The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 15 20 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs citing VMware 5 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 4.90% 1.96% 10.40%
As % of the Vendors category 16.13% 4.00% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Median daily rate £475 £290 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.79% -31.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £290 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £290 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £26.60 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-17.29% +18.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Vendors Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
31 50 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 30.39% 49.02% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 27 31
Median daily rate £450 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £141 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.53% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Median hourly rate £14.50 £30.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.66% +140.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford region citing VMware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the Watford region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Watford

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Watford region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Watford region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Watford region with a requirement for VMware.

1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) High Availability
5 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (28.57%) XenApp
5 2 (28.57%) Dell
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) Fat Client
5 2 (28.57%) Thin Client
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) Middleware
5 2 (28.57%) MySQL
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 2 (28.57%) SSL
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) Clustering
5 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Data Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Migration Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Server Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Server Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (28.57%) Fat Client
1 2 (28.57%) Thin Client
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (28.57%) High Availability
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) XenApp
4 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) Dell
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp