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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 40 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware 16 38 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.96% 7.08% 4.81%
As % of the Vendors category 6.75% 12.75% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 0
Average daily rate
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£335 £295 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £326 £309
% change year-on-year
+5.74% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £18.25 £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -6.66%
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
237 298 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 43.81% 55.49% 50.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 206 42
Average daily rate £308 £275 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.81% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 8 10
Average hourly rate £11.86 £14.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.32% -23.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.50 £18.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -14 12 £288 -2.54% 4
Prudhoe - - - -
Sunderland - - - -
Blaydon - - - -
Gateshead - - - - 3
VMware
North East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 25 (64.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (43.59%) Security Cleared
3 16 (41.03%) Windows
4 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 15 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 15 (38.46%) Configuration Management
5 14 (35.90%) ITIL
6 12 (30.77%) HP
6 12 (30.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 12 (30.77%) Puppet
7 9 (23.08%) Bash Shell
7 9 (23.08%) DV Cleared
7 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (23.08%) SAN
7 9 (23.08%) Python
7 9 (23.08%) UNIX
8 8 (20.51%) MS Exchange
8 8 (20.51%) Ruby
8 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
8 8 (20.51%) Vagrant
8 8 (20.51%) Docker
9 7 (17.95%) Software Delivery
9 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
9 7 (17.95%) Solaris
9 7 (17.95%) Linux
9 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
9 7 (17.95%) SharePoint
9 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (17.95%) Service Delivery
10 6 (15.38%) Cisco

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 8 (20.51%) MS Exchange
2 7 (17.95%) SharePoint
3 6 (15.38%) Apache
4 5 (12.82%) Tomcat
4 5 (12.82%) IIS
4 5 (12.82%) WebSphere
4 5 (12.82%) Jetty
4 5 (12.82%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (12.82%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (12.82%) Google App Engine
1 5 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (12.82%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) SAN
2 5 (12.82%) IPsec
2 5 (12.82%) DHCP
2 5 (12.82%) FTP
2 5 (12.82%) HTTP
2 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
2 5 (12.82%) DNS
2 5 (12.82%) SSL
3 4 (10.26%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (7.69%) Consultant
3 2 (5.13%) Server Engineer
3 2 (5.13%) Problem Manager
3 2 (5.13%) Incident Manager
3 2 (5.13%) Report Manager
4 1 (2.56%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (2.56%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (2.56%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 1 (2.56%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (2.56%) Deployment Specialist
4 1 (2.56%) Project Consultant
4 1 (2.56%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (2.56%) Web Engineer
4 1 (2.56%) Virtualisation Architect
4 1 (2.56%) Build Engineer
4 1 (2.56%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 1 (2.56%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 1 (2.56%) Professional Services Engineer
4 1 (2.56%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) .NET
1 5 (12.82%) J2EE
1 5 (12.82%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Open Source
2 3 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) Windows
2 9 (23.08%) UNIX
3 7 (17.95%) Solaris
3 7 (17.95%) Linux
3 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.56%) CentOS
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Configuration Management
2 14 (35.90%) ITIL
3 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (17.95%) Service Delivery
4 7 (17.95%) Software Delivery
5 6 (15.38%) Service Management
5 6 (15.38%) Problem Management
6 5 (12.82%) Knowledge Management
6 5 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (12.82%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (12.82%) Business Continuity
6 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Automated Testing
8 3 (7.69%) DevOps
9 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
9 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis
10 1 (2.56%) Change Management
10 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) Python
1 9 (23.08%) Bash Shell
2 8 (20.51%) Ruby
3 5 (12.82%) Java
4 2 (5.13%) SQL
5 1 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (43.59%) Security Cleared
2 9 (23.08%) DV Cleared
3 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) MCSE
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (64.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 8 (20.51%) Docker
4 6 (15.38%) vSphere
5 5 (12.82%) Xen
6 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (30.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 12 (30.77%) Puppet
2 8 (20.51%) Vagrant
3 4 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.77%) HP
3 6 (15.38%) Cisco
4 5 (12.82%) Google
4 5 (12.82%) EMC
5 2 (5.13%) Citrix
5 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle