Period
to 24 November 2017

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 November 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)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 40 42
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 +6
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 141 182 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.96% 4.68% 4.52%
As % of the System Software category 21.96% 28.98% 34.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 112 123
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +11.52%
10th Percentile £129 £305 £275
90th Percentile £538 £573 £477
South East median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 12
Hampshire median hourly rate £18.00 £44.46 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.51% -7.05% +59.43%
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £43.28 £32.00
% change year-on-year -42.24% +35.25% +52.38%

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 642 628 582
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 18.04% 16.13% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 388 302
Hampshire median daily rate £380 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +1.35% +8.82%
10th Percentile £157 £250 £225
90th Percentile £500 £538 £488
South East median daily rate £394 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.07% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 58 75
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.03 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.17% -9.38% +10.34%
10th Percentile £9.93 £10.85 £11.67
90th Percentile £43.00 £48.44 £43.50
South East median hourly rate £16.71 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.37% -14.29% +12.90%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017.

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 November 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
Hook +24 24 £425 +15.65%
Basingstoke -21 21 £432 -1.37% 2
Portsmouth -9 20 £325 -27.70%
Southampton +3 11 £425 +32.81% 9
Fareham -4 9 £525 +31.25% 2
Winchester -2 5 £190 -55.29%
Petersfield - 5 £135 - 1
Fleet +3 2 £373 -6.88%
Bordon - 2 £145 -
Farnborough -2 1 - - 1
Eastleigh -3 1 £500 +42.86% 1
Havant -4 1 - -
Aldershot - 1 - - 1
VMware Infrastructure
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 141 (100.00%) VMware
2 86 (60.99%) Windows
3 79 (56.03%) Security Cleared
4 64 (45.39%) Active Directory
5 53 (37.59%) Microsoft
6 50 (35.46%) SC Cleared
7 45 (31.91%) Firewall
8 44 (31.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 42 (29.79%) Windows Server
10 38 (26.95%) PowerShell
11 36 (25.53%) Windows Server 2008
12 34 (24.11%) DV Cleared
13 31 (21.99%) Cisco
14 28 (19.86%) LAN
15 26 (18.44%) vSphere
16 25 (17.73%) WAN
16 25 (17.73%) HP
17 24 (17.02%) TCP/IP
17 24 (17.02%) DNS
17 24 (17.02%) Linux
18 23 (16.31%) VMware ESXi
19 22 (15.60%) Lumension
20 21 (14.89%) ITIL
21 20 (14.18%) McAfee
22 18 (12.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
22 18 (12.77%) Hyper-V
22 18 (12.77%) Windows Vista
23 17 (12.06%) SQL
23 17 (12.06%) Oracle
24 16 (11.35%) MS Exchange

