The first table below looks at the demand for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 31 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 27 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.49% 1.12% -
As % of the System Software category 48.21% 14.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 22 0 0
Average daily rate £293 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £20.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+16.25% -15.78%
System Software Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
56 14 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 11.38% 7.82% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 4 14
Average daily rate £282 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.19% -24.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £258 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £301 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% +30.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
VMware Infrastructure
Tyne and Wear

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure.

1 40 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 24 (60.00%) Windows
3 24 (60.00%) SAN
4 22 (55.00%) UNIX
5 21 (52.50%) Solaris
6 18 (45.00%) Active Directory
7 16 (40.00%) DV Cleared
8 15 (37.50%) ITIL
8 15 (37.50%) Oracle
9 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
9 12 (30.00%) Veritas
10 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (27.50%) Cisco
11 10 (25.00%) Linux
11 10 (25.00%) Service Management
12 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
12 9 (22.50%) AIX
12 9 (22.50%) HP
13 8 (20.00%) Red Hat
13 8 (20.00%) SQL
13 8 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (20.00%) NetBackup
13 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database
14 7 (17.50%) WebSphere
14 7 (17.50%) SharePoint
14 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
14 7 (17.50%) ETL
14 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
15 6 (15.00%) Informatica

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (17.50%) WebSphere
1 7 (17.50%) SharePoint
1 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (60.00%) SAN
2 6 (15.00%) LAN
3 5 (12.50%) NAS
3 5 (12.50%) VLAN
3 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (12.50%) VPN
4 4 (10.00%) IPsec
4 4 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (5.00%) WAN
6 1 (2.50%) Firewall
6 1 (2.50%) DHCP
6 1 (2.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.00%) OLAP
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.50%) MS Access
4 1 (2.50%) DTS
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.00%) Military
3 1 (2.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Support Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 7 (17.50%) Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) SAN Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.00%) Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Data Centre Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Cloud Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) OBIEE Developer
7 1 (2.50%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.50%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Backup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) XML
2 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.50%) Classic ASP
2 1 (2.50%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Clustering
1 4 (10.00%) PKI
2 3 (7.50%) Fat Client
2 3 (7.50%) Celerra
2 3 (7.50%) Symmetrix DMX
2 3 (7.50%) CLARiiON
2 3 (7.50%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.50%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.50%) Open Source
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.50%) Informatics
4 1 (2.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (60.00%) Windows
2 22 (55.00%) UNIX
3 21 (52.50%) Solaris
4 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (25.00%) Linux
6 9 (22.50%) AIX
7 8 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.50%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) ITIL
2 10 (25.00%) Service Management
3 7 (17.50%) ETL
4 6 (15.00%) Performance Management
4 6 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (10.00%) Project Management
6 4 (10.00%) Change Management
6 4 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 4 (10.00%) Capacity Management
7 3 (7.50%) Migration
8 2 (5.00%) BCP
8 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.00%) Balanced Scorecard
8 2 (5.00%) Business Continuity
8 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.00%) Data Management
8 2 (5.00%) Dimensional Modelling
8 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.50%) C#
3 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 16 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.50%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.00%) CCA
5 2 (5.00%) MCSE
6 1 (2.50%) VCAP
6 1 (2.50%) NCDA
6 1 (2.50%) NCIE
6 1 (2.50%) CCEE
6 1 (2.50%) CCIA
6 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.50%) MCITP
6 1 (2.50%) MCDBA
System Software
1 18 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 3 (7.50%) XenApp
4 2 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (5.00%) Xen
4 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.50%) KVM
5 1 (2.50%) vSphere
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.50%) XenServer
5 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 5 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (10.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 4 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (37.50%) Oracle
3 12 (30.00%) Veritas
4 11 (27.50%) Cisco
5 9 (22.50%) HP
6 8 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
8 6 (15.00%) Informatica
8 6 (15.00%) IBM
9 5 (12.50%) Splunk
9 5 (12.50%) EMC
10 4 (10.00%) Citrix
11 2 (5.00%) Apple
11 2 (5.00%) SAP
12 1 (2.50%) NetApp