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 3 months to 29 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.

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

VMware
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 11 19
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8  
Contract jobs citing VMware 13 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 7.83% 8.11% 1.08%
As % of the Vendors category 14.94% 15.00% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 0
Median daily rate £500 £365 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.98% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
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 £21.25 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  

VMware is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 87 60 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 52.41% 54.05% 48.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 33 29
Median daily rate £450 £365 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.28% +19.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 6
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.17% +34.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £29.79 £17.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £47.83 £34.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

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 3 months to 29 March 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 29 March 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 24 (61.54%) Linux
2 23 (58.97%) Windows
3 16 (41.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 12 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (28.21%) vSphere
6 11 (28.21%) IaaS
7 10 (25.64%) PaaS
7 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
8 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
8 9 (23.08%) ITIL
9 8 (20.51%) Red Hat
9 8 (20.51%) Workflow
10 7 (17.95%) Finance
10 7 (17.95%) Service Management
10 7 (17.95%) Citrix
11 6 (15.38%) DNS
11 6 (15.38%) Cisco
11 6 (15.38%) SQL
11 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
11 6 (15.38%) CA
11 6 (15.38%) SOAP
11 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (15.38%) RESTful
11 6 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (12.82%) AIX
12 5 (12.82%) Dell
13 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
13 4 (10.26%) HP
13 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP

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 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (10.26%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.21%) IaaS
2 10 (25.64%) PaaS
3 4 (10.26%) Amazon S3
4 2 (5.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) DNS
2 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.69%) DHCP
3 3 (7.69%) Ethernet
3 3 (7.69%) HTTP
3 3 (7.69%) LAN
3 3 (7.69%) NAS
3 3 (7.69%) Skype
3 3 (7.69%) VPN
3 3 (7.69%) WAN
4 2 (5.13%) LDAP
4 2 (5.13%) PBX
4 2 (5.13%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (2.56%) Firewall
5 1 (2.56%) PCoIP
5 1 (2.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) DB2
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.56%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) git-flow
2 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Banking
2 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (12.82%) Architect
1 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (10.26%) Consultant
3 3 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Test Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Test Specialist
3 3 (7.69%) VMware Architect
4 2 (5.13%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (5.13%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Automation Consultant
4 2 (5.13%) Lync Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Technical Design Leader
4 2 (5.13%) Technical Leader
4 2 (5.13%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (5.13%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) RESTful
1 6 (15.38%) SOAP
2 3 (7.69%) Middleware
3 1 (2.56%) JBoss Seam
3 1 (2.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
1 4 (10.26%) SWIFT
2 3 (7.69%) PKI
3 1 (2.56%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) CMDB
3 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) Replication
3 1 (2.56%) Taxonomies
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (61.54%) Linux
2 23 (58.97%) Windows
3 12 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (12.82%) AIX
6 4 (10.26%) Windows Server
6 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
8 2 (5.13%) Unix
8 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) ITIL
2 8 (20.51%) Workflow
3 7 (17.95%) Service Management
4 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
4 4 (10.26%) Release Management
5 3 (7.69%) Information Security
5 3 (7.69%) Project Management
5 3 (7.69%) Test Strategy
5 3 (7.69%) User Stories
6 2 (5.13%) Migration
6 2 (5.13%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.13%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.13%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.56%) Business Development
7 1 (2.56%) Data Loss Prevention
7 1 (2.56%) Event Correlation
7 1 (2.56%) Use Case
7 1 (2.56%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) C#
2 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
2 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
3 2 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 16 (41.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (28.21%) vSphere
3 6 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
4 4 (10.26%) Docker
4 4 (10.26%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.13%) NFS
5 2 (5.13%) Samba
5 2 (5.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (5.13%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.13%) Puppet
2 2 (5.13%) SCOM
3 1 (2.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.56%) PowerCLI
3 1 (2.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.51%) Red Hat
3 7 (17.95%) Citrix
4 6 (15.38%) CA
4 6 (15.38%) Cisco
5 5 (12.82%) Dell
6 4 (10.26%) HP
7 3 (7.69%) IBM
7 3 (7.69%) Juniper
8 2 (5.13%) NETGEAR
8 2 (5.13%) Veritas
9 1 (2.56%) BMC
9 1 (2.56%) EMC
9 1 (2.56%) Intel
9 1 (2.56%) Oracle
9 1 (2.56%) Remedy