Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 26 43
Rank change year-on-year -2 +17 -18
Contract jobs citing VMware 94 102 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.78% 6.49% 4.40%
As % of the Vendors category 11.06% 12.91% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 39 36
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +30.77% -23.53%
10th Percentile £253 £180 £196
90th Percentile £500 £515 £466
East of England median daily rate £364 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +3.93% +4.48% -4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 5
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £34.50 £15.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +130.00% +50.00% -69.23%
10th Percentile £28.40 £13.35 £9.19
90th Percentile £41.40 £17.82 £25.15
East of England median hourly rate £13.83 £15.50 £25.05
% change year-on-year -10.81% -38.12% -21.72%

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 850 790 727
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 52.24% 50.29% 52.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 390 394
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.59%
10th Percentile £175 £185 £217
90th Percentile £550 £575 £500
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 68 35
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.16 £16.65 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.05% +14.84% -30.95%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.44 £9.19
90th Percentile £44.25 £46.50 £40.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year +4.65% -1.55% -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 17 November 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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +1 23 £350 +18.64% 10
Welwyn Garden City 0 13 £338 -
Hatfield -3 9 £500 +11.11% 4
Stevenage -7 9 £420 +4.22% 6
Letchworth - 3 - -
St Albans +1 2 £215 -53.51% 2
Tring 0 2 £150 -40.00%
Borehamwood -3 2 £375 -
Bishop's Stortford 0 1 £325 - 1
Rickmansworth -6 1 £220 -
Hemel Hempstead -10 1 £400 -5.88% 4
Waltham Cross - 1 £350 - 2
VMware
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 58 (61.70%) Windows
2 38 (40.43%) PowerShell
3 34 (36.17%) Windows Server
4 31 (32.98%) Active Directory
5 28 (29.79%) Microsoft
6 27 (28.72%) VMware Infrastructure
7 25 (26.60%) Linux
8 24 (25.53%) VMware ESXi
9 20 (21.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 19 (20.21%) DNS
11 18 (19.15%) Office 365
11 18 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (18.09%) Hyper-V
13 16 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (13.83%) vSphere
14 13 (13.83%) Citrix
14 13 (13.83%) ITIL
14 13 (13.83%) JavaScript
14 13 (13.83%) vRealize Orchestrator
14 13 (13.83%) vRealize
15 12 (12.77%) Windows 7
16 11 (11.70%) WSUS
17 10 (10.64%) Retail
17 10 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 10 (10.64%) Bash Shell
17 10 (10.64%) Cisco
17 10 (10.64%) Firewall
17 10 (10.64%) vCenter Server
17 10 (10.64%) Data Centre
18 9 (9.57%) VMware Workstation

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%) Skype for Business
2 5 (5.32%) OpenStack
3 4 (4.26%) GlassFish
3 4 (4.26%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.06%) Apache
4 1 (1.06%) Confluence
4 1 (1.06%) IIS
4 1 (1.06%) ThingWorx
4 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.13%) Windchill
2 1 (1.06%) 3ds Max
2 1 (1.06%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.06%) CINEMA 4D
2 1 (1.06%) SketchUp
Cloud Services
1 18 (19.15%) Office 365
2 9 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.32%) IaaS
4 4 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.26%) PaaS
4 4 (4.26%) SaaS
5 3 (3.19%) OneDrive
6 2 (2.13%) Mimecast
7 1 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (20.21%) DNS
2 10 (10.64%) Firewall
3 9 (9.57%) DHCP
4 7 (7.45%) TCP/IP
5 6 (6.38%) LAN
5 6 (6.38%) SAN
5 6 (6.38%) WAN
6 5 (5.32%) Internet
6 5 (5.32%) Skype
7 4 (4.26%) Wireless
8 3 (3.19%) OSPF
9 2 (2.13%) BGP
9 2 (2.13%) BGP-4
9 2 (2.13%) EIGRP
9 2 (2.13%) FTP
9 2 (2.13%) MPLS
9 2 (2.13%) VoIP
9 2 (2.13%) VPN
9 2 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.06%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.06%) JIRA
General
1 10 (10.64%) Retail
2 3 (3.19%) Finance
2 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.13%) Back Office
3 2 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (20.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (13.83%) Consultant
3 10 (10.64%) Analyst
3 10 (10.64%) Support Engineer
4 8 (8.51%) Administrator
5 7 (7.45%) Architect
5 7 (7.45%) Support Analyst
6 6 (6.38%) Active Directory Specialist
6 6 (6.38%) Automation Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) Server Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Designer
