Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 9 19
Rank change year-on-year -7 +10 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware 312 433 338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 8.80% 11.77% 7.89%
As % of the Vendors category 16.64% 21.52% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 301 216
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -1.32%
10th Percentile £225 £305 £270
90th Percentile £538 £625 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £360
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 18
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.00 £44.46 £44.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.76% -1.01% +28.33%
10th Percentile £10.70 £15.78 £15.35
90th Percentile £17.00 £49.46 £57.50
South East median hourly rate £22.83 £27.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year -16.99% -25.68% +64.44%

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 1,875 2,012 2,256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 52.89% 54.69% 52.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,057 1,259 1,342
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +4.73%
10th Percentile £213 £260 £260
90th Percentile £538 £546 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 93 105
Hampshire median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.26% -5.87% +38.10%
10th Percentile £10.40 £12.10 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £54.50 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £15.36 £18.75
% change year-on-year +10.71% -18.11% +17.19%

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 25 February 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
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 25 February 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 +2 43 £270 -14.44% 19
Fareham -3 33 £525 -4.55% 1
Southampton -9 27 £394 +5.00% 12
Winchester -8 23 £435 +2.35% 3
Hook +4 21 £473 +44.05% 2
Andover +12 13 £375 -23.86% 1
Fleet +10 10 £320 -23.81% 2
Portsmouth -17 9 £388 -20.51% 7
Havant -8 7 £550 +120.00% 1
Petersfield - 7 £135 -
Aldershot +2 6 £400 - 1
Waterlooville - 4 - -
Farnborough -14 2 £475 +18.75% 4
Bordon - 2 £145 -
VMware
South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 203 (65.06%) Windows
2 153 (49.04%) Security Cleared
3 146 (46.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 132 (42.31%) Microsoft
5 121 (38.78%) Active Directory
6 112 (35.90%) Windows Server
7 111 (35.58%) SC Cleared
8 90 (28.85%) Linux
8 90 (28.85%) Firewall
9 80 (25.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 78 (25.00%) Cisco
11 74 (23.72%) vSphere
12 68 (21.79%) Windows Server 2008
13 61 (19.55%) PowerShell
14 56 (17.95%) Oracle
15 54 (17.31%) Hyper-V
16 51 (16.35%) VMware ESXi
17 49 (15.71%) IaaS
18 48 (15.38%) Citrix
19 46 (14.74%) PaaS
20 45 (14.42%) Red Hat
20 45 (14.42%) DNS
21 44 (14.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 44 (14.10%) DV Cleared
22 43 (13.78%) DevOps
22 43 (13.78%) HP
23 37 (11.86%) NetApp
23 37 (11.86%) Microsoft Azure
24 36 (11.54%) Puppet
25 35 (11.22%) Git (software)

