Period
to 15 November 2018

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 15 November 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
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 18 4
Rank change year-on-year -12 -14 +4
Contract jobs citing VMware 36 27 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 6.69% 8.60% 20.78%
As % of the Vendors category 14.75% 15.43% 38.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 32
Portsmouth median daily rate £500 £319 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.86% -31.38% +19.87%
10th Percentile £262 £111 £297
90th Percentile £578 £410 £619
Hampshire median daily rate £424 £400 £427
% change year-on-year +5.88% -6.32% +13.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 18
Portsmouth median hourly rate £50.00 £43.00 £44.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.28% -3.28% -7.05%
10th Percentile £39.48 £41.43 £27.00
90th Percentile £54.13 £43.00 £49.46
Hampshire median hourly rate £50.00 £13.03 £38.50
% change year-on-year +283.88% -66.17% -6.10%

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 244 175 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 45.35% 55.73% 53.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 87 97
Portsmouth median daily rate £444 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.94% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £312 £254 £238
90th Percentile £613 £575 £576
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 22 33
Portsmouth median hourly rate £50.00 £43.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.28% +4.88% +36.67%
10th Percentile £10.87 £12.65 £13.88
90th Percentile £64.31 £45.90 £54.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £19.39 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.08% - +5.26%

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 15 November 2018.

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 15 November 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for VMware.

1 26 (72.22%) Windows
2 23 (63.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (47.22%) Active Directory
4 15 (41.67%) Security Cleared
4 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (41.67%) Windows Server
5 13 (36.11%) PowerShell
6 12 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 12 (33.33%) DNS
6 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 11 (30.56%) DHCP
7 11 (30.56%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (30.56%) vSphere
8 10 (27.78%) High Availability
9 9 (25.00%) SCOM
9 9 (25.00%) Clustering
10 8 (22.22%) SCCM
10 8 (22.22%) Linux
10 8 (22.22%) SAN
10 8 (22.22%) vCenter Server
10 8 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 7 (19.44%) PowerCLI
11 7 (19.44%) Juniper
11 7 (19.44%) EMC
11 7 (19.44%) Finance
11 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
12 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
12 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
12 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Office

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 5 (13.89%) Confluence
1 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.11%) IIS
3 3 (8.33%) Apache
3 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.78%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) IaaS
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.56%) PaaS
2 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) DNS
2 11 (30.56%) DHCP
3 8 (22.22%) SAN
4 6 (16.67%) SNMP
5 4 (11.11%) Internet
6 2 (5.56%) LAN
6 2 (5.56%) WAN
7 1 (2.78%) BGP
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.78%) Firewall
7 1 (2.78%) HSRP
7 1 (2.78%) IPsec
7 1 (2.78%) L2TP
7 1 (2.78%) MPLS
7 1 (2.78%) OSPF
7 1 (2.78%) RIP
7 1 (2.78%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) CouchDB
1 1 (2.78%) DB2
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) JIRA
2 3 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing
3 4 (11.11%) Military
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Developer
4 3 (8.33%) PowerShell Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Server Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Test Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) .NET
1 3 (8.33%) .NET Framework
1 3 (8.33%) Entity Framework
1 3 (8.33%) WCF
2 2 (5.56%) Middleware
3 1 (2.78%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Clustering
2 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.11%) PKI
3 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.78%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 26 (72.22%) Windows
2 15 (41.67%) Windows Server
2 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (22.22%) Linux
4 6 (16.67%) Unix
4 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.33%) AIX
6 3 (8.33%) Solaris
7 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) High Availability
2 8 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 6 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
4 6 (16.67%) Storage Management
5 5 (13.89%) NsoIT
6 4 (11.11%) Patch Management
6 4 (11.11%) Programme Management
7 3 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (8.33%) DevOps
7 3 (8.33%) Migration
7 3 (8.33%) Network Virtualisation
7 3 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
7 3 (8.33%) Server Building
7 3 (8.33%) Server Management
8 2 (5.56%) Critical Thinking
8 2 (5.56%) Due Diligence
8 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.33%) C#
3 2 (5.56%) Python
3 2 (5.56%) Ruby
4 1 (2.78%) C
4 1 (2.78%) Perl
4 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 12 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) DV Cleared
4 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.56%) CCNA
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.56%) Degree
5 2 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.78%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) CCNP
6 1 (2.78%) MCSA
6 1 (2.78%) MCSE
6 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 23 (63.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (47.22%) Active Directory
3 11 (30.56%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (30.56%) vSphere
4 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (2.78%) BitLocker
5 1 (2.78%) Docker
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.78%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) SCOM
2 8 (22.22%) SCCM
2 8 (22.22%) vCenter Server
3 7 (19.44%) PowerCLI
4 6 (16.67%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (11.11%) WSUS
6 3 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (5.56%) Puppet
7 2 (5.56%) Terraform
8 1 (2.78%) Ansible
8 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) EMC
2 7 (19.44%) Juniper
3 6 (16.67%) Dell
3 6 (16.67%) Dell Compellent
4 5 (13.89%) HP
5 4 (11.11%) Atlassian
5 4 (11.11%) Cisco
6 3 (8.33%) McAfee
6 3 (8.33%) Veritas
7 2 (5.56%) Citrix
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle
8 1 (2.78%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.78%) IBM
8 1 (2.78%) Intel