Period
to 13 November 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware over the 6 months to 13 November 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

VMware
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 14 13
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 +8
Contract jobs citing VMware 324 317 382
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 8.69% 8.91% 9.98%
As % of the Vendors category 17.68% 16.65% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 219 255
Hampshire median daily rate £422 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.50% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £310 £200 £292
90th Percentile £575 £538 £595
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 22
Hampshire median hourly rate £50.00 £13.03 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +283.88% -66.17% -6.10%
10th Percentile £32.93 £12.24 £16.60
90th Percentile £63.75 £43.00 £49.46
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +8.00% -30.56% +50.00%

VMware is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Hampshire.

All Vendors
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,833 1,904 2,114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 49.17% 53.50% 55.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,128 1,092 1,310
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £295 £213 £256
90th Percentile £575 £538 £545
South East median daily rate £425 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +1.80% +4.38% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 88 116
Hampshire median hourly rate £19.19 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.04% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.47 £11.93
90th Percentile £57.59 £45.00 £56.13
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year -2.94% +11.48% -14.08%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Hampshire

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware in Hampshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Hampshire

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Hampshire over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Hampshire

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Hampshire

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Hampshire over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VMware in Hampshire

VMware
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 within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 13 November 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
Fleet +6 40 £375 +17.19% 1
Basingstoke +10 37 £375 -3.85% 14
Portsmouth -8 36 £500 +66.67% 12
Winchester +5 34 £425 +4.29% 4
Fareham -9 22 £488 -7.14% 1
Southampton -31 21 £378 +49.50% 7
Havant +7 18 £413 +3.13% 1
Hook -9 12 £370 -7.50%
Farnborough -1 11 £463 +15.63% 8
Aldershot +2 8 £471 - 2
Andover -10 4 £363 +4.32% 1
Eastleigh -1 1 £400 +8.84% 3
VMware
South East

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 214 (66.05%) Windows
2 178 (54.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 125 (38.58%) Microsoft
4 121 (37.35%) Windows Server
5 109 (33.64%) Linux
6 104 (32.10%) Active Directory
7 92 (28.40%) Security Cleared
8 91 (28.09%) Citrix
9 84 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
10 81 (25.00%) Hyper-V
11 75 (23.15%) SC Cleared
12 71 (21.91%) ITIL
13 64 (19.75%) SCCM
14 63 (19.44%) vSphere
15 61 (18.83%) Oracle
15 61 (18.83%) DNS
16 60 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
17 54 (16.67%) Red Hat
18 51 (15.74%) Cisco
18 51 (15.74%) DevOps
18 51 (15.74%) PowerShell
19 50 (15.43%) Middleware
20 49 (15.12%) SQL
21 48 (14.81%) Migration
22 47 (14.51%) Firewall
22 47 (14.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 46 (14.20%) IaaS
23 46 (14.20%) SAN
24 45 (13.89%) Unix
24 45 (13.89%) Finance

