Period
to 25 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 17 14
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 +4
Contract jobs citing VMware 326 281 346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 8.86% 7.94% 9.01%
As % of the Vendors category 17.37% 14.92% 16.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 197 227
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £403 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.46% -5.18% +13.33%
10th Percentile £300 £205 £296
90th Percentile £574 £537 £588
South East median daily rate £408 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +8.67% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 30
Hampshire median hourly rate £25.01 £17.00 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.09% -57.23% -0.63%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.24 £17.50
90th Percentile £54.13 £43.00 £49.46
South East median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +4.01% -34.21% +8.57%

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 1,877 1,883 2,120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 50.99% 53.19% 55.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,102 1,106 1,307
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +4.58%
10th Percentile £275 £225 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 84 124
Hampshire median hourly rate £17.50 £20.06 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.76% -13.72% +32.86%
10th Percentile £10.48 £10.40 £11.74
90th Percentile £54.13 £45.00 £55.50
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year -4.35% +1.47% -5.56%

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 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 54 £350 -16.67% 17
Winchester +3 36 £425 +2.10% 2
Portsmouth -4 35 £500 +112.77% 8
Fleet +9 31 £375 -21.05% 1
Fareham +6 27 £475 -9.52% 3
Southampton -33 22 £377 +49.41% 5
Havant +3 12 £581 +45.31% 1
Andover -10 7 £363 -12.65% 1
Hook -8 6 £465 +21.17% 1
Farnborough -12 6 £388 -3.13% 12
Petersfield +3 3 £250 +81.82% 1
Gosport - 2 £415 -
Eastleigh +2 1 £400 +8.84% 4
Aldershot -3 1 £415 - 1
VMware
South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 234 (71.78%) Windows
2 187 (57.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 148 (45.40%) Windows Server
4 144 (44.17%) Microsoft
5 129 (39.57%) Active Directory
6 125 (38.34%) Security Cleared
7 106 (32.52%) SC Cleared
8 101 (30.98%) Linux
9 93 (28.53%) Citrix
10 81 (24.85%) Microsoft Azure
11 80 (24.54%) Hyper-V
11 80 (24.54%) ITIL
12 69 (21.17%) Oracle
13 68 (20.86%) SCCM
13 68 (20.86%) Windows Server 2012
14 66 (20.25%) DNS
15 62 (19.02%) vSphere
16 59 (18.10%) Cisco
17 55 (16.87%) VMware ESXi
18 54 (16.56%) DevOps
18 54 (16.56%) Firewall
19 53 (16.26%) SQL
19 53 (16.26%) Windows Server 2008
20 52 (15.95%) PowerShell
20 52 (15.95%) XenApp
20 52 (15.95%) SAN
20 52 (15.95%) Migration
21 50 (15.34%) Red Hat
22 49 (15.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 46 (14.11%) Middleware

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 (10.43%) SharePoint
2 31 (9.51%) MS Exchange
3 23 (7.06%) Skype for Business
4 16 (4.91%) Apache
5 12 (3.68%) IIS
6 10 (3.07%) JBoss
6 10 (3.07%) SharePoint Server
7 9 (2.76%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.53%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.61%) Hyperledger
11 2 (0.61%) nginx
12 1 (0.31%) Ethereum
12 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 34 (10.43%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (3.07%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (1.53%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.31%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 81 (24.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (13.80%) IaaS
3 42 (12.88%) PaaS
4 29 (8.90%) Office 365
5 24 (7.36%) SaaS
6 19 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
7 15 (4.60%) Yammer
8 13 (3.99%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 66 (20.25%) DNS
2 54 (16.56%) Firewall
