Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 39 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 - -
Contract jobs citing Virtual Machines 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.18% 0.94% -
As % of the System Software category 12.12% 5.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Watford median daily rate £450 £450 -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 -
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 33 55 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 9.76% 17.19% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 26 15
Watford median daily rate £425 £413 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +79.35% -45.88%
10th Percentile £106 £130 £126
90th Percentile £730 £575 £450
Hertfordshire median daily rate £338 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -15.63% +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Watford median hourly rate £16.00 - £13.75
10th Percentile £14.00 - £13.03
90th Percentile £20.60 - £15.48
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.93 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +6.20% - -17.81%

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Virtual Machines 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 Watford region with a requirement for Virtual Machines.

1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Workflow
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Workstation
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 4 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 4 (100.00%) HP ALM
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Law
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing

Virtual Machines
Co-occurring 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Law
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 4 (100.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) VMware