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 22 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

VMware
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 26 29
Rank change year-on-year +8 +3  
Contract jobs citing VMware 11 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 5.37% 2.27% 5.13%
As % of the Vendors category 12.09% 5.32% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 13
Median daily rate £345 £240 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.75% -29.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £240 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £508 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £330
% change year-on-year +2.77% +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £25.50 - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £28.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year -40.35% +25.27%  

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 91 94 144
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 44.39% 42.73% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 55 111
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £465 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 16
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +12.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £15.35 £22.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

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

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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 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 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware 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 in Southampton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (28.00%) Linux
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (20.00%) ITIL
5 5 (20.00%) Citrix
5 5 (20.00%) Python
5 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (16.00%) Splunk
6 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
6 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (16.00%) Firewall
6 4 (16.00%) Cisco
6 4 (16.00%) PHP
6 4 (16.00%) SQL
6 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (16.00%) Ansible
6 4 (16.00%) DevOps
7 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (12.00%) Perl
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle
7 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange

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 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (12.00%) IBM Notes
1 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (8.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (12.00%) Office 365
3 2 (8.00%) IaaS
3 2 (8.00%) PaaS
3 2 (8.00%) SaaS
4 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Firewall
2 3 (12.00%) DNS
2 3 (12.00%) SSL
2 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.00%) HTTP
3 2 (8.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (8.00%) LAN
3 2 (8.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (8.00%) WAN
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (4.00%) DHCP
4 1 (4.00%) SAN
4 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) Big Data
3 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (4.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Consultant
1 5 (20.00%) IT Support
2 4 (16.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (12.00%) Active Directory Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Active Directory Support
3 3 (12.00%) Active Directory Support Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Architect
3 3 (12.00%) DevOps Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) IT Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Server Support
4 2 (8.00%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (8.00%) Sensu
2 1 (4.00%) RESTful
2 1 (4.00%) SAML
2 1 (4.00%) SOAP
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Video on Demand
2 1 (4.00%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (4.00%) PKI
2 1 (4.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Linux
2 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.00%) CentOS
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.00%) Debian
6 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) DevOps
3 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.00%) DRM
4 2 (8.00%) Open Source
4 2 (8.00%) Scrum
4 2 (8.00%) Server Building
4 2 (8.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.00%) Business Transformation
5 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.00%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (4.00%) Data Encryption
5 1 (4.00%) High Availability
5 1 (4.00%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.00%) Security Architecture
5 1 (4.00%) Security Patching
5 1 (4.00%) Service Design
5 1 (4.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) Python
2 4 (16.00%) PHP
2 4 (16.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.00%) Perl
3 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.00%) Groovy
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) MCSE
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.00%) CCIE
3 1 (4.00%) CCNA
3 1 (4.00%) CCSA
3 1 (4.00%) MCSA
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (12.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (8.00%) Docker
4 2 (8.00%) KVM
4 2 (8.00%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (8.00%) vSphere
4 2 (8.00%) Xen
4 2 (8.00%) XenServer
5 1 (4.00%) BitLocker
5 1 (4.00%) Firmware
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Ansible
2 3 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (12.00%) Puppet
3 2 (8.00%) Grafana
3 2 (8.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (8.00%) logstash
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (4.00%) SCCM
4 1 (4.00%) SCOM
4 1 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (4.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) Citrix
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco
3 4 (16.00%) Splunk
4 3 (12.00%) Dell
4 3 (12.00%) Lotus
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle
5 2 (8.00%) Palo Alto
5 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.00%) SaltStack
6 1 (4.00%) CA
6 1 (4.00%) Forcepoint
6 1 (4.00%) Infoblox
6 1 (4.00%) McAfee
6 1 (4.00%) SonicWALL
6 1 (4.00%) Symantec
6 1 (4.00%) WatchGuard