Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 26 6
Rank change year-on-year +7 -20 +10
Contract jobs citing VMware 37 24 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 8.39% 7.50% 17.13%
As % of the Vendors category 15.74% 12.00% 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 22
Portsmouth median daily rate £500 £235 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +112.77% -47.72% +38.31%
10th Percentile £400 £111 £279
90th Percentile £558 £393 £516
Hampshire median daily rate £423 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +3.80% +1.88% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 21
Portsmouth median hourly rate £44.00 £43.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.33% -10.10% -
10th Percentile £39.72 £41.05 £27.00
90th Percentile £54.13 £43.30 £48.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £39.88 £29.25 £41.00
% change year-on-year +36.35% -28.66% +2.50%

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 235 200 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 53.29% 62.50% 54.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 105 99
Portsmouth median daily rate £441 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.82% -1.16% +26.47%
10th Percentile £313 £259 £258
90th Percentile £585 £588 £528
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £401 £398
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.75% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 34
Portsmouth median hourly rate £43.92 £43.00 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.13% +6.83% +27.78%
10th Percentile £21.83 £13.40 £16.00
90th Percentile £54.13 £46.00 £53.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £19.69 £20.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -1.54% -16.67% +41.18%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 30 (81.08%) Windows
2 29 (78.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (54.05%) Security Cleared
4 19 (51.35%) Active Directory
5 16 (43.24%) SC Cleared
5 16 (43.24%) Windows Server
6 15 (40.54%) DNS
7 14 (37.84%) Data Centre
8 11 (29.73%) Cisco
8 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
8 11 (29.73%) Juniper
8 11 (29.73%) Configuration Management
9 10 (27.03%) Unix
10 9 (24.32%) LAN
10 9 (24.32%) WAN
10 9 (24.32%) BGP
10 9 (24.32%) OSPF
10 9 (24.32%) IPsec
10 9 (24.32%) vSphere
10 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (21.62%) HSRP
11 8 (21.62%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (21.62%) SCOM
11 8 (21.62%) Degree
11 8 (21.62%) MPLS
11 8 (21.62%) L2TP
11 8 (21.62%) RIP
11 8 (21.62%) CCNA
11 8 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (21.62%) 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 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.81%) IIS
3 3 (8.11%) Apache
3 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.11%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.70%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) IaaS
2 1 (2.70%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (40.54%) DNS
2 9 (24.32%) BGP
2 9 (24.32%) IPsec
2 9 (24.32%) LAN
2 9 (24.32%) OSPF
2 9 (24.32%) WAN
3 8 (21.62%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (21.62%) HSRP
3 8 (21.62%) L2TP
3 8 (21.62%) MPLS
3 8 (21.62%) RIP
4 7 (18.92%) DHCP
5 6 (16.22%) SAN
6 4 (10.81%) Internet
7 3 (8.11%) Firewall
7 3 (8.11%) SNMP
8 1 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (2.70%) Network Security
8 1 (2.70%) VoIP
8 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) CouchDB
1 1 (2.70%) DB2
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.11%) Military
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Network Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Senior Network Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Architect
3 4 (10.81%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Security Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Switch Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Data Centre Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) IT Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Middleware
2 1 (2.70%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.51%) Clustering
3 3 (8.11%) PKI
4 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.41%) CMDB
5 1 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.70%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 30 (81.08%) Windows
2 16 (43.24%) Windows Server
3 10 (27.03%) Unix
4 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (21.62%) Linux
6 5 (13.51%) AIX
6 5 (13.51%) Windows 7
6 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (8.11%) Solaris
8 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.70%) Debian
9 1 (2.70%) Slackware
9 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Configuration Management
2 6 (16.22%) Incident Management
3 5 (13.51%) High Availability
3 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (10.81%) Patch Management
5 3 (8.11%) Migration
5 3 (8.11%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (8.11%) Storage Management
6 2 (5.41%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.41%) Network Design
6 2 (5.41%) Network Virtualisation
6 2 (5.41%) NsoIT
6 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.41%) Project Management
6 2 (5.41%) Server Management
6 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.70%) C
2 1 (2.70%) Perl
2 1 (2.70%) Python
2 1 (2.70%) Ruby
2 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (54.05%) Security Cleared
2 16 (43.24%) SC Cleared
3 8 (21.62%) CCNA
3 8 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (21.62%) Degree
4 5 (13.51%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.70%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 29 (78.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (51.35%) Active Directory
3 9 (24.32%) vSphere
4 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
4 6 (16.22%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.41%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) SCOM
2 7 (18.92%) SCCM
3 5 (13.51%) vCenter Server
4 4 (10.81%) Nessus
4 4 (10.81%) Nmap
4 4 (10.81%) WSUS
5 3 (8.11%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (8.11%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (8.11%) PowerCLI
6 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.70%) Puppet
6 1 (2.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Cisco
1 11 (29.73%) Juniper
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) EMC
3 3 (8.11%) Dell
3 3 (8.11%) Dell Compellent
3 3 (8.11%) HP
3 3 (8.11%) McAfee
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle
4 2 (5.41%) Citrix
4 2 (5.41%) ServiceNow
4 2 (5.41%) Snow
4 2 (5.41%) Veritas
5 1 (2.70%) IBM
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat