Period
to 18 July 2018

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 6 months to 18 July 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.

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

VMware
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 25 21
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 +13
Contract jobs citing VMware 20 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.06% 5.23% 5.79%
As % of the Vendors category 12.50% 9.94% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 9
Watford median daily rate £350 £305 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.75% +12.96% -35.71%
10th Percentile £199 £282 £205
90th Percentile £475 £505 £380
Hertfordshire median daily rate £325 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -21.21% +10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Watford median hourly rate - £14.50 -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.64 £14.75 -
% change year-on-year +26.34% - -

VMware is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Watford.

All Vendors
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 160 161 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 48.48% 52.61% 46.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 82 55
Watford median daily rate £450 £425 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +32.81% -14.67%
10th Percentile £132 £169 £202
90th Percentile £550 £552 £575
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 1
Watford median hourly rate £26.25 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.03% +11.54% +0.97%
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.86 £14.50 £13.25
% change year-on-year +9.38% +9.43% -24.29%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Watford over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Watford

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 8 (40.00%) Cisco
1 8 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (35.00%) VMware NSX
2 7 (35.00%) IBM
2 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (30.00%) HP
4 5 (25.00%) Citrix
4 5 (25.00%) Retail
4 5 (25.00%) Wireless
5 4 (20.00%) Workflow
5 4 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) JIRA
5 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) Web Services
5 4 (20.00%) Client/Server
5 4 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 4 (20.00%) HP ALM
5 4 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
6 3 (15.00%) LAN
6 3 (15.00%) ITIL
6 3 (15.00%) WAN
7 2 (10.00%) Service Management
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (10.00%) Juniper

VMware
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 (10.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) IaaS
2 2 (10.00%) PaaS
2 2 (10.00%) SaaS
3 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Wireless
2 3 (15.00%) LAN
2 3 (15.00%) WAN
3 2 (10.00%) BGP-4
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (10.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (10.00%) MPLS
3 2 (10.00%) OSPF
3 2 (10.00%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.00%) VXLAN
3 2 (10.00%) WLAN
4 1 (5.00%) Firewall
4 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) JIRA
1 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Law
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Architect
2 7 (35.00%) Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Azure Architect
4 4 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Citrix Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Citrix Support
6 2 (10.00%) Citrix Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Network Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Backup Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Integration Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Integration Test Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Operational Support Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Operations Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
1 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
1 4 (20.00%) Workflow
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Presales
3 2 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CCDE
1 2 (10.00%) CCIE
1 2 (10.00%) CCIE Data Center
1 2 (10.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
1 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (35.00%) VMware NSX
2 4 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.00%) Squid
4 1 (5.00%) XenApp
4 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) HP ALM
2 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco
2 7 (35.00%) IBM
3 6 (30.00%) HP
4 5 (25.00%) Citrix
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.00%) Brocade
6 2 (10.00%) EMC
6 2 (10.00%) F5
6 2 (10.00%) Juniper
6 2 (10.00%) Riverbed
7 1 (5.00%) Isilon