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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 54 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware 19 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.28% 4.43% 2.74%
As % of the Vendors category 5.96% 9.17% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 3
Average daily rate
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£275 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £13.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.74% -26.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £18.38 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+14.68% -22.63%
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
319 240 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 38.30% 48.29% 43.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 152 59
Average daily rate £290 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £224 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £433 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 12 28
Average hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +138.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £10.70 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £43.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -23 15 £275 -15.38% 6
Durham -12 2 £425 +46.55% 1
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 26 (65.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (47.50%) Windows
3 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 15 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 15 (37.50%) DNS
4 15 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 14 (35.00%) DHCP
6 13 (32.50%) Puppet
7 12 (30.00%) HP
8 10 (25.00%) Python
8 10 (25.00%) Linux
8 10 (25.00%) ITIL
8 10 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (25.00%) Xen
8 10 (25.00%) Bash Shell
9 8 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 8 (20.00%) Vagrant
9 8 (20.00%) Docker
9 8 (20.00%) Ruby
9 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (17.50%) HTTP
10 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
10 7 (17.50%) SAN
10 7 (17.50%) Citrix
10 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
10 7 (17.50%) IIS
10 7 (17.50%) Apache
10 7 (17.50%) SSL

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 7 (17.50%) IIS
1 7 (17.50%) Apache
2 6 (15.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (15.00%) Jetty
2 6 (15.00%) nginx
3 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (15.00%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (15.00%) Google App Engine
1 6 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (15.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.50%) GitHub
2 1 (2.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (37.50%) DNS
2 14 (35.00%) DHCP
3 7 (17.50%) SSL
3 7 (17.50%) SAN
3 7 (17.50%) HTTP
3 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
4 6 (15.00%) IPsec
4 6 (15.00%) FTP
5 2 (5.00%) 3G
5 2 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.50%) LAN
6 1 (2.50%) WAN
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (12.50%) Consultant
1 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (10.00%) Administrator
2 4 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Server Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Exchange Administrator
4 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Report Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Web Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (2.50%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) .NET
1 6 (15.00%) J2EE
1 6 (15.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) PKI
1 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.50%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 19 (47.50%) Windows
2 10 (25.00%) Linux
3 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (15.00%) UNIX
4 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (12.50%) Solaris
6 4 (10.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.50%) VMS
8 1 (2.50%) CentOS
8 1 (2.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 10 (25.00%) ITIL
2 10 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.00%) Open Source
5 5 (12.50%) Software Delivery
6 4 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (7.50%) Service Management
7 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.50%) DevOps
8 2 (5.00%) Business Continuity
8 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.00%) Data Analysis
9 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
9 1 (2.50%) Workflow
9 1 (2.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) Python
1 10 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 8 (20.00%) Ruby
3 6 (15.00%) Java
3 6 (15.00%) SQL
4 1 (2.50%) Perl
4 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (2.50%) MCSA
5 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (65.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 10 (25.00%) Xen
4 8 (20.00%) Docker
5 5 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (12.50%) vSphere
6 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
6 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.00%) XenApp
7 1 (2.50%) QEMU
7 1 (2.50%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (32.50%) Puppet
2 8 (20.00%) Vagrant
3 6 (15.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (7.50%) HP SIM
6 3 (7.50%) NetBackup
7 2 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (5.00%) SCOM
7 2 (5.00%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (2.50%) SCCM
8 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.00%) HP
3 7 (17.50%) Citrix
4 6 (15.00%) Google
5 5 (12.50%) Symantec
6 4 (10.00%) McAfee
7 2 (5.00%) AppSense
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle
8 1 (2.50%) Cisco
8 1 (2.50%) EMC
8 1 (2.50%) Veritas
8 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.50%) Veeam
8 1 (2.50%) Nintex