The first table below looks at the demand for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Northern Ireland region.

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.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 18 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 3 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.59% - 7.69%
As % of the System Software category 30.00% - 52.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Average daily rate £115 - £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
System Software Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
10 7 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 8.62% 2.46% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 6
Average daily rate £115 £400 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-71.25% +53.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
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VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
County Antrim - 1 £120 - 2
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VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure.

1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Symantec
3 3 (60.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) Dell
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) CommVault
3 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 3 (60.00%) MCSA
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (60.00%) Altiris
3 3 (60.00%) MCITP
3 3 (60.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (60.00%) VLE
4 2 (40.00%) VLAN
4 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Meru Networks
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) UNIX

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
1 3 (60.00%) MCSA
1 3 (60.00%) MCITP
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (60.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Symantec
3 3 (60.00%) Dell
3 3 (60.00%) CommVault
3 3 (60.00%) Altiris
4 2 (40.00%) Meru Networks