Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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 > Southampton
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 11 39
Rank change year-on-year -2 +28 -11
Contract jobs citing VMware 38 49 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 8.14% 9.74% 4.61%
As % of the Vendors category 18.10% 19.07% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 33 23
Southampton median daily rate £264 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.64% +3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £215 £256 £258
90th Percentile £500 £530 £388
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £430 £375
% change year-on-year -6.98% +14.67% +7.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Southampton median hourly rate £25.50 - £36.48
10th Percentile £19.45 - £33.05
90th Percentile £28.65 - £37.91
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.03 £38.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -66.17% -3.75% +33.33%

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 Southampton.

All Vendors
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 210 257 338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 44.97% 51.09% 48.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 173 243
Southampton median daily rate £388 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% +4.02%
10th Percentile £213 £140 £260
90th Percentile £605 £519 £449
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +9.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 31
Southampton median hourly rate £25.50 £13.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.15% -33.33% +41.82%
10th Percentile £18.00 £10.70 £12.50
90th Percentile £46.00 £16.03 £47.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £18.69 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -6.58% +5.26% +22.58%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing VMware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware in Southampton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 24 (63.16%) Windows
2 20 (52.63%) Active Directory
3 15 (39.47%) Cisco
4 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
4 11 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
5 9 (23.68%) Windows Server
6 7 (18.42%) NetApp
6 7 (18.42%) ITIL
6 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (18.42%) Veeam
7 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
7 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
7 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
7 6 (15.79%) SQL
7 6 (15.79%) Windows 10
8 5 (13.16%) Citrix
8 5 (13.16%) Windows 7
8 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
8 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (10.53%) Office 365
9 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (10.53%) DNS
9 4 (10.53%) Project Management
9 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
9 4 (10.53%) DHCP
10 3 (7.89%) LAN
10 3 (7.89%) WAN
10 3 (7.89%) Python
10 3 (7.89%) Perl

VMware
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 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.26%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (10.53%) Office 365
2 3 (7.89%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) DHCP
1 4 (10.53%) DNS
1 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.89%) LAN
2 3 (7.89%) NetScaler
2 3 (7.89%) WAN
2 3 (7.89%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.63%) VPN
4 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.63%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (13.16%) Administrator
1 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (10.53%) Service Desk Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (7.89%) Architect
3 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
3 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 3 (7.89%) Server Administrator
3 3 (7.89%) Server Support
3 3 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Administrator
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Citrix Designer
4 2 (5.26%) IT Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.26%) Junior SQL DBA
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Support Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) FlexPod
1 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (63.16%) Windows
2 9 (23.68%) Windows Server
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (15.79%) Windows 10
5 5 (13.16%) Windows 7
5 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.63%) Linux
7 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) ITIL
2 4 (10.53%) Project Management
3 2 (5.26%) Network Architecture
3 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
3 2 (5.26%) Risk Management
3 2 (5.26%) Test Management
3 2 (5.26%) TOGAF
4 1 (2.63%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (2.63%) Data Encryption
4 1 (2.63%) Migration
4 1 (2.63%) Server Hardening
4 1 (2.63%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
1 6 (15.79%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) Perl
2 3 (7.89%) Python
2 3 (7.89%) Ruby
3 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.63%) CCNA
3 1 (2.63%) CCSA
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.63%) MCSE
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.63%) RHCA
3 1 (2.63%) RHCE
3 1 (2.63%) VCAP
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 11 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.89%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (7.89%) vSphere
4 3 (7.89%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.26%) XenServer
6 1 (2.63%) BitLocker
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.63%) NFS
6 1 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Backup Exec
1 2 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.63%) Ansible
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.63%) Puppet
2 1 (2.63%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Cisco
2 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
3 7 (18.42%) NetApp
3 7 (18.42%) Veeam
4 5 (13.16%) Citrix
5 3 (7.89%) HP
5 3 (7.89%) Symantec
6 2 (5.26%) Acronis
7 1 (2.63%) Avaya
7 1 (2.63%) BMC
7 1 (2.63%) Dell
7 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.63%) Remedy
7 1 (2.63%) SAP