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 28 June 2016 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 41 57 39
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -18
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 113 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.97% 1.95% 2.29%
As % of the System Software category 23.64% 17.58% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 13 12
Median daily rate £310 £295 £271
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.08% +8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £336 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.52% -0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +82.92%
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
478 91 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 29.49% 11.08% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 46 40
Median daily rate £280 £285 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £450 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 18 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.38% -35.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

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 28 June 2016.

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 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +10 111 £305 +7.01% 2
Durham +5 1 £313 -34.21%
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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.

1 123 (100.00%) VMware
2 96 (78.05%) Windows
3 88 (71.54%) Active Directory
4 82 (66.67%) ITIL
5 77 (62.60%) Microsoft
6 69 (56.10%) HP
7 67 (54.47%) DHCP
8 65 (52.85%) Citrix
9 64 (52.03%) Security Cleared
10 61 (49.59%) Windows Server
11 55 (44.72%) Microsoft App-V
12 54 (43.90%) SC Cleared
13 53 (43.09%) Windows Server 2008
14 51 (41.46%) DNS
15 43 (34.96%) IIS
15 43 (34.96%) Windows Server 2003
16 41 (33.33%) Oracle
16 41 (33.33%) SQL Server
17 38 (30.89%) AppSense
18 37 (30.08%) XenApp
19 36 (29.27%) Service Delivery
19 36 (29.27%) ThinPrint
20 32 (26.02%) Microsoft Certification
20 32 (26.02%) SQL
20 32 (26.02%) MS Excel
21 31 (25.20%) Project Management
22 30 (24.39%) Degree
23 28 (22.76%) Linux
24 27 (21.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
24 27 (21.95%) Firewall

