The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 21 23 35
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Contract jobs citing VMware 12 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.65% 7.20% 4.37%
As % of the Vendors category 10.43% 12.10% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 13
Median daily rate £450 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £263 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £592 £480 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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

Vendors Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
115 157 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 44.57% 59.47% 34.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 110 94
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £263 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £550 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 12
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.10 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.18 £17.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Southampton region with a requirement for VMware.

1 31 (65.96%) Windows
2 19 (40.43%) Linux
2 19 (40.43%) Service Management
2 19 (40.43%) IaaS
3 16 (34.04%) PaaS
4 13 (27.66%) Security Cleared
4 13 (27.66%) ITIL
4 13 (27.66%) Active Directory
5 12 (25.53%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (23.40%) User Stories
6 11 (23.40%) Windows Server
7 10 (21.28%) Splunk
7 10 (21.28%) SC Cleared
7 10 (21.28%) Scrum
7 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
8 9 (19.15%) Cisco
8 9 (19.15%) CA
8 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (17.02%) Citrix
9 8 (17.02%) Intel Security
9 8 (17.02%) Jenkins
10 7 (14.89%) Puppet
10 7 (14.89%) PowerShell
11 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
11 6 (12.77%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (12.77%) BMC
11 6 (12.77%) Firewall
11 6 (12.77%) vSphere
11 6 (12.77%) Opscode Chef

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (8.51%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (6.38%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.26%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (40.43%) IaaS
2 16 (34.04%) PaaS
3 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (6.38%) Office 365
5 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) Firewall
2 3 (6.38%) NetScaler
3 2 (4.26%) LDAP
3 2 (4.26%) Network Security
3 2 (4.26%) SAN
3 2 (4.26%) VoIP
4 1 (2.13%) DNS
4 1 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.13%) LAN
4 1 (2.13%) MPLS
4 1 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.13%) VLAN
4 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Jenkins
2 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.26%) Maven
General
1 1 (2.13%) Finance
1 1 (2.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (14.89%) Analyst
2 6 (12.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) Architect
4 4 (8.51%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Consultant
4 4 (8.51%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Lead Security Architect
5 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Security Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Server Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Automation Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) RESTful
1 2 (4.26%) SOAP
1 2 (4.26%) Web Services
2 1 (2.13%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Cyber Defence
1 5 (10.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 5 (10.64%) Reference Data
2 4 (8.51%) CMDB
2 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.38%) PKI
4 2 (4.26%) Clustering
4 2 (4.26%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.26%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.26%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (4.26%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.13%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 31 (65.96%) Windows
2 19 (40.43%) Linux
3 11 (23.40%) Windows Server
4 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.13%) Unix
7 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) Service Management
2 13 (27.66%) ITIL
3 11 (23.40%) User Stories
4 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (21.28%) Scrum
5 6 (12.77%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (10.64%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (10.64%) Data Loss Prevention
6 5 (10.64%) Data Security
6 5 (10.64%) Information Security
6 5 (10.64%) Security Hardening
6 5 (10.64%) Security Management
6 5 (10.64%) SIEM
6 5 (10.64%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (8.51%) DevOps
8 3 (6.38%) Event Correlation
8 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (6.38%) Migration
8 3 (6.38%) Risk Management
8 3 (6.38%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.26%) Groovy
2 2 (4.26%) Java
2 2 (4.26%) PHP
2 2 (4.26%) Python
2 2 (4.26%) Ruby
2 2 (4.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) Security Cleared
2 10 (21.28%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) Degree
3 2 (4.26%) MCP
3 2 (4.26%) MCSE
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.13%) CCNP
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.13%) MCSA
4 1 (2.13%) RHCE
4 1 (2.13%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (10.64%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 13 (27.66%) Active Directory
2 12 (25.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.77%) vSphere
4 4 (8.51%) XenApp
5 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.26%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (4.26%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.26%) XenServer
6 1 (2.13%) Firmware
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) Puppet
2 6 (12.77%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (10.64%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (8.51%) CA Spectrum
5 3 (6.38%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (6.38%) SCOM
5 3 (6.38%) Terraform
6 2 (4.26%) Ansible
6 2 (4.26%) DatAdvantage
6 2 (4.26%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (4.26%) SCCM
7 1 (2.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
1 10 (21.28%) Splunk
2 9 (19.15%) CA
2 9 (19.15%) Cisco
3 8 (17.02%) Citrix
3 8 (17.02%) Intel Security
4 6 (12.77%) BMC
5 4 (8.51%) Symantec
6 3 (6.38%) ArcSight
6 3 (6.38%) CheckPoint
6 3 (6.38%) EMC
6 3 (6.38%) HP
6 3 (6.38%) Remedy
6 3 (6.38%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.26%) Oracle
7 2 (4.26%) Varonis
7 2 (4.26%) Wyse
8 1 (2.13%) AppSense
8 1 (2.13%) CommVault
8 1 (2.13%) F5