Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 16 16
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware 361 292 393
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 9.65% 8.07% 9.43%
As % of the Vendors category 18.20% 14.90% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 206 261
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £259 £289 £295
90th Percentile £535 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.63% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 35
Hampshire median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.95% -39.29% +12.00%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.24 £27.00
90th Percentile £47.72 £43.30 £49.46
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +8.00% -35.06% +28.33%

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 1,983 1,960 2,249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 53.04% 54.17% 53.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,102 1,157 1,417
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £413 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +7.14% +2.67%
10th Percentile £256 £263 £275
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 102 112
Hampshire median hourly rate £19.75 £25.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.00% -4.76% +59.09%
10th Percentile £10.53 £12.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.35 £47.25 £49.46
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -8.57% +0.72%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +18 62 £300 -23.08% 11
Winchester +4 34 £425 - 6
Fareham 0 28 £475 -9.52% 2
Southampton -7 25 £356 -9.52% 14
Portsmouth -2 21 £500 +2.56% 8
Havant +12 18 £495 +41.43% 1
Andover -7 17 £350 -17.65% 1
Hook +2 15 £465 +38.81% 1
Aldershot - 5 £400 -
Farnborough -17 4 £388 -8.82% 15
Petersfield - 3 £250 -
Eastleigh -2 2 £400 -20.00% 2
Gosport - 2 £415 -
Waterlooville - 2 - -
Fleet - 1 - - 1
Lyndhurst - 1 £375 -
VMware
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 256 (70.91%) Windows
2 200 (55.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 181 (50.14%) Security Cleared
4 172 (47.65%) Windows Server
5 165 (45.71%) Microsoft
6 148 (41.00%) Active Directory
7 138 (38.23%) SC Cleared
8 97 (26.87%) Cisco
9 92 (25.48%) Firewall
10 91 (25.21%) Linux
11 90 (24.93%) vSphere
12 89 (24.65%) Windows Server 2012
13 84 (23.27%) Oracle
14 81 (22.44%) Citrix
15 76 (21.05%) Hyper-V
15 76 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
16 64 (17.73%) DNS
17 62 (17.17%) DevOps
18 61 (16.90%) SCCM
19 55 (15.24%) Windows Server 2008
20 54 (14.96%) SQL
20 54 (14.96%) Data Centre
21 53 (14.68%) PowerShell
22 52 (14.40%) ITIL
22 52 (14.40%) HP
23 46 (12.74%) SAN
23 46 (12.74%) DV Cleared
24 45 (12.47%) Cisco ASA
24 45 (12.47%) VMware ESXi
24 45 (12.47%) SQL Server

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 34 (9.42%) SharePoint
2 26 (7.20%) MS Exchange
3 19 (5.26%) Skype for Business
4 17 (4.71%) IIS
5 10 (2.77%) Apache
6 9 (2.49%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.55%) Hyperledger
8 2 (0.55%) JBoss
8 2 (0.55%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.28%) Confluence
9 1 (0.28%) Ethereum
9 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 24 (6.65%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 76 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (10.80%) IaaS
3 36 (9.97%) PaaS
4 31 (8.59%) Office 365
5 20 (5.54%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (3.88%) SaaS
6 14 (3.88%) Yammer
7 11 (3.05%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.28%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 92 (25.48%) Firewall
2 64 (17.73%) DNS
3 46 (12.74%) SAN
4 45 (12.47%) Cisco ASA
5 37 (10.25%) DHCP
6 36 (9.97%) LAN
7 35 (9.70%) WAN
8 28 (7.76%) VLAN
9 27 (7.48%) BGP
