Period
to 25 November 2017

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 November 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.

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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 13 23
Rank change year-on-year -1 +10 -6
Contract jobs citing VMware 323 392 321
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 9.12% 10.10% 7.22%
As % of the Vendors category 16.88% 18.16% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 264 205
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £435 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.05% +16.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £200 £287 £265
90th Percentile £538 £613 £477
South East median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 17
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.03 £44.46 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.70% +11.15% +33.33%
10th Percentile £12.24 £16.30 £15.00
90th Percentile £43.00 £49.46 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £42.64 £24.50
% change year-on-year -41.37% +74.04% +8.89%

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 1913 2158 2258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 54.01% 55.58% 50.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1076 1361 1346
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £263
90th Percentile £538 £545 £525
South East median daily rate £419 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +4.75% +2.56% +6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 107 118
Hampshire median hourly rate £18.69 £19.44 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.86% -0.33% +30.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.76 £12.50
90th Percentile £45.00 £55.50 £47.60
South East median hourly rate £17.25 £15.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year +12.73% -19.46% +22.58%

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 November 2017.

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 25 November 2017.

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 25 November 2017. 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
Southampton -8 39 £264 -24.64% 12
Basingstoke -10 34 £390 -10.86% 2
Hook +13 31 £400 +21.21%
Fareham -4 29 £525 -6.67% 3
Portsmouth -15 25 £319 -31.45% 1
Winchester +6 20 £410 -3.53% 2
Andover +24 10 £375 -15.25% 1
Fleet 0 6 £320 -17.95% 3
Petersfield - 5 £135 - 1
Havant -6 4 £400 +60.00%
Farnborough -7 4 £400 -15.79% 2
Aldershot -1 3 - - 1
Eastleigh -2 3 £235 -30.88% 2
Bordon - 2 £145 -
Waterlooville - 1 - - 1
VMware
South East

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 205 (63.47%) Windows
2 144 (44.58%) Security Cleared
3 141 (43.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 121 (37.46%) Microsoft
5 114 (35.29%) Windows Server
6 105 (32.51%) SC Cleared
7 104 (32.20%) Active Directory
8 86 (26.63%) Firewall
9 82 (25.39%) PowerShell
10 80 (24.77%) Windows Server 2012
11 78 (24.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 73 (22.60%) Linux
13 64 (19.81%) Cisco
13 64 (19.81%) vSphere
14 57 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
14 57 (17.65%) Hyper-V
14 57 (17.65%) Citrix
15 46 (14.24%) SQL Server
16 42 (13.00%) HP
16 42 (13.00%) NetScaler
17 41 (12.69%) ITIL
17 41 (12.69%) Red Hat
18 40 (12.38%) XenServer
19 39 (12.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 39 (12.07%) Skype for Business
19 39 (12.07%) IaaS
19 39 (12.07%) Oracle
19 39 (12.07%) DNS
19 39 (12.07%) TOGAF
20 38 (11.76%) XenDesktop

