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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 53 17 35
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +18
Contract jobs citing VMware 12 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.12% 5.49% 2.83%
As % of the Vendors category 5.04% 10.59% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
Average daily rate
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£331 £269 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.02% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £158 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £300 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.41% +12.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.85 £23.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-1.74% +16.25%
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
238 85 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 42.05% 51.83% 48.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 35 74
Average daily rate £347 £300 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.82% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £150 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 4 20
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.90 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +6.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £18.90 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.37 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.05%

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 2 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram 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 2 October 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 -34 10 £331 +23.02% 2
Gateshead -1 2 - -
Sunderland - - - -
VMware
North East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 22 (75.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (62.07%) Windows
3 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
3 14 (48.28%) Security Cleared
4 13 (44.83%) Oracle
5 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
6 11 (37.93%) SQL
6 11 (37.93%) DHCP
6 11 (37.93%) DNS
7 10 (34.48%) ITIL
8 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
8 9 (31.03%) Clustering
9 8 (27.59%) DV Cleared
9 8 (27.59%) Citrix
9 8 (27.59%) SAN
9 8 (27.59%) Middleware
9 8 (27.59%) UNIX
9 8 (27.59%) Solaris
9 8 (27.59%) Linux
9 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
10 7 (24.14%) Service Management
10 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (24.14%) Red Hat
10 7 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (24.14%) Oracle Database
10 7 (24.14%) Firewall
11 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
11 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (20.69%) Veritas
11 6 (20.69%) HP

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 4 (13.79%) IBM Notes
1 4 (13.79%) IIS
1 4 (13.79%) Apache
1 4 (13.79%) WebSphere
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.34%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) DHCP
1 11 (37.93%) DNS
2 8 (27.59%) SAN
3 7 (24.14%) Firewall
4 6 (20.69%) LAN
4 6 (20.69%) WAN
5 4 (13.79%) VPN
6 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
2 7 (24.14%) Oracle Database
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (3.45%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.45%) MSI
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Support Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Project Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) UNIX Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Wintel Support
3 3 (10.34%) Server Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) DBA
3 3 (10.34%) Server Support
4 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Support
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) SQL DBA
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) Middleware
2 3 (10.34%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Clustering
2 4 (13.79%) Thin Client
2 4 (13.79%) Fat Client
2 4 (13.79%) Open Source
3 3 (10.34%) Replication
3 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Informatics
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) CMDB
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) UNIX
2 8 (27.59%) Solaris
2 8 (27.59%) Linux
3 7 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (20.69%) AIX
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.34%) HPUX
6 2 (6.90%) Windows 2000
6 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) ITIL
2 7 (24.14%) Service Management
3 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
4 4 (13.79%) Performance Testing
5 3 (10.34%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (10.34%) Change Management
5 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
5 3 (10.34%) Coaching
5 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
5 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
5 3 (10.34%) Change Data Capture
6 1 (3.45%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (3.45%) Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.45%) ITSM
6 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) Security Cleared
2 8 (27.59%) DV Cleared
3 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
5 3 (10.34%) MCDBA
5 3 (10.34%) MCT
6 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (75.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
3 4 (13.79%) Terminal Services
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (13.79%) VMware ESX
4 3 (10.34%) KVM
4 3 (10.34%) RHEV
5 2 (6.90%) vSphere
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (13.79%) OpenView
2 4 (13.79%) HP SIM
3 2 (6.90%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.45%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Oracle
2 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
3 8 (27.59%) Citrix
4 7 (24.14%) Red Hat
5 6 (20.69%) Veritas
5 6 (20.69%) HP
6 4 (13.79%) Lotus
7 2 (6.90%) Informatica
7 2 (6.90%) Cisco
7 2 (6.90%) IBM
8 1 (3.45%) EMC
8 1 (3.45%) CA