9 27 (7.48%) OSPF
9 27 (7.48%) VPN
10 24 (6.65%) NetScaler
11 23 (6.37%) PuTTY
11 23 (6.37%) WinSCP
12 20 (5.54%) Skype
13 19 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
14 17 (4.71%) Wireless
15 16 (4.43%) Cisco Firepower
16 13 (3.60%) Cisco ISE
16 13 (3.60%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (12.47%) SQL Server
2 37 (10.25%) Oracle Database
3 31 (8.59%) Oracle Database 10g
4 28 (7.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 28 (7.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 23 (6.37%) SQL Server 2016
6 10 (2.77%) MySQL
7 3 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.28%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.28%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.28%) DB2
9 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 26 (7.20%) Oracle APEX
2 25 (6.93%) Jenkins
2 25 (6.93%) Selenium
2 25 (6.93%) SoapUI
3 23 (6.37%) Ant
3 23 (6.37%) Eclipse
3 23 (6.37%) Git (software)
3 23 (6.37%) TestNG
4 22 (6.09%) HP UFT
4 22 (6.09%) SpecFlow
5 17 (4.71%) LoadRunner
6 14 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (3.05%) MSI
8 5 (1.39%) Subversion
9 4 (1.11%) JIRA
10 3 (0.83%) JMeter
10 3 (0.83%) SilkTest
11 2 (0.55%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.55%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (2.77%) Finance
2 7 (1.94%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.39%) Military
4 2 (0.55%) Aerospace
4 2 (0.55%) Retail
5 1 (0.28%) Automotive
5 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 62 (17.17%) Architect
2 45 (12.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 41 (11.36%) Analyst
4 27 (7.48%) Infrastructure Architect
5 26 (7.20%) Wintel Engineer
6 22 (6.09%) Support Engineer
7 19 (5.26%) Network Engineer
7 19 (5.26%) Test Analyst
8 17 (4.71%) VMware Engineer
9 15 (4.16%) 3rd Line Support
9 15 (4.16%) Network Architect
10 14 (3.88%) Test Engineer
11 12 (3.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 12 (3.32%) Cloud Architect
11 12 (3.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 11 (3.05%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
12 11 (3.05%) Server Engineer
13 9 (2.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 9 (2.49%) Consultant
13 9 (2.49%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (8.03%) Web Services
2 26 (7.20%) .NET
3 23 (6.37%) Middleware
4 5 (1.39%) Web Services Management
5 2 (0.55%) LDAP
5 2 (0.55%) POSIX
5 2 (0.55%) SOAP
6 1 (0.28%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.28%) COM
6 1 (0.28%) CSS
6 1 (0.28%) CSS3
6 1 (0.28%) HTML
6 1 (0.28%) HTML5
6 1 (0.28%) JSON
6 1 (0.28%) Kafka
6 1 (0.28%) Node.js
6 1 (0.28%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.28%) WAP
6 1 (0.28%) XML
6 1 (0.28%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 54 (14.96%) Data Centre
2 32 (8.86%) PKI
3 26 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.99%) Fat Client
4 18 (4.99%) Thin Client
5 12 (3.32%) Clustering
6 6 (1.66%) CMDB
7 5 (1.39%) Cloud Native
7 5 (1.39%) Replication
7 5 (1.39%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 4 (1.11%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.11%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.11%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.83%) EMC VMAX
9 3 (0.83%) EMC VNX
9 3 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.55%) iSeries
10 2 (0.55%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.55%) Minimum Viable Product
11 1 (0.28%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 256 (70.91%) Windows
2 172 (47.65%) Windows Server
3 91 (25.21%) Linux
4 89 (24.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 55 (15.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 40 (11.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (8.31%) Unix
