Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 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.

Virtual Servers
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 156 176
Rank change year-on-year +8 +20 -7
Contract jobs citing Virtual Servers 15 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.42% 0.32% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 2.31% 1.99% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 10
Hampshire median daily rate £190 £315 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.68% -25.75% +46.29%
10th Percentile £167 £308 £325
90th Percentile £199 £399 £450
South East median daily rate £331 £315 £330
% change year-on-year +5.16% -4.55% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - £29.25 -
South East median hourly rate £17.48 £29.25 -
% change year-on-year -40.24% - -

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 648 602 568
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 18.26% 16.15% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 369 290
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.97% +8.57% +0.73%
10th Percentile £152 £250 £218
90th Percentile £525 £538 £475
South East median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% +2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 49 82
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.03 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.96% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £9.72 £10.43 £11.00
90th Percentile £43.00 £46.96 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +8.09%

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 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 17 December 2017. 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
Winchester - 3 £190 -
Farnborough - 2 - -
Portsmouth 0 1 - - 1
Basingstoke -18 1 - -
Virtual Servers
South East

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Virtual Servers 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Virtual Servers.

1 11 (73.33%) Linux
1 11 (73.33%) Migration
2 10 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 10 (66.67%) Puppet
2 10 (66.67%) GitHub
2 10 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 10 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (66.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 10 (66.67%) DevOps
2 10 (66.67%) Sonatype Nexus
2 10 (66.67%) Oracle
2 10 (66.67%) Scrum
3 6 (40.00%) Kafka
3 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (40.00%) Node.js
3 6 (40.00%) gulp
3 6 (40.00%) Apache Spark
3 6 (40.00%) Protractor
3 6 (40.00%) Selenium
3 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (40.00%) WireMock
4 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
4 4 (26.67%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
4 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (26.67%) VMware
5 3 (20.00%) Military

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 10 (66.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (40.00%) Apache Spark
3 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (6.67%) Apache
4 1 (6.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 10 (66.67%) GitHub
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 10 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 10 (66.67%) Sonatype Nexus
2 6 (40.00%) gulp
2 6 (40.00%) Protractor
2 6 (40.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (20.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (53.33%) Development Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
1 6 (40.00%) Kafka
1 6 (40.00%) Node.js
1 6 (40.00%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Debian
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Migration
2 10 (66.67%) DevOps
2 10 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (6.67%) Break/Fix
3 1 (6.67%) Network Design
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (26.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (66.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds