The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 5 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Contract jobs citing VMware 26 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 18.44% 7.30% 3.96%
As % of the Vendors category 37.14% 13.70% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 2
Median daily rate £488 £365 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.56% -23.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £325 £424
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £379 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.70% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £26.60 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-15.41% +18.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Vendors Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
70 73 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 49.65% 53.28% 58.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 44 33
Median daily rate £470 £358 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.46% -0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £286 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 10
Median hourly rate £12.50 £10.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -27.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Portsmouth region citing VMware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the Portsmouth region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for VMware.

1 36 (73.47%) Linux
2 34 (69.39%) Windows
3 19 (38.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (34.69%) vSphere
5 16 (32.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
6 13 (26.53%) Security Cleared
7 12 (24.49%) SC Cleared
7 12 (24.49%) Active Directory
8 11 (22.45%) Citrix
8 11 (22.45%) Red Hat
8 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (22.45%) IaaS
9 10 (20.41%) PaaS
10 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (18.37%) Windows Server
10 9 (18.37%) Finance
10 9 (18.37%) ITIL
11 8 (16.33%) SQL
11 8 (16.33%) AIX
11 8 (16.33%) HP
11 8 (16.33%) VMware Workstation
11 8 (16.33%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
12 7 (14.29%) Workflow
12 7 (14.29%) VMware Server
12 7 (14.29%) MS Exchange
13 6 (12.24%) LDAP
13 6 (12.24%) DB2
13 6 (12.24%) SOAP

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 7 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (8.16%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.45%) IaaS
2 10 (20.41%) PaaS
3 6 (12.24%) Amazon S3
4 2 (4.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) LDAP
1 6 (12.24%) Structured Cabling
2 5 (10.20%) PCoIP
3 4 (8.16%) DNS
4 3 (6.12%) SAN
4 3 (6.12%) Skype
5 2 (4.08%) Firewall
5 2 (4.08%) PBX
5 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.04%) DHCP
6 1 (2.04%) LAN
6 1 (2.04%) VoIP
6 1 (2.04%) VPN
6 1 (2.04%) WAN
6 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) DB2
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.04%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.04%) git-flow
2 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Banking
2 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (12.24%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (10.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (10.20%) Administrator
2 5 (10.20%) Architect
2 5 (10.20%) Consultant
2 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (10.20%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (8.16%) Test Specialist
4 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (6.12%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.12%) VMware Architect
4 3 (6.12%) VMware Specialist
5 2 (4.08%) Automation Consultant
5 2 (4.08%) Lync Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Network Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Technical Design Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) RESTful
1 6 (12.24%) SOAP
2 3 (6.12%) Middleware
3 1 (2.04%) JBoss Seam
3 1 (2.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) SWIFT
2 3 (6.12%) PKI
3 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.08%) RIA
4 1 (2.04%) Clustering
4 1 (2.04%) CMDB
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (73.47%) Linux
2 34 (69.39%) Windows
3 16 (32.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (18.37%) Windows Server
5 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (16.33%) AIX
7 3 (6.12%) Unix
7 3 (6.12%) Windows 10
7 3 (6.12%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.04%) SUSE
8 1 (2.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) ITIL
2 7 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
2 7 (14.29%) Workflow
3 6 (12.24%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (12.24%) Service Management
4 5 (10.20%) Test Strategy
5 4 (8.16%) Project Management
6 3 (6.12%) Migration
6 3 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.12%) User Stories
7 2 (4.08%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.04%) BCP
8 1 (2.04%) Business Development
8 1 (2.04%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.04%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.04%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.04%) Scrum
8 1 (2.04%) Security Management
8 1 (2.04%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) C#
2 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (26.53%) Security Cleared
2 12 (24.49%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.12%) MCSE
3 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.04%) CCNA
5 1 (2.04%) MCITP
System Software
1 19 (38.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (34.69%) vSphere
3 12 (24.49%) Active Directory
4 8 (16.33%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (16.33%) VMware Workstation
5 7 (14.29%) VMware Server
6 6 (12.24%) NFS
6 6 (12.24%) Samba
7 4 (8.16%) Docker
8 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
8 2 (4.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
9 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
9 1 (2.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) SCOM
2 3 (6.12%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (6.12%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.08%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.04%) PowerCLI
4 1 (2.04%) Puppet
4 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (2.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.45%) Citrix
2 11 (22.45%) Red Hat
3 8 (16.33%) HP
4 6 (12.24%) CA
4 6 (12.24%) Cisco
4 6 (12.24%) NETGEAR
5 5 (10.20%) IBM
6 2 (4.08%) Dell
6 2 (4.08%) Veritas
7 1 (2.04%) BMC
7 1 (2.04%) Intel
7 1 (2.04%) Meraki
7 1 (2.04%) Remedy
7 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.04%) Veeam