Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 60 38 54
Rank change year-on-year -22 +16 -16
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 142 199 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 4.00% 5.39% 3.77%
As % of the System Software category 21.52% 27.15% 24.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 91 82
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £413 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -0.36% +3.50%
10th Percentile £275 £269 £207
90th Percentile £575 £560 £538
South East median daily rate £389 £413 £388
% change year-on-year -5.76% +6.45% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 21 15
Hampshire median hourly rate £47.83 £42.42 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.75% +45.03% -30.36%
10th Percentile £45.21 £13.50 £12.24
90th Percentile £51.97 £54.13 £43.00
South East median hourly rate £50.17 £27.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +85.80% +5.88% -39.29%

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 660 733 541
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 18.61% 19.86% 15.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 387 330
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £433 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.73% +8.13% +5.26%
10th Percentile £275 £290 £200
90th Percentile £575 £570 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 66 46
Hampshire median hourly rate £16.25 £15.68 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.64% +12.00% -44.83%
10th Percentile £9.64 £10.50 £10.40
90th Percentile £51.75 £46.38 £43.00
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.00

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 22 August 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
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 22 August 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
Portsmouth -3 24 £325 -31.58% 2
Southampton +11 20 £375 +5.26% 6
Basingstoke -16 18 £360 -4.00% 17
Winchester -3 16 £380 -6.17% 1
Havant +5 10 £425 -14.14%
Eastleigh +5 7 £415 +3.75% 2
Hook +4 7 £375 -19.35% 3
Farnborough - 7 £300 - 8
Fareham -7 6 £425 +0.71% 4
Fleet -4 4 £300 -20.00% 1
Gosport - 2 - - 3
VMware Infrastructure
South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 142 (100.00%) VMware
2 109 (76.76%) Windows
3 82 (57.75%) Active Directory
4 73 (51.41%) Windows Server
5 54 (38.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 54 (38.03%) Microsoft
6 50 (35.21%) DNS
7 45 (31.69%) Hyper-V
8 44 (30.99%) Citrix
8 44 (30.99%) VMware ESXi
9 42 (29.58%) Security Cleared
10 41 (28.87%) PowerShell
11 37 (26.06%) Windows Server 2008
12 36 (25.35%) DHCP
13 33 (23.24%) Firewall
14 32 (22.54%) ITIL
14 32 (22.54%) Azure
15 30 (21.13%) Office 365
16 29 (20.42%) Linux
16 29 (20.42%) SCCM
16 29 (20.42%) XenApp
17 28 (19.72%) SharePoint
17 28 (19.72%) Migration
18 27 (19.01%) SQL
19 24 (16.90%) SAN
19 24 (16.90%) Skype for Business
20 23 (16.20%) HP
21 22 (15.49%) Windows Server 2012
21 22 (15.49%) vSphere
21 22 (15.49%) Data Centre

