The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 37 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 23 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.55% 5.24% 2.26%
As % of the System Software category 30.67% 35.71% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 0
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£300 £307 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.90% -12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -6.97%
VMware Infrastructure
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

System Software Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
75 56 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 11.59% 14.66% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 36 8
Average daily rate £300 £307 £120
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% +155.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £217 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 15
Average hourly rate £21.82 £13.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.62% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £11.50 £10.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.41 £20.70 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in the North East

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the North East region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -9 16 £325 +30.00% 4
Durham - 6 £300 -
Northumberland - - - - 1
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 38 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (65.79%) Windows
3 21 (55.26%) Active Directory
3 21 (55.26%) Security Cleared
4 18 (47.37%) ITIL
5 16 (42.11%) HP
6 15 (39.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 15 (39.47%) vSphere
7 13 (34.21%) DV Cleared
7 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
7 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
8 9 (23.68%) SharePoint
8 9 (23.68%) SAN
8 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (23.68%) Problem Management
9 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
9 8 (21.05%) Knowledge Management
9 8 (21.05%) Service Delivery
9 8 (21.05%) Clustering
9 8 (21.05%) UNIX
9 8 (21.05%) SQL
10 7 (18.42%) Solaris
10 7 (18.42%) EMC
10 7 (18.42%) Citrix
10 7 (18.42%) Cisco
10 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
10 7 (18.42%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (15.79%) VMware ESX
11 6 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (15.79%) Service Management

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 9 (23.68%) SharePoint
2 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
3 6 (15.79%) IIS
4 5 (13.16%) Apache
4 5 (13.16%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) SAN
2 7 (18.42%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (13.16%) DHCP
3 5 (13.16%) DNS
3 5 (13.16%) Firewall
4 2 (5.26%) NAS
4 2 (5.26%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.63%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MSI
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Support Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Wintel Support
3 4 (10.53%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Virtualisation Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Report Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Incident Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Server Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Problem Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Server Support
6 1 (2.63%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) Middleware
2 1 (2.63%) LAMP
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Clustering
2 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.89%) Replication
4 2 (5.26%) User Experience
5 1 (2.63%) CMDB
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (65.79%) Windows
2 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (21.05%) UNIX
4 7 (18.42%) Solaris
5 5 (13.16%) Linux
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) ITIL
2 9 (23.68%) Problem Management
3 8 (21.05%) Knowledge Management
3 8 (21.05%) Service Delivery
4 6 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (15.79%) Service Management
5 5 (13.16%) Business Continuity
5 5 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (13.16%) Incident Management
6 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
6 4 (10.53%) Change Management
7 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
9 1 (2.63%) Migration
9 1 (2.63%) ITSM
9 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.63%) ERP
9 1 (2.63%) CRM
9 1 (2.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) LINC
Qualifications
1 21 (55.26%) Security Cleared
2 13 (34.21%) DV Cleared
3 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
4 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.63%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (55.26%) Active Directory
2 15 (39.47%) vSphere
3 6 (15.79%) VMware ESX
4 5 (13.16%) Terminal Services
5 3 (7.89%) VMware Server
5 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 15 (39.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (13.16%) OpenView
2 5 (13.16%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (42.11%) HP
3 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
4 7 (18.42%) EMC
4 7 (18.42%) Citrix
4 7 (18.42%) Cisco
5 6 (15.79%) Oracle
6 5 (13.16%) Lotus
7 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.63%) Veritas