Period
to 23 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for Virtual Servers skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Servers over the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Virtual Servers
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 146 158
Rank change year-on-year +3 +12 +19
Contract jobs citing Virtual Servers 31 17 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.82% 0.46% 0.66%
As % of the System Software category 4.33% 3.10% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 25
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £214 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +122.48% -46.63% -8.57%
10th Percentile £286 £167 £363
90th Percentile £564 £495 £427
South East median daily rate £433 £320 £399
% change year-on-year +35.37% -19.87% +18.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £19.66 £32.50
% change year-on-year - -39.51% -18.75%

Virtual Servers is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 716 549 714
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 18.93% 14.81% 16.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 332 448
Hampshire median daily rate £430 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £238 £205 £244
90th Percentile £570 £500 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 45 66
Hampshire median hourly rate £16.86 £14.00 £21.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.41% -34.50% +42.03%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.40 £12.50
90th Percentile £45.91 £37.55 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -9.09%

Virtual Servers
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Virtual Servers as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Servers in Hampshire

Virtual Servers
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Virtual Servers in Hampshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Servers in Hampshire

Virtual Servers
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Servers in Hampshire over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Virtual Servers in Hampshire

Virtual Servers
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Servers in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Virtual Servers in Hampshire

Virtual Servers
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Servers within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 23 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Portsmouth -4 6 £500 - 1
Farnborough - 6 £486 -
Gosport - 5 £440 -
Basingstoke +19 4 £300 - 3
Winchester -8 2 £175 -10.26%
Havant - 1 £475 -
Virtual Servers
South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Virtual Servers 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Virtual Servers.

1 21 (67.74%) Linux
2 16 (51.61%) Oracle
3 13 (41.94%) Windows
4 12 (38.71%) VMware
4 12 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (38.71%) Data Centre
5 11 (35.48%) AIX
6 9 (29.03%) SAN
6 9 (29.03%) Oracle Linux
6 9 (29.03%) DevOps
7 8 (25.81%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
7 8 (25.81%) Cloud Foundry
7 8 (25.81%) Puppet
7 8 (25.81%) Selenium
7 8 (25.81%) Unix
7 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
7 8 (25.81%) Migration
8 7 (22.58%) Scrum
8 7 (22.58%) SCCM
8 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
8 7 (22.58%) Node.js
8 7 (22.58%) Big Data
8 7 (22.58%) Kafka
8 7 (22.58%) GitHub
8 7 (22.58%) Cucumber
8 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
8 7 (22.58%) Hyper-V
8 7 (22.58%) Apache Spark
8 7 (22.58%) gulp

Virtual Servers
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 8 (25.81%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (22.58%) Apache Spark
3 3 (9.68%) IIS
4 2 (6.45%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) GitHub
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) SAN
2 4 (12.90%) Firewall
3 3 (9.68%) WAN
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (6.45%) DMZ
4 2 (6.45%) IP Telephony
4 2 (6.45%) VPN
4 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.23%) DNS
5 1 (3.23%) Internet
5 1 (3.23%) LAN
5 1 (3.23%) NAS
5 1 (3.23%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) Big Data
2 2 (6.45%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
1 8 (25.81%) Selenium
2 7 (22.58%) Cucumber
2 7 (22.58%) gulp
2 7 (22.58%) Protractor
2 7 (22.58%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (9.68%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Administrator
2 7 (22.58%) Big Data Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Development Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Server Support
4 5 (16.13%) Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (16.13%) Support Specialist
5 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Solaris Administrator
6 3 (9.68%) Data Centre Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Server Specialist
6 3 (9.68%) Server Support Specialist
6 3 (9.68%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 3 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (9.68%) Unix Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) AngularJS
1 7 (22.58%) Kafka
1 7 (22.58%) Node.js
1 7 (22.58%) WireMock
2 3 (9.68%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Data Centre
2 5 (16.13%) CMDB
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle Exalytics
4 3 (9.68%) Driving Licence
5 2 (6.45%) Virtual Team
6 1 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Linux
2 13 (41.94%) Windows
3 11 (35.48%) AIX
4 9 (29.03%) Oracle Linux
5 8 (25.81%) Unix
6 6 (19.35%) HPUX
7 5 (16.13%) Solaris
8 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
9 3 (9.68%) Windows 10
10 2 (6.45%) Debian
10 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
10 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (3.23%) SUSE
11 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) DevOps
2 8 (25.81%) Migration
3 7 (22.58%) Scrum
4 6 (19.35%) Configuration Management
5 5 (16.13%) Fault Management
5 5 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (12.90%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.45%) Break/Fix
8 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis
8 2 (6.45%) Decision-Making
8 2 (6.45%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (3.23%) Continuous Deployment
9 1 (3.23%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (3.23%) Patch Management
9 1 (3.23%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
2 6 (19.35%) Java
3 3 (9.68%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) C#
4 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
1 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) OCP
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (22.58%) Hyper-V
3 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
4 4 (12.90%) NFS
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (6.45%) vSphere
6 1 (3.23%) Docker
6 1 (3.23%) Firmware
6 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (3.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (25.81%) Puppet
2 7 (22.58%) SCCM
3 5 (16.13%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle ZFS
4 4 (12.90%) Tivoli
4 4 (12.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Terraform
6 1 (3.23%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (3.23%) ThinApp
6 1 (3.23%) vRealize
6 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Oracle
2 12 (38.71%) VMware
3 6 (19.35%) HP
3 6 (19.35%) IBM
4 5 (16.13%) ServiceNow
4 5 (16.13%) Snow
5 4 (12.90%) Cisco
6 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.23%) Sun