The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 24 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
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 34 27
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7  
Contract jobs citing VMware 17 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 4.70% 2.34% 4.48%
As % of the Vendors category 12.59% 5.96% 10.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 10
Median daily rate £319 £356 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.52% -12.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £206 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £448 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £360 £330
% change year-on-year +3.05% +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £28.88 £22.00
% change year-on-year -41.12% +31.25%  

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 Northamptonshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 135 151 151
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 37.29% 39.32% 42.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 104 93
Median daily rate £375 £420 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +3.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 7
Median hourly rate £10.50 £11.50 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.69% -31.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £32.50 £18.57
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 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 in Northamptonshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Northamptonshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Northamptonshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware 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 in Northamptonshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware 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 within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 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 +12 12 £319 -25.00% 3
Kettering +2 1 £375 +5.26%
VMware
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for VMware.

1 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (53.33%) Windows Server
4 13 (43.33%) ITIL
5 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 10 (33.33%) Citrix
5 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (30.00%) Cisco
6 9 (30.00%) Linux
6 9 (30.00%) MCSE
6 9 (30.00%) Hyper-V
7 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
7 8 (26.67%) SAN
7 8 (26.67%) NetApp
8 7 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (23.33%) Server Virtualisation
9 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (20.00%) Project Management
9 6 (20.00%) vSphere
9 6 (20.00%) ITIL V3
10 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
10 5 (16.67%) Data ONTAP
11 4 (13.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
11 4 (13.33%) Data Loss Prevention
11 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (13.33%) Data Centre

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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 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.33%) Apache
5 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) IaaS
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) SAN
2 4 (13.33%) DNS
2 4 (13.33%) LAN
2 4 (13.33%) WAN
3 3 (10.00%) DHCP
4 2 (6.67%) Firewall
4 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.67%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.33%) Internet
5 1 (3.33%) NAS
5 1 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (3.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.67%) Automotive
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Leader
4 3 (10.00%) Wintel Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Wintel Support
4 3 (10.00%) Wintel Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Clustering
2 2 (6.67%) EMC VNX
2 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (3.33%) CESG
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 16 (53.33%) Windows Server
3 9 (30.00%) Linux
4 5 (16.67%) Data ONTAP
4 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (10.00%) Unix
7 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.33%) CentOS
8 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) ITIL
2 7 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (23.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 6 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 6 (20.00%) Project Management
4 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.33%) Data Loss Prevention
5 4 (13.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 4 (13.33%) SDLC
6 2 (6.67%) CAD
6 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.67%) High Availability
6 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (3.33%) Change Control
7 1 (3.33%) ERP
7 1 (3.33%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (30.00%) MCSE
3 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (13.33%) Degree
5 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 3 (10.00%) CCNA
6 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (6.67%) CCIE
7 2 (6.67%) VCAP
8 1 (3.33%) CCNP
8 1 (3.33%) MCDBA
8 1 (3.33%) MCP
8 1 (3.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 20 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 9 (30.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (20.00%) vSphere
5 3 (10.00%) vCloud
6 2 (6.67%) Terminal Server
6 2 (6.67%) XenApp
6 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.33%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.33%) Ansible
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (3.33%) SCOM
3 1 (3.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (33.33%) Citrix
3 9 (30.00%) Cisco
4 8 (26.67%) NetApp
5 3 (10.00%) EMC
6 2 (6.67%) HP
6 2 (6.67%) Zerto
7 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.33%) Dell
7 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.33%) Veeam