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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 13 19
Rank change year-on-year -40 +6  
Contract jobs citing VMware 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 2.12% 4.76% 1.28%
As % of the Vendors category 4.93% 7.84% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £335 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £358 £330
% change year-on-year +3.49% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £28.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -39.47% +29.54%  

VMware is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Belfast
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 142 51 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 43.03% 60.71% 56.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 27 23
Median daily rate £388 £438 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.42% +118.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £575 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £14.56 - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing VMware as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 26 June 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 17 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (52.94%) HP
3 7 (41.18%) Citrix
3 7 (41.18%) Thin Client
3 7 (41.18%) Wyse
3 7 (41.18%) XenApp
3 7 (41.18%) XenDesktop
3 7 (41.18%) Fat Client
4 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
4 6 (35.29%) AppSense
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 6 (35.29%) ThinPrint
4 6 (35.29%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (29.41%) Windows
5 5 (29.41%) Linux
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (23.53%) vSphere
6 4 (23.53%) Veeam
6 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (23.53%) Asset Management
6 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
6 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
6 4 (23.53%) Internet
6 4 (23.53%) Symantec
6 4 (23.53%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (23.53%) Backup Exec
6 4 (23.53%) Finance
6 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery

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 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Internet
2 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.76%) Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Citrix Specialist
1 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Citrix Support
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix Support Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Technology Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Fat Client
1 7 (41.18%) Thin Client
2 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 3 (17.65%) Replication
2 3 (17.65%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
1 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
2 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Asset Management
1 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (23.53%) IT Asset Management
2 3 (17.65%) ITSM
2 3 (17.65%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) Network Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) High Availability
3 2 (11.76%) Identity Management
3 2 (11.76%) Open Source
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 17 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (41.18%) XenApp
2 7 (41.18%) XenDesktop
3 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
3 6 (35.29%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
4 4 (23.53%) vSphere
5 2 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Backup Exec
1 4 (23.53%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (23.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (11.76%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) HP
2 7 (41.18%) Citrix
2 7 (41.18%) Wyse
3 6 (35.29%) AppSense
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) ThinPrint
4 4 (23.53%) Symantec
4 4 (23.53%) Veeam
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle
5 3 (17.65%) Polycom
5 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
6 2 (11.76%) NetApp