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 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.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 39 30
Rank change year-on-year +7 -9  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 10 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.77% 1.05% 2.91%
As % of the System Software category 32.26% 11.43% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 6
Median daily rate £356 £225 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.33% -36.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £170 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £445 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £338
% change year-on-year -1.31% +12.59%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -54.14% -5.33%  

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 31 35 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 8.59% 9.19% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 42 28
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 £282 £163 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £11.09 £18.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.88% +38.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £13.93 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.47 £30.78 £17.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -28.88% +28.57%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Northamptonshire

VMware Infrastructure
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

VMware Infrastructure
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

VMware Infrastructure
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 June 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 +11 9 £356 +7.54% 1
VMware Infrastructure
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (85.00%) Windows
3 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (60.00%) Windows Server
5 9 (45.00%) Citrix
5 9 (45.00%) Linux
5 9 (45.00%) ITIL
6 8 (40.00%) NetApp
6 8 (40.00%) Hyper-V
7 7 (35.00%) Server Virtualisation
7 7 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (35.00%) SAN
8 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (30.00%) MCSE
8 6 (30.00%) vSphere
9 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (25.00%) Data ONTAP
9 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
10 4 (20.00%) Project Management
10 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (20.00%) Cisco
10 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
10 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
10 4 (20.00%) SDLC
10 4 (20.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 4 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention

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 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.00%) Apache
4 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) SAN
2 3 (15.00%) LAN
2 3 (15.00%) WAN
3 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (5.00%) DNS
4 1 (5.00%) Firewall
4 1 (5.00%) Internet
4 1 (5.00%) NAS
4 1 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (5.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Automotive
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Leader
2 3 (15.00%) Wintel Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Wintel Support
2 3 (15.00%) Wintel Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Windows DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) CESG
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (45.00%) Linux
4 5 (25.00%) Data ONTAP
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.00%) Unix
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.00%) CentOS
7 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (35.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
3 4 (20.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (20.00%) Project Management
3 4 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (10.00%) CAD
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.00%) High Availability
4 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.00%) Change Control
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (30.00%) MCSE
3 4 (20.00%) Degree
3 4 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (10.00%) CCIE
5 2 (10.00%) CCNA
5 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (10.00%) VCAP
6 1 (5.00%) MCDBA
6 1 (5.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (30.00%) vSphere
3 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (10.00%) Terminal Server
4 2 (10.00%) XenApp
4 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.00%) vCloud
5 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Ansible
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (45.00%) Citrix
4 8 (40.00%) NetApp
5 4 (20.00%) Cisco
6 1 (5.00%) Dell
6 1 (5.00%) EMC
6 1 (5.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.00%) Veeam