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 16 (11.35%) MS Exchange
2 13 (9.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (7.09%) SharePoint
4 9 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (4.26%) Apache
5 6 (4.26%) JBoss
6 5 (3.55%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.84%) IIS
8 3 (2.13%) Documentum
8 3 (2.13%) OpenStack
8 3 (2.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (3.55%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.84%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.22%) Office 365
2 8 (5.67%) IaaS
3 7 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.84%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.13%) PaaS
6 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (31.91%) Firewall
2 28 (19.86%) LAN
3 25 (17.73%) WAN
4 24 (17.02%) DNS
4 24 (17.02%) TCP/IP
5 11 (7.80%) DHCP
5 11 (7.80%) SAN
5 11 (7.80%) VoIP
5 11 (7.80%) VPN
6 9 (6.38%) VLAN
7 8 (5.67%) BGP
7 8 (5.67%) Ethernet
7 8 (5.67%) IP Telephony
7 8 (5.67%) OSPF
8 7 (4.96%) HTTP
9 5 (3.55%) SSL
10 4 (2.84%) NAS
10 4 (2.84%) NetScaler
10 4 (2.84%) VSAN
11 3 (2.13%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.84%) DB2
2 4 (2.84%) MySQL
3 3 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (2.13%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.71%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 16 (11.35%) MSI
2 7 (4.96%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.96%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.71%) JConsole
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.71%) Toad
3 1 (0.71%) VisualVM
General
1 14 (9.93%) Finance
2 8 (5.67%) Banking
3 5 (3.55%) Military
4 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.71%) Publishing
4 1 (0.71%) Retail
4 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (23.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (15.60%) Support Engineer
3 13 (9.22%) Architect
4 12 (8.51%) VMware Engineer
5 11 (7.80%) Consultant
6 10 (7.09%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (7.09%) Windows Engineer
7 9 (6.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 8 (5.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 8 (5.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (5.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (5.67%) Infrastructure Support
8 8 (5.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 8 (5.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.96%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (4.96%) Integration Engineer
9 7 (4.96%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (4.96%) Windows Support Engineer
10 6 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.38%) Middleware
2 4 (2.84%) WAP
3 3 (2.13%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (2.13%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.22%) Management Information System
2 11 (7.80%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.55%) Minimum Viable Product
4 4 (2.84%) SWIFT
5 3 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (2.13%) Video on Demand
5 3 (2.13%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.42%) Clustering
6 2 (1.42%) FlexPod
6 2 (1.42%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.71%) CMDB
7 1 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.71%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.71%) Replication
7 1 (0.71%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 86 (60.99%) Windows
2 44 (31.21%) Windows Server 2012
3 42 (29.79%) Windows Server
4 36 (25.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (17.02%) Linux
6 18 (12.77%) Windows Vista
7 16 (11.35%) Windows 10
8 14 (9.93%) Windows 7
9 11 (7.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (5.67%) Unix
10 8 (5.67%) Windows 8
11 5 (3.55%) AIX
12 4 (2.84%) Data ONTAP
12 4 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (2.13%) CentOS
14 2 (1.42%) Solaris
15 1 (0.71%) Debian
15 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (14.89%) ITIL
2 13 (9.22%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (9.22%) Change Management
2 13 (9.22%) DevOps
3 12 (8.51%) Collaborative Working
4 11 (7.80%) Release Management
5 10 (7.09%) Virtual Environments
6 9 (6.38%) Configuration Management
7 8 (5.67%) Security Hardening
7 8 (5.67%) Service Delivery
8 7 (4.96%) Incident Management
8 7 (4.96%) Information Security
8 7 (4.96%) Patch Management
8 7 (4.96%) Service Management
9 6 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (4.26%) Migration
9 6 (4.26%) Project Management
9 6 (4.26%) Security Management
9 6 (4.26%) SIEM
9 6 (4.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 38 (26.95%) PowerShell
2 17 (12.06%) SQL
3 13 (9.22%) Python
4 9 (6.38%) Bash Shell
4 9 (6.38%) Perl
5 3 (2.13%) PHP
5 3 (2.13%) VBScript
6 2 (1.42%) Ruby
7 1 (0.71%) Java
7 1 (0.71%) Jython
7 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 79 (56.03%) Security Cleared
2 50 (35.46%) SC Cleared
3 34 (24.11%) DV Cleared
4 8 (5.67%) CCNA
4 8 (5.67%) CCNP
4 8 (5.67%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (5.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (4.96%) MCSE
6 3 (2.13%) Degree
7 2 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.71%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.71%) MCDST
8 1 (0.71%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.13%) PCI DSS
1 3 (2.13%) QA
2 2 (1.42%) SLA
3 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 64 (45.39%) Active Directory
2 26 (18.44%) vSphere
3 23 (16.31%) VMware ESXi
4 18 (12.77%) Hyper-V
5 13 (9.22%) VMware NSX
6 7 (4.96%) Docker
6 7 (4.96%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (4.96%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (2.84%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.13%) KVM
8 3 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (2.13%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (2.13%) Xen
8 3 (2.13%) XenServer
9 1 (0.71%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.71%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.71%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (12.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 9 (6.38%) Puppet
3 7 (4.96%) vCenter Server
4 6 (4.26%) Ansible
4 6 (4.26%) Backup Exec
4 6 (4.26%) SCCM
5 5 (3.55%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (2.84%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (2.84%) SELinux
6 4 (2.84%) SnapVault
7 3 (2.13%) Grafana
7 3 (2.13%) Kubernetes
7 3 (2.13%) logstash
7 3 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.13%) PowerCLI
8 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (1.42%) vRealize
9 1 (0.71%) Terraform
Vendors
1 141 (100.00%) VMware
2 53 (37.59%) Microsoft
3 31 (21.99%) Cisco
4 25 (17.73%) HP
5 22 (15.60%) Lumension
6 20 (14.18%) McAfee
7 17 (12.06%) Oracle
8 15 (10.64%) NetApp
9 12 (8.51%) Red Hat
10 8 (5.67%) Avaya
10 8 (5.67%) Citrix
11 7 (4.96%) Veeam
12 5 (3.55%) BMC
12 5 (3.55%) Dell
12 5 (3.55%) Remedy
12 5 (3.55%) Veritas
13 4 (2.84%) EMC
13 4 (2.84%) Juniper
13 4 (2.84%) Splunk
13 4 (2.84%) Symantec