Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for Virtual Servers skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Servers over the 6 months to 13 December 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.

Virtual Servers
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 40 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 - -
Contract jobs citing Virtual Servers 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.47% 0.35% -
As % of the System Software category 5.13% 1.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Watford median daily rate £300 - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £300 £444 £300
% change year-on-year -32.39% +47.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £46.50 - -

Virtual Servers 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 39 52 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 9.07% 17.99% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 22
Watford median daily rate £425 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -29.41% +25.93%
10th Percentile £150 £205 £218
90th Percentile £588 £525 £438
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £363 £400
% change year-on-year +24.14% -9.38% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Watford median hourly rate £13.75 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.77% -3.70% -20.59%
10th Percentile £13.33 £13.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £13.98 £13.00 £22.00
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £11.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +46.13% -25.81% -27.91%

Virtual Servers
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Servers in Watford

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Virtual Servers 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 Virtual Servers.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Network Segmentation
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall

Virtual Servers
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) 4G
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Network Segmentation
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
1 1 (50.00%) BMC
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Mitel
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) VMware