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 28 (19.72%) SharePoint
2 24 (16.90%) Skype for Business
3 14 (9.86%) MS Exchange
4 9 (6.34%) IIS
5 4 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.11%) Apache
6 3 (2.11%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.41%) Confluence
7 2 (1.41%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.70%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 32 (22.54%) Azure
2 30 (21.13%) Office 365
3 20 (14.08%) AWS
4 13 (9.15%) IaaS
5 11 (7.75%) Yammer
6 9 (6.34%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (5.63%) PaaS
8 7 (4.93%) SaaS
9 6 (4.23%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 2 (1.41%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.70%) GCP
11 1 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 50 (35.21%) DNS
2 36 (25.35%) DHCP
3 33 (23.24%) Firewall
4 24 (16.90%) SAN
5 20 (14.08%) VLAN
6 19 (13.38%) Skype
7 17 (11.97%) WAN
8 16 (11.27%) LAN
9 11 (7.75%) VPN
9 11 (7.75%) VSAN
10 10 (7.04%) NetScaler
11 9 (6.34%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (4.23%) MPLS
13 5 (3.52%) BGP
13 5 (3.52%) IPsec
13 5 (3.52%) OSPF
13 5 (3.52%) Wireless
14 4 (2.82%) L2TP
14 4 (2.82%) RIP
14 4 (2.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.41%) MariaDB
4 2 (1.41%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.70%) DB2
5 1 (0.70%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.70%) Ingres
5 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (3.52%) JIRA
2 4 (2.82%) MSI
3 3 (2.11%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.70%) Hudson
4 1 (0.70%) JMeter
4 1 (0.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 12 (8.45%) Finance
2 9 (6.34%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.52%) Financial Institution
3 5 (3.52%) Public Sector
4 3 (2.11%) Electronics
4 3 (2.11%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.11%) Marketing
4 3 (2.11%) Military
5 1 (0.70%) Advertising
5 1 (0.70%) Banking
5 1 (0.70%) Billing
5 1 (0.70%) Local Government
5 1 (0.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 43 (30.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (15.49%) Architect
3 13 (9.15%) Consultant
3 13 (9.15%) Wintel Engineer
4 11 (7.75%) Windows Engineer
5 10 (7.04%) Infrastructure Architect
6 8 (5.63%) Administrator
6 8 (5.63%) Network Engineer
6 8 (5.63%) VMware Engineer
7 7 (4.93%) Cloud Architect
8 6 (4.23%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (4.23%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (4.23%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.23%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (3.52%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (3.52%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.52%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.52%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (2.82%) Designer
10 4 (2.82%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.34%) Middleware
2 6 (4.23%) JSON
3 4 (2.82%) LDAP
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.70%) SOAP
4 1 (0.70%) Web Services
4 1 (0.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.49%) Data Centre
2 18 (12.68%) Fat Client
2 18 (12.68%) Thin Client
3 15 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (9.15%) Replication
5 12 (8.45%) Public Cloud
6 11 (7.75%) PKI
7 10 (7.04%) Clustering
8 6 (4.23%) Cloud Native
9 4 (2.82%) Management Information System
10 3 (2.11%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.70%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.70%) EMC VMAX
12 1 (0.70%) EMC VNX
12 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.70%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 109 (76.76%) Windows
2 73 (51.41%) Windows Server
3 37 (26.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (20.42%) Linux
5 22 (15.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (11.27%) Windows 10
7 8 (5.63%) Ubuntu
8 7 (4.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (4.93%) Windows 7
9 5 (3.52%) Mac OS
9 5 (3.52%) Windows Vista
10 4 (2.82%) Unix
10 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.41%) AIX
11 2 (1.41%) CentOS
11 2 (1.41%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.70%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (38.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 32 (22.54%) ITIL
3 28 (19.72%) Migration
4 20 (14.08%) DevOps
5 9 (6.34%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (6.34%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (5.63%) Configuration Management
6 8 (5.63%) Storage Management
7 7 (4.93%) Project Delivery
7 7 (4.93%) Project Management
7 7 (4.93%) Test Automation
8 6 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (4.23%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (4.23%) Data Protection
8 6 (4.23%) Load Balancing
8 6 (4.23%) Network Design
8 6 (4.23%) Patch Management
8 6 (4.23%) PRINCE2
8 6 (4.23%) Server Virtualisation
8 6 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (28.87%) PowerShell
2 27 (19.01%) SQL
3 4 (2.82%) VBScript
4 3 (2.11%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.41%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.41%) Korn
6 1 (0.70%) C
6 1 (0.70%) Groovy
6 1 (0.70%) Java
6 1 (0.70%) Python
6 1 (0.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 42 (29.58%) Security Cleared
2 21 (14.79%) SC Cleared
3 17 (11.97%) DV Cleared
4 15 (10.56%) CCA
4 15 (10.56%) Citrix Certification
5 12 (8.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (7.75%) MCSE
6 11 (7.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (6.34%) Degree
8 8 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (4.23%) CCNA
10 4 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.82%) VCP6
11 3 (2.11%) MCSA
11 3 (2.11%) VCP5
12 2 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (1.41%) CCNP
13 1 (0.70%) CBAP
13 1 (0.70%) IIBA
13 1 (0.70%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.93%) GDPR
2 2 (1.41%) SLA
3 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 82 (57.75%) Active Directory
2 45 (31.69%) Hyper-V
3 44 (30.99%) VMware ESXi
4 29 (20.42%) XenApp
5 22 (15.49%) vSphere
6 21 (14.79%) XenDesktop
7 14 (9.86%) DFS Replication
8 10 (7.04%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (7.04%) VMware NSX
9 6 (4.23%) vCloud
10 5 (3.52%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (2.11%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 3 (2.11%) Docker
11 3 (2.11%) VMware Server
12 2 (1.41%) KVM
12 2 (1.41%) Terminal Server
12 2 (1.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 2 (1.41%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.70%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 29 (20.42%) SCCM
2 21 (14.79%) vCenter Server
3 16 (11.27%) SCOM
4 8 (5.63%) Ansible
5 6 (4.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 6 (4.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 6 (4.23%) WSUS
6 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 4 (2.82%) vMotion
6 4 (2.82%) vRealize
7 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (2.11%) SCOrch
7 3 (2.11%) SCVMM
7 3 (2.11%) Terraform
7 3 (2.11%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.41%) Packer
8 2 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.70%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 142 (100.00%) VMware
2 54 (38.03%) Microsoft
3 44 (30.99%) Citrix
4 23 (16.20%) HP
5 19 (13.38%) Oracle
6 17 (11.97%) Cisco
7 10 (7.04%) EMC
8 9 (6.34%) Dell
9 7 (4.93%) 3PAR
9 7 (4.93%) F5
9 7 (4.93%) McAfee
10 6 (4.23%) Lumension
10 6 (4.23%) Red Hat
11 5 (3.52%) Google
11 5 (3.52%) Veeam
12 4 (2.82%) Juniper
13 3 (2.11%) NetApp
13 3 (2.11%) SAP
13 3 (2.11%) Veritas
14 2 (1.41%) Intel