The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 29 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware 5 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.82% 3.57% 0.71%
As % of the Vendors category 4.55% 8.45% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £310 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +45.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.42 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+5.06% -0.39%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Vendors Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
110 71 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 40.15% 42.26% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 17 11
Average daily rate £350 £208 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.67% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £175 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 6
Average hourly rate £15.88 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.61% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.31 £15.10 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £18.50 £35.00
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 Northampton

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco
3 7 (63.64%) SAN
4 6 (54.55%) LAN
4 6 (54.55%) WAN
4 6 (54.55%) Linux
4 6 (54.55%) Apache
4 6 (54.55%) Tomcat
4 6 (54.55%) MySQL
4 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (54.55%) Open Source
5 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (45.45%) Google
5 5 (45.45%) hybris
5 5 (45.45%) Google Apps
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle
5 5 (45.45%) Java
5 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
6 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
6 4 (36.36%) HP
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
8 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
8 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
8 2 (18.18%) MS Office
8 2 (18.18%) Citrix
8 2 (18.18%) Apple
8 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (18.18%) Windows 7

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Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 6 (54.55%) Apache
1 6 (54.55%) Tomcat
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Google Apps
2 2 (18.18%) Office 365
3 1 (9.09%) IaaS
3 1 (9.09%) SaaS
3 1 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) SAN
2 6 (54.55%) LAN
2 6 (54.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Server Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Storage Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
4 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCVMM
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) Google
2 5 (45.45%) hybris
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Citrix
5 2 (18.18%) Apple