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 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 17 18
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.72% 3.60% 7.86%
As % of the System Software category 3.85% 26.67% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £550 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £42.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year -50.00% +33.33%  

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 26 15 28
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 18.84% 13.51% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 7
Median daily rate £228 £205 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.97% -48.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £110 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £393 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +0.68% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £13.75 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.67%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% +6.06%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 27 April 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%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Dell
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Clustering
3 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) High Availability
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Middleware
4 1 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Server+ Certification
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Data Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Migration Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Server Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) VMS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
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 ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp