2 (2.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (18.84%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.94%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.70%) Degree
4 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (4.35%) MCSE
6 2 (2.90%) CCNA
6 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.45%) MCP
7 1 (1.45%) VCAP
7 1 (1.45%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.90%) SLA
3 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.45%) HL7
System Software
1 44 (63.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (42.03%) Active Directory
3 18 (26.09%) vSphere
4 13 (18.84%) Hyper-V
5 9 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (10.14%) ISA Server
6 7 (10.14%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (5.80%) XenApp
8 3 (4.35%) Ceph
8 3 (4.35%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.90%) Docker
9 2 (2.90%) NFS
9 2 (2.90%) SRDF
9 2 (2.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (2.90%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (2.90%) VMware NSX
10 1 (1.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (1.45%) Firmware
10 1 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (23.19%) SCCM
2 11 (15.94%) NetBackup
3 9 (13.04%) vCenter Server
4 7 (10.14%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (8.70%) SCOM
6 5 (7.25%) Kubernetes
7 3 (4.35%) Grafana
7 3 (4.35%) Prometheus
8 2 (2.90%) EMC TimeFinder
8 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (2.90%) NetApp OnCommand
8 2 (2.90%) Tivoli
8 2 (2.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (1.45%) Check_MK
9 1 (1.45%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (1.45%) IBM BigFix
9 1 (1.45%) Puppet
9 1 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (1.45%) vRealize
Vendors
1 25 (36.23%) Microsoft
2 23 (33.33%) NetApp
3 18 (26.09%) Cisco
3 18 (26.09%) HP
4 14 (20.29%) Citrix
4 14 (20.29%) Veritas
5 9 (13.04%) Lotus
5 9 (13.04%) Oracle
6 8 (11.59%) Symantec
7 7 (10.14%) Dell
8 4 (5.80%) IBM
8 4 (5.80%) Juniper
8 4 (5.80%) Red Hat
8 4 (5.80%) SAP
9 3 (4.35%) Aruba
9 3 (4.35%) BMC
9 3 (4.35%) EMC
9 3 (4.35%) F5
9 3 (4.35%) FireEye
9 3 (4.35%) Google