Period
to 16 October 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 6 months to 16 October 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
16 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 21 25
Rank change year-on-year -56 +4 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware 11 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.64% 6.46% 0.69%
As % of the Vendors category 4.20% 11.33% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £335 £195 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +71.79% - -
UK median daily rate £375 £400 £360
% change year-on-year -6.18% +11.03% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% - -
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -27.27% +22.22% +7.14%

VMware is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Northern Ireland.

All Vendors
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 262 150 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 39.16% 57.03% 53.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 81 44
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £315 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.95% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £263 £123 £163
90th Percentile £488 £475 £453
UK median daily rate £430 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 2
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% -37.50% +88.24%
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing VMware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Northern Ireland

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Northern Ireland

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Northern Ireland

VMware
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 16 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -53 11 £335 +71.79%
VMware
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for VMware.

1 11 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Linux
4 6 (54.55%) vSphere
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 5 (45.45%) Firewall
6 4 (36.36%) NetApp
6 4 (36.36%) JBoss
6 4 (36.36%) Java
6 4 (36.36%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
7 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
7 3 (27.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle
7 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
7 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
7 3 (27.27%) Symantec
7 3 (27.27%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (27.27%) ITSM
7 3 (27.27%) Migration
7 3 (27.27%) Replication
8 2 (18.18%) Identity Management
8 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
8 2 (18.18%) HP
8 2 (18.18%) Citrix
8 2 (18.18%) CommVault
8 2 (18.18%) Compuware
8 2 (18.18%) SLA

VMware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 (36.36%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Server Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Technology Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
1 3 (27.27%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
1 3 (27.27%) ITSM
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) High Availability
2 2 (18.18%) Identity Management
2 2 (18.18%) Open Source
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) IT Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (54.55%) vSphere
3 4 (36.36%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (27.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (18.18%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) NetApp
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 3 (27.27%) Symantec
4 2 (18.18%) Altiris
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) CommVault
4 2 (18.18%) Compuware
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
5 1 (9.09%) Veeam