Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 139 139
Rank change year-on-year -25 0 +47
Contract jobs citing Virtual Servers 10 19 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.27% 0.54% 0.81%
As % of the System Software category 1.42% 3.25% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 25
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £200 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +87.27% -49.94% -8.57%
10th Percentile £163 £163 £363
90th Percentile £467 £483 £427
South East median daily rate £373 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +14.62% -18.75% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £19.66 -

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 703 584 595
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 19.13% 16.65% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 359 368
Hampshire median daily rate £439 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.69% +6.67% +0.27%
10th Percentile £300 £161 £244
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 41 62
Hampshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -22.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.13 £11.66
90th Percentile £45.56 £43.00 £48.00
South East median hourly rate £16.30 £17.38 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.19% +15.83% -14.29%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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
Gosport - 3 £440 -
Farnborough -11 2 £396 - 1
Winchester -13 2 £175 -7.89%
Southampton -19 2 £375 +87.03%
Basingstoke +11 1 - - 6
Virtual Servers
South East

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Unix
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) SAN
4 3 (30.00%) AIX
4 3 (30.00%) HPUX
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) IBM
4 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (30.00%) Fault Management
4 3 (30.00%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (30.00%) Driving Licence
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Break/Fix
5 2 (20.00%) SCCM
5 2 (20.00%) Virtual Team
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server

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 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) DMZ
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Server Support
1 3 (30.00%) Support Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) AIX Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) AIX Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) AIX Support
2 2 (20.00%) HPUX Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Support
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Unix Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Unix Support
2 2 (20.00%) Unix Support Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (30.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (20.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Unix
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) AIX
4 3 (30.00%) HPUX
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (30.00%) Fault Management
2 3 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (20.00%) Break/Fix
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (10.00%) Docker
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) IBM
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds