Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for Virtual Machines skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Machines over the 6 months to 19 October 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.

Virtual Machine (VM)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 46 43
Contract jobs citing Virtual Machines 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford - 1.45% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category - 11.11% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Watford median daily rate - £394 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.00% +2.94%
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £438
% change year-on-year -5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -

Virtual Machines is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 38 54 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 10.38% 13.01% 16.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 27 22
Watford median daily rate £400 £450 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +73.08% -38.82%
10th Percentile £106 £163 £205
90th Percentile £775 £575 £390
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £450 £363
% change year-on-year -22.22% +24.14% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 1
Watford median hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.52% +3.85% -1.89%
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £16.81 £12.25
% change year-on-year -4.79% +37.18% -33.78%

Virtual Machines
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing Virtual Machines as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Machines in Watford

Virtual Machines
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Virtual Machines in Watford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Machines in Watford