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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 31 36 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Contract jobs citing VMware 44 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.43% 3.07% 3.40%
As % of the Vendors category 13.13% 6.99% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 4
Average daily rate
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£483 £328 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.96% +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £354 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £13.25 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.28% -14.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.63 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -8.94%
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
335 186 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 41.31% 43.87% 45.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 122 38
Average daily rate £328 £347 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.56% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £170 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £469 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 16 8
Average hourly rate £29.75 £15.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.08% +17.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £10.57 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £38.75 £18.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +2 43 £483 +46.96% 9
Sunderland - 1 - -
VMware
North East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 45 (86.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (69.23%) Linux
3 24 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (42.31%) Configuration Management
4 22 (42.31%) HTTP
4 22 (42.31%) Microsoft
4 22 (42.31%) Security Cleared
4 22 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (40.38%) DNS
5 21 (40.38%) SSL
5 21 (40.38%) DHCP
6 19 (36.54%) Windows
6 19 (36.54%) WebSphere
7 17 (32.69%) Jenkins
8 16 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
9 15 (28.85%) Open Source
9 15 (28.85%) Xen
9 15 (28.85%) TCP/IP
10 14 (26.92%) Apache
10 14 (26.92%) Java
10 14 (26.92%) Google
10 14 (26.92%) Google App Engine
10 14 (26.92%) Amazon EC2
10 14 (26.92%) Google Cloud Platform
11 12 (23.08%) nginx
11 12 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (23.08%) Hyper-V
11 12 (23.08%) Jetty
11 12 (23.08%) IPsec
11 12 (23.08%) .NET

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 19 (36.54%) WebSphere
2 14 (26.92%) Apache
3 12 (23.08%) Tomcat
3 12 (23.08%) IIS
3 12 (23.08%) Jetty
3 12 (23.08%) nginx
4 7 (13.46%) JBoss
5 6 (11.54%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (5.77%) OpenStack
6 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
7 2 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.92%) Node.js
8 1 (1.92%) Confluence
8 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 16 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (26.92%) Amazon EC2
2 14 (26.92%) Google App Engine
2 14 (26.92%) Google Cloud Platform
3 12 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (11.54%) OpenShift
5 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.92%) PaaS
6 1 (1.92%) GitHub
6 1 (1.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (42.31%) HTTP
2 21 (40.38%) DHCP
2 21 (40.38%) DNS
2 21 (40.38%) SSL
3 15 (28.85%) TCP/IP
4 12 (23.08%) FTP
4 12 (23.08%) IPsec
5 3 (5.77%) SAN
6 2 (3.85%) 3G
6 2 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.92%) MPLS
7 1 (1.92%) Firewall
7 1 (1.92%) Network Security
7 1 (1.92%) Internet
7 1 (1.92%) LAN
7 1 (1.92%) WAN
7 1 (1.92%) VPN
7 1 (1.92%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
1 5 (9.62%) MongoDB
2 4 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 2 (3.85%) MySQL
5 1 (1.92%) Redis
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (32.69%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (3.85%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.92%) FishEye
3 1 (1.92%) JIRA
3 1 (1.92%) Selenium
3 1 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (15.38%) Technical Architect
1 8 (15.38%) Architect
2 7 (13.46%) Linux Support
3 6 (11.54%) Support Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (5.77%) Administrator
5 3 (5.77%) Consultant
5 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Exchange Administrator
6 2 (3.85%) Wintel Support
6 2 (3.85%) Desktop Support
6 2 (3.85%) Linux Support Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Data Centre Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.08%) Servlets
1 12 (23.08%) .NET
1 12 (23.08%) J2EE
2 8 (15.38%) CSS
2 8 (15.38%) JSON
2 8 (15.38%) REST
2 8 (15.38%) SOAP
2 8 (15.38%) XML
2 8 (15.38%) SAML
2 8 (15.38%) HTML
3 1 (1.92%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Clustering
2 5 (9.62%) PKI
3 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.85%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.85%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.85%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.85%) Replication
5 1 (1.92%) PMI
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.92%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 36 (69.23%) Linux
2 19 (36.54%) Windows
3 8 (15.38%) Solaris
3 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (11.54%) Windows 7
5 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.77%) UNIX
6 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.92%) CentOS
7 1 (1.92%) AIX
7 1 (1.92%) VMS
7 1 (1.92%) Fedora
7 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (42.31%) Configuration Management
2 22 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (28.85%) Open Source
4 10 (19.23%) DevOps
5 8 (15.38%) ITIL
5 8 (15.38%) Information Security
6 7 (13.46%) Microservices
7 5 (9.62%) Migration
8 4 (7.69%) Automated Testing
8 4 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (7.69%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.85%) Problem Management
9 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.85%) Change Management
9 2 (3.85%) Security Patching
9 2 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (3.85%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.85%) Coaching
9 2 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.92%) Java
2 6 (11.54%) Python
2 6 (11.54%) Bash Shell
3 5 (9.62%) SQL
4 3 (5.77%) Ruby
4 3 (5.77%) Perl
5 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (42.31%) Security Cleared
2 10 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (13.46%) RHCE
4 2 (3.85%) MCDBA
4 2 (3.85%) MCT
4 2 (3.85%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) Degree
5 1 (1.92%) MCSA
5 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) SLA
2 3 (5.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (86.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (28.85%) Xen
3 12 (23.08%) Hyper-V
4 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
5 5 (9.62%) vSphere
5 5 (9.62%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (5.77%) QEMU
6 3 (5.77%) KVM
6 3 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.85%) XenApp
7 2 (3.85%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.92%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.92%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (19.23%) Puppet
2 9 (17.31%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (7.69%) HP SIM
4 3 (5.77%) Vagrant
4 3 (5.77%) NetBackup
4 3 (5.77%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (3.85%) SCOM
5 2 (3.85%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (3.85%) Ansible
6 1 (1.92%) logstash
6 1 (1.92%) yum
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.92%) SCCM
6 1 (1.92%) OpenView
6 1 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 14 (26.92%) Google
3 12 (23.08%) HP
4 10 (19.23%) Oracle
5 9 (17.31%) Red Hat
6 7 (13.46%) Citrix
7 5 (9.62%) Symantec
8 3 (5.77%) McAfee
8 3 (5.77%) Rackspace
8 3 (5.77%) SaltStack
8 3 (5.77%) Veritas
9 2 (3.85%) AppSense
10 1 (1.92%) Cisco
10 1 (1.92%) Dell
10 1 (1.92%) Juniper
10 1 (1.92%) Splunk
10 1 (1.92%) ArcSight
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