Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

VMware
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 21 -
Rank change year-on-year -48 - +29
Contract jobs citing VMware 8 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 1.39% 6.42% -
As % of the Vendors category 3.43% 12.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 0
Belfast median daily rate £325 £195 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.67% - -
County Antrim median daily rate £325 £195 -
% change year-on-year +66.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Belfast median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - -
County Antrim median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year -6.67% - -

VMware is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Belfast.

All Vendors
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 233 134 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 40.38% 50.57% 54.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 73 39
Belfast median daily rate £413 £315 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.95% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £264 £105 £163
90th Percentile £489 £434 £378
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £315 £300
% change year-on-year +30.95% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 0
Belfast median hourly rate £13.89 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.83% - -
County Antrim median hourly rate £13.89 £13.00 -
% change year-on-year +6.83% - -

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing VMware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Belfast

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Belfast

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Belfast

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for VMware.

1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) vSphere
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) JBoss
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) NetApp
3 4 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) SLA
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (25.00%) Symantec
5 2 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (25.00%) Compuware
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) CommVault
5 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (25.00%) Altiris
5 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (12.50%) Server Building
6 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 1 (12.50%) Banking
6 1 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) Replication

VMware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Support
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technology Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITSM
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) vSphere
3 4 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (25.00%) Altiris
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) CommVault
3 2 (25.00%) Compuware
3 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (25.00%) Symantec
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat