The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton 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 27 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
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 27 18
Rank change year-on-year +9 -9  
Contract jobs citing VMware 12 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 4.88% 1.79% 5.61%
As % of the Vendors category 13.48% 5.56% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 9
Median daily rate £319 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +4.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £215 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £485 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £358 £330
% change year-on-year +3.49% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
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 Northampton.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Northampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 89 72 64
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 36.18% 32.14% 29.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 52 45
Median daily rate £375 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +4.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £275 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Median hourly rate £10.50 £11.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.69% -39.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.40 £21.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton 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 Northampton

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Northampton

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Northampton over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Northampton

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Northampton

For the 6 months to 27 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 Northampton region with a requirement for VMware.

1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 15 (71.43%) Windows
3 14 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (52.38%) Windows Server
5 9 (42.86%) Linux
6 8 (38.10%) Citrix
6 8 (38.10%) NetApp
6 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (33.33%) SAN
7 7 (33.33%) MCSE
7 7 (33.33%) ITIL
7 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
8 6 (28.57%) vSphere
8 6 (28.57%) Cisco
8 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
9 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
9 5 (23.81%) Server Virtualisation
9 5 (23.81%) Data ONTAP
10 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
10 4 (19.05%) SDLC
10 4 (19.05%) Data Loss Prevention
10 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
10 4 (19.05%) ITIL V3
10 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
10 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
10 4 (19.05%) Project Management
10 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (19.05%) Degree

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) IaaS
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) SAN
2 3 (14.29%) DHCP
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (9.52%) Unified Communications
4 1 (4.76%) Firewall
4 1 (4.76%) Internet
4 1 (4.76%) NAS
4 1 (4.76%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Automotive
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Wintel Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Wintel Support
3 3 (14.29%) Wintel Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Leader
4 2 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) CESG
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Windows Server
3 9 (42.86%) Linux
4 5 (23.81%) Data ONTAP
5 3 (14.29%) Unix
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.76%) CentOS
7 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
3 5 (23.81%) Server Virtualisation
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) Data Loss Prevention
4 4 (19.05%) ITIL V3
4 4 (19.05%) Project Management
4 4 (19.05%) SDLC
5 2 (9.52%) CAD
5 2 (9.52%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 2 (9.52%) High Availability
5 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.52%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.76%) DevOps
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL V2
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.76%) Server Building
6 1 (4.76%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (33.33%) MCSE
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (19.05%) Degree
4 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (9.52%) CCIE
6 2 (9.52%) VCAP
7 1 (4.76%) CCNA
7 1 (4.76%) CCNP
7 1 (4.76%) MCDBA
7 1 (4.76%) MCP
7 1 (4.76%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 6 (28.57%) vSphere
4 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
5 1 (4.76%) vCloud
5 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) AirWatch
2 1 (4.76%) Ansible
2 1 (4.76%) vMotion
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) Citrix
2 8 (38.10%) NetApp
3 6 (28.57%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.76%) Veeam