Period
to 17 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 55 38
Rank change year-on-year +16 -17 -6
Contract jobs citing VMware 73 44 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.74% 3.27% 4.06%
As % of the Vendors category 8.97% 6.97% 7.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 20 37
Hertfordshire median daily rate £388 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -23.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £203 £198 £275
90th Percentile £506 £480 £545
East of England median daily rate £350 £325 £363
% change year-on-year +7.69% -10.34% +31.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.90% -51.67% +11.63%
10th Percentile £13.25 £9.58 £12.80
90th Percentile £13.75 £27.00 £57.00
East of England median hourly rate £18.34 £33.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -45.27% +34.00% +5.82%

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 814 631 713
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 52.89% 46.88% 52.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 339 345
Hertfordshire median daily rate £388 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -3.03% +5.77%
10th Percentile £195 £200 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £604
East of England median daily rate £425 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 39 65
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.86 £14.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -30.95% +40.99%
10th Percentile £11.25 £9.83 £8.76
90th Percentile £47.25 £44.55 £41.25
East of England median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year -7.14% -10.26% +11.43%

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 February 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
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 February 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
Hatfield +15 22 £450 +28.57% 13
Watford -6 21 £450 -5.26% 5
Stevenage -3 3 £235 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 3 - - 2
Hemel Hempstead 0 2 - - 4
Hertford - 2 - -
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £325 - 1
St Albans -4 1 £300 - 6
Knebworth - 1 £360 -
Tring - 1 £250 -
VMware
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 55 (75.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (54.79%) Windows
3 29 (39.73%) Active Directory
4 26 (35.62%) Microsoft
5 23 (31.51%) Citrix
6 20 (27.40%) PowerShell
7 16 (21.92%) XenApp
7 16 (21.92%) Windows 7
8 15 (20.55%) SCCM
8 15 (20.55%) Firewall
9 14 (19.18%) XenDesktop
10 13 (17.81%) Office 365
10 13 (17.81%) Symantec
10 13 (17.81%) Norton AntiVirus
10 13 (17.81%) Linux
11 12 (16.44%) SharePoint
11 12 (16.44%) MS Exchange
11 12 (16.44%) IBM
11 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (16.44%) Desktop Virtualisation
12 11 (15.07%) Disk Encryption
12 11 (15.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 11 (15.07%) Skype
12 11 (15.07%) OneDrive
12 11 (15.07%) BitLocker
12 11 (15.07%) Skype for Business
12 11 (15.07%) Microsoft Intune
12 11 (15.07%) Ivanti
12 11 (15.07%) VBScript
12 11 (15.07%) Oracle

