The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 22 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing VMware 4 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 3.54% 2.78% 4.22%
As % of the Vendors category 7.02% 5.71% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.82% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.32%
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County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Vendors Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
57 35 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 50.44% 48.61% 48.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 37
Average daily rate £250 £260 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £125 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% -22.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the Belfast region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing VMware also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 2 (33.33%) Lync
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Cyber-Ark
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Solaris
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) OOP
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) VBScript
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) IIS
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Infoblox

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing VMware also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Lync
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Operations Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Solaris
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) OOP
1 2 (33.33%) OO
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) VBScript
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 2 (33.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Cyber-Ark
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Infoblox