8 25 (6.93%) AIX
9 20 (5.54%) Windows 10
10 15 (4.16%) Windows 7
11 11 (3.05%) Windows Vista
12 9 (2.49%) Solaris
13 7 (1.94%) Debian
13 7 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (1.66%) Windows XP
15 4 (1.11%) Windows NT
16 3 (0.83%) CentOS
17 2 (0.55%) SUSE
17 2 (0.55%) Windows 8
18 1 (0.28%) Slackware
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (17.17%) DevOps
2 52 (14.40%) ITIL
3 42 (11.63%) Migration
4 41 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (10.53%) Service Management
6 32 (8.86%) Collaborative Working
6 32 (8.86%) Test Automation
7 29 (8.03%) Scrum
8 27 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (6.65%) System Integration Testing
10 23 (6.37%) API Testing
10 23 (6.37%) Network Design
11 19 (5.26%) Configuration Management
12 18 (4.99%) Test Strategy
13 17 (4.71%) Problem-Solving
13 17 (4.71%) Test Scripting
14 15 (4.16%) Incident Management
14 15 (4.16%) Kanban
14 15 (4.16%) Network Management
15 14 (3.88%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (14.96%) SQL
2 53 (14.68%) PowerShell
3 35 (9.70%) Java
4 22 (6.09%) F#
5 10 (2.77%) Python
6 9 (2.49%) C
7 8 (2.22%) Ruby
8 6 (1.66%) C#
9 5 (1.39%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.39%) VBScript
10 3 (0.83%) VB
11 2 (0.55%) Perl
11 2 (0.55%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.28%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 181 (50.14%) Security Cleared
2 138 (38.23%) SC Cleared
3 46 (12.74%) DV Cleared
4 35 (9.70%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (6.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 24 (6.65%) ISEB
7 20 (5.54%) ISEB Practitioner
8 19 (5.26%) CCNP
9 15 (4.16%) CCDP
9 15 (4.16%) JNCIS
10 14 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (3.60%) Degree
12 12 (3.32%) CCA
12 12 (3.32%) CCNA
12 12 (3.32%) Citrix Certification
12 12 (3.32%) MCSE
13 9 (2.49%) MCP
14 8 (2.22%) ISTQB
14 8 (2.22%) MCSA
15 7 (1.94%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.94%) SLA
2 3 (0.83%) QA
3 1 (0.28%) GCP
3 1 (0.28%) GDPR
3 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 200 (55.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 148 (41.00%) Active Directory
3 90 (24.93%) vSphere
4 76 (21.05%) Hyper-V
5 45 (12.47%) VMware ESXi
6 40 (11.08%) XenApp
7 25 (6.93%) Microsoft App-V
7 25 (6.93%) VMware NSX
7 25 (6.93%) XenDesktop
8 22 (6.09%) XenServer
9 13 (3.60%) Virtual Servers
10 11 (3.05%) DFS Replication
11 8 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
11 8 (2.22%) VMware Server
12 4 (1.11%) BitLocker
12 4 (1.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 4 (1.11%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.55%) Docker
13 2 (0.55%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 61 (16.90%) SCCM
2 23 (6.37%) HP ALM
3 21 (5.82%) Puppet
4 20 (5.54%) SCOM
5 12 (3.32%) EMC NetWorker
5 12 (3.32%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (3.32%) vCenter Server
5 12 (3.32%) vRealize
6 10 (2.77%) Microsoft Intune
6 10 (2.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 8 (2.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 8 (2.22%) Microsoft Clustering
7 8 (2.22%) WSUS
8 7 (1.94%) Backup Exec
8 7 (1.94%) Data Guard
8 7 (1.94%) SCVMM
9 6 (1.66%) SCSM
9 6 (1.66%) Terraform
10 5 (1.39%) AirWatch
10 5 (1.39%) Ansible
Vendors
1 165 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 97 (26.87%) Cisco
3 84 (23.27%) Oracle
4 81 (22.44%) Citrix
5 52 (14.40%) HP
6 44 (12.19%) Red Hat
7 31 (8.59%) NetApp
8 29 (8.03%) EMC
9 26 (7.20%) Juniper
10 24 (6.65%) Software AG
10 24 (6.65%) webMethods
11 23 (6.37%) McAfee
12 22 (6.09%) Palo Alto
13 20 (5.54%) Infoblox
14 19 (5.26%) IBM
14 19 (5.26%) Sophos
15 18 (4.99%) Brocade
16 16 (4.43%) SolarWinds
17 15 (4.16%) Lumension
18 13 (3.60%) Symantec