8 4 (4.26%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (4.26%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.26%) Unix Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Unix Support
8 4 (4.26%) Unix Support Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.57%) LDAP
2 3 (3.19%) REST
3 2 (2.13%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.06%) CSS
4 1 (1.06%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.06%) Middleware
4 1 (1.06%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.64%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.26%) Clustering
2 4 (4.26%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.13%) Derivative
4 2 (2.13%) FMCG
4 2 (2.13%) Replication
5 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.06%) Handset
5 1 (1.06%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 58 (61.70%) Windows
2 34 (36.17%) Windows Server
3 25 (26.60%) Linux
4 18 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (12.77%) Windows 7
7 10 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (8.51%) Unix
8 8 (8.51%) Windows 10
9 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (3.19%) Solaris
11 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.13%) CentOS
11 2 (2.13%) HPUX
11 2 (2.13%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.13%) VMS
11 2 (2.13%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.06%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 13 (13.83%) ITIL
3 9 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (9.57%) Migration
4 8 (8.51%) Security Management
5 5 (5.32%) DevOps
5 5 (5.32%) Load Balancing
5 5 (5.32%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (4.26%) Presales
6 4 (4.26%) Project Management
6 4 (4.26%) Software Engineering
6 4 (4.26%) Task Automation
6 4 (4.26%) Workflow
7 3 (3.19%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 3 (3.19%) Disk Encryption
7 3 (3.19%) High Availability
7 3 (3.19%) Mentoring
7 3 (3.19%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (3.19%) Supplier Management
8 2 (2.13%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 38 (40.43%) PowerShell
2 13 (13.83%) JavaScript
3 10 (10.64%) Bash Shell
4 8 (8.51%) Shell Script
5 7 (7.45%) VBScript
6 6 (6.38%) Python
7 5 (5.32%) SQL
8 3 (3.19%) Perl
8 3 (3.19%) VB
9 2 (2.13%) C
9 2 (2.13%) Korn
10 1 (1.06%) ANSI C
10 1 (1.06%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 6 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.32%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.13%) CCDE
4 2 (2.13%) CCIE
4 2 (2.13%) CCIE Data Center
4 2 (2.13%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 2 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.13%) CNE
4 2 (2.13%) MCP
4 2 (2.13%) MCSE
4 2 (2.13%) Novell Certification
5 1 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.06%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.06%) Degree
5 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.06%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) SLA
2 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (32.98%) Active Directory
2 27 (28.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (25.53%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (18.09%) Hyper-V
5 13 (13.83%) vSphere
6 9 (9.57%) DFS Replication
6 9 (9.57%) VMware Workstation
7 8 (8.51%) Xen
8 7 (7.45%) VMware NSX
9 4 (4.26%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (4.26%) XenApp
9 4 (4.26%) XenDesktop
10 3 (3.19%) BitLocker
11 2 (2.13%) Docker
11 2 (2.13%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (2.13%) VirtualBox
12 1 (1.06%) Ceph
12 1 (1.06%) FreeRADIUS
12 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (1.06%) Squid
Systems Management
1 13 (13.83%) vRealize
1 13 (13.83%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 11 (11.70%) WSUS
3 10 (10.64%) vCenter Server
4 9 (9.57%) SCOM
5 8 (8.51%) Puppet
6 7 (7.45%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (6.38%) SCCM
8 4 (4.26%) Ansible
8 4 (4.26%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (3.19%) NetBackup
10 2 (2.13%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (2.13%) Salt
10 2 (2.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (1.06%) AirWatch
11 1 (1.06%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (1.06%) FortiGate
11 1 (1.06%) Grafana
11 1 (1.06%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 28 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.83%) Citrix
3 10 (10.64%) Cisco
4 9 (9.57%) Red Hat
4 9 (9.57%) Symantec
5 7 (7.45%) HP
5 7 (7.45%) NetApp
6 5 (5.32%) Splunk
7 4 (4.26%) F5
7 4 (4.26%) IBM
7 4 (4.26%) Sophos
8 3 (3.19%) Juniper
8 3 (3.19%) Veeam
9 2 (2.13%) Aerohive Networks
9 2 (2.13%) Altiris
9 2 (2.13%) Aruba
9 2 (2.13%) Brocade
9 2 (2.13%) McAfee
9 2 (2.13%) Remedy
9 2 (2.13%) Riverbed