Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 20 November 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

VMware
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 3 10
Rank change year-on-year -18 +7 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware 26 69 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 8.33% 20.60% 10.50%
As % of the Vendors category 15.12% 38.76% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 31 8
Portsmouth median daily rate £319 £464 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.30% +19.36% +7.24%
10th Percentile £111 £295 £321
90th Percentile £410 £625 £449
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £430 £375
% change year-on-year -6.98% +14.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 7
Portsmouth median hourly rate £43.00 £44.46 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.28% -7.05% +87.57%
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.03 £38.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -66.17% -3.75% +33.33%

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 Portsmouth.

All Vendors
Portsmouth
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 172 178 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 55.13% 53.13% 48.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 98 57
Portsmouth median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £201 £238 £306
90th Percentile £568 £570 £543
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +9.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 31 19
Portsmouth median hourly rate £43.00 £41.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.88% +36.67% +106.90%
10th Percentile £12.80 £16.00 £16.80
90th Percentile £45.80 £53.75 £47.83
Hampshire median hourly rate £18.69 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -6.58% +5.26% +25.62%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

Job postings citing VMware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Portsmouth

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Portsmouth

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Portsmouth

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 20 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (57.69%) Windows
2 15 (57.69%) LAN
2 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
3 14 (53.85%) WAN
4 11 (42.31%) TCP/IP
4 11 (42.31%) Cisco
4 11 (42.31%) Finance
4 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
5 10 (38.46%) Windows Server
5 10 (38.46%) VPN
5 10 (38.46%) DNS
5 10 (38.46%) DHCP
6 8 (30.77%) Ethernet
6 8 (30.77%) Linux
6 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 8 (30.77%) DV Cleared
7 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
7 7 (26.92%) VMware NSX
8 6 (23.08%) Firewall
8 6 (23.08%) VoIP
8 6 (23.08%) Windows 10
9 5 (19.23%) Docker
9 5 (19.23%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (19.23%) SWIFT
9 5 (19.23%) VLAN
9 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

VMware
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 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) LAN
2 14 (53.85%) WAN
3 11 (42.31%) TCP/IP
4 10 (38.46%) DHCP
4 10 (38.46%) DNS
4 10 (38.46%) VPN
5 8 (30.77%) Ethernet
6 6 (23.08%) Firewall
6 6 (23.08%) VoIP
7 5 (19.23%) BGP
7 5 (19.23%) OSPF
7 5 (19.23%) VLAN
8 4 (15.38%) HTTP
8 4 (15.38%) NAS
9 2 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) DB2
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Network Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (15.38%) Test Specialist
5 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (11.54%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Build Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Support
6 2 (7.69%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) VMware Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) SWIFT
2 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (38.46%) Windows Server
4 8 (30.77%) Linux
5 6 (23.08%) Windows 10
6 5 (19.23%) AIX
6 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (7.69%) Solaris
8 2 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Security Monitoring
1 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
2 4 (15.38%) Information Security
2 4 (15.38%) Release Management
3 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.69%) BCP
4 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL
4 2 (7.69%) Software Delivery
5 1 (3.85%) Change Management
5 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
2 8 (30.77%) DV Cleared
3 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
4 5 (19.23%) CCNA
4 5 (19.23%) CCNP
4 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (7.69%) Degree
6 2 (7.69%) MCITP
6 2 (7.69%) MCSE
6 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (7.69%) VCAP
6 2 (7.69%) VCDX
6 2 (7.69%) VCP6
System Software
1 20 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
3 7 (26.92%) VMware NSX
4 5 (19.23%) Docker
4 5 (19.23%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (7.69%) vCenter Server
2 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 11 (42.31%) Cisco
3 4 (15.38%) Dell
3 4 (15.38%) Juniper
3 4 (15.38%) Veeam
4 3 (11.54%) Meraki
5 2 (7.69%) HP
6 1 (3.85%) IBM
6 1 (3.85%) NetApp
6 1 (3.85%) Symantec