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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 37 47 33
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Contract jobs citing VMware 49 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.52% 2.18% 2.14%
As % of the Vendors category 10.99% 5.02% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 6
Average daily rate
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£494 £300 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.58% +6.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £225 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £358 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £13.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.74% -12.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.25 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-3.37% -4.73%
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
446 259 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 41.18% 43.38% 39.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 149 62
Average daily rate £335 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £179 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £469 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 23 26
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +103.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.00 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £33.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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 +8 46 £500 +50.76% 6
Durham -3 2 - - 1
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 53 (82.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (64.06%) Linux
3 29 (45.31%) DNS
3 29 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 28 (43.75%) DHCP
5 27 (42.19%) HTTP
5 27 (42.19%) Configuration Management
6 26 (40.63%) SSL
6 26 (40.63%) Security Cleared
6 26 (40.63%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (37.50%) WebSphere
7 24 (37.50%) Windows
8 22 (34.38%) Xen
9 21 (32.81%) Amazon AWS
9 21 (32.81%) Jenkins
10 20 (31.25%) TCP/IP
11 19 (29.69%) Apache
11 19 (29.69%) Java
11 19 (29.69%) Google Cloud Platform
11 19 (29.69%) Amazon EC2
11 19 (29.69%) Google App Engine
11 19 (29.69%) Google
12 18 (28.13%) IIS
13 17 (26.56%) Servlets
13 17 (26.56%) .NET
13 17 (26.56%) J2EE
13 17 (26.56%) Tomcat
13 17 (26.56%) FTP
13 17 (26.56%) IPsec

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 24 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 19 (29.69%) Apache
3 18 (28.13%) IIS
4 17 (26.56%) Tomcat
4 17 (26.56%) Jetty
4 17 (26.56%) nginx
5 7 (10.94%) JBoss
6 6 (9.38%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (4.69%) OpenStack
7 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
8 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
8 2 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.56%) Node.js
9 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.56%) Confluence
9 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 21 (32.81%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (29.69%) Amazon EC2
2 19 (29.69%) Google App Engine
2 19 (29.69%) Google Cloud Platform
3 16 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (9.38%) OpenShift
5 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.56%) PaaS
6 1 (1.56%) GitHub
6 1 (1.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (45.31%) DNS
2 28 (43.75%) DHCP
3 27 (42.19%) HTTP
4 26 (40.63%) SSL
5 20 (31.25%) TCP/IP
6 17 (26.56%) FTP
6 17 (26.56%) IPsec
7 3 (4.69%) SAN
8 2 (3.13%) 3G
8 2 (3.13%) LAN
8 2 (3.13%) WAN
8 2 (3.13%) VPN
8 2 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.56%) SNMP
9 1 (1.56%) MPLS
9 1 (1.56%) Firewall
9 1 (1.56%) Network Security
9 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.81%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 2 (3.13%) MySQL
6 1 (1.56%) Redis
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (32.81%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (3.13%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.56%) FishEye
3 1 (1.56%) JIRA
3 1 (1.56%) Selenium
3 1 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (4.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (12.50%) Technical Architect
1 8 (12.50%) Architect
2 7 (10.94%) Linux Support
3 6 (9.38%) Support Engineer
4 4 (6.25%) Administrator
4 4 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (6.25%) Data Centre Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (4.69%) Consultant
6 2 (3.13%) Desktop Support
6 2 (3.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Server Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Exchange Administrator
6 2 (3.13%) Wintel Support
6 2 (3.13%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 2 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.56%) Servlets
1 17 (26.56%) .NET
1 17 (26.56%) J2EE
2 8 (12.50%) CSS
2 8 (12.50%) JSON
2 8 (12.50%) REST
2 8 (12.50%) SOAP
2 8 (12.50%) XML
2 8 (12.50%) SAML
2 8 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (1.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Clustering
2 5 (7.81%) PKI
2 5 (7.81%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.13%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.13%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.13%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.13%) Replication
4 1 (1.56%) PMI
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.56%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.56%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 41 (64.06%) Linux
2 24 (37.50%) Windows
3 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 8 (12.50%) Solaris
5 5 (7.81%) Windows XP
6 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.69%) UNIX
7 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.56%) CentOS
8 1 (1.56%) AIX
8 1 (1.56%) Fedora
8 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (42.19%) Configuration Management
3 26 (40.63%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (25.00%) Open Source
5 12 (18.75%) DevOps
6 8 (12.50%) ITIL
6 8 (12.50%) Information Security
7 7 (10.94%) Microservices
8 5 (7.81%) Migration
9 4 (6.25%) Automated Testing
9 4 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (6.25%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (3.13%) Incident Management
10 2 (3.13%) Problem Management
10 2 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (3.13%) Change Management
10 2 (3.13%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.13%) Coaching
10 2 (3.13%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.69%) Java
2 7 (10.94%) SQL
3 6 (9.38%) Python
3 6 (9.38%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.69%) Ruby
4 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.69%) Perl
5 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (40.63%) Security Cleared
2 13 (20.31%) SC Cleared
3 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (10.94%) RHCE
5 2 (3.13%) MCDBA
5 2 (3.13%) MCT
5 2 (3.13%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.13%) Degree
6 1 (1.56%) MCSA
6 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) SLA
2 3 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 53 (82.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (34.38%) Xen
3 14 (21.88%) Hyper-V
4 12 (18.75%) Active Directory
5 7 (10.94%) vSphere
6 5 (7.81%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (4.69%) QEMU
7 3 (4.69%) KVM
7 3 (4.69%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (3.13%) XenApp
8 2 (3.13%) ISA Server
8 2 (3.13%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.56%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (17.19%) Puppet
2 10 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.81%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (6.25%) HP SIM
5 3 (4.69%) Vagrant
5 3 (4.69%) NetBackup
6 2 (3.13%) SCOM
6 2 (3.13%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (3.13%) Ansible
7 1 (1.56%) logstash
7 1 (1.56%) yum
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.56%) SCCM
7 1 (1.56%) OpenView
7 1 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 19 (29.69%) Google
3 14 (21.88%) HP
4 11 (17.19%) Citrix
5 10 (15.63%) Oracle
6 9 (14.06%) Red Hat
7 5 (7.81%) Symantec
7 5 (7.81%) McAfee
8 3 (4.69%) Rackspace
8 3 (4.69%) SaltStack
8 3 (4.69%) Veritas
9 2 (3.13%) AppSense
10 1 (1.56%) Cisco
10 1 (1.56%) Dell
10 1 (1.56%) Nintex
10 1 (1.56%) Juniper
10 1 (1.56%) Veeam
10 1 (1.56%) Splunk
10 1 (1.56%) ArcSight
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