The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 19 9 19
Rank change year-on-year -10 +10  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 7 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 4.29% 8.65% 1.11%
As % of the System Software category 35.00% 64.29% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £475 £365 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.13% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -3.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 £47.83 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.09% +51.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -46.51% +43.33%  

VMware Infrastructure is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 20 14 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 12.27% 13.46% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 6
Median daily rate £450 £365 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.28% +29.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £251 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £433 £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Median hourly rate £16.00 £47.83 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.54% +51.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £47.83 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.83 £32.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Portsmouth

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Portsmouth.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Portsmouth

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Portsmouth.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Portsmouth

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (55.56%) vSphere
3 9 (50.00%) Windows
4 8 (44.44%) Linux
5 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
6 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 4 (22.22%) DNS
7 4 (22.22%) Finance
7 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (16.67%) NAS
8 3 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (16.67%) VMware Server
8 3 (16.67%) Release Management
8 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 3 (16.67%) NETGEAR
8 3 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
8 3 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (16.67%) Samba
8 3 (16.67%) Information Security
8 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
8 3 (16.67%) Citrix
8 3 (16.67%) Juniper
8 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
8 3 (16.67%) VPN
8 3 (16.67%) LAN

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.11%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
1 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 3 (16.67%) DHCP
2 3 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 3 (16.67%) HTTP
2 3 (16.67%) LAN
2 3 (16.67%) LDAP
2 3 (16.67%) NAS
2 3 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (16.67%) VPN
2 3 (16.67%) WAN
3 2 (11.11%) PBX
3 2 (11.11%) PCoIP
4 1 (5.56%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) DB2
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Bugzilla
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) git-flow
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Architect
1 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
1 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Administrator
2 2 (11.11%) Lync Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Network Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss Seam
2 1 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) PKI
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) RIA
3 1 (5.56%) SWIFT
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.56%) AIX
6 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 3 (16.67%) Information Security
1 3 (16.67%) Release Management
1 3 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
2 2 (11.11%) Project Management
2 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 2 (11.11%) Service Management
2 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
2 2 (11.11%) Workflow
3 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Network Design
3 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.56%) Security Management
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
3 1 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) vSphere
2 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) NFS
2 3 (16.67%) Samba
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Server
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (5.56%) Docker
4 1 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) PowerCLI
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix
3 3 (16.67%) Dell
3 3 (16.67%) HP
3 3 (16.67%) Juniper
3 3 (16.67%) NETGEAR
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) EMC
5 1 (5.56%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) Intel
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle
5 1 (5.56%) Veritas