Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 19 28
Rank change year-on-year -8 +9 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware 18 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.98% 4.47% 3.45%
As % of the Vendors category 12.08% 10.58% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Watford median daily rate £450 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +46.15% -23.53%
10th Percentile £311 £318 £227
90th Percentile £475 £525 £508
Hertfordshire median daily rate £300 £419 £425
% change year-on-year -28.36% -1.47% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Watford median hourly rate - £14.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -51.67% +0.84%
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.64 £14.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +28.52% -51.67% +81.82%

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 149 104 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 49.50% 42.28% 46.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 55 47
Watford median daily rate £445 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +3.03% +6.45%
10th Percentile £213 £130 £152
90th Percentile £578 £547 £575
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year - -3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 6
Watford median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% -34.83% +78.00%
10th Percentile £15.35 £13.75 £13.50
90th Percentile £128.00 £15.75 £41.25
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.72 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +1.52% -3.33% +5.26%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 14 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (61.11%) IBM
3 7 (38.89%) E-Commerce
3 7 (38.89%) DNA
3 7 (38.89%) Firewall
3 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
5 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (27.78%) Magento
5 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
5 5 (27.78%) hybris
5 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
5 5 (27.78%) Puppet
5 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
5 5 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
5 5 (27.78%) Ansible
5 5 (27.78%) DevOps
5 5 (27.78%) Software Delivery
5 5 (27.78%) Translating Business Requirements
5 5 (27.78%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (27.78%) Scenario Testing
5 5 (27.78%) HP ALM
5 5 (27.78%) Workflow
5 5 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (27.78%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (27.78%) Subversion
5 5 (27.78%) Ruby

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 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) Wireless
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) DB2
1 5 (27.78%) MySQL
1 5 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Ant
1 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
1 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
1 5 (27.78%) JIRA
1 5 (27.78%) Subversion
1 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Law
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Azure Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Information Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) AWS Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Backup Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (5.56%) Integration Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Operational Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Operations Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Storage and Backup Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Client/Server
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) DNA
1 7 (38.89%) E-Commerce
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) DevOps
2 5 (27.78%) Scenario Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Software Delivery
2 5 (27.78%) Translating Business Requirements
2 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
2 5 (27.78%) Workflow
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 2 (11.11%) Information Management
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security Management
4 2 (11.11%) ISMS
4 2 (11.11%) Patch Management
4 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Security Management
4 2 (11.11%) Security Patching
5 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
1 5 (27.78%) Java
1 5 (27.78%) PHP
1 5 (27.78%) Python
1 5 (27.78%) Ruby
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) GDPR
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 5 (27.78%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (27.78%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (16.67%) vSphere
5 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (11.11%) VMware NSX
6 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
6 1 (5.56%) Squid
6 1 (5.56%) XenApp
6 1 (5.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Ansible
1 5 (27.78%) HP ALM
1 5 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (27.78%) Puppet
2 2 (11.11%) Nagios
2 2 (11.11%) Nessus
2 2 (11.11%) vCenter Server
3 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
3 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) IBM
2 5 (27.78%) HP
2 5 (27.78%) hybris
2 5 (27.78%) Intershop
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Sophos
3 2 (11.11%) Zscaler
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) EMC