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 39 (12.07%) Skype for Business
2 23 (7.12%) MS Exchange
3 18 (5.57%) JBoss
4 17 (5.26%) Apache
5 15 (4.64%) Tomcat
6 14 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (4.02%) SharePoint
8 10 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.55%) IIS
10 4 (1.24%) Documentum
11 3 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.93%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.62%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.31%) GeoServer
Applications
1 8 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 39 (12.07%) IaaS
2 34 (10.53%) PaaS
3 23 (7.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (6.50%) Office 365
5 6 (1.86%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.93%) SaaS
8 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 86 (26.63%) Firewall
2 42 (13.00%) NetScaler
3 39 (12.07%) DNS
4 36 (11.15%) LAN
5 35 (10.84%) TCP/IP
6 33 (10.22%) WAN
7 26 (8.05%) SAN
8 21 (6.50%) VPN
9 19 (5.88%) DHCP
10 16 (4.95%) VoIP
11 13 (4.02%) PuTTY
12 12 (3.72%) WinSCP
13 11 (3.41%) SSL
14 10 (3.10%) BGP
14 10 (3.10%) OSPF
14 10 (3.10%) VLAN
15 8 (2.48%) Ethernet
15 8 (2.48%) IP Telephony
16 7 (2.17%) HTTP
17 5 (1.55%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (14.24%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 14 (4.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 14 (4.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (3.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (3.72%) SQL Server 2016
5 7 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.86%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (1.55%) DB2
8 4 (1.24%) MySQL
9 3 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.93%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.62%) MS Access
11 1 (0.31%) EDRMS
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle Discoverer
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle OWB
11 1 (0.31%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 17 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 17 (5.26%) MSI
2 15 (4.64%) Jenkins
3 14 (4.33%) Oracle APEX
4 13 (4.02%) Eclipse
5 12 (3.72%) Ant
5 12 (3.72%) HP UFT
5 12 (3.72%) Selenium
5 12 (3.72%) SoapUI
5 12 (3.72%) SpecFlow
5 12 (3.72%) TestNG
6 10 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (2.79%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.62%) Toad
9 1 (0.31%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.31%) JConsole
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.31%) Subversion
9 1 (0.31%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.31%) VisualVM
General
1 24 (7.43%) Finance
2 8 (2.48%) Banking
3 6 (1.86%) Military
3 6 (1.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.31%) Local Government
4 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.31%) Publishing
4 1 (0.31%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (14.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 32 (9.91%) Designer
2 32 (9.91%) Solutions Designer
3 29 (8.98%) VMware Engineer
4 27 (8.36%) Support Engineer
5 26 (8.05%) Architect
6 22 (6.81%) Analyst
7 20 (6.19%) Consultant
8 16 (4.95%) 3rd Line Support
9 15 (4.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 13 (4.02%) 2nd Line Support
11 12 (3.72%) Citrix Designer
11 12 (3.72%) Integration Engineer
11 12 (3.72%) Project Manager
12 11 (3.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 11 (3.41%) Linux Engineer
12 11 (3.41%) Windows Engineer
13 10 (3.10%) Administrator
13 10 (3.10%) Network Engineer
14 9 (2.79%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.95%) Middleware
2 14 (4.33%) Web Services
3 13 (4.02%) .NET
4 4 (1.24%) RESTful
4 4 (1.24%) WAP
5 3 (0.93%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (0.93%) Sensu
5 3 (0.93%) SOAP
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.31%) Ajax
7 1 (0.31%) CSS
7 1 (0.31%) HTML
7 1 (0.31%) jQuery
7 1 (0.31%) OAuth2
7 1 (0.31%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.05%) Data Centre
2 15 (4.64%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.10%) FlexPod
4 5 (1.55%) Minimum Viable Product
4 5 (1.55%) SWIFT
5 4 (1.24%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.24%) BYOD
5 4 (1.24%) Replication
6 3 (0.93%) Clustering
6 3 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (0.93%) Video on Demand
6 3 (0.93%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.62%) CMDB
7 2 (0.62%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.62%) PKI
7 2 (0.62%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.62%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.31%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.31%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 205 (63.47%) Windows
2 114 (35.29%) Windows Server
3 80 (24.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 78 (24.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 73 (22.60%) Linux
6 39 (12.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (7.43%) Windows 10
8 23 (7.12%) Unix
9 18 (5.57%) Windows Vista
10 17 (5.26%) Windows 7
11 13 (4.02%) AIX
12 8 (2.48%) Windows 8
13 6 (1.86%) Data ONTAP
13 6 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (1.24%) Solaris
15 3 (0.93%) CentOS
16 2 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
17 1 (0.31%) Android
17 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
17 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (12.69%) ITIL
2 39 (12.07%) TOGAF
3 28 (8.67%) DevOps
4 23 (7.12%) Collaborative Working
5 21 (6.50%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (5.57%) Migration
7 17 (5.26%) Test Automation
8 15 (4.64%) Service Delivery
8 15 (4.64%) Service Management
9 13 (4.02%) Change Management
9 13 (4.02%) Project Management
10 12 (3.72%) API Testing
10 12 (3.72%) Configuration Management
10 12 (3.72%) Release Management
10 12 (3.72%) System Integration Testing
11 11 (3.41%) Security Hardening
12 10 (3.10%) Integration Testing
12 10 (3.10%) Load Balancing
12 10 (3.10%) Virtual Environments
13 9 (2.79%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (25.39%) PowerShell
2 34 (10.53%) SQL
3 20 (6.19%) Java
4 16 (4.95%) Python
5 14 (4.33%) Perl
6 12 (3.72%) Bash Shell
6 12 (3.72%) F#
7 5 (1.55%) C
7 5 (1.55%) VBScript
8 3 (0.93%) PHP
8 3 (0.93%) Ruby
8 3 (0.93%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.62%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.31%) C#
10 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.31%) Jython
10 1 (0.31%) Korn
Qualifications
1 144 (44.58%) Security Cleared
2 105 (32.51%) SC Cleared
3 38 (11.76%) DV Cleared
4 13 (4.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (3.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (3.41%) MCSE
7 10 (3.10%) CCNA
8 9 (2.79%) CCNP
9 6 (1.86%) ISEB
9 6 (1.86%) ISEB Practitioner
9 6 (1.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.86%) VCP6
10 4 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.93%) Degree
11 3 (0.93%) VCAP
12 2 (0.62%) MCITP
12 2 (0.62%) VCDX
13 1 (0.31%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.24%) SLA
2 3 (0.93%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.93%) QA
3 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 141 (43.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 104 (32.20%) Active Directory
3 64 (19.81%) vSphere
4 57 (17.65%) Hyper-V
4 57 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
5 40 (12.38%) XenServer
6 38 (11.76%) XenDesktop
7 21 (6.50%) VMware NSX
8 9 (2.79%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (2.48%) Docker
10 7 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (1.86%) NFS
11 6 (1.86%) XenApp
12 4 (1.24%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.93%) KVM
13 3 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.93%) Xen
14 2 (0.62%) vCloud
15 1 (0.31%) BitLocker
15 1 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 23 (7.12%) Puppet
2 21 (6.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 12 (3.72%) SCCM
4 10 (3.10%) vCenter Server
5 8 (2.48%) Ansible
5 8 (2.48%) Red Hat Satellite
6 7 (2.17%) Backup Exec
6 7 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (1.86%) AirWatch
7 6 (1.86%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (1.86%) SELinux
7 6 (1.86%) vRealize
8 4 (1.24%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (1.24%) SnapVault
9 3 (0.93%) Cobbler
9 3 (0.93%) Grafana
9 3 (0.93%) Kubernetes
9 3 (0.93%) logstash
9 3 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.93%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 121 (37.46%) Microsoft
2 64 (19.81%) Cisco
3 57 (17.65%) Citrix
4 42 (13.00%) HP
5 41 (12.69%) Red Hat
6 39 (12.07%) Oracle
7 25 (7.74%) NetApp
8 22 (6.81%) Lumension
9 21 (6.50%) Veeam
10 20 (6.19%) McAfee
11 13 (4.02%) EMC
12 12 (3.72%) Software AG
12 12 (3.72%) Splunk
12 12 (3.72%) webMethods
13 8 (2.48%) Avaya
13 8 (2.48%) F5
13 8 (2.48%) Symantec
14 6 (1.86%) BMC
14 6 (1.86%) Remedy
14 6 (1.86%) Veritas