Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for VMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMS over the 6 months to 24 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.

VMS
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 99 100
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 +11
Contract jobs citing VMS 6 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.38% 0.072% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.79% 0.34% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Hertfordshire median daily rate £550 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -2.70% -2.63%
East of England median daily rate £550 £450 £463
% change year-on-year +22.22% -2.70% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £26.00 - -

VMS is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 335 296 411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 21.02% 21.25% 25.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 155 202
Hertfordshire median daily rate £370 £365 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.37% +8.55% -3.93%
10th Percentile £120 £167 £120
90th Percentile £560 £523 £488
East of England median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 19 48
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £11.03 £10.00 £8.75
90th Percentile £47.13 £20.00 £38.75
East of England median hourly rate £21.28 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +28.94% -2.94% +3.03%

VMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing VMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for VMS in Hertfordshire

VMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMS in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMS in Hertfordshire

VMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMS in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMS in Hertfordshire

VMS
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 VMS within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 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
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £550 -
VMS
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMS 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 VMS.

1 6 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (83.33%) VirtualBox
2 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (83.33%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) Law
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Perl
2 5 (83.33%) Programme Delivery
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Runbook
3 3 (50.00%) Malware Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Computer Forensics
3 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (50.00%) Information Security
3 3 (50.00%) Threat Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (50.00%) EnCase
3 3 (50.00%) Actionable Insight
3 3 (50.00%) OllyDbg
3 3 (50.00%) IDA Disassembler
3 3 (50.00%) Metasploit
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) IaaS
5 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server

VMS
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) IDA Disassembler
1 3 (50.00%) Metasploit
1 3 (50.00%) OllyDbg
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (83.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Incident Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Malware Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Security Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Security Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Programme Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Actionable Insight
2 3 (50.00%) Computer Forensics
2 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Malware Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Runbook
2 3 (50.00%) Threat Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (83.33%) Perl
2 5 (83.33%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VirtualBox
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) EnCase
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware