Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 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.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 43 44
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 186 138 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 5.13% 3.91% 4.47%
As % of the System Software category 26.01% 23.88% 28.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 88 97
Hampshire median daily rate £424 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.35% +6.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £300 £196 £306
90th Percentile £575 £538 £571
South East median daily rate £413 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +6.45% -3.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 27
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.27 £21.25 £44.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +98.89% -52.20% +11.15%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.24 £24.90
90th Percentile £54.13 £43.00 £49.46
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £43.28
% change year-on-year +8.00% -42.24% +8.20%

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 715 578 607
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 19.70% 16.37% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 362 366
Hampshire median daily rate £445 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.25% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £283 £163 £250
90th Percentile £575 £514 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 43 60
Hampshire median hourly rate £14.50 £13.03 £25.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.32% -48.67% +65.85%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.40 £12.19
90th Percentile £45.37 £42.85 £47.85
South East median hourly rate £16.10 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -8.00% +16.67% -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 23 September 2018.

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 23 September 2018.

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 23 September 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
Basingstoke +17 29 £375 -11.82% 5
Winchester +9 26 £425 +117.95% 3
Portsmouth -8 25 £463 +122.89% 4
Fleet -2 14 £375 -21.05% 1
Southampton -28 14 £369 -28.74%
Havant +3 11 £581 -
Fareham +8 9 £422 -29.67% 3
Hook -4 4 £465 +16.25% 1
Petersfield +2 2 £263 +90.91% 1
Eastleigh +4 1 £400 -20.00% 1
Farnborough -15 1 £575 - 6
VMware Infrastructure
South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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.

1 186 (100.00%) VMware
2 142 (76.34%) Windows
3 104 (55.91%) Windows Server
4 94 (50.54%) Active Directory
5 89 (47.85%) Microsoft
6 70 (37.63%) Citrix
7 68 (36.56%) Hyper-V
8 66 (35.48%) Security Cleared
9 60 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
10 55 (29.57%) Oracle
11 53 (28.49%) SCCM
12 52 (27.96%) SC Cleared
13 51 (27.42%) XenApp
13 51 (27.42%) DNS
14 47 (25.27%) SQL
15 45 (24.19%) Microsoft App-V
16 43 (23.12%) Migration
16 43 (23.12%) SAN
16 43 (23.12%) Windows Server 2012
17 42 (22.58%) Linux
17 42 (22.58%) ITIL
18 41 (22.04%) Middleware
18 41 (22.04%) Windows Server 2008
19 39 (20.97%) Cisco
19 39 (20.97%) vSphere
20 38 (20.43%) Firewall
20 38 (20.43%) Network Design
21 37 (19.89%) PowerShell
21 37 (19.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 35 (18.82%) Unix

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 34 (18.28%) SharePoint
2 22 (11.83%) MS Exchange
3 14 (7.53%) Skype for Business
4 12 (6.45%) IIS
5 11 (5.91%) Apache
6 10 (5.38%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (2.69%) JBoss
7 5 (2.69%) OpenStack
8 4 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.15%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.08%) nginx
11 1 (0.54%) Confluence
11 1 (0.54%) Ethereum
11 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (10.22%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.54%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.54%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 60 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (10.75%) Office 365
3 19 (10.22%) SaaS
4 16 (8.60%) IaaS
5 15 (8.06%) Yammer
6 14 (7.53%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (7.53%) PaaS
7 13 (6.99%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 51 (27.42%) DNS
2 43 (23.12%) SAN
3 38 (20.43%) Firewall
4 30 (16.13%) DHCP
5 27 (14.52%) NetScaler
6 23 (12.37%) LAN
7 22 (11.83%) VLAN
8 19 (10.22%) Skype
9 18 (9.68%) iSCSI
10 16 (8.60%) WAN
11 11 (5.91%) Fibre Channel
12 10 (5.38%) TCP/IP
13 9 (4.84%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (4.30%) Internet
14 8 (4.30%) VPN
15 6 (3.23%) BGP
15 6 (3.23%) OSPF
16 5 (2.69%) Network Security
16 5 (2.69%) SNMP
17 4 (2.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.83%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.45%) Oracle Database
2 12 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (5.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (4.84%) MySQL
4 9 (4.84%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (4.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.61%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.61%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (1.61%) Redis
7 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.54%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.54%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (5.91%) Jenkins
2 10 (5.38%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.15%) JIRA
3 4 (2.15%) MSI
3 4 (2.15%) Subversion
4 3 (1.61%) JMeter
4 3 (1.61%) LoadRunner
4 3 (1.61%) SilkTest
5 2 (1.08%) Selenium
5 2 (1.08%) Toad
6 1 (0.54%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.54%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.54%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.54%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (7.53%) Finance
2 7 (3.76%) Military
3 4 (2.15%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.61%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (21.51%) Architect
2 36 (19.35%) Infrastructure Architect
3 32 (17.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (9.68%) VMware Engineer
5 15 (8.06%) Analyst
6 11 (5.91%) Integration Engineer
6 11 (5.91%) Wintel Engineer
7 8 (4.30%) Support Engineer
8 7 (3.76%) Cloud Architect
8 7 (3.76%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (3.76%) Network Engineer
9 6 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (3.23%) Security Analyst
9 6 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (2.69%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (2.69%) IT Engineer
10 5 (2.69%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (2.69%) Windows Engineer
10 5 (2.69%) Windows Specialist
11 4 (2.15%) Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (22.04%) Middleware
2 6 (3.23%) .NET
2 6 (3.23%) Web Services
3 5 (2.69%) .NET Framework
3 5 (2.69%) Web Services Management
4 4 (2.15%) LDAP
4 4 (2.15%) POSIX
5 3 (1.61%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (1.61%) Kafka
5 3 (1.61%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (1.61%) Sensu
6 1 (0.54%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.54%) CSS3
6 1 (0.54%) Express
6 1 (0.54%) JSON
6 1 (0.54%) MEAN Stack
6 1 (0.54%) Node.js
6 1 (0.54%) React
6 1 (0.54%) Redux
6 1 (0.54%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (15.59%) PKI
3 22 (11.83%) Fat Client
3 22 (11.83%) Thin Client
4 19 (10.22%) Clustering
5 16 (8.60%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.23%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.69%) Cloud Native
8 4 (2.15%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.15%) iSeries
9 3 (1.61%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.61%) Video on Demand
10 2 (1.08%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (1.08%) Minimum Viable Product
11 1 (0.54%) CESG
11 1 (0.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.54%) HP Storage
11 1 (0.54%) Replication
11 1 (0.54%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 142 (76.34%) Windows
2 104 (55.91%) Windows Server
3 43 (23.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 42 (22.58%) Linux
5 41 (22.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (18.82%) Unix
7 27 (14.52%) Windows 10
8 25 (13.44%) Windows 7
9 24 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (9.68%) AIX
11 15 (8.06%) Windows XP
12 6 (3.23%) CentOS
13 5 (2.69%) Solaris
13 5 (2.69%) Windows 8
14 4 (2.15%) Windows NT
14 4 (2.15%) Windows Vista
15 2 (1.08%) Debian
15 2 (1.08%) Ubuntu
15 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.54%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (23.12%) Migration
2 42 (22.58%) ITIL
3 38 (20.43%) Network Design
4 37 (19.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 23 (12.37%) Application Packaging
5 23 (12.37%) DevOps
6 17 (9.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (9.14%) High Availability
7 16 (8.60%) Storage Virtualisation
8 15 (8.06%) Problem Management
8 15 (8.06%) Service Management
9 14 (7.53%) Configuration Management
9 14 (7.53%) Service Delivery
10 13 (6.99%) Incident Management
11 12 (6.45%) Project Management
12 9 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (4.30%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (4.30%) Antivirus Management
13 8 (4.30%) Capacity Management
13 8 (4.30%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (25.27%) SQL
2 37 (19.89%) PowerShell
3 9 (4.84%) Perl
3 9 (4.84%) Python
4 7 (3.76%) C
5 6 (3.23%) Bash Shell
5 6 (3.23%) Java
6 5 (2.69%) VBScript
7 4 (2.15%) C#
8 3 (1.61%) PHP
8 3 (1.61%) VB
9 2 (1.08%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.54%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (35.48%) Security Cleared
2 52 (27.96%) SC Cleared
3 19 (10.22%) DV Cleared
4 16 (8.60%) CCA
4 16 (8.60%) Citrix Certification
5 9 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (3.76%) MCSE
7 7 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (3.23%) Degree
8 6 (3.23%) VCP6
9 5 (2.69%) CCNA
9 5 (2.69%) ISEB
9 5 (2.69%) ISTQB
10 4 (2.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 4 (2.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (1.61%) MCP
11 3 (1.61%) MCSA
12 2 (1.08%) CCNP
12 2 (1.08%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.23%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.61%) GDPR
3 2 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.08%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 94 (50.54%) Active Directory
2 68 (36.56%) Hyper-V
3 51 (27.42%) XenApp
4 45 (24.19%) Microsoft App-V
5 39 (20.97%) vSphere
6 34 (18.28%) VMware ESXi
7 32 (17.20%) XenDesktop
8 15 (8.06%) DFS Replication
8 15 (8.06%) XenServer
9 14 (7.53%) Oracle RAC
10 10 (5.38%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (3.76%) BitLocker
11 7 (3.76%) NFS
11 7 (3.76%) vCloud
11 7 (3.76%) VMware NSX
12 5 (2.69%) Docker
13 4 (2.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 4 (2.15%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (2.15%) VirtualBox
14 3 (1.61%) KVM
Systems Management
1 53 (28.49%) SCCM
2 24 (12.90%) SCOM
3 19 (10.22%) vCenter Server
4 15 (8.06%) Microsoft Intune
5 14 (7.53%) Data Guard
6 13 (6.99%) Puppet
7 11 (5.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 9 (4.84%) Ansible
8 9 (4.84%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (4.84%) vRealize
9 8 (4.30%) Red Hat Satellite
9 8 (4.30%) WSUS
10 7 (3.76%) Failover Clustering
10 7 (3.76%) McAfee ePO
10 7 (3.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 6 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
12 5 (2.69%) EMC NetWorker
12 5 (2.69%) PowerCLI
12 5 (2.69%) SELinux
13 4 (2.15%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 186 (100.00%) VMware
2 89 (47.85%) Microsoft
3 70 (37.63%) Citrix
4 55 (29.57%) Oracle
5 39 (20.97%) Cisco
6 30 (16.13%) Red Hat
7 22 (11.83%) HP
8 20 (10.75%) IBM
9 18 (9.68%) EMC
10 16 (8.60%) Dell
11 15 (8.06%) McAfee
12 14 (7.53%) 3PAR
13 12 (6.45%) Juniper
14 11 (5.91%) NetApp
15 8 (4.30%) Lumension
15 8 (4.30%) SolarWinds
16 7 (3.76%) Google
17 6 (3.23%) Sophos
17 6 (3.23%) Splunk
17 6 (3.23%) Veeam