The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 31 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 41 23 35
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +12
Contract jobs citing VMware 34 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.33% 4.03% 2.57%
As % of the Vendors category 9.88% 7.61% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 6
Average daily rate
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£305 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £183 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £367 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £13.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
VMware
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Vendors Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
344 184 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 43.82% 53.03% 48.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 76 99
Average daily rate £348 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.25% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 20 28
Average hourly rate £30.00 £13.00 £16.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% -22.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £20.34 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

VMware
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 across the North East region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in the North East

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the North East region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

VMware
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 across the North East region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

VMware
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 within the North East region over the 3 months to 31 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 -29 19 £336 +10.24% 5
Durham +8 13 £273 +9.00% 1
Northumberland - - - -
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing VMware 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.

1 35 (64.81%) Windows
2 31 (57.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (48.15%) Security Cleared
4 22 (40.74%) Active Directory
4 22 (40.74%) HP
5 21 (38.89%) Microsoft
5 21 (38.89%) SQL Server
6 19 (35.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (33.33%) Citrix
8 17 (31.48%) Firewall
8 17 (31.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (29.63%) SC Cleared
9 16 (29.63%) vSphere
10 15 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (24.07%) SAN
11 13 (24.07%) SQL
11 13 (24.07%) DHCP
11 13 (24.07%) DNS
11 13 (24.07%) Clustering
12 11 (20.37%) VMware ESX
12 11 (20.37%) ITIL
13 10 (18.52%) Oracle
13 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
13 10 (18.52%) DV Cleared
14 9 (16.67%) TCP/IP
14 9 (16.67%) IIS
14 9 (16.67%) Middleware
14 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
15 8 (14.81%) Veritas

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing VMware 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (16.67%) IIS
2 5 (9.26%) IBM Notes
2 5 (9.26%) Apache
3 4 (7.41%) MS Exchange
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (5.56%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (31.48%) Firewall
2 13 (24.07%) DHCP
2 13 (24.07%) DNS
2 13 (24.07%) SAN
3 9 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 6 (11.11%) LAN
4 6 (11.11%) WAN
5 4 (7.41%) VPN
5 4 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.85%) Network Security
6 1 (1.85%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.85%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database
4 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (1.85%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.85%) MSI
Job Titles
1 9 (16.67%) Support Engineer
1 9 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 7 (12.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (12.96%) Server Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) Server Support
3 5 (9.26%) Windows Server Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Server Support Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) UNIX Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Wintel Support
5 3 (5.56%) Virtualisation Architect
5 3 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Consultant
6 2 (3.70%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Technical Support
6 2 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (3.70%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (3.70%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) Middleware
2 3 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (1.85%) LAMP
3 1 (1.85%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Clustering
2 5 (9.26%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.41%) Thin Client
3 4 (7.41%) Fat Client
3 4 (7.41%) Open Source
4 2 (3.70%) User Experience
4 2 (3.70%) Replication
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.85%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 35 (64.81%) Windows
2 19 (35.19%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (31.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (14.81%) UNIX
5 8 (14.81%) Solaris
6 6 (11.11%) Linux
6 6 (11.11%) AIX
7 4 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (5.56%) HPUX
9 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
9 2 (3.70%) Windows 2000
9 2 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) ITIL
2 8 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (12.96%) Service Management
4 6 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 5 (9.26%) Change Control
6 4 (7.41%) Performance Testing
6 4 (7.41%) Time Management
7 3 (5.56%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (5.56%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.56%) Change Management
7 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.56%) Change Data Capture
8 2 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (3.70%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.70%) Coaching
8 2 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (48.15%) Security Cleared
2 16 (29.63%) SC Cleared
3 15 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (18.52%) DV Cleared
5 8 (14.81%) MCSE
6 2 (3.70%) MCDBA
6 2 (3.70%) MCT
7 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (57.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (40.74%) Active Directory
3 16 (29.63%) vSphere
4 11 (20.37%) VMware ESX
5 6 (11.11%) XenApp
6 5 (9.26%) Terminal Services
7 4 (7.41%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (7.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 4 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (5.56%) KVM
8 3 (5.56%) RHEV
9 2 (3.70%) VMware Server
9 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
10 1 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) HP SIM
2 6 (11.11%) NetBackup
3 5 (9.26%) OpenView
3 5 (9.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (3.70%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.85%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 22 (40.74%) HP
2 21 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 18 (33.33%) Citrix
4 10 (18.52%) Oracle
5 8 (14.81%) Cisco
5 8 (14.81%) Veritas
5 8 (14.81%) EMC
6 5 (9.26%) Lotus
7 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.70%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.70%) Dell
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