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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
South East / Hampshire
Rank 47 29 38
Rank change year-on-year -18 +9  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 71 134 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.86% 6.16% 4.73%
As % of the System Software category 26.10% 34.01% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 91 48
Median daily rate £435 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -3.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 12
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -46.51% +43.33%  

VMware Infrastructure is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 272 394 345
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 14.81% 18.11% 16.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 260 163
Median daily rate £375 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 30 34
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -40.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.70 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.63 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.93% +6.45%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester -3 12 £450 +20.00%
Hook +15 11 £330 -23.25%
Portsmouth -7 7 £475 +30.13%
Basingstoke -8 6 £314 -6.96% 3
Southampton +4 3 £329 -1.86% 2
Farnborough 0 2 - - 4
Andover - 2 £538 - 1
Fareham -8 1 £275 - 5
VMware Infrastructure
South East

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 182 (100.00%) VMware
2 88 (48.35%) Windows
2 88 (48.35%) Security Cleared
3 69 (37.91%) SC Cleared
4 68 (37.36%) Microsoft
5 60 (32.97%) Active Directory
6 59 (32.42%) vSphere
7 55 (30.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 55 (30.22%) Cisco
8 52 (28.57%) SAN
9 50 (27.47%) Windows Server
10 49 (26.92%) Firewall
10 49 (26.92%) Linux
11 47 (25.82%) Data Centre
12 40 (21.98%) ITIL
13 36 (19.78%) PowerShell
14 35 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
15 32 (17.58%) SQL
16 31 (17.03%) SQL Server
16 31 (17.03%) EMC
17 29 (15.93%) VxBlock/Vblock
18 27 (14.84%) EMC VNX
18 27 (14.84%) EMC VMAX
18 27 (14.84%) NAS
19 26 (14.29%) Converged Infrastructure
19 26 (14.29%) Red Hat
20 25 (13.74%) WAN
21 23 (12.64%) IaaS
22 22 (12.09%) LAN
22 22 (12.09%) Citrix

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related 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 17 (9.34%) Exchange Server 2010
1 17 (9.34%) MS Exchange
2 15 (8.24%) Skype for Business
3 7 (3.85%) IIS
3 7 (3.85%) OpenStack
3 7 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 7 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (3.30%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.20%) JBoss
6 3 (1.65%) Apache
6 3 (1.65%) GlassFish
6 3 (1.65%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.10%) ArcGIS
7 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.55%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.55%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.55%) Jupyter
Applications
1 14 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (12.64%) IaaS
2 21 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (4.40%) SaaS
5 7 (3.85%) Office 365
5 7 (3.85%) PaaS
6 3 (1.65%) Mailgun
7 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 52 (28.57%) SAN
2 49 (26.92%) Firewall
3 27 (14.84%) NAS
4 25 (13.74%) WAN
5 22 (12.09%) LAN
6 20 (10.99%) TCP/IP
7 14 (7.69%) Skype
8 13 (7.14%) VoIP
9 12 (6.59%) DNS
10 9 (4.95%) VPN
11 8 (4.40%) MPLS
12 7 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (3.85%) IP Telephony
12 7 (3.85%) SMTP
12 7 (3.85%) Wireless
13 6 (3.30%) Internet
13 6 (3.30%) Remote Desktop
14 5 (2.75%) HTTP
14 5 (2.75%) LDAP
14 5 (2.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.03%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.79%) MySQL
3 9 (4.95%) DB2
3 9 (4.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (4.40%) Hadoop
4 8 (4.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (3.85%) IBM BigInsights
5 7 (3.85%) Neo4j
6 6 (3.30%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.20%) Big Data
8 3 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (3.30%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.75%) MSI
3 3 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (1.65%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.65%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.65%) HP UFT
3 3 (1.65%) Selenium
3 3 (1.65%) SilkTest
4 2 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.55%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.55%) git-flow
5 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (4.40%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.85%) Finance
3 5 (2.75%) Local Government
4 4 (2.20%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.10%) Electronics
5 2 (1.10%) Games
5 2 (1.10%) Marketing
5 2 (1.10%) Military
6 1 (0.55%) Banking
6 1 (0.55%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (12.09%) Wintel Engineer
2 20 (10.99%) Architect
3 19 (10.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (9.34%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 12 (6.59%) Analyst
5 12 (6.59%) Consultant
5 12 (6.59%) VMware Specialist
6 11 (6.04%) 3rd Line Support
6 11 (6.04%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
6 11 (6.04%) Support Engineer
7 10 (5.49%) Infrastructure Architect
7 10 (5.49%) VMware Engineer
8 9 (4.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 8 (4.40%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (3.85%) EMC Engineer
10 7 (3.85%) Server Engineer
10 7 (3.85%) Wintel Server Engineer
11 6 (3.30%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.79%) XML
2 7 (3.85%) Middleware
2 7 (3.85%) Web Services
3 6 (3.30%) HTML
3 6 (3.30%) HTML5
4 3 (1.65%) .NET
4 3 (1.65%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.65%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.55%) JBoss Seam
5 1 (0.55%) JSF
5 1 (0.55%) LAMP
5 1 (0.55%) SAML
5 1 (0.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 47 (25.82%) Data Centre
2 29 (15.93%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 27 (14.84%) EMC VMAX
3 27 (14.84%) EMC VNX
4 13 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.40%) PKI
6 7 (3.85%) Replication
6 7 (3.85%) User Experience
7 6 (3.30%) Clustering
7 6 (3.30%) CMDB
8 5 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.75%) FlexPod
9 4 (2.20%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.65%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.65%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.55%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.55%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.55%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.55%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 88 (48.35%) Windows
2 55 (30.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (27.47%) Windows Server
4 49 (26.92%) Linux
5 35 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (11.54%) Windows 7
7 18 (9.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (9.34%) Unix
9 14 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (3.85%) CentOS
11 5 (2.75%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.65%) Windows 10
13 2 (1.10%) SUSE
13 2 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.55%) AIX
14 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (21.98%) ITIL
2 26 (14.29%) Converged Infrastructure
3 19 (10.44%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (9.89%) Service Management
5 17 (9.34%) DevOps
6 15 (8.24%) Risk Management
7 14 (7.69%) SIEM
7 14 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 13 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
8 13 (7.14%) Information Security
9 12 (6.59%) Open Source
9 12 (6.59%) Security Management
9 12 (6.59%) Vulnerability Management
10 11 (6.04%) Virtual Environments
11 10 (5.49%) Data Loss Prevention
11 10 (5.49%) Event Correlation
11 10 (5.49%) Security Hardening
11 10 (5.49%) Test Scripting
11 10 (5.49%) User Stories
11 10 (5.49%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 36 (19.78%) PowerShell
2 32 (17.58%) SQL
3 19 (10.44%) VBScript
4 10 (5.49%) Java
5 7 (3.85%) Python
5 7 (3.85%) Ruby
6 6 (3.30%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.75%) PHP
7 5 (2.75%) VB
8 4 (2.20%) C#
9 3 (1.65%) Perl
10 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.55%) C
11 1 (0.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 88 (48.35%) Security Cleared
2 69 (37.91%) SC Cleared
3 17 (9.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (8.24%) MCITP
4 15 (8.24%) MCSA
5 13 (7.14%) Degree
6 10 (5.49%) DV Cleared
7 7 (3.85%) ISEB
7 7 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.20%) CISSP
8 4 (2.20%) GCIH
8 4 (2.20%) GIAC
8 4 (2.20%) ISTQB
8 4 (2.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.10%) CCNA
10 2 (1.10%) MCSE
11 1 (0.55%) CCNP
11 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.55%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.75%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.20%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 60 (32.97%) Active Directory
2 59 (32.42%) vSphere
3 22 (12.09%) VMware ESX
4 14 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 11 (6.04%) XenServer
6 9 (4.95%) Virtual Servers
6 9 (4.95%) XenDesktop
7 8 (4.40%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (3.85%) XenApp
9 6 (3.30%) vCloud
9 6 (3.30%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (3.30%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (1.65%) NFS
10 3 (1.65%) Samba
10 3 (1.65%) SRDF
10 3 (1.65%) VMware Server
11 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.55%) Shibboleth
12 1 (0.55%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.55%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (10.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 16 (8.79%) Puppet
3 12 (6.59%) EMC NetWorker
3 12 (6.59%) SCCM
4 7 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (3.85%) ZABBIX
5 5 (2.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (2.75%) SCOM
5 5 (2.75%) WSUS
6 4 (2.20%) CA Spectrum
6 4 (2.20%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.65%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.65%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (1.10%) Ansible
8 2 (1.10%) PowerCLI
8 2 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.55%) Nessus
9 1 (0.55%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.55%) WMI
Vendors
1 182 (100.00%) VMware
2 68 (37.36%) Microsoft
3 55 (30.22%) Cisco
4 31 (17.03%) EMC
5 26 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 22 (12.09%) Citrix
7 19 (10.44%) HP
7 19 (10.44%) Intel Security
8 14 (7.69%) NetApp
9 11 (6.04%) Oracle
10 10 (5.49%) CheckPoint
10 10 (5.49%) Juniper
11 9 (4.95%) Dell
11 9 (4.95%) SolarWinds
12 8 (4.40%) IBM
13 7 (3.85%) ArcSight
13 7 (3.85%) CA
13 7 (3.85%) Splunk
13 7 (3.85%) Symantec
14 6 (3.30%) BMC
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