Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 6 months to 23 July 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.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 30 33
Rank change year-on-year -8 +3 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 4 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.25% 1.96% 4.15%
As % of the System Software category 7.27% 15.15% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Watford median daily rate £550 £550 -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 - £37.50

VMware Infrastructure is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 55 33 61
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 17.19% 12.94% 21.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 24
Watford median daily rate £413 £230 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +79.35% -45.88% +100.00%
10th Percentile £130 £136 £295
90th Percentile £575 £413 £476
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.25% +34.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Watford median hourly rate - £13.75 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.91% +8.06%
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year - -17.81% +15.87%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Watford

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Watford

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Watford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 VMware Infrastructure.

1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Ansible
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Packer
3 1 (25.00%) Terraform
3 1 (25.00%) IaaS
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) HP

VMware Infrastructure
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 1 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Server+ Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Firmware
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (25.00%) Packer
2 1 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle