Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a VMware Engineer was £298 per day in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

VMware Engineer
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 39 37
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2 -
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.46% 0.70% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.72% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Watford median daily rate £298 £285 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.39% -32.94% -
10th Percentile £281 £273 £413
90th Percentile £320 £298 £438
Hertfordshire median daily rate £298 £285 £425
% change year-on-year +4.39% -32.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Watford
Contract vacancies in Watford with a recognized job title 406 278 241
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.12% 97.54% 96.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 145 131
Watford median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £205 £170 £120
90th Percentile £575 £535 £475
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 16
Watford median hourly rate £17.75 £13.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.09% +1.85% +8.00%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.00 £8.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £15.20 £35.12
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.84 £14.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +16.10% -14.71% +10.43%

VMware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings that featured VMware Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Engineer in Watford

VMware Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Engineer in Watford

VMware Engineer Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, VMware Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region featuring VMware Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server

VMware Engineer Skill Set
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) VMware