The first table below looks at the demand for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Tyne and Wear region.

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.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 58 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
-30 0
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 2 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.37% 1.42% 2.64%
As % of the System Software category 3.13% 15.79% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Average daily rate £248 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 - £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £260 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-31.11% -16.66%
System Software Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
64 19 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 11.90% 9.00% 15.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 4 22
Average daily rate £270 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.07% -14.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £301 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
- +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.25 £12.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.28% +44.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
VMware ESX
North East

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware ESX across the Tyne and Wear region.

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

VMware ESX
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 23 April 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £248 - 1
VMware ESX
North East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing VMware ESX 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 ESX.

1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Clustering
2 4 (80.00%) NAS
2 4 (80.00%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (80.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 4 (80.00%) Veritas
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) EMC
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 3 (60.00%) Service Management
3 3 (60.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Management
3 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Symmetrix DMX
4 2 (40.00%) Celerra
4 2 (40.00%) CLARiiON
5 1 (20.00%) Middleware
5 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing VMware ESX 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 ESX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) NAS
2 4 (80.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) SAN Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Clustering
2 2 (40.00%) Symmetrix DMX
2 2 (40.00%) Celerra
2 2 (40.00%) CLARiiON
3 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) AIX
4 1 (20.00%) HPUX
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Service Management
2 3 (60.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (20.00%) KVM
3 1 (20.00%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Veritas
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix