Period
to 24 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 6 months to 24 January 2019 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)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 49 33
Rank change year-on-year -1 -16 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 181 135 196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 4.73% 3.85% 5.43%
As % of the System Software category 23.26% 20.58% 31.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 65 132
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.80% +19.29%
10th Percentile £317 £128 £306
90th Percentile £593 £538 £575
South East median daily rate £413 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% -3.75% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 10
Hampshire median hourly rate £54.13 £41.50 £44.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.43% -6.66% -7.05%
10th Percentile £39.48 £11.90 £17.04
90th Percentile £64.08 £43.00 £49.46
South East median hourly rate £54.13 £25.00 £43.28
% change year-on-year +116.52% -42.24% -1.64%

VMware Infrastructure 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 778 656 615
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 20.34% 18.68% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 328 389
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £389 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.76% +3.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £150 £250
90th Percentile £580 £525 £516
South East median daily rate £429 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +7.31% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 49 52
Hampshire median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -8.77% -10.94%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.72 £10.50
90th Percentile £54.13 £42.76 £46.64
South East median hourly rate £15.86 £16.64 £15.00
% change year-on-year -4.67% +10.92% -14.29%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Hampshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Hampshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Hampshire over the 6 months to 24 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Hampshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Hampshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Hampshire over the 6 months to 24 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Hampshire

VMware Infrastructure
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 VMware Infrastructure within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 24 January 2019. 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 +18 22 £385 - 2
Portsmouth -17 20 £438 +12.90% 6
Fleet -5 18 £375 +0.67% 2
Farnborough 0 15 £450 - 11
Basingstoke -15 15 £475 +427.78% 8
Aldershot -2 14 £425 -
Havant +2 12 £363 -34.09% 4
Southampton -12 11 £375 -14.29% 3
Gosport - 11 £528 -
Fareham -9 5 £475 -9.52% 4
Hook -13 4 £375 -20.21% 1
VMware Infrastructure
South East

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 VMware Infrastructure.

1 181 (100.00%) VMware
2 126 (69.61%) Windows
3 77 (42.54%) Microsoft
4 75 (41.44%) Active Directory
5 68 (37.57%) Windows Server
6 60 (33.15%) Hyper-V
7 57 (31.49%) Security Cleared
8 56 (30.94%) SCCM
8 56 (30.94%) Linux
8 56 (30.94%) Microsoft Azure
9 52 (28.73%) DNS
10 51 (28.18%) Citrix
11 46 (25.41%) vSphere
12 45 (24.86%) SC Cleared
13 44 (24.31%) DHCP
14 41 (22.65%) ITIL
15 39 (21.55%) Middleware
16 38 (20.99%) PowerShell
17 37 (20.44%) Migration
17 37 (20.44%) Firewall
17 37 (20.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 35 (19.34%) SAN
18 35 (19.34%) Oracle
18 35 (19.34%) VMware ESXi
19 34 (18.78%) Microsoft App-V
20 33 (18.23%) Windows Server 2008
21 30 (16.57%) XenApp
21 30 (16.57%) XenDesktop
22 29 (16.02%) NetScaler
23 27 (14.92%) iSCSI

