The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 20 21 40
Rank change year-on-year +1 +19  
Contract jobs citing VMware 15 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 5.79% 7.55% 3.27%
As % of the Vendors category 12.71% 13.46% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 8
Median daily rate £419 £310 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.08% -13.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £244 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £395 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.44% -  

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 Southampton.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 118 156 151
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 45.56% 56.12% 35.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 109 103
Median daily rate £375 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 11
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £15.25 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Southampton

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Southampton

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Southampton

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

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

1 31 (68.89%) Windows
2 17 (37.78%) Linux
3 16 (35.56%) IaaS
4 15 (33.33%) ITIL
4 15 (33.33%) Service Management
5 13 (28.89%) PaaS
6 12 (26.67%) Scrum
6 12 (26.67%) Active Directory
6 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (26.67%) Security Cleared
7 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (24.44%) Windows Server
8 10 (22.22%) Splunk
8 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 9 (20.00%) Cisco
9 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 9 (20.00%) CA
9 9 (20.00%) User Stories
10 8 (17.78%) Jenkins
10 8 (17.78%) Puppet
10 8 (17.78%) Intel Security
10 8 (17.78%) Citrix
11 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (15.56%) Opscode Chef
12 6 (13.33%) vSphere
12 6 (13.33%) BMC
12 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
12 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (13.33%) PowerShell

VMware
Top Related 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 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (8.89%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.44%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.44%) IBM Notes
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.44%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (35.56%) IaaS
2 13 (28.89%) PaaS
3 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (11.11%) Office 365
5 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) Firewall
2 3 (6.67%) SAN
3 2 (4.44%) NetScaler
3 2 (4.44%) Network Security
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.22%) DNS
4 1 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.22%) LAN
4 1 (2.22%) LDAP
4 1 (2.22%) MPLS
4 1 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.22%) VLAN
4 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Jenkins
2 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.67%) Maven
General
1 1 (2.22%) Finance
1 1 (2.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (17.78%) Analyst
2 6 (13.33%) Architect
3 5 (11.11%) Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (8.89%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Automation Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) DevOps Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) IT Support
5 3 (6.67%) Lead Security Architect
5 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Security Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) RESTful
1 2 (4.44%) SOAP
1 2 (4.44%) Web Services
2 1 (2.22%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Cyber Defence
1 5 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 5 (11.11%) Reference Data
2 4 (8.89%) CMDB
3 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.44%) PKI
4 2 (4.44%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.22%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (68.89%) Windows
2 17 (37.78%) Linux
3 11 (24.44%) Windows Server
4 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.44%) Unix
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) ITIL
1 15 (33.33%) Service Management
2 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.67%) Scrum
3 9 (20.00%) User Stories
4 5 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (11.11%) Data Security
4 5 (11.11%) DevOps
4 5 (11.11%) Information Security
5 4 (8.89%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.67%) Migration
6 3 (6.67%) Risk Management
6 3 (6.67%) Security Architecture
6 3 (6.67%) Security Hardening
6 3 (6.67%) Security Management
6 3 (6.67%) Server Building
6 3 (6.67%) Service Design
6 3 (6.67%) SIEM
6 3 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.67%) Java
2 3 (6.67%) PHP
2 3 (6.67%) Python
2 3 (6.67%) Ruby
3 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.44%) Groovy
3 2 (4.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) Degree
4 2 (4.44%) MCSE
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.22%) CCNP
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.22%) MCSA
5 1 (2.22%) RHCE
5 1 (2.22%) RHCSA
5 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (11.11%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 12 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.33%) vSphere
4 4 (8.89%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.67%) XenDesktop
5 3 (6.67%) XenServer
6 2 (4.44%) VMware ESX
6 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.44%) XenApp
7 1 (2.22%) Firmware
7 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) Puppet
2 7 (15.56%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (8.89%) CA Spectrum
5 3 (6.67%) Ansible
5 3 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (6.67%) Terraform
6 2 (4.44%) SCCM
7 1 (2.22%) SCOM
7 1 (2.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Splunk
2 9 (20.00%) CA
2 9 (20.00%) Cisco
2 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (17.78%) Citrix
3 8 (17.78%) Intel Security
4 6 (13.33%) BMC
5 4 (8.89%) Symantec
6 3 (6.67%) ArcSight
6 3 (6.67%) CheckPoint
6 3 (6.67%) EMC
6 3 (6.67%) HP
6 3 (6.67%) Remedy
6 3 (6.67%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.44%) Dell
7 2 (4.44%) Lotus
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle
8 1 (2.22%) AppSense
8 1 (2.22%) IBM
8 1 (2.22%) Red Hat