The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Farnborough with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Hampshire / Farnborough
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 16 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 -9  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 2 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Farnborough 2.44% 2.56% 14.29%
As % of the System Software category 14.29% 12.50% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Median daily rate - £350 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -20.45%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -3.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -46.51% +43.33%  

VMware Infrastructure is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Farnborough with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Farnborough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 14 16 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Farnborough 17.07% 20.51% 30.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 16
Median daily rate £210 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.00% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £237 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £500 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -3.97% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.45% -38.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.82 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -4.13% +4.10%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Farnborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Farnborough citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Farnborough

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Farnborough.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Farnborough

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Farnborough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Farnborough

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Farnborough region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) Firewall
4 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) LAN
4 4 (33.33%) WAN
4 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (33.33%) VPN
4 4 (33.33%) SSL
4 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) TDD
5 3 (25.00%) Ruby
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (25.00%) IPsec
5 3 (25.00%) vSphere
5 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) OWASP
5 3 (25.00%) Python
5 3 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) MySQL

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Farnborough 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 3 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (16.67%) SaaS
4 1 (8.33%) IaaS
4 1 (8.33%) Office 365
4 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) SSL
2 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (33.33%) VPN
2 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (25.00%) IPsec
3 3 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) BGP
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (8.33%) DMVPN
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
1 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Java Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Python Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Ruby Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) HTML5
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) CentOS
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) BDD
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (25.00%) OWASP
2 3 (25.00%) TDD
2 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Coaching
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design
4 1 (8.33%) Open Source
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Server Hardening
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) SIEM
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (25.00%) Python
1 3 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CISSP
2 1 (8.33%) GCIH
2 1 (8.33%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) vCloud
1 3 (25.00%) vSphere
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds