Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > North East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 39 57
Rank change year-on-year -24 +18 +11
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 38 160 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.10% 5.91% 3.17%
As % of the System Software category 18.72% 23.92% 30.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 104 41
North East median daily rate £325 £315 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.17% -10.00% +7.69%
10th Percentile £191 £209 £213
90th Percentile £420 £533 £653
England median daily rate £388 £400 £380
% change year-on-year -3.13% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 20 10
North East median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £32.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% -13.18% +12.17%
England median hourly rate £20.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% -6.67% +30.43%

VMware Infrastructure is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 203 669 207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 16.56% 24.70% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 432 94
North East median daily rate £338 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.83% -10.57% +27.27%
10th Percentile £210 £205 £208
90th Percentile £550 £486 £611
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 76 40
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £28.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +8.74% -10.43%
10th Percentile £9.50 £11.13 £11.51
90th Percentile £46.50 £29.50 £43.28
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in the North East

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in the North East

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in the North East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in the North East

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in the North East

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the North East region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -22 29 £330 +4.76% 3
Teesside - 4 £306 -
Durham -1 2 £335 +65.43% 1
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 38 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (65.79%) Hyper-V
3 21 (55.26%) Security Cleared
4 20 (52.63%) Windows
5 18 (47.37%) ITIL
5 18 (47.37%) SC Cleared
6 17 (44.74%) Linux
6 17 (44.74%) Firewall
7 16 (42.11%) Unix
7 16 (42.11%) Solaris
8 15 (39.47%) AIX
8 15 (39.47%) HPUX
8 15 (39.47%) Oracle
8 15 (39.47%) Apache
8 15 (39.47%) Sun
8 15 (39.47%) Red Hat
8 15 (39.47%) Clustering
8 15 (39.47%) PlateSpin
8 15 (39.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 14 (36.84%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 14 (36.84%) SUSE
9 14 (36.84%) Veritas
9 14 (36.84%) SAN
9 14 (36.84%) iPlanet
9 14 (36.84%) Tomcat
9 14 (36.84%) JBoss
9 14 (36.84%) J2EE
9 14 (36.84%) WebLogic
10 13 (34.21%) KVM
10 13 (34.21%) High Availability

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (39.47%) Apache
2 14 (36.84%) iPlanet
2 14 (36.84%) JBoss
2 14 (36.84%) Tomcat
2 14 (36.84%) WebLogic
3 12 (31.58%) Oracle Application Server
4 9 (23.68%) OpenStack
5 8 (21.05%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (21.05%) MQSeries
5 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
6 7 (18.42%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (39.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.89%) Office 365
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) DigitalOcean
3 1 (2.63%) IaaS
3 1 (2.63%) Linode
3 1 (2.63%) PaaS
3 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (44.74%) Firewall
2 14 (36.84%) SAN
3 12 (31.58%) DNS
3 12 (31.58%) TCP/IP
4 11 (28.95%) NAS
5 8 (21.05%) LDAP
6 7 (18.42%) DHCP
7 6 (15.79%) FCoE
7 6 (15.79%) iSCSI
7 6 (15.79%) WAN
8 3 (7.89%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (5.26%) 3G
9 2 (5.26%) LAN
9 2 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (5.26%) VLAN
9 2 (5.26%) VPN
10 1 (2.63%) Cisco Wireless
10 1 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (2.63%) Modbus
10 1 (2.63%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.63%) DataStage
4 1 (2.63%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (2.63%) MySQL
4 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.63%) Advertising
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Unix Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) AIX Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Consultant
3 4 (10.53%) Solaris Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Data Centre Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Data Centre Specialist
4 3 (7.89%) Network Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Server Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Project Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (36.84%) J2EE
2 1 (2.63%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (2.63%) Flash
2 1 (2.63%) LAMP
2 1 (2.63%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (2.63%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) Clustering
2 9 (23.68%) Data Centre
3 5 (13.16%) Grid Computing
4 2 (5.26%) Fat Client
4 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.26%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.63%) PKI
5 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.63%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 20 (52.63%) Windows
2 17 (44.74%) Linux
3 16 (42.11%) Solaris
3 16 (42.11%) Unix
4 15 (39.47%) AIX
4 15 (39.47%) HPUX
5 14 (36.84%) SUSE
6 12 (31.58%) Windows Server
7 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
10 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
10 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
11 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000
11 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) ITIL
2 13 (34.21%) High Availability
3 9 (23.68%) Load Balancing
4 8 (21.05%) Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (13.16%) Server Building
5 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Requirements Management
6 3 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) Capacity Management
7 2 (5.26%) Facilities Management
7 2 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (5.26%) Migration
7 2 (5.26%) Project Management
7 2 (5.26%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (5.26%) Software Delivery
7 2 (5.26%) Web Filtering
8 1 (2.63%) Data Security
8 1 (2.63%) ITSM
8 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.63%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) Bash Shell
1 7 (18.42%) C-shell
1 7 (18.42%) Korn
1 7 (18.42%) Perl
2 6 (15.79%) Shell Script
2 6 (15.79%) SQL
3 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.63%) Java
4 1 (2.63%) Jython
4 1 (2.63%) PHP
4 1 (2.63%) Python
4 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (55.26%) Security Cleared
2 18 (47.37%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (5.26%) MCSE
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.63%) CCDP
5 1 (2.63%) CCIE
5 1 (2.63%) CCIE Security
5 1 (2.63%) CCIP
5 1 (2.63%) CCNP
5 1 (2.63%) CCSA
5 1 (2.63%) CCSE
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.63%) Degree
5 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.63%) JNCIE
5 1 (2.63%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) PMBOK
System Software
1 25 (65.79%) Hyper-V
2 14 (36.84%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 13 (34.21%) KVM
4 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
5 8 (21.05%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (10.53%) Samba
6 4 (10.53%) XenApp
7 3 (7.89%) Terminal Services
7 3 (7.89%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (7.89%) vSphere
8 2 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (5.26%) VMware NSX
8 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
8 2 (5.26%) XenServer
9 1 (2.63%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (2.63%) VirtualBox
9 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (2.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) OpenView
2 5 (13.16%) SCCM
2 5 (13.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.63%) Ansible
4 1 (2.63%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) Nagios
4 1 (2.63%) OpenNMS
4 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.63%) PowerCLI
4 1 (2.63%) Puppet
4 1 (2.63%) SafeCom
4 1 (2.63%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.63%) vRealize
4 1 (2.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (39.47%) Oracle
2 15 (39.47%) PlateSpin
2 15 (39.47%) Red Hat
2 15 (39.47%) Sun
3 14 (36.84%) Veritas
4 12 (31.58%) Citrix
4 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
5 11 (28.95%) Cisco
5 11 (28.95%) HP
6 10 (26.32%) F5
7 8 (21.05%) Cognos
7 8 (21.05%) Opsware
8 3 (7.89%) AppSense
8 3 (7.89%) Borland
8 3 (7.89%) ThinPrint
9 2 (5.26%) 3PAR
9 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
9 2 (5.26%) EMC
9 2 (5.26%) Forcepoint