The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services 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 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 23 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware 4 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 3.17% 2.08% 3.93%
As % of the Vendors category 6.25% 4.17% 8.14%
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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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Vendors Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
64 48 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 50.79% 50.00% 48.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 39
Average daily rate £250 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £125 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £10.75 £13.50 £8.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.37% +51.85%
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 Northern Ireland

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

VMware
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 within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 18 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
County Antrim -6 4 - - 3
VMware
UK

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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