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 43 (34.96%) IIS
2 26 (21.14%) Apache
3 17 (13.82%) IBM Notes
4 9 (7.32%) OpenStack
4 9 (7.32%) WebLogic
5 8 (6.50%) iPlanet
5 8 (6.50%) MS Exchange
5 8 (6.50%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (3.25%) MQSeries
8 3 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.44%) Skype for Business
9 2 (1.63%) Jetty
9 2 (1.63%) nginx
9 2 (1.63%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.63%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.63%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (1.63%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.81%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 32 (26.02%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.07%) MS Office
3 3 (2.44%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.44%) IaaS
1 3 (2.44%) PaaS
1 3 (2.44%) SaaS
2 2 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.63%) Google App Engine
2 2 (1.63%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.63%) Office 365
3 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 67 (54.47%) DHCP
2 51 (41.46%) DNS
3 27 (21.95%) Firewall
4 24 (19.51%) SAN
5 11 (8.94%) TCP/IP
6 10 (8.13%) LDAP
7 9 (7.32%) 3G
7 9 (7.32%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (6.50%) BIG-IP
9 7 (5.69%) WAN
10 6 (4.88%) iSCSI
10 6 (4.88%) Remote Desktop
10 6 (4.88%) SMS
11 5 (4.07%) VPN
12 4 (3.25%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (3.25%) FTP
13 3 (2.44%) HTTP
13 3 (2.44%) NAS
14 2 (1.63%) IPsec
14 2 (1.63%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.76%) MySQL
3 9 (7.32%) Oracle Database
4 7 (5.69%) RDBMS
4 7 (5.69%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.25%) DB2
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (13.82%) MSI
2 6 (4.88%) ClearCase
2 6 (4.88%) StarTeam
3 2 (1.63%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.63%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (4.07%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 22 (17.89%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 12 (9.76%) Wintel Support
4 8 (6.50%) Desktop Support
4 8 (6.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (6.50%) Wintel Engineer
5 6 (4.88%) Architect
5 6 (4.88%) Coordinator
5 6 (4.88%) Incident Coordinator
5 6 (4.88%) Server Support
6 5 (4.07%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 5 (4.07%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (4.07%) Citrix Engineer
6 5 (4.07%) Mobility Engineer
6 5 (4.07%) Technical Leader
6 5 (4.07%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 4 (3.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (3.25%) Build Engineer
7 4 (3.25%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (3.25%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.45%) Middleware
2 9 (7.32%) J2EE
3 8 (6.50%) JSP
4 6 (4.88%) LAMP
5 3 (2.44%) Web Services
6 2 (1.63%) .NET
6 2 (1.63%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (1.63%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.95%) Computer Science
1 27 (21.95%) Management Information System
2 24 (19.51%) Clustering
3 17 (13.82%) Data Centre
4 9 (7.32%) Enterprise Storage
4 9 (7.32%) Fat Client
4 9 (7.32%) Replication
4 9 (7.32%) Thin Client
5 6 (4.88%) CMDB
6 5 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.07%) CESG
7 4 (3.25%) EMC VNX
7 4 (3.25%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.63%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.63%) HP Storage
8 2 (1.63%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (0.81%) AS400
9 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.81%) PKI
9 1 (0.81%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 96 (78.05%) Windows
2 61 (49.59%) Windows Server
3 53 (43.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (34.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (22.76%) Linux
6 23 (18.70%) Unix
7 18 (14.63%) Solaris
8 11 (8.94%) Windows 7
9 9 (7.32%) AIX
9 9 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (5.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (4.88%) Windows XP
12 5 (4.07%) Android
12 5 (4.07%) Apple iOS
12 5 (4.07%) HPUX
12 5 (4.07%) Windows Phone
13 4 (3.25%) Windows 10
13 4 (3.25%) Windows 8
14 3 (2.44%) CentOS
15 1 (0.81%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (66.67%) ITIL
2 36 (29.27%) Service Delivery
3 31 (25.20%) Project Management
4 24 (19.51%) ITIL V3
5 23 (18.70%) Business Continuity
6 20 (16.26%) Application Packaging
6 20 (16.26%) Configuration Management
7 19 (15.45%) High Availability
8 15 (12.20%) Problem Management
9 13 (10.57%) Incident Management
10 11 (8.94%) Knowledge Management
11 10 (8.13%) Kalman Filter
11 10 (8.13%) Software Delivery
11 10 (8.13%) Unit Testing
12 9 (7.32%) Change Management
13 8 (6.50%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (6.50%) Six Sigma
14 7 (5.69%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (5.69%) Escalation Management
14 7 (5.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (26.02%) SQL
2 13 (10.57%) PowerShell
3 10 (8.13%) Bash Shell
3 10 (8.13%) Java
4 7 (5.69%) C-shell
4 7 (5.69%) Korn
4 7 (5.69%) Perl
5 2 (1.63%) Python
5 2 (1.63%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.81%) C++
6 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 64 (52.03%) Security Cleared
2 54 (43.90%) SC Cleared
3 32 (26.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (24.39%) Degree
5 8 (6.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (5.69%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (4.88%) MCSA
8 5 (4.07%) MCSE
9 3 (2.44%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.63%) CCNA
10 2 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.81%) CCNP
11 1 (0.81%) CISSP
11 1 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.81%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.81%) MCITP
11 1 (0.81%) MCP
11 1 (0.81%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.38%) SLA
2 8 (6.50%) JSP 440
3 7 (5.69%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (4.07%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.63%) QA
System Software
1 88 (71.54%) Active Directory
2 55 (44.72%) Microsoft App-V
3 37 (30.08%) XenApp
4 27 (21.95%) XenServer
5 26 (21.14%) XenDesktop
6 18 (14.63%) Terminal Services
7 12 (9.76%) Hyper-V
8 10 (8.13%) vSphere
9 7 (5.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 7 (5.69%) Samba
9 7 (5.69%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (3.25%) KVM
10 4 (3.25%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (2.44%) VMware ESX
12 2 (1.63%) Brightmail
12 2 (1.63%) Xen
13 1 (0.81%) RHEV
13 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.81%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 27 (21.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 25 (20.33%) XenMobile
3 24 (19.51%) EdgeSight
3 24 (19.51%) SafeCom
4 22 (17.89%) OpenView
5 20 (16.26%) Microsoft Clustering
6 18 (14.63%) Perfmon
7 11 (8.94%) HP SIM
7 11 (8.94%) SCCM
7 11 (8.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 8 (6.50%) EMC NetWorker
9 7 (5.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (2.44%) AirWatch
10 3 (2.44%) Puppet
11 2 (1.63%) Ansible
11 2 (1.63%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (1.63%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (1.63%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (1.63%) NetBackup
11 2 (1.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 123 (100.00%) VMware
2 77 (62.60%) Microsoft
3 69 (56.10%) HP
4 65 (52.85%) Citrix
5 41 (33.33%) Oracle
6 38 (30.89%) AppSense
7 36 (29.27%) ThinPrint
8 24 (19.51%) SAP
9 20 (16.26%) Red Hat
10 17 (13.82%) Lotus
11 12 (9.76%) Cisco
12 8 (6.50%) BEA
12 8 (6.50%) F5
12 8 (6.50%) Sun
13 6 (4.88%) EMC
13 6 (4.88%) Symantec
14 5 (4.07%) Apple
14 5 (4.07%) Siemens
15 4 (3.25%) Altiris
15 4 (3.25%) Cognos