Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 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.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 33 38
Rank change year-on-year -7 +5 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 5 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.34% 4.00% 1.37%
As % of the System Software category 11.63% 42.50% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Watford median daily rate £400 £238 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +68.42% -52.50% +17.65%
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £438
% change year-on-year -5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.00 £16.81 £9.75
% change year-on-year +149.93% +72.36% -74.00%

VMware Infrastructure 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 43 40 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 11.53% 9.41% 18.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 23
Watford median daily rate £300 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.41% +41.67% -29.41%
10th Percentile £117 £150 £205
90th Percentile £463 £588 £525
Hertfordshire median daily rate £363 £450 £363
% change year-on-year -19.44% +24.14% -9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Watford median hourly rate £17.00 £13.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.64% +5.77% -3.70%
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.50 £16.81 £11.50
% change year-on-year -1.81% +46.13% -23.33%

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 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 VMware Infrastructure.

1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (60.00%) Juniper
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) CCIE
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) OSPF
4 2 (40.00%) BGP-4
4 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (40.00%) 802.1X
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (40.00%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (40.00%) Riverbed
4 2 (40.00%) F5
4 2 (40.00%) Brocade
4 2 (40.00%) Retail
4 2 (40.00%) CCDE
4 2 (40.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 2 (40.00%) CCIE Data Center
4 2 (40.00%) VMware NSX
4 2 (40.00%) VXLAN
4 2 (40.00%) WLAN
5 1 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation

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 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) BGP-4
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (40.00%) MPLS
2 2 (40.00%) OSPF
2 2 (40.00%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) VXLAN
2 2 (40.00%) WLAN
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Handset
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCDE
1 2 (40.00%) CCIE
1 2 (40.00%) CCIE Data Center
1 2 (40.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware NSX
2 1 (20.00%) Firmware
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) Brocade
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Mitel