VMware Infrastructure
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 19 (10.50%) SharePoint
2 13 (7.18%) IIS
3 12 (6.63%) MS Exchange
4 11 (6.08%) Apache
5 10 (5.52%) Skype for Business
6 7 (3.87%) JBoss
6 7 (3.87%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.66%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.66%) Confluence
7 3 (1.66%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.10%) nginx
9 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (4.97%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.66%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 56 (30.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (11.60%) Office 365
3 16 (8.84%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (6.63%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (4.97%) IaaS
5 9 (4.97%) Yammer
6 8 (4.42%) PaaS
7 4 (2.21%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (2.21%) SaaS
8 3 (1.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (1.66%) Datadog
9 2 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 52 (28.73%) DNS
2 44 (24.31%) DHCP
3 37 (20.44%) Firewall
4 35 (19.34%) SAN
5 29 (16.02%) NetScaler
6 27 (14.92%) iSCSI
7 23 (12.71%) VLAN
8 16 (8.84%) Fibre Channel
9 11 (6.08%) Network Security
9 11 (6.08%) Skype
10 9 (4.97%) TCP/IP
11 8 (4.42%) LAN
12 7 (3.87%) SNMP
13 6 (3.31%) WAN
14 5 (2.76%) Intrusion Detection
15 4 (2.21%) VPN
16 3 (1.66%) AMQP
16 3 (1.66%) BGP
16 3 (1.66%) OSPF
17 2 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.05%) Oracle Database
2 13 (7.18%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.66%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (1.66%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (1.10%) MySQL
6 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.55%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (8.29%) Jenkins
2 13 (7.18%) Git (software)
3 12 (6.63%) JIRA
4 3 (1.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (1.66%) MSI
4 3 (1.66%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.10%) Toad
6 1 (0.55%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.55%) Selenium
6 1 (0.55%) Subversion
6 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.55%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.55%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 27 (14.92%) Finance
2 7 (3.87%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.76%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.21%) Military
5 1 (0.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (19.89%) Architect
2 34 (18.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (8.84%) VMware Engineer
4 15 (8.29%) Administrator
4 15 (8.29%) Infrastructure Architect
4 15 (8.29%) Technical Architect
5 9 (4.97%) Splunk Administrator
6 8 (4.42%) Integration Engineer
7 7 (3.87%) Analyst
7 7 (3.87%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (3.87%) Middleware Engineer
7 7 (3.87%) Server Engineer
7 7 (3.87%) Test Manager
7 7 (3.87%) Wintel Engineer
8 6 (3.31%) Network Specialist
8 6 (3.31%) Support Engineer
9 5 (2.76%) Network Engineer
9 5 (2.76%) Test Engineer
9 5 (2.76%) Windows Engineer
10 4 (2.21%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (21.55%) Middleware
2 15 (8.29%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (2.76%) .NET
4 4 (2.21%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (2.21%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (1.66%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.66%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (1.66%) LDAP
6 2 (1.10%) POSIX
7 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.55%) HTML
7 1 (0.55%) Kafka
7 1 (0.55%) Sensu
7 1 (0.55%) Web Services
7 1 (0.55%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.36%) PKI
2 25 (13.81%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (13.81%) Clustering
3 23 (12.71%) Data Centre
4 21 (11.60%) Fat Client
4 21 (11.60%) Thin Client
5 10 (5.52%) Management Information System
6 8 (4.42%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.76%) Replication
8 4 (2.21%) CMDB
8 4 (2.21%) Smart Meter
9 3 (1.66%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.66%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.66%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (1.10%) iSeries
10 2 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.55%) HP Storage
11 1 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.55%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.55%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 126 (69.61%) Windows
2 68 (37.57%) Windows Server
3 56 (30.94%) Linux
4 33 (18.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (13.26%) Unix
6 23 (12.71%) Windows 10
6 23 (12.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (9.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (9.94%) Windows 7
8 8 (4.42%) Android
8 8 (4.42%) Apple iOS
9 5 (2.76%) CentOS
10 4 (2.21%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.66%) AIX
11 3 (1.66%) DC/OS
11 3 (1.66%) Solaris
11 3 (1.66%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.10%) Debian
12 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.10%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (22.65%) ITIL
2 37 (20.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 37 (20.44%) Migration
3 27 (14.92%) Application Packaging
3 27 (14.92%) Project Management
4 24 (13.26%) High Availability
5 18 (9.94%) DevOps
6 17 (9.39%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (9.39%) Network Design
7 16 (8.84%) Technical Leadership
8 14 (7.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 14 (7.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (7.18%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (6.63%) Data Protection
10 12 (6.63%) Incident Management
11 11 (6.08%) Visualisation
12 10 (5.52%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (5.52%) Infrastructure Management
12 10 (5.52%) Performance Management
12 10 (5.52%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 38 (20.99%) PowerShell
2 23 (12.71%) SQL
3 11 (6.08%) Perl
4 3 (1.66%) Python
5 2 (1.10%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.10%) Java
5 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.10%) VBScript
6 1 (0.55%) C#
6 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.55%) PHP
6 1 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 57 (31.49%) Security Cleared
2 45 (24.86%) SC Cleared
3 19 (10.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 17 (9.39%) Degree
5 11 (6.08%) DV Cleared
5 11 (6.08%) MCSE
5 11 (6.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (5.52%) CCA
6 10 (5.52%) Citrix Certification
6 10 (5.52%) VCP6
7 5 (2.76%) MCSA
8 4 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.66%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.66%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (1.10%) VCAP
11 1 (0.55%) NCDA
11 1 (0.55%) NCIE
11 1 (0.55%) NVQ Level 3
11 1 (0.55%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.97%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.76%) GDPR
3 2 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.10%) SLA
4 1 (0.55%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 75 (41.44%) Active Directory
2 60 (33.15%) Hyper-V
3 46 (25.41%) vSphere
4 35 (19.34%) VMware ESXi
5 34 (18.78%) Microsoft App-V
6 30 (16.57%) XenApp
6 30 (16.57%) XenDesktop
7 17 (9.39%) XenServer
8 12 (6.63%) vCloud
9 11 (6.08%) DFS Replication
9 11 (6.08%) NFS
10 10 (5.52%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (3.31%) Samba
12 5 (2.76%) Docker
12 5 (2.76%) VMware NSX
13 4 (2.21%) BitLocker
14 3 (1.66%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (1.66%) VirtualBox
15 2 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
16 1 (0.55%) KVM
Systems Management
1 56 (30.94%) SCCM
2 23 (12.71%) SCOM
3 22 (12.15%) Microsoft Intune
4 18 (9.94%) Ansible
4 18 (9.94%) Puppet
4 18 (9.94%) vCenter Server
5 17 (9.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 12 (6.63%) vRealize
7 9 (4.97%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (4.97%) Red Hat Satellite
8 8 (4.42%) PowerCLI
9 7 (3.87%) Failover Clustering
9 7 (3.87%) Packer
9 7 (3.87%) SELinux
9 7 (3.87%) Terraform
10 4 (2.21%) AirWatch
10 4 (2.21%) Kubernetes
10 4 (2.21%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (1.66%) Data Guard
11 3 (1.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 181 (100.00%) VMware
2 77 (42.54%) Microsoft
3 51 (28.18%) Citrix
4 35 (19.34%) Oracle
5 23 (12.71%) Cisco
5 23 (12.71%) Dell
6 18 (9.94%) Red Hat
7 14 (7.73%) McAfee
7 14 (7.73%) Splunk
8 11 (6.08%) HP
8 11 (6.08%) Veeam
9 8 (4.42%) 3PAR
9 8 (4.42%) EMC
9 8 (4.42%) IBM
9 8 (4.42%) Juniper
9 8 (4.42%) Micro Focus
10 7 (3.87%) Google
11 6 (3.31%) Dell Compellent
12 5 (2.76%) Symantec
13 4 (2.21%) Intel