VMware
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 20 (6.17%) SharePoint
2 18 (5.56%) Apache
2 18 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 16 (4.94%) Skype for Business
4 14 (4.32%) JBoss
5 13 (4.01%) Tomcat
6 10 (3.09%) IIS
7 6 (1.85%) Confluence
7 6 (1.85%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.62%) Hyperledger
11 2 (0.62%) nginx
12 1 (0.31%) CMS
12 1 (0.31%) Ethereum
12 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (6.79%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.16%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (3.70%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (2.16%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.31%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 84 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (14.20%) IaaS
3 44 (13.58%) PaaS
4 25 (7.72%) SaaS
5 21 (6.48%) Amazon AWS
6 20 (6.17%) Office 365
7 9 (2.78%) Yammer
8 8 (2.47%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.31%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 61 (18.83%) DNS
2 47 (14.51%) Firewall
3 46 (14.20%) SAN
4 39 (12.04%) iSCSI
5 35 (10.80%) NetScaler
6 31 (9.57%) DHCP
7 20 (6.17%) TCP/IP
8 19 (5.86%) LAN
9 15 (4.63%) Skype
10 14 (4.32%) WAN
11 13 (4.01%) VPN
12 12 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (3.70%) VLAN
13 10 (3.09%) SSL
14 9 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
14 9 (2.78%) OSPF
15 8 (2.47%) Wireless
16 7 (2.16%) BGP
16 7 (2.16%) SNMP
17 6 (1.85%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (8.02%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 14 (4.32%) Oracle Database 10g
3 14 (4.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (4.01%) MySQL
5 8 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.23%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.23%) Redis
9 3 (0.93%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.31%) DB2
11 1 (0.31%) EDMS
11 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (11.42%) Jenkins
2 33 (10.19%) Git (software)
3 14 (4.32%) JIRA
4 7 (2.16%) Oracle APEX
5 6 (1.85%) Selenium
6 5 (1.54%) HP UFT
6 5 (1.54%) MSI
6 5 (1.54%) SoapUI
6 5 (1.54%) SpecFlow
7 4 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.23%) Toad
8 3 (0.93%) Ant
8 3 (0.93%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.93%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.93%) TestNG
9 2 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.62%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.31%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.31%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 45 (13.89%) Finance
2 6 (1.85%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.54%) Manufacturing
3 5 (1.54%) Military
4 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.31%) Banking
4 1 (0.31%) Local Government
4 1 (0.31%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (16.36%) Architect
2 40 (12.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 38 (11.73%) Infrastructure Architect
4 30 (9.26%) VMware Engineer
5 18 (5.56%) Storage Engineer
5 18 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
6 17 (5.25%) Analyst
7 16 (4.94%) Consultant
7 16 (4.94%) Windows Engineer
8 14 (4.32%) Support Engineer
9 13 (4.01%) DevOps Engineer
10 12 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
10 12 (3.70%) Integration Engineer
10 12 (3.70%) Middleware Engineer
11 11 (3.40%) Linux Engineer
12 9 (2.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 9 (2.78%) Administrator
12 9 (2.78%) Designer
12 9 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (2.47%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (15.43%) Middleware
2 15 (4.63%) .NET
3 8 (2.47%) .NET Framework
3 8 (2.47%) Web Services
4 7 (2.16%) RESTful
4 7 (2.16%) SOAP
5 5 (1.54%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (1.54%) Kafka
6 4 (1.23%) LDAP
6 4 (1.23%) POSIX
6 4 (1.23%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (1.23%) Sensu
7 3 (0.93%) Entity Framework
7 3 (0.93%) WCF
8 2 (0.62%) Web Services Management
9 1 (0.31%) CSS3
9 1 (0.31%) JSON
9 1 (0.31%) Node.js
9 1 (0.31%) XML
9 1 (0.31%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (10.19%) Data Centre
3 23 (7.10%) PKI
4 21 (6.48%) Clustering
5 11 (3.40%) Fat Client
5 11 (3.40%) Thin Client
6 9 (2.78%) Public Cloud
7 7 (2.16%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (1.85%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.54%) Cloud Native
9 5 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (1.54%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.23%) FlexPod
