The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 27 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing VMware 29 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.18% 4.56% 2.00%
As % of the Vendors category 11.15% 8.80% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 2
Average daily rate
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£360 £309 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.69% +7.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £237 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £375 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £19.88
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.25 - £14.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 - £24.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.32%
VMware
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Vendors Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
260 125 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 46.43% 51.87% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 63 54
Average daily rate £360 £278 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.72% -14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £437 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 19
Average hourly rate £30.00 £10.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -23.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

VMware
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 across the Tyne and Wear region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

VMware
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 across the Tyne and Wear region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

VMware
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 within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 22 December 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 28 £360 +16.69% 5
Sunderland - - - -
VMware
North East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 29 (74.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (61.54%) Windows
3 20 (51.28%) Security Cleared
4 19 (48.72%) Active Directory
5 17 (43.59%) ITIL
6 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 15 (38.46%) HP
7 14 (35.90%) SQL Server
8 13 (33.33%) DV Cleared
9 11 (28.21%) MS Excel
9 11 (28.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 10 (25.64%) Cisco
11 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
12 8 (20.51%) UNIX
12 8 (20.51%) DHCP
12 8 (20.51%) DNS
12 8 (20.51%) Citrix
12 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (20.51%) SAN
12 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (20.51%) vSphere
13 7 (17.95%) SQL
13 7 (17.95%) Oracle
13 7 (17.95%) Solaris
13 7 (17.95%) EMC
13 7 (17.95%) Service Management
13 7 (17.95%) HP SIM
13 7 (17.95%) Root Cause Analysis
14 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
14 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.82%) IIS
2 5 (12.82%) IBM Notes
2 5 (12.82%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (28.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) DHCP
1 8 (20.51%) DNS
1 8 (20.51%) SAN
2 6 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (12.82%) Firewall
4 3 (7.69%) LAN
4 3 (7.69%) WAN
5 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.56%) VPN
6 1 (2.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MSI
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 6 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Wintel Support
3 4 (10.26%) Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Architect
4 3 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Virtualisation Architect
4 3 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Problem Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Incident Manager
5 2 (5.13%) DBA
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Server Support
5 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Support
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Administrator
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) Middleware
2 1 (2.56%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Clustering
2 4 (10.26%) Replication
3 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.56%) CMDB
4 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 24 (61.54%) Windows
2 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (20.51%) UNIX
3 7 (17.95%) Solaris
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.69%) Linux
5 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.13%) Windows 2000
6 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.13%) AIX
7 1 (2.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) ITIL
2 7 (17.95%) Service Management
2 7 (17.95%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (15.38%) Knowledge Management
3 6 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
4 5 (12.82%) Incident Management
4 5 (12.82%) Problem Management
5 4 (10.26%) Change Management
6 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.69%) Business Continuity
6 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.13%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.56%) Coaching
8 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.56%) CRM
8 1 (2.56%) ITSM
8 1 (2.56%) Migration
8 1 (2.56%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (51.28%) Security Cleared
2 13 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.13%) MCSE
6 1 (2.56%) MCDBA
6 1 (2.56%) MCT
6 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (74.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (48.72%) Active Directory
3 8 (20.51%) vSphere
4 5 (12.82%) Terminal Services
5 4 (10.26%) VMware ESX
6 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.56%) KVM
7 1 (2.56%) RHEV
7 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (28.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (17.95%) HP SIM
3 5 (12.82%) OpenView
4 2 (5.13%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.56%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
1 15 (38.46%) HP
2 10 (25.64%) Cisco
3 8 (20.51%) Citrix
4 7 (17.95%) Oracle
4 7 (17.95%) EMC
5 5 (12.82%) Lotus
6 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.13%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.13%) Veritas