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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 65 29 34
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 14 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.75% 3.43% 2.79%
As % of the System Software category 15.91% 34.29% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 5
Average daily rate
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£433 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.51% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £198 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £379 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £15.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.54% +12.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +12.35%
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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
88 35 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 11.01% 10.00% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 20 15
Average daily rate £305 £285 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.01% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £170 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £355 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 6 15
Average hourly rate £30.00 £12.20 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.90% -11.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £10.60 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £16.10 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.78 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.25% -3.12%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -40 13 £433 +39.51% 6
Northumberland - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (64.00%) Windows
3 14 (56.00%) Security Cleared
4 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
5 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
6 11 (44.00%) ITIL
6 11 (44.00%) DHCP
6 11 (44.00%) DNS
7 10 (40.00%) Citrix
7 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (36.00%) Middleware
8 9 (36.00%) Firewall
8 9 (36.00%) SQL
8 9 (36.00%) Oracle
9 8 (32.00%) UNIX
9 8 (32.00%) Solaris
9 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
9 8 (32.00%) HP
9 8 (32.00%) SAN
9 8 (32.00%) DV Cleared
10 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
10 7 (28.00%) Clustering
10 7 (28.00%) Service Management
11 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
11 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (24.00%) LAN
11 6 (24.00%) WAN
11 6 (24.00%) AIX
11 6 (24.00%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 6 (24.00%) IIS
2 5 (20.00%) IBM Notes
2 5 (20.00%) Apache
3 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (12.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) DHCP
1 11 (44.00%) DNS
2 9 (36.00%) Firewall
3 8 (32.00%) SAN
4 6 (24.00%) LAN
4 6 (24.00%) WAN
5 4 (16.00%) VPN
6 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Wintel Support
3 4 (16.00%) UNIX Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Virtualisation Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Support
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Server Support
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Server Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) Middleware
2 3 (12.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Clustering
2 4 (16.00%) Open Source
2 4 (16.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (16.00%) Thin Client
3 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) CMDB
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) UNIX
2 8 (32.00%) Solaris
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (24.00%) AIX
4 5 (20.00%) Linux
5 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (12.00%) HPUX
6 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (8.00%) Windows 2000
7 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
8 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) ITIL
2 7 (28.00%) Service Management
3 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (16.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (12.00%) Change Management
5 3 (12.00%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (12.00%) Change Data Capture
6 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.00%) CRM
7 1 (4.00%) ITSM
7 1 (4.00%) Migration
7 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.00%) Six Sigma
7 1 (4.00%) Time Management
7 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.00%) Lean Six Sigma
7 1 (4.00%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (32.00%) DV Cleared
3 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.00%) MCSE
5 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) Terminal Services
3 4 (16.00%) vSphere
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (16.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (12.00%) KVM
4 3 (12.00%) RHEV
5 1 (4.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) OpenView
1 5 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 5 (20.00%) HP SIM
2 3 (12.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (40.00%) Citrix
2 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (36.00%) Oracle
4 8 (32.00%) HP
5 5 (20.00%) Lotus
6 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (12.00%) Cisco
7 3 (12.00%) Veritas
7 3 (12.00%) EMC