Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 31 34
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware 20 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.48% 4.81% 3.49%
As % of the Vendors category 10.15% 9.43% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 8
Watford median daily rate £350 £295 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.64% +24.21% -43.79%
10th Percentile £231 £163 £205
90th Percentile £435 £436 £300
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £431 £300
% change year-on-year -18.84% +43.75% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Watford median hourly rate - £14.50 -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.00 £15.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year +180.00% +50.00% -69.23%

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 197 212 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 53.97% 50.96% 57.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 98 77
Watford median daily rate £420 £425 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +32.81% -18.47%
10th Percentile £150 £211 £198
90th Percentile £550 £558 £518
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £403 £375
% change year-on-year -0.74% +7.47% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 4
Watford median hourly rate £18.50 £15.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.35% +12.73% +3.77%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.60 £12.22
90th Percentile £35.00 £18.50 £15.73
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.32 £16.65 £15.50
% change year-on-year +4.01% +7.44% -25.96%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (30.00%) Retail
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco
2 6 (30.00%) Citrix
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) Windows
3 5 (25.00%) HP
3 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (25.00%) VMware NSX
4 4 (20.00%) Presales
4 4 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (20.00%) IaaS
4 4 (20.00%) SaaS
4 4 (20.00%) PaaS
4 4 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (20.00%) OpenStack
4 4 (20.00%) Wireless
4 4 (20.00%) IBM
5 3 (15.00%) LAN
5 3 (15.00%) WAN
5 3 (15.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (10.00%) Riverbed
6 2 (10.00%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (10.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 2 (10.00%) CCIE Data Center
6 2 (10.00%) 802.1X

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 4 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (20.00%) IaaS
2 4 (20.00%) PaaS
2 4 (20.00%) SaaS
3 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) 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%) Firewall
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%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (30.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Azure Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix Support
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Network Architect
4 2 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (5.00%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support
5 1 (5.00%) Operational Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Operations Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Presales
2 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
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 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (25.00%) VMware NSX
2 4 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) Squid
3 1 (5.00%) XenApp
3 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco
1 6 (30.00%) Citrix
2 5 (25.00%) HP
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (10.00%) Brocade
4 2 (10.00%) F5
4 2 (10.00%) Juniper
4 2 (10.00%) Riverbed
5 1 (5.00%) EMC
5 1 (5.00%) Isilon