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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 55 29 20
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware 16 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.26% 4.21% 3.48%
As % of the Vendors category 6.43% 8.82% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 4
Average daily rate
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£285 £313 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.80% +2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £350 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.34% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £13.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+6.32% -16.84%
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
249 170 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 35.12% 47.75% 43.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 112 37
Average daily rate £294 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.78% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £451 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 7
Average hourly rate £18.25 £25.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.00% +138.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.32 £10.80 £7.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £10.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 -20 16 £285 -8.80% 2
Sunderland - 1 - -
VMware
North East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 19 (59.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (46.88%) Configuration Management
3 14 (43.75%) Windows
3 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 13 (40.63%) DNS
4 13 (40.63%) DHCP
4 13 (40.63%) Puppet
5 11 (34.38%) Bash Shell
5 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
5 11 (34.38%) Python
5 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
6 10 (31.25%) Linux
6 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (25.00%) Xen
7 8 (25.00%) Ruby
7 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 8 (25.00%) HP
7 8 (25.00%) Vagrant
7 8 (25.00%) Docker
8 7 (21.88%) ITIL
8 7 (21.88%) SLA
8 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (18.75%) Open Source
9 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
9 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (18.75%) Citrix
9 6 (18.75%) SSL
9 6 (18.75%) HTTP
9 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (18.75%) Apache
2 5 (15.63%) Tomcat
2 5 (15.63%) Jetty
2 5 (15.63%) nginx
2 5 (15.63%) WebSphere
2 5 (15.63%) IIS
3 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
4 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (6.25%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (15.63%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (15.63%) Google App Engine
1 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (15.63%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.13%) GitHub
2 1 (3.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (40.63%) DHCP
1 13 (40.63%) DNS
2 6 (18.75%) SSL
2 6 (18.75%) HTTP
2 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 5 (15.63%) FTP
3 5 (15.63%) SAN
3 5 (15.63%) IPsec
4 2 (6.25%) 3G
4 2 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (15.63%) Consultant
2 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.25%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.25%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Web Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Build and Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
1 5 (15.63%) J2EE
1 5 (15.63%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) PKI
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) Thin Client
2 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.13%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) Linux
3 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (12.50%) UNIX
6 3 (9.38%) Solaris
6 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
6 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.13%) VMS
7 1 (3.13%) CentOS
7 1 (3.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Configuration Management
2 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (21.88%) ITIL
3 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.75%) Open Source
5 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 3 (9.38%) DevOps
6 3 (9.38%) Software Delivery
7 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
8 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.13%) Service Management
8 1 (3.13%) Migration
8 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) Python
1 11 (34.38%) Bash Shell
2 8 (25.00%) Ruby
3 5 (15.63%) Java
4 3 (9.38%) SQL
5 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) MCSA
4 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (59.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
3 8 (25.00%) Xen
3 8 (25.00%) Docker
4 5 (15.63%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (9.38%) vSphere
5 3 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (6.25%) QEMU
6 2 (6.25%) KVM
6 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
6 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
6 2 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (40.63%) Puppet
2 8 (25.00%) Vagrant
3 5 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (9.38%) NetBackup
4 3 (9.38%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (9.38%) HP SIM
5 2 (6.25%) SCOM
5 2 (6.25%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (6.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (3.13%) SCCM
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) HP
3 6 (18.75%) Citrix
4 5 (15.63%) Symantec
4 5 (15.63%) Google
5 3 (9.38%) McAfee
6 2 (6.25%) AppSense
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle
7 1 (3.13%) ArcSight
7 1 (3.13%) Veritas
7 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
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