10 4 (1.23%) iSeries
10 4 (1.23%) Replication
10 4 (1.23%) Video on Demand
11 3 (0.93%) CMDB
11 3 (0.93%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.93%) Smart Meter
12 2 (0.62%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 214 (66.05%) Windows
2 121 (37.35%) Windows Server
3 109 (33.64%) Linux
4 60 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 47 (14.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 45 (13.89%) Unix
7 44 (13.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 40 (12.35%) Windows 10
9 29 (8.95%) Windows 7
10 21 (6.48%) AIX
11 16 (4.94%) Windows XP
12 13 (4.01%) Data ONTAP
13 10 (3.09%) CentOS
13 10 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (2.78%) Windows 8
15 8 (2.47%) Android
15 8 (2.47%) Apple iOS
16 4 (1.23%) Debian
16 4 (1.23%) Solaris
16 4 (1.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (21.91%) ITIL
2 51 (15.74%) DevOps
3 48 (14.81%) Migration
4 44 (13.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 38 (11.73%) Network Design
6 33 (10.19%) Service Management
7 31 (9.57%) Configuration Management
8 25 (7.72%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (6.48%) High Availability
10 20 (6.17%) Application Packaging
10 20 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
11 19 (5.86%) Test Automation
12 18 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
13 17 (5.25%) Data Protection
14 16 (4.94%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (4.94%) Scrum
14 16 (4.94%) Storage Virtualisation
14 16 (4.94%) Workflow
15 15 (4.63%) Performance Management
15 15 (4.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (15.74%) PowerShell
2 49 (15.12%) SQL
3 19 (5.86%) Perl
4 9 (2.78%) Java
4 9 (2.78%) Python
5 8 (2.47%) Ruby
6 6 (1.85%) C#
7 5 (1.54%) F#
7 5 (1.54%) VBScript
8 4 (1.23%) PHP
8 4 (1.23%) VB
9 3 (0.93%) C
10 2 (0.62%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.62%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 92 (28.40%) Security Cleared
2 75 (23.15%) SC Cleared
3 22 (6.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 18 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (4.94%) DV Cleared
6 15 (4.63%) MCSE
7 13 (4.01%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (4.01%) NCDA
7 13 (4.01%) NCSIE
7 13 (4.01%) VCP6
8 9 (2.78%) CCA
8 9 (2.78%) CCNP
8 9 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
9 8 (2.47%) Degree
10 7 (2.16%) NCIE
11 6 (1.85%) ISEB
11 6 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (1.54%) ISEB Practitioner
12 5 (1.54%) MCSA
13 4 (1.23%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.70%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.93%) GDPR
2 3 (0.93%) SLA
3 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.62%) JSP 440
3 2 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.31%) FIPS 140-2
4 1 (0.31%) QA
System Software
1 178 (54.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 104 (32.10%) Active Directory
3 81 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 63 (19.44%) vSphere
5 45 (13.89%) XenApp
6 43 (13.27%) Microsoft App-V
7 42 (12.96%) VMware ESXi
8 34 (10.49%) XenDesktop
9 26 (8.02%) NFS
10 18 (5.56%) XenServer
11 15 (4.63%) Virtual Machines
12 14 (4.32%) Oracle RAC
13 12 (3.70%) Firmware
13 12 (3.70%) vCloud
14 11 (3.40%) DFS Replication
15 8 (2.47%) Docker
15 8 (2.47%) VMware NSX
16 6 (1.85%) Xen
17 5 (1.54%) BitLocker
17 5 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 64 (19.75%) SCCM
2 44 (13.58%) Puppet
3 28 (8.64%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (8.64%) SCOM
4 17 (5.25%) Ansible
5 16 (4.94%) Red Hat Satellite
5 16 (4.94%) vRealize
6 15 (4.63%) vCenter Server
7 14 (4.32%) Data Guard
8 13 (4.01%) Microsoft Intune
9 12 (3.70%) Terraform
10 11 (3.40%) SELinux
11 9 (2.78%) Failover Clustering
12 8 (2.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 8 (2.47%) PowerCLI
13 7 (2.16%) WSUS
14 6 (1.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 6 (1.85%) Kubernetes
14 6 (1.85%) Microsoft Clustering
15 5 (1.54%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 125 (38.58%) Microsoft
2 91 (28.09%) Citrix
3 61 (18.83%) Oracle
4 54 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 51 (15.74%) Cisco
6 37 (11.42%) HP
7 21 (6.48%) IBM
7 21 (6.48%) NetApp
8 19 (5.86%) 3PAR
9 16 (4.94%) Dell
9 16 (4.94%) SolarWinds
10 15 (4.63%) EMC
10 15 (4.63%) Remedy
11 13 (4.01%) ServiceNow
12 11 (3.40%) Splunk
13 10 (3.09%) Juniper
13 10 (3.09%) McAfee
14 9 (2.78%) CA
14 9 (2.78%) Veritas
15 8 (2.47%) Micro Focus