Period
to 19 September 2020

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 19 September 2020 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
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 24 53 41
Rank change year-on-year +29 -12 +7
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 69 158 190
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hampshire 6.58% 4.41% 5.12%
As % of the System Software category 35.57% 22.64% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 119 99
Median daily rate £488 £400 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.88% -5.21% -0.71%
10th Percentile £195 £296 £300
90th Percentile £529 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £449 £397 £413
% change year-on-year +13.03% -3.70% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 18
Median hourly rate £32.50 £47.83 £42.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.05% +12.96% +44.76%
10th Percentile £31.00 £41.46 £13.50
90th Percentile £36.38 £51.38 £54.13
South East median hourly rate £32.50 £50.17 £27.00
% change year-on-year -35.21% +85.80% +8.00%

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 194 698 742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 18.51% 19.46% 19.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 435 402
Median daily rate £450 £425 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +10.00%
10th Percentile £165 £300 £300
90th Percentile £571 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £443 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +4.18% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 44 71
Median hourly rate £32.50 £16.62 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.61% +10.77% +7.14%
10th Percentile £12.43 £9.82 £10.50
90th Percentile £37.00 £48.47 £45.87
Median hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -4.41% +3.03% -5.71%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Hampshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Hampshire.

Daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Hampshire

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Hampshire over the 6 months to 19 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Hampshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Hampshire.

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 19 September 2020. 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
Farnborough +26 11 £510 +56.92% 9
Winchester +5 10 £488 +8.33% 1
Havant +4 6 £450 +20.00%
Bordon - 6 £563 -
Fleet +9 5 £350 +16.67% 1
Hook +16 4 £500 +33.33%
Southampton +10 4 £200 -45.95% 2
Basingstoke +15 2 - - 6
Andover - 2 £450 -
Portsmouth +13 1 - - 3
Aldershot - 1 - -
VMware Infrastructure
South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2020, 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 69 (100.00%) VMware
2 53 (76.81%) Windows
3 40 (57.97%) vSphere
4 39 (56.52%) Security Cleared
5 35 (50.72%) Windows Server
5 35 (50.72%) Active Directory
6 32 (46.38%) PowerShell
7 31 (44.93%) Linux
8 30 (43.48%) SC Cleared
9 29 (42.03%) Microsoft
10 24 (34.78%) Firewall
11 23 (33.33%) Windows Server 2016
12 22 (31.88%) DevOps
13 21 (30.43%) Docker
13 21 (30.43%) Kubernetes
13 21 (30.43%) JIRA
14 20 (28.99%) Data Centre
15 19 (27.54%) Ansible
15 19 (27.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 17 (24.64%) Git (software)
16 17 (24.64%) Terraform
16 17 (24.64%) Configuration Management
16 17 (24.64%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (21.74%) DNS
17 15 (21.74%) Python
17 15 (21.74%) DHCP
17 15 (21.74%) VLAN
17 15 (21.74%) Packer
17 15 (21.74%) Windows 10
17 15 (21.74%) GitLab

