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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 26 23 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Contract jobs citing VMware 48 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.02% 5.63% 2.60%
As % of the Vendors category 12.77% 10.29% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 13 4
Average daily rate
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£309 £310 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.40% -12.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £262 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £400 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.91% -5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £19.88
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 - £14.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 - £24.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.32%
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
376 204 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 47.12% 54.69% 53.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 97 95
Average daily rate £355 £307 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.63% -2.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £191 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 32
Average hourly rate £30.00 £10.50 £14.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -28.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £10.15 £10.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £28.13 £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -10 29 £360 +16.12% 7
Durham -1 16 £275 +3.77% 1
Northumberland - - - - 1
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 43 (67.19%) Windows
2 37 (57.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (45.31%) Security Cleared
4 27 (42.19%) HP
5 25 (39.06%) Microsoft
6 23 (35.94%) Active Directory
7 22 (34.38%) vSphere
8 20 (31.25%) SQL Server
9 19 (29.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (28.13%) SC Cleared
11 17 (26.56%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (26.56%) ITIL
12 16 (25.00%) Citrix
12 16 (25.00%) Clustering
13 15 (23.44%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (21.88%) Firewall
14 14 (21.88%) SAN
15 13 (20.31%) DV Cleared
16 11 (17.19%) VMware ESX
16 11 (17.19%) EMC
16 11 (17.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 11 (17.19%) IIS
16 11 (17.19%) MCSE
16 11 (17.19%) MS Excel
16 11 (17.19%) TCP/IP
17 10 (15.63%) Cisco
17 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
18 9 (14.06%) Disaster Recovery
19 8 (12.50%) Service Delivery
19 8 (12.50%) Problem Management

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 11 (17.19%) IIS
2 7 (10.94%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.94%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.81%) IBM Notes
3 5 (7.81%) Apache
4 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 11 (17.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.88%) Firewall
1 14 (21.88%) SAN
2 11 (17.19%) TCP/IP
3 8 (12.50%) DHCP
3 8 (12.50%) DNS
4 6 (9.38%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (4.69%) LAN
5 3 (4.69%) WAN
6 2 (3.13%) IP Telephony
6 2 (3.13%) NAS
6 2 (3.13%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.56%) VPN
7 1 (1.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.56%) MySQL
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.56%) MariaDB
3 1 (1.56%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MSI
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 12 (18.75%) Wintel Engineer
2 6 (9.38%) Support Engineer
3 5 (7.81%) Analyst
3 5 (7.81%) Architect
3 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (7.81%) Server Engineer
3 5 (7.81%) Wintel Support
4 3 (4.69%) SAN Engineer
4 3 (4.69%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (4.69%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 3 (4.69%) Virtualisation Architect
5 2 (3.13%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (3.13%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (3.13%) Incident Manager
5 2 (3.13%) Problem Manager
5 2 (3.13%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (3.13%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (3.13%) Technical Leader
5 2 (3.13%) Project Consultant
5 2 (3.13%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) Middleware
2 3 (4.69%) Web Services
3 1 (1.56%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.00%) Clustering
2 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.81%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.25%) Replication
5 2 (3.13%) User Experience
6 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.56%) CMDB
6 1 (1.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 43 (67.19%) Windows
2 19 (29.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (23.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (12.50%) UNIX
5 8 (12.50%) Linux
6 7 (10.94%) Solaris
7 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.13%) Windows 2000
8 2 (3.13%) AIX
8 2 (3.13%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.56%) ITIL
2 9 (14.06%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 8 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 7 (10.94%) Service Management
4 7 (10.94%) Change Control
4 7 (10.94%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (9.38%) Knowledge Management
5 6 (9.38%) Time Management
6 5 (7.81%) Configuration Management
6 5 (7.81%) Incident Management
7 4 (6.25%) Change Management
8 3 (4.69%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.69%) Business Continuity
8 3 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.69%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
10 1 (1.56%) ERP
10 1 (1.56%) CRM
10 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (1.56%) LINC
Qualifications
1 29 (45.31%) Security Cleared
2 18 (28.13%) SC Cleared
3 17 (26.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (20.31%) DV Cleared
5 11 (17.19%) MCSE
6 1 (1.56%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.56%) MCT
6 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (57.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (35.94%) Active Directory
3 22 (34.38%) vSphere
4 11 (17.19%) VMware ESX
5 7 (10.94%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (9.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 5 (7.81%) Terminal Services
7 5 (7.81%) VMware Server
8 4 (6.25%) XenApp
9 1 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.56%) KVM
9 1 (1.56%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 11 (17.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (10.94%) NetBackup
2 7 (10.94%) HP SIM
3 5 (7.81%) OpenView
4 2 (3.13%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.56%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 27 (42.19%) HP
2 25 (39.06%) Microsoft
3 16 (25.00%) Citrix
4 11 (17.19%) EMC
5 10 (15.63%) Cisco
6 8 (12.50%) Veritas
6 8 (12.50%) Oracle
7 5 (7.81%) Lotus
8 2 (3.13%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.13%) Red Hat