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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 43 26 36
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 27 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.45% 4.26% 2.47%
As % of the System Software category 31.40% 41.03% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 2
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£325 £313 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £301 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.30% -14.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
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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
86 39 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 10.98% 10.37% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 22 16
Average daily rate £300 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.42% +3.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £213 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 14
Average hourly rate £30.00 £12.25 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+144.89% +2.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.82 £11.25 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £13.25 £18.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 -17 20 £386 +25.00% 3
Durham - 6 £300 -
Northumberland - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 37 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (64.86%) Windows
3 19 (51.35%) Active Directory
3 19 (51.35%) Security Cleared
4 15 (40.54%) ITIL
5 14 (37.84%) vSphere
6 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
6 13 (35.14%) HP
7 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
7 12 (32.43%) DV Cleared
8 11 (29.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 9 (24.32%) SAN
9 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (24.32%) SC Cleared
10 8 (21.62%) Clustering
10 8 (21.62%) Citrix
10 8 (21.62%) UNIX
10 8 (21.62%) DHCP
10 8 (21.62%) DNS
10 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
11 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
11 7 (18.92%) SQL
11 7 (18.92%) Solaris
11 7 (18.92%) Oracle
11 7 (18.92%) VMware ESX
11 7 (18.92%) Problem Management
12 6 (16.22%) Knowledge Management
12 6 (16.22%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (16.22%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (16.22%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
2 6 (16.22%) IIS
3 5 (13.51%) IBM Notes
3 5 (13.51%) Apache
3 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) SAN
2 8 (21.62%) DHCP
2 8 (21.62%) DNS
3 6 (16.22%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (16.22%) Firewall
4 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.11%) LAN
4 3 (8.11%) WAN
5 2 (5.41%) iSCSI
5 2 (5.41%) NAS
6 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.70%) MariaDB
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MSI
Job Titles
1 6 (16.22%) Support Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Wintel Support
3 4 (10.81%) Architect
3 4 (10.81%) Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Virtualisation Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.41%) Incident Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Server Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Problem Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) Middleware
2 2 (5.41%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) LAMP
3 1 (2.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Clustering
2 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.11%) Replication
4 2 (5.41%) User Experience
5 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.70%) CMDB
5 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.70%) Open Source
5 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (64.86%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (21.62%) UNIX
4 7 (18.92%) Solaris
5 6 (16.22%) Linux
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.41%) Windows 2000
7 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.41%) AIX
8 1 (2.70%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) Problem Management
3 6 (16.22%) Knowledge Management
3 6 (16.22%) Service Management
3 6 (16.22%) Service Delivery
3 6 (16.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
4 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
5 4 (10.81%) Change Management
6 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.11%) Business Continuity
6 3 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.70%) Change Control
7 1 (2.70%) Build Automation
7 1 (2.70%) Change Data Capture
7 1 (2.70%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.70%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Time Management
7 1 (2.70%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) LINC
Qualifications
1 19 (51.35%) Security Cleared
2 12 (32.43%) DV Cleared
3 9 (24.32%) SC Cleared
4 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (51.35%) Active Directory
2 14 (37.84%) vSphere
3 7 (18.92%) VMware ESX
4 5 (13.51%) Terminal Services
5 3 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (8.11%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (2.70%) KVM
6 1 (2.70%) RHEV
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (13.51%) OpenView
2 5 (13.51%) HP SIM
3 2 (5.41%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 13 (35.14%) HP
3 8 (21.62%) Citrix
4 7 (18.92%) Oracle
5 6 (16.22%) Cisco
5 6 (16.22%) EMC
6 5 (13.51%) Lotus
7 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.41%) Veritas