The first table below looks at the demand for VMware Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 29 26 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 29 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.47% 2.40% 0.72%
As % of the System Software category 45.31% 23.81% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 0 0
Average daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
- +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+12.94% -5.55%
System Software Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
64 21 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 12.08% 10.10% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 4 20
Average daily rate £266 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.32% -11.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £301 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
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 Infrastructure
North East

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

VMware Infrastructure
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 Infrastructure across the Tyne and Wear region.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Tyne and Wear region.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

VMware Infrastructure
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 Infrastructure within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 17 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -3 28 £275 - 2
Gateshead 0 1 - -
Sunderland - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
North East

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure.

1 40 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (62.50%) Windows
2 25 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 24 (60.00%) SAN
4 22 (55.00%) UNIX
5 21 (52.50%) Solaris
6 19 (47.50%) Active Directory
7 16 (40.00%) DV Cleared
8 15 (37.50%) ITIL
9 14 (35.00%) Oracle
10 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
10 12 (30.00%) Veritas
10 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (27.50%) Cisco
12 10 (25.00%) Service Management
13 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
13 9 (22.50%) HP
13 9 (22.50%) Linux
13 9 (22.50%) AIX
14 8 (20.00%) SQL
14 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
14 8 (20.00%) NetBackup
14 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database
15 7 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (17.50%) Red Hat
15 7 (17.50%) SharePoint
15 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
15 7 (17.50%) ETL
15 7 (17.50%) LAN
16 6 (15.00%) Informatica

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (17.50%) SharePoint
1 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (60.00%) SAN
2 7 (17.50%) LAN
3 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (12.50%) VPN
4 5 (12.50%) VLAN
4 5 (12.50%) NAS
5 4 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (10.00%) IPsec
6 3 (7.50%) WAN
7 2 (5.00%) DHCP
7 2 (5.00%) DNS
8 1 (2.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.00%) OLAP
3 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.50%) MS Access
4 1 (2.50%) DTS
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.00%) Military
3 1 (2.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Support Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (10.00%) SAN Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.00%) Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Support Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Database Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) XML
2 1 (2.50%) Middleware
2 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) Classic ASP
2 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Clustering
1 4 (10.00%) PKI
2 3 (7.50%) Thin Client
2 3 (7.50%) Fat Client
2 3 (7.50%) Celerra
2 3 (7.50%) Symmetrix DMX
2 3 (7.50%) CLARiiON
3 2 (5.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (5.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.50%) Statistics
4 1 (2.50%) Open Source
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.50%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 25 (62.50%) Windows
2 22 (55.00%) UNIX
3 21 (52.50%) Solaris
4 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (22.50%) AIX
5 9 (22.50%) Linux
6 7 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.50%) HPUX
8 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) ITIL
2 10 (25.00%) Service Management
3 7 (17.50%) ETL
4 6 (15.00%) Performance Management
4 6 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (10.00%) Change Management
6 4 (10.00%) Capacity Management
6 4 (10.00%) Project Management
6 4 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (7.50%) Migration
8 2 (5.00%) Business Continuity
8 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.00%) Data Management
8 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.00%) Balanced Scorecard
8 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.00%) BCP
8 2 (5.00%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.50%) C#
3 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 16 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.50%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.00%) CCA
5 2 (5.00%) MCSE
6 1 (2.50%) MCDBA
6 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.50%) MCITP
6 1 (2.50%) NCDA
6 1 (2.50%) NCIE
6 1 (2.50%) VCAP
6 1 (2.50%) CCEE
6 1 (2.50%) CCIA
System Software
1 19 (47.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 3 (7.50%) XenApp
4 2 (5.00%) Xen
4 2 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.50%) XenServer
5 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.50%) vSphere
5 1 (2.50%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 5 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (10.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 4 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (35.00%) Oracle
3 12 (30.00%) Veritas
4 11 (27.50%) Cisco
5 9 (22.50%) HP
6 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (17.50%) Red Hat
8 6 (15.00%) Informatica
8 6 (15.00%) IBM
9 5 (12.50%) EMC
9 5 (12.50%) Splunk
10 4 (10.00%) Citrix
11 2 (5.00%) SAP
11 2 (5.00%) Apple
12 1 (2.50%) NetApp