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 12 (16.44%) MS Exchange
1 12 (16.44%) SharePoint
2 11 (15.07%) Skype for Business
3 4 (5.48%) OpenStack
4 3 (4.11%) IIS
4 3 (4.11%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.74%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.37%) Apache
6 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.37%) ThingWorx
6 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.37%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.81%) Office 365
2 11 (15.07%) OneDrive
3 9 (12.33%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.55%) Firewall
2 11 (15.07%) Skype
3 6 (8.22%) SAN
4 5 (6.85%) DHCP
4 5 (6.85%) DNS
5 4 (5.48%) Wireless
6 3 (4.11%) Internet
6 3 (4.11%) LAN
6 3 (4.11%) SSL
6 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.11%) WAN
7 2 (2.74%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.74%) NAS
8 1 (1.37%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (1.37%) IGMP
8 1 (1.37%) Multicast
8 1 (1.37%) VLAN
8 1 (1.37%) WLAN
8 1 (1.37%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (8.22%) DB2
2 6 (8.22%) MySQL
2 6 (8.22%) Relational Database
2 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.85%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Ant
1 6 (8.22%) Git (software)
1 6 (8.22%) Jenkins
1 6 (8.22%) Subversion
2 5 (6.85%) JIRA
2 5 (6.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.37%) AutoIt
3 1 (1.37%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.37%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.11%) Finance
3 2 (2.74%) Banking
3 2 (2.74%) Law
4 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.37%) Legal
4 1 (1.37%) Publishing
4 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (20.55%) Consultant
2 9 (12.33%) Analyst
3 6 (8.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (8.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (6.85%) Administrator
4 5 (6.85%) Deployment Consultant
4 5 (6.85%) Server Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (5.48%) SCCM Consultant
5 4 (5.48%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.11%) Architect
6 3 (4.11%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.11%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (4.11%) Test Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) VMware Consultant
6 3 (4.11%) Windows Consultant
7 2 (2.74%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (2.74%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.22%) Web Services
2 5 (6.85%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.37%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.37%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) CESG
2 9 (12.33%) User Experience
3 8 (10.96%) Clustering
3 8 (10.96%) Data Centre
4 6 (8.22%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.74%) Derivative
6 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.74%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.37%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.37%) FMCG
7 1 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.37%) NHS
7 1 (1.37%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 40 (54.79%) Windows
2 16 (21.92%) Windows 7
3 13 (17.81%) Linux
4 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (13.70%) Windows Server
6 8 (10.96%) Unix
7 7 (9.59%) Windows 10
8 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (2.74%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.37%) Android
12 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.37%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.44%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 11 (15.07%) Disk Encryption
3 9 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (12.33%) DevOps
3 9 (12.33%) Migration
4 8 (10.96%) DNA
4 8 (10.96%) E-Commerce
5 6 (8.22%) Customer Requirements
5 6 (8.22%) ITIL
5 6 (8.22%) Presales
5 6 (8.22%) Software Delivery
5 6 (8.22%) Translating Business Requirements
5 6 (8.22%) Waterfall
6 5 (6.85%) High Availability
6 5 (6.85%) Scenario Testing
6 5 (6.85%) Workflow
7 4 (5.48%) Information Security
7 4 (5.48%) Risk Management
7 4 (5.48%) Security Management
8 3 (4.11%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.40%) PowerShell
2 11 (15.07%) VBScript
3 10 (13.70%) Bash Shell
4 7 (9.59%) Java
4 7 (9.59%) Python
5 6 (8.22%) PHP
5 6 (8.22%) Ruby
6 4 (5.48%) SQL
7 2 (2.74%) C
7 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (5.48%) Degree
1 4 (5.48%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (5.48%) SC Cleared
1 4 (5.48%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.74%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 2 (2.74%) CCNA
3 2 (2.74%) CCSP
3 2 (2.74%) CISM
3 2 (2.74%) CISSP
3 2 (2.74%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.37%) CCNP
4 1 (1.37%) MCSA
4 1 (1.37%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.11%) GDPR
2 3 (4.11%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.74%) SLA
4 1 (1.37%) AS 2805
4 1 (1.37%) ISO 8583
4 1 (1.37%) PMO
System Software
1 55 (75.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (39.73%) Active Directory
3 16 (21.92%) XenApp
4 14 (19.18%) XenDesktop
5 11 (15.07%) BitLocker
5 11 (15.07%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (13.70%) vSphere
7 8 (10.96%) Hyper-V
7 8 (10.96%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (8.22%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (5.48%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (5.48%) VMware NSX
10 3 (4.11%) Xen
11 2 (2.74%) vCloud
12 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (1.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (20.55%) SCCM
2 13 (17.81%) Norton AntiVirus
3 11 (15.07%) Microsoft Intune
3 11 (15.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 10 (13.70%) Ansible
4 10 (13.70%) Puppet
5 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (8.22%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (6.85%) Control-M
7 5 (6.85%) vCenter Server
8 4 (5.48%) vRealize
8 4 (5.48%) WSUS
9 3 (4.11%) Nagios
10 2 (2.74%) Nessus
10 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (2.74%) Salt
10 2 (2.74%) SCOM
11 1 (1.37%) PowerCLI
11 1 (1.37%) WMI
Vendors
1 26 (35.62%) Microsoft
2 23 (31.51%) Citrix
3 13 (17.81%) Symantec
4 12 (16.44%) IBM
5 11 (15.07%) Altiris
5 11 (15.07%) Ivanti
5 11 (15.07%) Oracle
6 7 (9.59%) HP
7 6 (8.22%) 3PAR
7 6 (8.22%) hybris
7 6 (8.22%) Intershop
7 6 (8.22%) Red Hat
7 6 (8.22%) SAP
8 4 (5.48%) NetApp
9 3 (4.11%) Cisco
10 2 (2.74%) Apple
10 2 (2.74%) CommVault
10 2 (2.74%) Dell
10 2 (2.74%) EMC
10 2 (2.74%) Sophos