The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 26 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 / Southampton
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 - 39
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 6 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.97% - 2.48%
As % of the System Software category 18.18% - 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 8
Median daily rate £510 - £340
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 - £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 - £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year - +11.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £25.50 - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -50.00% -6.66%  

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 Southampton with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 33 24 40
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 16.34% 11.06% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 21
Median daily rate £350 £240 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.83% -29.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £137 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £467 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 11
Median hourly rate £25.50 £13.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.45% +1.85%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £21.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.60% +24.28%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Southampton

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Southampton over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Southampton

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 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 Southampton region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) Dell
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (30.00%) Lotus
5 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
5 3 (30.00%) IBM Notes
5 3 (30.00%) Perl
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) Python
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (30.00%) DNS
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (20.00%) Grafana
6 2 (20.00%) DevOps
6 2 (20.00%) SaltStack
6 2 (20.00%) Kubernetes
6 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (20.00%) KVM
6 2 (20.00%) Ansible
6 2 (20.00%) Docker

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 (30.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) HTTP
2 2 (20.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) SSL
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) IT Support
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory Support
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory Support Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) IT Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) IT Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) IT Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (20.00%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Video on Demand
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) CentOS
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (10.00%) Debian
5 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) DRM
2 2 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (10.00%) Server Building
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Perl
1 3 (30.00%) Python
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCSA
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Docker
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) KVM
2 2 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (20.00%) Xen
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Ansible
1 2 (20.00%) Grafana
1 2 (20.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (20.00%) logstash
1 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Dell
2 3 (30.00%) Lotus
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (20.00%) SaltStack
3 2 (20.00%) Splunk
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix