The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 24 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 36 35 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Contract jobs citing VMware 7 3 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.83% 1.07% 5.59%
As % of the Vendors category 4.96% 3.66% 15.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 11
Average daily rate
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£338 £335 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +42.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £243 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £427 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.95% +10.62%
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East Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
141 82 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 36.91% 29.29% 35.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 38 47
Average daily rate £375 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £193 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 12
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £11.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £18.90 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

VMware
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -1 6 £338 +53.40% 1
Brackley - - - -
Kettering - - - -
VMware
East Midlands

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (78.57%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Cisco
3 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (50.00%) Open Source
4 7 (50.00%) LAN
4 7 (50.00%) WAN
4 7 (50.00%) Linux
4 7 (50.00%) Apache
4 7 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 7 (50.00%) MySQL
4 7 (50.00%) HP
4 7 (50.00%) SAN
5 6 (42.86%) Oracle
5 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
5 6 (42.86%) Java
5 6 (42.86%) hybris
5 6 (42.86%) Google Apps
5 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (42.86%) Google
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
6 3 (21.43%) Citrix
7 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
7 2 (14.29%) MS Office
7 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 7 (50.00%) Apache
1 7 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Google Apps
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) IaaS
2 1 (7.14%) SaaS
2 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) LAN
1 7 (50.00%) WAN
1 7 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Server Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Storage Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (7.14%) Change Management
2 1 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
2 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) SCVMM
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 7 (50.00%) HP
3 6 (42.86%) Google
3 6 (42.86%) hybris
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) Apple