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 7 (10.14%) Skype for Business
2 6 (8.70%) Confluence
3 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (5.80%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.90%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.90%) JBoss
4 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.45%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (2.90%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 15 (21.74%) GitHub
2 14 (20.29%) Azure
3 13 (18.84%) AWS
4 11 (15.94%) Office 365
5 8 (11.59%) IaaS
6 6 (8.70%) PaaS
7 2 (2.90%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (2.90%) Yammer
8 1 (1.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 24 (34.78%) Firewall
2 15 (21.74%) DHCP
2 15 (21.74%) DNS
2 15 (21.74%) Reverse Proxy
2 15 (21.74%) VLAN
3 10 (14.49%) Skype
3 10 (14.49%) SNMP
4 9 (13.04%) iSCSI
5 7 (10.14%) WAN
6 6 (8.70%) PBX
7 5 (7.25%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (7.25%) LAN
7 5 (7.25%) Network Security
7 5 (7.25%) VSAN
8 4 (5.80%) SAN
9 2 (2.90%) IPsec
9 2 (2.90%) SMTP
9 2 (2.90%) SSH
9 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.45%) MySQL
3 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (30.43%) JIRA
2 17 (24.64%) Git (software)
3 15 (21.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 15 (21.74%) GitLab
3 15 (21.74%) Jenkins
4 6 (8.70%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.90%) ClearCase
5 2 (2.90%) ClearQuest
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (2.90%) Subversion
5 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (1.45%) Banking
1 1 (1.45%) Police
1 1 (1.45%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 11 (15.94%) Architect
1 11 (15.94%) VMware Engineer
2 10 (14.49%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (14.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (14.49%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (5.80%) Performance Engineer
3 4 (5.80%) Senior Architect
3 4 (5.80%) Senior Wintel Engineer
3 4 (5.80%) Support Engineer
4 3 (4.35%) Administrator
4 3 (4.35%) Messaging Administrator
4 3 (4.35%) VMware Architect
5 2 (2.90%) AWS Architect
5 2 (2.90%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (2.90%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (2.90%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 2 (2.90%) Technical Leader
5 2 (2.90%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.49%) REST
2 8 (11.59%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (11.59%) gRPC
2 8 (11.59%) RESTful
2 8 (11.59%) Swagger
3 6 (8.70%) .NET
4 2 (2.90%) Flash
4 2 (2.90%) LDAP
4 2 (2.90%) Middleware
4 2 (2.90%) YAML
5 1 (1.45%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.99%) Data Centre
2 10 (14.49%) PKI
3 7 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.14%) Clustering
3 7 (10.14%) Public Cloud
4 6 (8.70%) Client/Server
5 5 (7.25%) Driving Licence
6 4 (5.80%) Private Cloud
6 4 (5.80%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.90%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (2.90%) Replication
8 1 (1.45%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (1.45%) EMC VNX
8 1 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.45%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 53 (76.81%) Windows
2 35 (50.72%) Windows Server
3 31 (44.93%) Linux
4 23 (33.33%) Windows Server 2016
5 19 (27.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (21.74%) CentOS
6 15 (21.74%) Windows 10
7 13 (18.84%) Unix
8 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2019
10 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (4.35%) AIX
11 3 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.88%) DevOps
2 17 (24.64%) Configuration Management
3 15 (21.74%) Continuous Deployment
3 15 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (21.74%) Infrastructure as Code
4 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (17.39%) High Availability
5 12 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 9 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (13.04%) Microservices
7 8 (11.59%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (11.59%) ITIL
7 8 (11.59%) Migration
7 8 (11.59%) Systems Engineering
8 6 (8.70%) Validation
9 5 (7.25%) Business Continuity
9 5 (7.25%) Performance Engineering
9 5 (7.25%) Performance Measurement
10 4 (5.80%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (5.80%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 32 (46.38%) PowerShell
2 15 (21.74%) Python
3 8 (11.59%) Bash Shell
3 8 (11.59%) C#
3 8 (11.59%) Go
4 5 (7.25%) C
4 5 (7.25%) Perl
5 3 (4.35%) SQL
6 2 (2.90%) VB
6 2 (2.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (56.52%) Security Cleared
2 30 (43.48%) SC Cleared
3 17 (24.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (18.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (13.04%) MCSE
6 8 (11.59%) DV Cleared
7 4 (5.80%) VCP6
8 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.90%) OCP
8 2 (2.90%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (1.45%) CCDA
9 1 (1.45%) CCIE
9 1 (1.45%) CCNP
9 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.45%) Degree
9 1 (1.45%) MCSA
9 1 (1.45%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (1.45%) VCAP
9 1 (1.45%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) NCSC
System Software
1 40 (57.97%) vSphere
2 35 (50.72%) Active Directory
3 21 (30.43%) Docker
4 10 (14.49%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (13.04%) NFS
5 9 (13.04%) VMware NSX
6 7 (10.14%) Hyper-V
7 5 (7.25%) vCloud
8 4 (5.80%) XenApp
9 2 (2.90%) GFS2
9 2 (2.90%) Samba
9 2 (2.90%) Terminal Server
9 2 (2.90%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 21 (30.43%) Kubernetes
2 19 (27.54%) Ansible
3 17 (24.64%) Terraform
4 15 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (21.74%) Packer
4 15 (21.74%) Puppet
4 15 (21.74%) SCCM
5 13 (18.84%) Prometheus
6 11 (15.94%) vRealize
7 10 (14.49%) SCOM
7 10 (14.49%) vCenter Server
8 8 (11.59%) Grafana
8 8 (11.59%) ZABBIX
9 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (5.80%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (5.80%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 3 (4.35%) WSUS
12 2 (2.90%) SELinux
12 2 (2.90%) vMotion
Vendors
1 69 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (42.03%) Microsoft
3 15 (21.74%) Atlassian
4 14 (20.29%) EMC
5 13 (18.84%) Dell
6 9 (13.04%) McAfee
7 8 (11.59%) Splunk
8 7 (10.14%) Cisco
8 7 (10.14%) IBM
9 6 (8.70%) Citrix
9 6 (8.70%) NetApp
9 6 (8.70%) Sonus
9 6 (8.70%) Symantec
10 4 (5.80%) HP
10 4 (5.80%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.90%) Intel
11 2 (2.90%) Juniper
11 2 (2.90%) Lotus
11 2 (2.90%) Oracle
11 2 (2.90%) Thycotic