3 52 (15.95%) SAN
4 38 (11.66%) NetScaler
5 32 (9.82%) DHCP
5 32 (9.82%) iSCSI
6 27 (8.28%) LAN
7 23 (7.06%) Skype
8 22 (6.75%) VLAN
9 16 (4.91%) WAN
10 15 (4.60%) TCP/IP
11 14 (4.29%) Fibre Channel
12 13 (3.99%) VPN
13 12 (3.68%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (2.76%) PuTTY
14 9 (2.76%) WinSCP
15 8 (2.45%) Internet
15 8 (2.45%) OSPF
16 6 (1.84%) BGP
16 6 (1.84%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (10.74%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.36%) Oracle Database
3 21 (6.44%) Oracle Database 10g
3 21 (6.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (4.29%) MySQL
5 12 (3.68%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (3.07%) SQL Server 2016
8 8 (2.45%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.92%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.92%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (0.92%) Redis
11 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.31%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.31%) DB2
12 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (9.51%) Jenkins
2 26 (7.98%) Git (software)
3 11 (3.37%) Oracle APEX
3 11 (3.37%) Selenium
4 10 (3.07%) SoapUI
5 9 (2.76%) HP UFT
5 9 (2.76%) LoadRunner
5 9 (2.76%) SpecFlow
6 7 (2.15%) Ant
6 7 (2.15%) Eclipse
6 7 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (2.15%) TestNG
7 4 (1.23%) JIRA
7 4 (1.23%) MSI
7 4 (1.23%) Subversion
7 4 (1.23%) Toad
8 3 (0.92%) JMeter
8 3 (0.92%) SilkTest
9 2 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.31%) Bitbucket
General
1 32 (9.82%) Finance
2 8 (2.45%) Military
3 7 (2.15%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.23%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.61%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.31%) Automotive
6 1 (0.31%) Banking
6 1 (0.31%) Local Government
6 1 (0.31%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (15.64%) Architect
2 44 (13.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 37 (11.35%) Infrastructure Architect
4 30 (9.20%) Analyst
5 25 (7.67%) VMware Engineer
6 20 (6.13%) Wintel Engineer
7 18 (5.52%) Support Engineer
8 14 (4.29%) Storage Engineer
8 14 (4.29%) Test Analyst
8 14 (4.29%) Windows Engineer
9 12 (3.68%) DevOps Engineer
9 12 (3.68%) Integration Engineer
10 11 (3.37%) Automation Engineer
10 11 (3.37%) Consultant
11 10 (3.07%) Linux Engineer
11 10 (3.07%) Network Engineer
12 9 (2.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 9 (2.76%) 3rd Line Support
12 9 (2.76%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
12 9 (2.76%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (14.11%) Middleware
2 17 (5.21%) .NET
3 15 (4.60%) Web Services
4 6 (1.84%) SOAP
5 5 (1.53%) .NET Framework
5 5 (1.53%) RESTful
5 5 (1.53%) Web Services Management
6 4 (1.23%) Kafka
6 4 (1.23%) LDAP
6 4 (1.23%) POSIX
7 3 (0.92%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (0.92%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (0.92%) Sensu
8 1 (0.31%) CSS3
8 1 (0.31%) HTML5
8 1 (0.31%) MEAN Stack
8 1 (0.31%) Node.js
8 1 (0.31%) React
8 1 (0.31%) Redux
8 1 (0.31%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.04%) Data Centre
2 33 (10.12%) PKI
3 31 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (6.75%) Clustering
4 22 (6.75%) Fat Client
4 22 (6.75%) Thin Client
5 7 (2.15%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.84%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.53%) Cloud Native
7 5 (1.53%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.53%) FlexPod
7 5 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.23%) iSeries
9 3 (0.92%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.92%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (0.92%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.61%) IBM Storwize
10 2 (0.61%) Minimum Viable Product
10 2 (0.61%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.31%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 234 (71.78%) Windows
2 148 (45.40%) Windows Server
3 101 (30.98%) Linux
