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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 40 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.06% 0.50% -
As % of the System Software category 10.26% 3.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£315 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £333 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.27% +10.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.75 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+0.97% -
System Software Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
39 26 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.32% 12.87% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 27
Average daily rate £280 £253 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.89% -3.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 12
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.81 £12.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.23% -14.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.90 £10.54 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £11.70 £24.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
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 25 July 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
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 4 £315 - 1
VMware ESX
North East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (100.00%) Solaris
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (83.33%) Fat Client
2 5 (83.33%) Performance Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Open Source
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (83.33%) Thin Client
2 5 (83.33%) Middleware
2 5 (83.33%) Configuration Management
2 5 (83.33%) Service Management
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) NAS
3 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Middleware
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Thin Client
1 5 (83.33%) Fat Client
1 5 (83.33%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Solaris
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) AIX
3 4 (66.67%) HPUX
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Configuration Management
1 5 (83.33%) Service Management
1 5 (83.33%) Performance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Change Data Capture
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (66.67%) KVM
3 4 (66.67%) RHEV
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Veritas
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) EMC