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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 52 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware 15 33 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.90% 5.46% 4.35%
As % of the Vendors category 4.55% 10.78% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 2
Average daily rate
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£370 £290 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.58% +12.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £495 £264
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -6.66%
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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
330 306 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 41.88% 50.66% 45.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 194 57
Average daily rate £300 £280 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 8 13
Average hourly rate £12.36 £13.50 £10.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.48% +25.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.59 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £19.75 £18.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -7.89%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -28 12 £335 +15.51% 6
Durham -2 2 £425 -
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 28 (62.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (55.56%) Windows
3 17 (37.78%) Security Cleared
4 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
4 16 (35.56%) Configuration Management
5 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
6 13 (28.89%) ITIL
6 13 (28.89%) Puppet
7 12 (26.67%) Linux
7 12 (26.67%) HP
7 12 (26.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 10 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (20.00%) Bash Shell
9 9 (20.00%) IIS
9 9 (20.00%) Python
9 9 (20.00%) SharePoint
9 9 (20.00%) UNIX
9 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (20.00%) SAN
10 8 (17.78%) Service Delivery
10 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
10 8 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (17.78%) Git (software)
10 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared
10 8 (17.78%) DV Cleared
10 8 (17.78%) Ruby
10 8 (17.78%) Vagrant
10 8 (17.78%) Docker
11 7 (15.56%) Software Delivery

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 9 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 9 (20.00%) IIS
2 7 (15.56%) Apache
2 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
3 6 (13.33%) WebSphere
3 6 (13.33%) Jetty
3 6 (13.33%) nginx
3 6 (13.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (13.33%) Google App Engine
2 6 (13.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) SAN
2 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
3 7 (15.56%) DNS
4 6 (13.33%) SSL
4 6 (13.33%) DHCP
4 6 (13.33%) FTP
4 6 (13.33%) HTTP
4 6 (13.33%) IPsec
5 3 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (4.44%) Firewall
6 2 (4.44%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.22%) NAS
7 1 (2.22%) LAN
7 1 (2.22%) WAN
7 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (4.44%) Administrator
3 2 (4.44%) Report Manager
3 2 (4.44%) Incident Manager
3 2 (4.44%) Technical Leader
3 2 (4.44%) Problem Manager
3 2 (4.44%) Architect
3 2 (4.44%) Consultant
3 2 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (2.22%) Senior Manager
4 1 (2.22%) Support Engineer
4 1 (2.22%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (2.22%) Project Manager
4 1 (2.22%) Analyst
4 1 (2.22%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (2.22%) Technical Architect
4 1 (2.22%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (2.22%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) .NET
1 6 (13.33%) J2EE
1 6 (13.33%) Servlets
2 2 (4.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Clustering
1 5 (11.11%) Open Source
2 3 (6.67%) Replication
3 2 (4.44%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (55.56%) Windows
2 12 (26.67%) Linux
3 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (20.00%) UNIX
4 7 (15.56%) Solaris
5 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.22%) CentOS
7 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Configuration Management
2 13 (28.89%) ITIL
3 10 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (17.78%) Service Delivery
5 7 (15.56%) Problem Management
5 7 (15.56%) Software Delivery
6 6 (13.33%) Service Management
6 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (11.11%) Business Continuity
7 5 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (8.89%) Automated Testing
8 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.67%) DevOps
10 2 (4.44%) Change Control
10 2 (4.44%) Time Management
10 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
10 2 (4.44%) Data Analysis
10 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) Python
1 9 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 8 (17.78%) Ruby
3 6 (13.33%) Java
4 3 (6.67%) SQL
5 1 (2.22%) Perl
5 1 (2.22%) LINC
5 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (37.78%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared
2 8 (17.78%) DV Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (62.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
3 8 (17.78%) Docker
4 7 (15.56%) vSphere
5 6 (13.33%) Xen
6 3 (6.67%) VMware Server
6 3 (6.67%) VMware ESX
6 3 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 13 (28.89%) Puppet
2 12 (26.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (17.78%) Vagrant
4 5 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (4.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.67%) HP
3 6 (13.33%) Google
4 4 (8.89%) Cisco
5 3 (6.67%) EMC
5 3 (6.67%) Citrix
6 2 (4.44%) Veritas
6 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle
7 1 (2.22%) Veeam
7 1 (2.22%) Nintex