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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 35 19 28
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Contract jobs citing VMware 13 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.05% 3.40% 3.81%
As % of the Vendors category 6.63% 7.22% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 6
Average daily rate
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£328 £306 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% -2.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £386 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.25 £15.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.51% +16.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.42% +18.75%
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
196 97 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 46.01% 47.09% 46.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 38 80
Average daily rate £345 £350 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +37.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £170 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £498 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 13
Average hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £18.90 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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 -16 11 £328 +7.46% 3
Gateshead -1 2 - -
Prudhoe - - - -
Sunderland - - - - 1
VMware
North East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 26 (74.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (48.57%) Oracle
2 17 (48.57%) Windows
2 17 (48.57%) Linux
3 15 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 14 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 14 (40.00%) Oracle Database
5 12 (34.29%) UNIX
6 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
6 11 (31.43%) SQL
6 11 (31.43%) Service Management
7 10 (28.57%) SAN
7 10 (28.57%) WebSphere
8 9 (25.71%) DV Cleared
8 9 (25.71%) Veritas
8 9 (25.71%) Solaris
8 9 (25.71%) AIX
9 8 (22.86%) DHCP
9 8 (22.86%) DNS
9 8 (22.86%) IBM
9 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
10 7 (20.00%) Clustering
10 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
10 7 (20.00%) Informatica
10 7 (20.00%) ETL
10 7 (20.00%) LAN
10 7 (20.00%) WAN
10 7 (20.00%) ITIL
11 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.43%) WebLogic
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) SAN
2 8 (22.86%) DHCP
2 8 (22.86%) DNS
3 7 (20.00%) LAN
3 7 (20.00%) WAN
4 5 (14.29%) Firewall
4 5 (14.29%) VPN
5 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.86%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
3 6 (17.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.71%) OLAP
6 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (2.86%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (17.14%) Project Manager
3 5 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) UNIX Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (8.57%) DBA
5 3 (8.57%) Server Support
5 3 (8.57%) Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) SQL DBA
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) Middleware
2 4 (11.43%) Web Services
3 2 (5.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Clustering
2 5 (14.29%) Thin Client
2 5 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 5 (14.29%) Open Source
3 4 (11.43%) Replication
4 2 (5.71%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.86%) Celerra
5 1 (2.86%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (2.86%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.86%) Informatics
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Windows
1 17 (48.57%) Linux
2 14 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (34.29%) UNIX
4 9 (25.71%) Solaris
4 9 (25.71%) AIX
5 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (11.43%) HPUX
7 2 (5.71%) Windows 2000
7 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Service Management
2 7 (20.00%) ITIL
2 7 (20.00%) ETL
3 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 5 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 4 (11.43%) Change Data Capture
4 4 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (8.57%) Project Management
5 3 (8.57%) Migration
6 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.71%) Data Management
6 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.71%) Balanced Scorecard
6 2 (5.71%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (5.71%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.86%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.86%) Six Sigma
7 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.86%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.71%) DV Cleared
3 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (11.43%) MCDBA
4 4 (11.43%) MCT
4 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.86%) Degree
System Software
1 26 (74.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
3 5 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 5 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (11.43%) KVM
4 4 (11.43%) RHEV
5 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.86%) WSUS
2 1 (2.86%) SCOM
2 1 (2.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Oracle
2 14 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 9 (25.71%) Veritas
4 8 (22.86%) IBM
5 7 (20.00%) Informatica
6 5 (14.29%) Citrix
7 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
7 3 (8.57%) Cisco
8 2 (5.71%) Apple
8 2 (5.71%) SAP
9 1 (2.86%) CA
9 1 (2.86%) HP
9 1 (2.86%) EMC