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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England / North East
Rank 64 56 39
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -17
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 29 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.20% 2.15% 2.91%
As % of the System Software category 25.66% 27.14% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 16
Median daily rate £275 £438 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £517 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £43.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-47.67% +44.53%

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
113 70 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 12.49% 7.93% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 48 41
Median daily rate £280 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £268 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £533 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 5 7
Median hourly rate £21.50 £11.50 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.95% -47.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.24 £9.28 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £14.40 £27.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the North East region over the 3 months to 20 February 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
Tyne and Wear -10 22 £275 -42.10% 2
Durham - 3 £450 - 1
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 North East region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 108 (100.00%) VMware
2 73 (67.59%) Windows
3 58 (53.70%) Security Cleared
4 56 (51.85%) Windows Server
5 55 (50.93%) Microsoft
6 54 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 44 (40.74%) Linux
8 42 (38.89%) DNS
9 41 (37.96%) SC Cleared
10 35 (32.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 35 (32.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 34 (31.48%) DHCP
12 32 (29.63%) Citrix
13 30 (27.78%) ITIL
14 26 (24.07%) Clustering
15 25 (23.15%) IIS
16 23 (21.30%) SQL Server
16 23 (21.30%) MS Excel
16 23 (21.30%) Microsoft App-V
17 22 (20.37%) Windows 7
18 21 (19.44%) HP
19 20 (18.52%) Open Source
20 19 (17.59%) XenApp
20 19 (17.59%) SCCM
20 19 (17.59%) Migration
20 19 (17.59%) DevOps
21 18 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
21 18 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
21 18 (16.67%) AppSense
22 17 (15.74%) TCP/IP

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 25 (23.15%) IIS
2 12 (11.11%) Apache
3 8 (7.41%) Tomcat
3 8 (7.41%) WebLogic
3 8 (7.41%) WebSphere
4 7 (6.48%) Jetty
4 7 (6.48%) Mongrel
4 7 (6.48%) nginx
5 6 (5.56%) MS Exchange
6 4 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (3.70%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.78%) OpenStack
7 3 (2.78%) SAS
7 3 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.85%) CMS
8 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.85%) JBoss
8 2 (1.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (1.85%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 23 (21.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (6.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.81%) IaaS
1 16 (14.81%) PaaS
1 16 (14.81%) SaaS
2 13 (12.04%) HP Helion
3 9 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (6.48%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (6.48%) Google App Engine
5 7 (6.48%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.85%) Yammer
7 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (38.89%) DNS
2 34 (31.48%) DHCP
3 17 (15.74%) TCP/IP
4 8 (7.41%) HTTP
4 8 (7.41%) SSL
5 7 (6.48%) FTP
5 7 (6.48%) IPsec
5 7 (6.48%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (5.56%) SAN
6 6 (5.56%) WAN
7 5 (4.63%) 3G
7 5 (4.63%) iSCSI
8 4 (3.70%) LDAP
8 4 (3.70%) NAS
8 4 (3.70%) VPN
9 3 (2.78%) Firewall
10 2 (1.85%) LAN
10 2 (1.85%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.85%) PBX
10 2 (1.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (21.30%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.56%) BODI
2 6 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.63%) MySQL
4 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.85%) Big Data
5 2 (1.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (1.85%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 1 (0.93%) DB2
6 1 (0.93%) EDMS
6 1 (0.93%) Ingres
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (6.48%) Jenkins
1 7 (6.48%) Travis CI
1 7 (6.48%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.70%) StarTeam
4 3 (2.78%) MSI
4 3 (2.78%) NMock
4 3 (2.78%) WiX
5 2 (1.85%) ClearCase
General
1 4 (3.70%) Finance
2 2 (1.85%) Publishing
3 1 (0.93%) Games
3 1 (0.93%) German Language
3 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (29.63%) Support Engineer
