Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 71 51
Rank change year-on-year -10 -20 +8
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 22 29 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.64% 2.43% 4.97%
As % of the System Software category 9.48% 13.62% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 75
North East median daily rate £395 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.54% +3.17% -33.68%
10th Percentile £188 £188 £190
90th Percentile £438 £352 £546
England median daily rate £425 £383 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 14
North East median hourly rate - £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +44.44% -29.69%
England median hourly rate £37.53 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +50.10% -5.66% -10.92%

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 232 213 481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 17.31% 17.84% 20.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 141 295
North East median daily rate £450 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £207 £213 £195
90th Percentile £561 £565 £500
England median daily rate £475 £440 £413
% change year-on-year +7.95% +6.67% +8.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 59
North East median hourly rate £14.49 £13.25 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.34% -50.00% +3.92%
10th Percentile £9.51 £10.00 £11.18
90th Percentile £20.50 £46.50 £31.35
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.15
% change year-on-year -3.03% +2.17% +4.19%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 +1 21 £398 +22.31% 4
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North East region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 17 (77.27%) SCCM
4 16 (72.73%) EMC
4 16 (72.73%) Security Cleared
5 15 (68.18%) SC Cleared
5 15 (68.18%) Windows
6 14 (63.64%) Linux
6 14 (63.64%) Oracle
6 14 (63.64%) Shell Script
6 14 (63.64%) BMC
6 14 (63.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (63.64%) Capacity Planning
6 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (63.64%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (63.64%) Performance Monitoring
6 14 (63.64%) Security Hardening
6 14 (63.64%) Windows Server
6 14 (63.64%) vCenter Server
7 13 (59.09%) GitLab
7 13 (59.09%) Puppet
7 13 (59.09%) 3PAR
7 13 (59.09%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (59.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (59.09%) XenApp
7 13 (59.09%) XenDesktop
7 13 (59.09%) SCOM
7 13 (59.09%) Oracle RAC
7 13 (59.09%) Red Hat
7 13 (59.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager

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 13 (59.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) IaaS
2 2 (9.09%) PaaS
2 2 (9.09%) SaaS
3 1 (4.55%) Akamai
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) DHCP
1 4 (18.18%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) BGP
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) NAS
2 1 (4.55%) OSPF
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) GitLab
2 11 (50.00%) Artifactory
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Administrator
2 6 (27.27%) Linux Administrator
2 6 (27.27%) Server Administrator
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Administrator
4 4 (18.18%) Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Server Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Support Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Server Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Server Support
5 3 (13.64%) Server Support Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) JSON
1 1 (4.55%) Middleware
1 1 (4.55%) RESTful
1 1 (4.55%) SOAP
1 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Clustering
2 6 (27.27%) Management Information System
3 3 (13.64%) User Experience
4 1 (4.55%) PKI
4 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Linux
2 14 (63.64%) Windows Server
2 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (59.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Capacity Planning
1 14 (63.64%) Disaster Recovery
1 14 (63.64%) Performance Monitoring
1 14 (63.64%) Performance Tuning
1 14 (63.64%) Security Hardening
2 11 (50.00%) ITIL
3 8 (36.36%) Service Management
4 6 (27.27%) Business Analysis
5 5 (22.73%) Statistics
6 3 (13.64%) Capacity Management
6 3 (13.64%) Decision-Making
6 3 (13.64%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (13.64%) Process Improvement
6 3 (13.64%) Server Building
6 3 (13.64%) Test Planning
6 3 (13.64%) Web Filtering
7 2 (9.09%) Coaching
7 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 2 (9.09%) Open Source
7 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.55%) C
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 15 (68.18%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) MCP
4 1 (4.55%) MCSA
4 1 (4.55%) MCSE
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 13 (59.09%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (59.09%) VMware ESXi
2 13 (59.09%) XenApp
2 13 (59.09%) XenDesktop
3 4 (18.18%) vSphere
4 3 (13.64%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.55%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 17 (77.27%) SCCM
2 14 (63.64%) vCenter Server
3 13 (59.09%) Puppet
3 13 (59.09%) SCOM
3 13 (59.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 12 (54.55%) vMotion
5 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (13.64%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (4.55%) Ansible
7 1 (4.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (72.73%) EMC
3 14 (63.64%) BMC
3 14 (63.64%) Oracle
4 13 (59.09%) 3PAR
4 13 (59.09%) Red Hat
5 12 (54.55%) HP
5 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.64%) Forcepoint
7 1 (4.55%) Dynatrace