Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 32 31
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1 -11
Contract jobs citing VMware 20 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.59% 3.16% 2.80%
As % of the Vendors category 9.13% 5.56% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 3
Watford median daily rate £295 £285 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.51% -32.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £163 £205 £311
90th Percentile £436 £370 £438
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £325 £425
% change year-on-year +30.77% -23.53% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Watford median hourly rate £14.50 - £30.00
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £10.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +50.00% -69.23% +66.67%

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 219 162 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 50.23% 56.84% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 72 62
Watford median daily rate £419 £320 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.86% -24.71% +14.86%
10th Percentile £196 £205 £210
90th Percentile £575 £488 £544
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £378 £410
% change year-on-year +5.96% -7.93% +13.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 3
Watford median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.86% - -9.68%
10th Percentile £13.65 £12.41 £13.30
90th Percentile £18.55 £15.85 £26.80
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £14.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +15.90% -30.95% +35.48%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 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 14 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) Firewall
3 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (25.00%) SAN
4 5 (25.00%) NetApp
4 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (25.00%) Citrix
4 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (20.00%) Dell
5 4 (20.00%) Apple
5 4 (20.00%) Degree
5 4 (20.00%) SCCM
6 3 (15.00%) WSUS
6 3 (15.00%) DevOps
6 3 (15.00%) Private Cloud
6 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (15.00%) Capacity Management
6 3 (15.00%) Ansible
6 3 (15.00%) CommVault
6 3 (15.00%) Symantec
6 3 (15.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (15.00%) Finance
6 3 (15.00%) EMC
6 3 (15.00%) DHCP
6 3 (15.00%) DNS

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%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) JBoss
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.00%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Firewall
2 5 (25.00%) SAN
3 3 (15.00%) DHCP
3 3 (15.00%) DNS
3 3 (15.00%) LAN
3 3 (15.00%) SSL
4 2 (10.00%) IGMP
4 2 (10.00%) Multicast
4 2 (10.00%) Wireless
4 2 (10.00%) WLAN
5 1 (5.00%) 4G
5 1 (5.00%) MPLS
5 1 (5.00%) VoIP
5 1 (5.00%) WAN
5 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) DB2
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Ant
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) IT Technician
2 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Backup Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Backup Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) SAN Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Security Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (10.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.00%) Unix
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (15.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 3 (15.00%) DevOps
3 2 (10.00%) Information Security
3 2 (10.00%) IT Strategy
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.00%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) DNA
4 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.00%) Kanban
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Scrum
4 1 (5.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) C
2 2 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.00%) PHP
3 1 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 2 (10.00%) CCNA
2 2 (10.00%) CCNP
2 2 (10.00%) CCSP
2 2 (10.00%) CISM
2 2 (10.00%) CISSP
2 2 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
2 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.00%) VMware NSX
4 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.00%) vSphere
4 1 (5.00%) XenApp
4 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
2 3 (15.00%) Ansible
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (15.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (15.00%) WSUS
3 2 (10.00%) Puppet
4 1 (5.00%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.00%) Packer
4 1 (5.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Citrix
2 5 (25.00%) NetApp
3 4 (20.00%) Apple
3 4 (20.00%) Dell
4 3 (15.00%) CommVault
4 3 (15.00%) EMC
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle
4 3 (15.00%) Symantec
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco
6 1 (5.00%) BMC
6 1 (5.00%) hybris
6 1 (5.00%) IBM
6 1 (5.00%) Intershop
6 1 (5.00%) Mitel