2 21 (19.44%) Desktop Support
3 18 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 18 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 17 (15.74%) 2nd Line Support
5 15 (13.89%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 14 (12.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (12.04%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 13 (12.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 12 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
9 8 (7.41%) Architect
9 8 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (6.48%) Project Engineer
11 5 (4.63%) Development Engineer
11 5 (4.63%) Development Support Engineer
11 5 (4.63%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (4.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (3.70%) HPUX Engineer
12 4 (3.70%) Solaris Engineer
13 3 (2.78%) Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.11%) .NET
2 8 (7.41%) J2EE
3 7 (6.48%) Servlets
4 6 (5.56%) Web Services
5 5 (4.63%) .NET Framework
5 5 (4.63%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.70%) LAMP
7 3 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (24.07%) Clustering
2 16 (14.81%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.41%) Tandem
4 6 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.63%) Fat Client
5 5 (4.63%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.63%) Thin Client
6 4 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.85%) PKI
7 2 (1.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 73 (67.59%) Windows
2 56 (51.85%) Windows Server
3 44 (40.74%) Linux
4 35 (32.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 35 (32.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (20.37%) Windows 7
6 18 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (15.74%) Solaris
8 16 (14.81%) Unix
9 12 (11.11%) HPUX
9 12 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (10.19%) Windows XP
11 9 (8.33%) Windows 10
11 9 (8.33%) Windows 8
12 8 (7.41%) AIX
13 2 (1.85%) SUSE
13 2 (1.85%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.93%) MVS
14 1 (0.93%) VME
14 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.78%) ITIL
2 20 (18.52%) Open Source
3 19 (17.59%) DevOps
3 19 (17.59%) Migration
4 17 (15.74%) PRINCE2
5 16 (14.81%) TOGAF
6 14 (12.96%) Change Management
7 12 (11.11%) Configuration Management
8 11 (10.19%) Problem Management
8 11 (10.19%) Software Delivery
9 10 (9.26%) Data Management
10 8 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (7.41%) Unit Testing
11 7 (6.48%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (6.48%) CRM
12 6 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (5.56%) Application Packaging
12 6 (5.56%) Virtual Environments
13 5 (4.63%) Change Control
13 5 (4.63%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.74%) SQL
2 10 (9.26%) Java
3 7 (6.48%) C#
4 6 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.63%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.70%) C-shell
6 4 (3.70%) Korn
6 4 (3.70%) Perl
7 1 (0.93%) C
7 1 (0.93%) C++
7 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.93%) Python
Qualifications
1 58 (53.70%) Security Cleared
2 41 (37.96%) SC Cleared
3 18 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (15.74%) MCSA
5 13 (12.04%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (10.19%) MCSE
7 10 (9.26%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.85%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.85%) Degree
9 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 23 (21.30%) Microsoft App-V
3 19 (17.59%) XenApp
4 16 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (13.89%) Hyper-V
6 14 (12.96%) vSphere
7 8 (7.41%) VMware Workstation
8 7 (6.48%) Xen
9 4 (3.70%) Samba
9 4 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (1.85%) VMware ESX
11 2 (1.85%) XenDesktop
11 2 (1.85%) XenServer
12 1 (0.93%) KVM
12 1 (0.93%) NFS
12 1 (0.93%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (17.59%) SCCM
2 7 (6.48%) Puppet
3 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (4.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (2.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (2.78%) WSUS
5 2 (1.85%) WMI
5 2 (1.85%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.93%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.93%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.93%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 108 (100.00%) VMware
2 55 (50.93%) Microsoft
3 32 (29.63%) Citrix
4 21 (19.44%) HP
5 18 (16.67%) AppSense
6 15 (13.89%) Red Hat
7 14 (12.96%) Oracle
8 10 (9.26%) Cisco
8 10 (9.26%) ThinPrint
9 7 (6.48%) F5
9 7 (6.48%) Google
10 6 (5.56%) TIBCO
11 4 (3.70%) Veritas
12 3 (2.78%) Dell
12 3 (2.78%) EMC
13 2 (1.85%) Apple
13 2 (1.85%) Autodesk
13 2 (1.85%) Borland
13 2 (1.85%) NetApp
13 2 (1.85%) PlateSpin