The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 17 17 17
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Contract jobs citing VMware 6 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.92% 5.15% 7.03%
As % of the Vendors category 9.52% 10.64% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £438 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  

VMware is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Watford.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 63 47 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 51.64% 48.45% 53.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 29
Median daily rate £450 £500 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +29.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £325 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £550 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Median hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.33% +200.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Watford

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Watford

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Watford

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Apple
2 5 (45.45%) SCCM
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) Citrix
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
4 3 (27.27%) DBS Check
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) High Availability
5 2 (18.18%) Dell
5 2 (18.18%) MySQL
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) SSL
5 2 (18.18%) NetApp
5 2 (18.18%) Middleware
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
5 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (18.18%) Firewall
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
5 2 (18.18%) Clustering
5 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
6 1 (9.09%) Degree

VMware
Top Related 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 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) SSL
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Data Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) IT Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) IT Technician
2 2 (18.18%) Migration Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Server Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
3 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Android
5 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
5 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
5 1 (9.09%) VMS
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
1 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (18.18%) High Availability
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
1 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Application Packaging
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
2 1 (9.09%) IT Strategy
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) DBS Check
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) MCSA
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Server+ Certification
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
4 1 (9.09%) Firmware
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Apple
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Dell
3 2 (18.18%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) Adobe
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) HP