Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 16 11
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5 +8
Contract jobs citing VMware 333 308 417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 8.88% 8.77% 11.57%
As % of the Vendors category 18.04% 17.17% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 188 294
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.05% +19.18%
10th Percentile £306 £200 £300
90th Percentile £575 £538 £625
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 12
Hampshire median hourly rate £50.00 £29.75 £33.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.07% -10.13% -30.79%
10th Percentile £30.74 £11.60 £16.60
90th Percentile £63.75 £43.00 £49.46
South East median hourly rate £43.63 £25.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year +74.53% -31.97% +13.08%

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 1,846 1,794 2,002
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 49.20% 51.10% 55.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,163 1,042 1,258
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £290 £220 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £563
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 85 93
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.16 £18.38 £19.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.73% -5.45% -23.78%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.40 £11.88
90th Percentile £54.13 £45.00 £54.50
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £15.36
% change year-on-year -5.71% +13.97% -19.18%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 +2 39 £375 +17.19% 1
Basingstoke 0 32 £375 +39.15% 12
Portsmouth -8 31 £475 +31.03% 5
Winchester +7 26 £385 -9.41% 5
Southampton -20 26 £395 +43.64% 9
Fareham -11 22 £500 -2.44% 7
Farnborough +3 19 £450 +12.50% 16
Gosport - 19 £460 - 1
Havant +1 17 £388 -18.42% 4
Aldershot 0 15 £425 - 1
Hook -7 14 £365 -22.34% 3
VMware
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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.

1 209 (62.76%) Windows
2 178 (53.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 122 (36.64%) Active Directory
4 118 (35.44%) Microsoft
5 104 (31.23%) Security Cleared
5 104 (31.23%) Windows Server
6 101 (30.33%) Linux
7 98 (29.43%) Citrix
8 90 (27.03%) SC Cleared
9 71 (21.32%) ITIL
10 70 (21.02%) DNS
10 70 (21.02%) Hyper-V
11 69 (20.72%) SCCM
12 65 (19.52%) Cisco
13 62 (18.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 61 (18.32%) Microsoft Azure
15 59 (17.72%) vSphere
16 55 (16.52%) PowerShell
17 53 (15.92%) Firewall
18 50 (15.02%) DHCP
19 47 (14.11%) iSCSI
20 46 (13.81%) Windows Server 2012
21 45 (13.51%) Middleware
21 45 (13.51%) Migration
22 44 (13.21%) SAN
23 43 (12.91%) Windows Server 2008
24 42 (12.61%) VMware ESXi
25 39 (11.71%) NetScaler
25 39 (11.71%) Oracle
26 38 (11.41%) Unix

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 (6.01%) SharePoint
2 19 (5.71%) MS Exchange
3 17 (5.11%) Apache
4 14 (4.20%) IIS
4 14 (4.20%) Skype for Business
5 13 (3.90%) Tomcat
6 12 (3.60%) JBoss
7 7 (2.10%) Confluence
8 6 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.20%) IBM Domino
10 3 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.60%) nginx
12 1 (0.30%) CMS
12 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (3.60%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (3.60%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (2.10%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 61 (18.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (7.81%) IaaS
2 26 (7.81%) Office 365
3 23 (6.91%) PaaS
4 14 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (3.90%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (3.00%) SaaS
6 10 (3.00%) Yammer
7 5 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.90%) Datadog
9 2 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 70 (21.02%) DNS
2 53 (15.92%) Firewall
3 50 (15.02%) DHCP
4 47 (14.11%) iSCSI
5 44 (13.21%) SAN
6 39 (11.71%) NetScaler
7 22 (6.61%) VLAN
8 18 (5.41%) TCP/IP
9 17 (5.11%) LAN
9 17 (5.11%) Skype
10 15 (4.50%) Fibre Channel
11 14 (4.20%) WAN
12 13 (3.90%) Network Security
12 13 (3.90%) VPN
13 12 (3.60%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (3.00%) OSPF
15 9 (2.70%) SNMP
15 9 (2.70%) Wireless
16 8 (2.40%) BGP
16 8 (2.40%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.91%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.31%) Oracle Database
3 9 (2.70%) MySQL
4 6 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (0.90%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.30%) EDMS
8 1 (0.30%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.30%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.30%) Redis
Development Applications
1 36 (10.81%) Jenkins
2 27 (8.11%) Git (software)
3 16 (4.80%) JIRA
4 6 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (0.90%) MSI
5 3 (0.90%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.60%) Toad
7 1 (0.30%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.30%) Selenium
7 1 (0.30%) Subversion
7 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.30%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.30%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 38 (11.41%) Finance
2 8 (2.40%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.10%) Military
4 5 (1.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.30%) Back Office
5 1 (0.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (17.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 46 (13.81%) Architect
3 29 (8.71%) VMware Engineer
4 20 (6.01%) Administrator
5 19 (5.71%) Wintel Engineer
6 16 (4.80%) Analyst
6 16 (4.80%) Infrastructure Architect
6 16 (4.80%) Storage Engineer
7 15 (4.50%) Technical Architect
8 13 (3.90%) Consultant
8 13 (3.90%) Support Engineer
9 12 (3.60%) Middleware Engineer
9 12 (3.60%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (3.60%) Windows Engineer
10 11 (3.30%) Test Engineer
11 10 (3.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 10 (3.00%) Automation Engineer
11 10 (3.00%) Network Engineer
12 9 (2.70%) Security Engineer
12 9 (2.70%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (13.51%) Middleware
2 15 (4.50%) Oracle Fusion
3 14 (4.20%) .NET
4 7 (2.10%) ASP.NET
4 7 (2.10%) HTML
4 7 (2.10%) RESTful
4 7 (2.10%) SOAP
5 6 (1.80%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.20%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (1.20%) LDAP
6 4 (1.20%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (0.90%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (0.90%) Entity Framework
7 3 (0.90%) WCF
8 2 (0.60%) POSIX
9 1 (0.30%) Kafka
9 1 (0.30%) SailPoint
9 1 (0.30%) WAP
9 1 (0.30%) Web Services
9 1 (0.30%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.61%) Data Centre
2 28 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (8.41%) Clustering
2 28 (8.41%) PKI
3 17 (5.11%) Fat Client
3 17 (5.11%) Thin Client
4 10 (3.00%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.40%) CMDB
5 8 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (2.10%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.50%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.50%) Replication
8 3 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (0.90%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.60%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.60%) FlexPod
9 2 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.60%) iSeries
9 2 (0.60%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 209 (62.76%) Windows
2 104 (31.23%) Windows Server
3 101 (30.33%) Linux
4 46 (13.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (12.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (11.41%) Unix
7 32 (9.61%) Windows 10
8 28 (8.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (6.31%) Windows 7
10 13 (3.90%) Data ONTAP
11 11 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (2.70%) CentOS
13 8 (2.40%) Android
13 8 (2.40%) Apple iOS
14 7 (2.10%) Windows 8
15 6 (1.80%) AIX
16 4 (1.20%) Solaris
16 4 (1.20%) Windows XP
17 3 (0.90%) DC/OS
17 3 (0.90%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (21.32%) ITIL
2 62 (18.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 45 (13.51%) Migration
4 37 (11.11%) DevOps
5 30 (9.01%) Project Management
5 30 (9.01%) Service Management
6 29 (8.71%) High Availability
7 26 (7.81%) Configuration Management
7 26 (7.81%) Data Protection
8 24 (7.21%) Application Packaging
8 24 (7.21%) Technical Leadership
9 23 (6.91%) Disaster Recovery
10 22 (6.61%) Performance Management
11 19 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (5.41%) Network Design
13 17 (5.11%) Problem-Solving
13 17 (5.11%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (4.80%) Performance Tuning
15 15 (4.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 15 (4.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 55 (16.52%) PowerShell
2 35 (10.51%) SQL
3 14 (4.20%) Perl
4 9 (2.70%) VBScript
5 7 (2.10%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.50%) Python
7 4 (1.20%) C#
8 3 (0.90%) Java
8 3 (0.90%) Ruby
9 2 (0.60%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.60%) VB
10 1 (0.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 104 (31.23%) Security Cleared
2 90 (27.03%) SC Cleared
3 27 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (7.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 22 (6.61%) MCSE
6 19 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (5.41%) Degree
7 18 (5.41%) DV Cleared
8 15 (4.50%) VCP6
9 13 (3.90%) NCDA
9 13 (3.90%) NCSIE
10 10 (3.00%) CCA
10 10 (3.00%) Citrix Certification
11 9 (2.70%) CCNP
12 8 (2.40%) MCSA
13 7 (2.10%) ISEB
13 7 (2.10%) ISTQB
13 7 (2.10%) MCITP
13 7 (2.10%) NCIE
14 3 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.30%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.50%) GDPR
3 4 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.60%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.60%) SLA
5 1 (0.30%) FIPS 140-2
5 1 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 178 (53.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 122 (36.64%) Active Directory
3 70 (21.02%) Hyper-V
4 59 (17.72%) vSphere
5 42 (12.61%) VMware ESXi
6 36 (10.81%) XenDesktop
7 33 (9.91%) XenApp
8 32 (9.61%) Microsoft App-V
9 28 (8.41%) NFS
10 19 (5.71%) XenServer
11 14 (4.20%) DFS Replication
11 14 (4.20%) vCloud
11 14 (4.20%) Virtual Machines
12 12 (3.60%) Firmware
13 8 (2.40%) VMware NSX
14 7 (2.10%) Docker
15 6 (1.80%) Samba
16 5 (1.50%) BitLocker
17 4 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
18 3 (0.90%) Xen
Systems Management
1 69 (20.72%) SCCM
2 38 (11.41%) Puppet
3 31 (9.31%) SCOM
4 26 (7.81%) Ansible
5 22 (6.61%) Microsoft Intune
6 19 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (5.41%) Terraform
8 16 (4.80%) vCenter Server
9 14 (4.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 14 (4.20%) Red Hat Satellite
9 14 (4.20%) vRealize
10 11 (3.30%) SELinux
11 10 (3.00%) Packer
12 9 (2.70%) PowerCLI
13 8 (2.40%) WSUS
14 7 (2.10%) Failover Clustering
14 7 (2.10%) HP ALM
15 6 (1.80%) AirWatch
15 6 (1.80%) Kubernetes
15 6 (1.80%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 118 (35.44%) Microsoft
2 98 (29.43%) Citrix
3 65 (19.52%) Cisco
4 39 (11.71%) Oracle
5 32 (9.61%) Red Hat
6 30 (9.01%) HP
7 26 (7.81%) Dell
8 18 (5.41%) NetApp
9 17 (5.11%) McAfee
9 17 (5.11%) ServiceNow
10 15 (4.50%) Remedy
10 15 (4.50%) Splunk
11 14 (4.20%) CA
11 14 (4.20%) SolarWinds
11 14 (4.20%) Veeam
12 11 (3.30%) EMC
12 11 (3.30%) Juniper
13 10 (3.00%) 3PAR
13 10 (3.00%) IBM
14 8 (2.40%) Google