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 5 August 2015 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 25 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware 8 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 2.90% 2.82% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 10.39% 7.79% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Average daily rate
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£407 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.07% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+6.32% -16.84%
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Northamptonshire

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
77 77 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 27.90% 36.15% 28.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 55 14
Average daily rate £407 £400 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £265 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £494 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram 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

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Linux
2 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (55.00%) Hyper-V
4 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 10 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (50.00%) Cisco
4 10 (50.00%) MS Office
5 9 (45.00%) HP
5 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (40.00%) DV Cleared
6 8 (40.00%) NetApp
6 8 (40.00%) ITIL
7 7 (35.00%) Citrix
7 7 (35.00%) Service Management
7 7 (35.00%) ITSM
7 7 (35.00%) OVSD
7 7 (35.00%) Change Control
8 6 (30.00%) F5
8 6 (30.00%) Capacity Management
8 6 (30.00%) BIG-IP
8 6 (30.00%) Ubuntu
8 6 (30.00%) CentOS
8 6 (30.00%) iSCSI
8 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
8 6 (30.00%) NFS
9 5 (25.00%) MySQL

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 5 (25.00%) Apache
1 5 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (20.00%) Apache Solr
3 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.00%) IIS
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.00%) Lync
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) PaaS
1 1 (5.00%) Google Apps
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
1 1 (5.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) BIG-IP
1 6 (30.00%) iSCSI
2 4 (20.00%) SMTP
2 4 (20.00%) FTP
2 4 (20.00%) HTTP
2 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (20.00%) DNS
2 4 (20.00%) HTTPS
3 3 (15.00%) SAN
3 3 (15.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (5.00%) LAN
4 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) MySQL
2 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (5.00%) ProC
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
2 4 (20.00%) Virtualisation Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Architect
3 3 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Server Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) HP Storage
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Linux
3 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (30.00%) CentOS
5 6 (30.00%) Ubuntu
6 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (10.00%) UNIX
8 1 (5.00%) AIX
8 1 (5.00%) HPUX
8 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (40.00%) ITIL
3 7 (35.00%) Service Management
3 7 (35.00%) ITSM
3 7 (35.00%) Change Control
4 6 (30.00%) Capacity Management
5 4 (20.00%) Patch Management
5 4 (20.00%) Load Testing
5 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (15.00%) DevOps
7 2 (10.00%) Project Management
8 1 (5.00%) CRM
8 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
8 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
8 1 (5.00%) People Management
8 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
1 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) VB
2 1 (5.00%) REXX
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (40.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) MCP
5 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
1 1 (5.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (55.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (30.00%) NFS
2 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) OVSD
2 5 (25.00%) Puppet
2 5 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (20.00%) Nagios
4 1 (5.00%) Ansible
4 1 (5.00%) CA Endevor
4 1 (5.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (50.00%) Cisco
3 9 (45.00%) HP
4 8 (40.00%) NetApp
5 7 (35.00%) Citrix
6 6 (30.00%) F5
7 5 (25.00%) hybris
8 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
9 1 (5.00%) Perforce
9 1 (5.00%) Google
9 1 (5.00%) IBM
9 1 (5.00%) Sun
9 1 (5.00%) Oracle
9 1 (5.00%) Lumension