Period
to 15 November 2018

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 15 November 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 Servers
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 50 40
Rank change year-on-year +3 -10 -
Contract jobs citing Virtual Servers 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.26% 0.45% 0.35%
As % of the System Software category 2.27% 4.17% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Watford median daily rate - £300 -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £300 £444
% change year-on-year +33.33% -32.39% +47.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £43.50 £46.50 -
% change year-on-year -6.45% - -

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 44 48 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 11.31% 10.79% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 21
Watford median daily rate £350 £438 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +56.25% -34.12%
10th Percentile £112 £163 £205
90th Percentile £775 £575 £395
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £450 £364
% change year-on-year -22.22% +23.71% -5.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Watford median hourly rate £15.00 £13.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +5.77% -3.70%
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £16.81 £11.50
% change year-on-year -4.79% +46.13% -36.11%

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 15 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Virtual Servers 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 Servers.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Handset
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Mitel
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Mitel
1 1 (100.00%) VMware