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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 60 31 37
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +6
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 11 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.46% 1.81% 2.52%
As % of the System Software category 13.10% 18.18% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £253 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.61% -15.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £143 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £279 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.41% +12.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
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
84 33 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 11.17% 9.97% 13.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 20 27
Average daily rate £270 £200 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £162 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £290 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 16
Average hourly rate £27.50 £13.60 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.20% -1.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.70 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £15.95 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.78%

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 30 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the North East region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 September 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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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 -34 10 £350 +38.61% 2
Northumberland - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (60.87%) Windows
3 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
3 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
4 11 (47.83%) DHCP
4 11 (47.83%) DNS
4 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
5 10 (43.48%) Oracle
6 9 (39.13%) ITIL
6 9 (39.13%) UNIX
6 9 (39.13%) Solaris
6 9 (39.13%) Citrix
6 9 (39.13%) SAN
6 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
6 9 (39.13%) Firewall
7 8 (34.78%) Middleware
7 8 (34.78%) Service Management
7 8 (34.78%) SQL
8 7 (30.43%) Linux
8 7 (30.43%) AIX
8 7 (30.43%) LAN
8 7 (30.43%) WAN
8 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
8 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
8 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (26.09%) DV Cleared
9 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
9 6 (26.09%) Clustering
9 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (26.09%) OpenView Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 4 (17.39%) WebLogic
1 4 (17.39%) IIS
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (13.04%) IBM Notes
2 3 (13.04%) Apache
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) DHCP
1 11 (47.83%) DNS
2 9 (39.13%) SAN
2 9 (39.13%) Firewall
3 7 (30.43%) LAN
3 7 (30.43%) WAN
4 5 (21.74%) VPN
5 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (4.35%) IDOL
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MSI
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Support Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) UNIX Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Wintel Support
4 3 (13.04%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Support
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Server Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) Middleware
2 4 (17.39%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Clustering
2 5 (21.74%) Thin Client
2 5 (21.74%) Fat Client
2 5 (21.74%) Open Source
3 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.35%) Informatics
5 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.35%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Solaris
2 9 (39.13%) UNIX
3 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (30.43%) Linux
3 7 (30.43%) AIX
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (17.39%) HPUX
6 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000
6 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
6 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) ITIL
2 8 (34.78%) Service Management
3 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
4 5 (21.74%) Performance Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Change Data Capture
6 3 (13.04%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
6 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
6 3 (13.04%) Change Management
7 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (4.35%) ITSM
8 1 (4.35%) Migration
8 1 (4.35%) ETL
8 1 (4.35%) Six Sigma
8 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
8 1 (4.35%) CRM
8 1 (4.35%) Lean Six Sigma
8 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
8 1 (4.35%) Time Management
8 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
2 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
3 6 (26.09%) DV Cleared
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.35%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) VMware ESX
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (17.39%) KVM
3 4 (17.39%) RHEV
4 3 (13.04%) Terminal Services
4 3 (13.04%) vSphere
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (13.04%) NetBackup
2 3 (13.04%) HP SIM
2 3 (13.04%) OpenView
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (43.48%) Oracle
3 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 9 (39.13%) Citrix
4 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
5 6 (26.09%) HP
6 4 (17.39%) Veritas
7 3 (13.04%) Lotus
8 2 (8.70%) Cisco
9 1 (4.35%) IBM
9 1 (4.35%) EMC
9 1 (4.35%) CA
9 1 (4.35%) Informatica