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 31 (9.94%) Skype for Business
2 26 (8.33%) Apache
3 24 (7.69%) MS Exchange
4 20 (6.41%) SharePoint
5 19 (6.09%) JBoss
6 18 (5.77%) Tomcat
7 17 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (4.17%) IIS
9 10 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.96%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.32%) GeoServer
12 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (2.88%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.96%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 49 (15.71%) IaaS
2 46 (14.74%) PaaS
3 37 (11.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (9.29%) Office 365
5 10 (3.21%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (1.92%) SaaS
8 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.32%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.32%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 90 (28.85%) Firewall
2 45 (14.42%) DNS
3 29 (9.29%) NetScaler
4 28 (8.97%) WAN
5 25 (8.01%) DHCP
5 25 (8.01%) VPN
6 24 (7.69%) SAN
7 20 (6.41%) LAN
7 20 (6.41%) TCP/IP
8 18 (5.77%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (4.81%) PuTTY
9 15 (4.81%) VoIP
9 15 (4.81%) WinSCP
10 13 (4.17%) IP Telephony
11 12 (3.85%) BGP
11 12 (3.85%) OSPF
12 10 (3.21%) Wireless
13 9 (2.88%) VLAN
14 7 (2.24%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (2.24%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.05%) Oracle Database
3 19 (6.09%) Oracle Database 10g
3 19 (6.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (4.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (4.81%) SQL Server 2016
5 7 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.92%) MySQL
6 6 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (1.60%) DB2
8 3 (0.96%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle OWB
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.32%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 35 (11.22%) Git (software)
2 34 (10.90%) Jenkins
3 18 (5.77%) Oracle APEX
4 16 (5.13%) MSI
4 16 (5.13%) Selenium
4 16 (5.13%) SoapUI
5 15 (4.81%) Ant
5 15 (4.81%) Eclipse
5 15 (4.81%) TestNG
6 14 (4.49%) HP UFT
6 14 (4.49%) SpecFlow
7 10 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (2.88%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.96%) Toad
10 2 (0.64%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.32%) Subversion
11 1 (0.32%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (6.41%) Finance
2 8 (2.56%) Banking
3 3 (0.96%) Military
3 3 (0.96%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 41 (13.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 38 (12.18%) Architect
3 25 (8.01%) Designer
4 24 (7.69%) Solutions Designer
5 20 (6.41%) Support Engineer
6 19 (6.09%) Wintel Engineer
7 16 (5.13%) Analyst
7 16 (5.13%) Consultant
7 16 (5.13%) VMware Engineer
8 14 (4.49%) Project Manager
9 12 (3.85%) Network Architect
9 12 (3.85%) SC Cleared Project Manager
10 11 (3.53%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (3.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 10 (3.21%) Automation Engineer
11 10 (3.21%) Citrix Designer
11 10 (3.21%) Test Engineer
12 9 (2.88%) 3rd Line Support
13 8 (2.56%) Middleware Engineer
14 7 (2.24%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.41%) Middleware
2 17 (5.45%) Web Services
3 15 (4.81%) .NET
4 6 (1.92%) WAP
5 2 (0.64%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.32%) Ajax
6 1 (0.32%) CSS
6 1 (0.32%) HTML
6 1 (0.32%) jQuery
6 1 (0.32%) OAuth2
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (0.32%) REST
6 1 (0.32%) RESTful
6 1 (0.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 14 (4.49%) PKI
3 11 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.53%) FlexPod
4 10 (3.21%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.92%) Replication
6 5 (1.60%) SWIFT
6 5 (1.60%) Virtual Team
6 5 (1.60%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 3 (0.96%) Driving Licence
7 3 (0.96%) EMC VMAX
7 3 (0.96%) EMC VNX
7 3 (0.96%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.64%) CMDB
8 2 (0.64%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.64%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.32%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.32%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 203 (65.06%) Windows
2 112 (35.90%) Windows Server
3 90 (28.85%) Linux
4 80 (25.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 68 (21.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (14.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (9.94%) Unix
8 18 (5.77%) Windows Vista
9 15 (4.81%) Windows 10
10 14 (4.49%) AIX
11 11 (3.53%) Windows 7
12 9 (2.88%) Data ONTAP
13 7 (2.24%) Solaris
14 5 (1.60%) Debian
14 5 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.32%) Android
16 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.32%) CentOS
16 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (13.78%) DevOps
2 33 (10.58%) Service Management
3 32 (10.26%) ITIL
4 30 (9.62%) TOGAF
5 28 (8.97%) Collaborative Working
5 28 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (6.09%) Migration
7 17 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (5.13%) Project Management
9 15 (4.81%) API Testing
9 15 (4.81%) Test Automation
10 14 (4.49%) System Integration Testing
11 13 (4.17%) Change Management
11 13 (4.17%) Incident Management
12 12 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
13 11 (3.53%) Scrum
14 10 (3.21%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (3.21%) Performance Tuning
14 10 (3.21%) Problem Management
14 10 (3.21%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 61 (19.55%) PowerShell
2 35 (11.22%) SQL
3 27 (8.65%) Java
4 14 (4.49%) F#
5 13 (4.17%) Perl
6 8 (2.56%) Python
7 6 (1.92%) C
7 6 (1.92%) Ruby
8 3 (0.96%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.96%) VBScript
9 2 (0.64%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.64%) C#
9 2 (0.64%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.64%) VB
10 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 153 (49.04%) Security Cleared
2 111 (35.58%) SC Cleared
3 44 (14.10%) DV Cleared
4 18 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (5.45%) MCSE
6 15 (4.81%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (3.85%) CCNP
8 9 (2.88%) CCDP
8 9 (2.88%) JNCIS
8 9 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (2.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (1.92%) ISEB
10 6 (1.92%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (1.28%) CCNA
11 4 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.28%) MCP
11 4 (1.28%) MCSA
11 4 (1.28%) VCP6
12 3 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.96%) NCSIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.88%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.28%) SLA
3 3 (0.96%) QA
4 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 146 (46.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 121 (38.78%) Active Directory
3 74 (23.72%) vSphere
4 54 (17.31%) Hyper-V
5 51 (16.35%) VMware ESXi
6 29 (9.29%) XenServer
7 22 (7.05%) XenDesktop
8 13 (4.17%) VMware NSX
9 10 (3.21%) NFS
10 8 (2.56%) XenApp
11 6 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (1.60%) Docker
12 5 (1.60%) VMware Server
13 4 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (1.28%) vCloud
13 4 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.96%) Firmware
14 3 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
15 1 (0.32%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 36 (11.54%) Puppet
2 17 (5.45%) SCCM
3 15 (4.81%) HP ALM
4 11 (3.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 10 (3.21%) Red Hat Satellite
6 9 (2.88%) SELinux
7 8 (2.56%) EMC NetWorker
7 8 (2.56%) SCOM
8 7 (2.24%) Backup Exec
8 7 (2.24%) Microsoft Intune
8 7 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (1.92%) vRealize
10 5 (1.60%) Oracle RMAN
10 5 (1.60%) Terraform
11 4 (1.28%) AirWatch
11 4 (1.28%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (1.28%) SCSM
11 4 (1.28%) SCVMM
11 4 (1.28%) SnapVault
11 4 (1.28%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 132 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 78 (25.00%) Cisco
3 56 (17.95%) Oracle
4 48 (15.38%) Citrix
5 45 (14.42%) Red Hat
6 43 (13.78%) HP
7 37 (11.86%) NetApp
8 21 (6.73%) McAfee
9 19 (6.09%) EMC
9 19 (6.09%) Lumension
10 14 (4.49%) Software AG
10 14 (4.49%) Splunk
10 14 (4.49%) webMethods
11 13 (4.17%) Veeam
12 12 (3.85%) Brocade
13 11 (3.53%) Juniper
14 10 (3.21%) Symantec
15 9 (2.88%) Avaya
16 8 (2.56%) SolarWinds
17 7 (2.24%) BMC