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 23 June 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.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 9 13
Rank change year-on-year -15 +4  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 6 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 3.82% 13.91% 4.30%
As % of the System Software category 31.58% 60.00% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £263 £444 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.84% +13.78%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £335
% change year-on-year -1.31% +13.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 16 0
Median hourly rate - £47.83 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -51.40% -5.33%  

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 19 35 15
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 12.10% 23.18% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 3
Median daily rate £450 £488 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £47.83 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.72% +267.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £31.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.15 £49.46 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.16% +22.85%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Portsmouth over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Portsmouth

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
5 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
5 4 (30.77%) LAN
5 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 4 (30.77%) DNS
6 3 (23.08%) Information Security
6 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
6 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 3 (23.08%) Dell
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (23.08%) Juniper
6 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
6 3 (23.08%) VPN
6 3 (23.08%) WAN
6 3 (23.08%) DHCP
6 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
6 3 (23.08%) HTTP
6 3 (23.08%) Unix
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 3 (23.08%) Release Management
6 3 (23.08%) NAS
6 3 (23.08%) vSphere
7 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
7 2 (15.38%) Data Centre

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring 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 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) OpenStack
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) DNS
1 4 (30.77%) LAN
1 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) DHCP
2 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
2 3 (23.08%) HTTP
2 3 (23.08%) NAS
2 3 (23.08%) VPN
2 3 (23.08%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) BGP
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security
4 1 (7.69%) OSPF
4 1 (7.69%) PBX
4 1 (7.69%) Skype
4 1 (7.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Billing
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Test Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Lync Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior IT Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (7.69%) PKI
3 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
1 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
2 3 (23.08%) Unix
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Solaris
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
1 3 (23.08%) Information Security
1 3 (23.08%) Release Management
2 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (15.38%) Service Management
2 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
2 2 (15.38%) Use Case
3 1 (7.69%) Boundary Protection
3 1 (7.69%) Business Development
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Information Assurance
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) CCNA
5 1 (7.69%) CCNP
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
1 3 (23.08%) vSphere
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Dell
3 3 (23.08%) Juniper
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (7.69%) NetApp
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle