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 24 June 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.

VMware
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 14 28
Rank change year-on-year -6 +14  
Contract jobs citing VMware 7 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.43% 5.84% 3.16%
As % of the Vendors category 8.97% 13.79% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Median daily rate £305 £228 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.06% -45.83%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £360 £330
% change year-on-year +3.05% +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £28.88 £22.00
% change year-on-year -41.12% +31.25%  

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 78 58 82
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 49.37% 42.34% 51.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 28 35
Median daily rate £390 £275 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.81% -24.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £190 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -1.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Watford over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Watford

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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 24 June 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 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) SCCM
3 8 (61.54%) Windows 7
3 8 (61.54%) Apple
4 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 4 (30.77%) Citrix
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (23.08%) DBS Check
5 3 (23.08%) NetApp
5 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
6 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (15.38%) Fat Client
6 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (15.38%) SAN
6 2 (15.38%) Thin Client
6 2 (15.38%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL
6 2 (15.38%) MCSA
6 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
6 2 (15.38%) Office 365
7 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012

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 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) IaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) IT Technician
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) SAN Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Fat Client
1 2 (15.38%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows 7
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.69%) Android
6 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
6 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
6 1 (7.69%) Solaris
6 1 (7.69%) Unix
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
2 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
2 1 (7.69%) DevOps
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
2 1 (7.69%) Kanban
2 1 (7.69%) Scrum
2 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) DBS Check
2 2 (15.38%) MCSA
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) Server+ Certification
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.69%) Firmware
4 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) Ansible
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Apple
2 4 (30.77%) Citrix
3 3 (23.08%) NetApp
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) Adobe
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (7.69%) HP