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 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.

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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 23 38
Rank change year-on-year -2 +15  
Contract jobs citing VMware 14 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 3.75% 5.14% 2.66%
As % of the Vendors category 9.93% 12.18% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 7
Median daily rate £325 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £203 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £13.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  

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 141 156 205
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 37.80% 42.16% 41.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 116 115
Median daily rate £344 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.06% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 12
Median hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -24.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.00 £9.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £11.00 £24.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

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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 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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 -5 9 £325 -7.14% 1
Kettering -2 3 £375 +15.38% 2
Daventry - 1 £195 -
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East Midlands

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 19 (61.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
3 16 (51.61%) Windows
4 12 (38.71%) ITIL
4 12 (38.71%) Citrix
5 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (32.26%) NetApp
6 10 (32.26%) Linux
6 10 (32.26%) MCSE
7 9 (29.03%) Windows Server
8 8 (25.81%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
9 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
9 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
10 6 (19.35%) Cisco
10 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
10 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
10 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (16.13%) CAD
11 5 (16.13%) Project Management
11 5 (16.13%) Unix
11 5 (16.13%) XenApp
11 5 (16.13%) ITIL V3
11 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (16.13%) Degree
11 5 (16.13%) Server Virtualisation
11 5 (16.13%) Data Loss Prevention
11 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
11 5 (16.13%) SDLC

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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 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.45%) JBoss
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Boomi
1 3 (9.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) LAN
1 4 (12.90%) SAN
1 4 (12.90%) WAN
2 3 (9.68%) Firewall
2 3 (9.68%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (6.45%) DHCP
3 2 (6.45%) DNS
3 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (9.68%) Power BI
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (3.23%) Banking
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Technical Leader
2 5 (16.13%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (16.13%) Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Support Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (9.68%) Integration Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Wintel Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Wintel Support
4 3 (9.68%) Wintel Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Middleware
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
1 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) Linux
3 9 (29.03%) Windows Server
4 5 (16.13%) Unix
5 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (9.68%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (6.45%) Windows 10
7 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) ITIL
2 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
4 5 (16.13%) CAD
4 5 (16.13%) Data Loss Prevention
4 5 (16.13%) ITIL V3
4 5 (16.13%) Project Management
4 5 (16.13%) SDLC
4 5 (16.13%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.68%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.68%) Functional Testing
5 3 (9.68%) Regression Testing
5 3 (9.68%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Automated Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.45%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.45%) C
3 2 (6.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (32.26%) MCSE
3 8 (25.81%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (16.13%) Degree
5 3 (9.68%) CCNA
6 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.23%) CCNP
7 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.23%) MCDBA
7 1 (3.23%) MCP
7 1 (3.23%) MCSA
7 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (61.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
3 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
4 5 (16.13%) XenApp
5 3 (9.68%) vSphere
6 2 (6.45%) Terminal Server
6 2 (6.45%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
6 2 (6.45%) VMware Server
6 2 (6.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) XenMobile
1 2 (6.45%) ZENworks
2 1 (3.23%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 12 (38.71%) Citrix
3 10 (32.26%) NetApp
4 6 (19.35%) Cisco
5 3 (9.68%) Dell
6 2 (6.45%) AppSense
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle
6 2 (6.45%) Veritas
7 1 (3.23%) HP
7 1 (3.23%) Novell
7 1 (3.23%) WatchGuard