The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 28 March 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.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 33 44
Rank change year-on-year +4 +11  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 10 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.68% 2.43% 1.43%
As % of the System Software category 27.78% 42.86% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 4
Median daily rate £344 £300 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £200 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £335 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -2.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -47.09% +43.33%  

VMware Infrastructure is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 36 21 53
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 9.65% 5.68% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 38
Median daily rate £325 £250 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £191 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £353 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -3.97% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Median hourly rate £11.17 - £12.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.77 - £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.77 - £13.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.45% +4.10%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Northamptonshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Northamptonshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Northamptonshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Northamptonshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Northamptonshire

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Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -4 5 £325 +30.00% 1
Kettering - 3 £375 - 2
Daventry - 1 £195 - 1
VMware Infrastructure
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 10 (52.63%) ITIL
3 10 (52.63%) Windows
4 8 (42.11%) Linux
4 8 (42.11%) Citrix
4 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (42.11%) NetApp
5 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (36.84%) MCSE
5 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
6 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (26.32%) Degree
7 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
7 5 (26.32%) Unix
7 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
7 5 (26.32%) CAD
7 5 (26.32%) Project Management
7 5 (26.32%) Cisco
7 5 (26.32%) Server Virtualisation
7 5 (26.32%) Data Loss Prevention
7 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
7 5 (26.32%) ITIL V3
7 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
7 5 (26.32%) SDLC
8 4 (21.05%) XenApp
8 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
8 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) LAN
1 3 (15.79%) SAN
1 3 (15.79%) WAN
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.53%) Power BI
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Technical Leader
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Wintel Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Wintel Support
2 3 (15.79%) Wintel Support Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Integration Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) SSIS Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
1 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Linux
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
4 5 (26.32%) Unix
5 3 (15.79%) Data ONTAP
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (26.32%) CAD
4 5 (26.32%) Data Loss Prevention
4 5 (26.32%) ITIL V3
4 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
4 5 (26.32%) Project Management
4 5 (26.32%) SDLC
4 5 (26.32%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
5 2 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Test Management
5 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
5 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (36.84%) MCSE
3 5 (26.32%) Degree
4 2 (10.53%) CCNA
4 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (5.26%) MCDBA
5 1 (5.26%) MCP
5 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
2 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) XenApp
3 3 (15.79%) vSphere
4 2 (10.53%) Terminal Server
4 2 (10.53%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (10.53%) VMware Server
4 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 8 (42.11%) Citrix
3 8 (42.11%) NetApp
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco
5 2 (10.53%) AppSense
5 2 (10.53%) Dell