4 68 (20.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 53 (16.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 43 (13.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 43 (13.19%) Unix
7 38 (11.66%) Windows 10
8 29 (8.90%) Windows 7
9 21 (6.44%) AIX
10 16 (4.91%) Windows XP
11 11 (3.37%) Data ONTAP
12 6 (1.84%) CentOS
12 6 (1.84%) Solaris
12 6 (1.84%) Windows 8
13 5 (1.53%) Debian
14 4 (1.23%) Windows NT
14 4 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (1.23%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (24.54%) ITIL
2 54 (16.56%) DevOps
3 52 (15.95%) Migration
4 49 (15.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 41 (12.58%) Service Management
6 38 (11.66%) Network Design
7 35 (10.74%) Configuration Management
8 26 (7.98%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (7.36%) Disaster Recovery
10 23 (7.06%) Application Packaging
11 21 (6.44%) Test Automation
12 20 (6.13%) High Availability
13 19 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (5.83%) Scrum
14 18 (5.52%) Problem Management
15 17 (5.21%) Service Delivery
16 16 (4.91%) Collaborative Working
16 16 (4.91%) Storage Virtualisation
17 15 (4.60%) Project Management
18 14 (4.29%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (16.26%) SQL
2 52 (15.95%) PowerShell
3 17 (5.21%) Java
4 14 (4.29%) Perl
5 12 (3.68%) Python
6 9 (2.76%) C
6 9 (2.76%) F#
6 9 (2.76%) Ruby
7 6 (1.84%) Bash Shell
7 6 (1.84%) C#
8 5 (1.53%) VBScript
9 4 (1.23%) VB
10 3 (0.92%) PHP
11 2 (0.61%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 125 (38.34%) Security Cleared
2 106 (32.52%) SC Cleared
3 21 (6.44%) DV Cleared
4 16 (4.91%) CCA
4 16 (4.91%) Citrix Certification
5 15 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (4.29%) ISEB
6 14 (4.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (3.68%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (3.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (3.37%) MCSE
8 11 (3.37%) NCDA
8 11 (3.37%) NCSIE
9 9 (2.76%) ISEB Practitioner
10 8 (2.45%) VCP6
11 7 (2.15%) CCNA
11 7 (2.15%) ISTQB
12 6 (1.84%) Degree
12 6 (1.84%) MCP
13 5 (1.53%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.07%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.23%) SLA
3 3 (0.92%) GDPR
4 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.61%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.31%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 187 (57.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 129 (39.57%) Active Directory
3 80 (24.54%) Hyper-V
4 62 (19.02%) vSphere
5 55 (16.87%) VMware ESXi
6 52 (15.95%) XenApp
7 45 (13.80%) Microsoft App-V
8 42 (12.88%) XenDesktop
9 26 (7.98%) XenServer
10 19 (5.83%) NFS
11 15 (4.60%) DFS Replication
12 14 (4.29%) Oracle RAC
12 14 (4.29%) Virtual Machines
13 12 (3.68%) Firmware
14 10 (3.07%) VMware NSX
15 8 (2.45%) BitLocker
15 8 (2.45%) vCloud
16 6 (1.84%) Docker
17 5 (1.53%) Xen
18 4 (1.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 68 (20.86%) SCCM
2 35 (10.74%) Puppet
3 32 (9.82%) SCOM
4 25 (7.67%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (6.75%) vCenter Server
6 17 (5.21%) Microsoft Intune
7 14 (4.29%) Data Guard
8 13 (3.99%) vRealize
9 12 (3.68%) Ansible
9 12 (3.68%) Red Hat Satellite
10 11 (3.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 9 (2.76%) HP ALM
11 9 (2.76%) SELinux
12 8 (2.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 8 (2.45%) WSUS
13 7 (2.15%) Failover Clustering
13 7 (2.15%) McAfee ePO
13 7 (2.15%) Microsoft Clustering
13 7 (2.15%) Terraform
14 6 (1.84%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 144 (44.17%) Microsoft
2 93 (28.53%) Citrix
3 69 (21.17%) Oracle
4 59 (18.10%) Cisco
5 50 (15.34%) Red Hat
6 38 (11.66%) HP
7 29 (8.90%) NetApp
8 21 (6.44%) IBM
9 20 (6.13%) EMC
10 17 (5.21%) Dell
11 15 (4.60%) 3PAR
11 15 (4.60%) McAfee
12 13 (3.99%) Juniper
12 13 (3.99%) ServiceNow
12 13 (3.99%) SolarWinds
13 12 (3.68%) Remedy
14 11 (3.37%) Software AG
14 11 (3.37%) webMethods
15 8 (2.45%) Splunk
15 8 (2.45%) Veritas