Period
to 16 November 2018

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 November 2018 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 61 47
Rank change year-on-year -16 -14 +13
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 26 41 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.03% 3.30% 5.90%
As % of the System Software category 12.15% 18.72% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 34 105
North East median daily rate £400 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% +3.17% -10.00%
10th Percentile £186 £199 £224
90th Percentile £474 £419 £533
England median daily rate £425 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 20
North East median hourly rate - £32.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.07% -13.18%
England median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +62.50% -28.57% -12.50%

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 214 219 722
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 16.72% 17.63% 25.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 150 463
North East median daily rate £441 £330 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.71% +4.76% -10.00%
10th Percentile £254 £215 £205
90th Percentile £550 £504 £474
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 79
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £31.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.84% +10.71% +9.80%
10th Percentile £8.89 £9.65 £11.04
90th Percentile £21.05 £44.25 £32.15
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.75 £15.63
% change year-on-year -4.48% +7.20% -2.34%

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 November 2018.

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 November 2018. 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 -3 25 £400 +22.14% 9
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (76.92%) Windows
3 17 (65.38%) Windows Server
4 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
5 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
6 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (50.00%) SCCM
7 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
9 11 (42.31%) Linux
10 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
10 10 (38.46%) Clustering
10 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
10 10 (38.46%) XenApp
10 10 (38.46%) Puppet
10 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Clustering
11 8 (30.77%) EMC
11 8 (30.77%) DHCP
11 8 (30.77%) DNS
12 7 (26.92%) HP
12 7 (26.92%) ITIL
12 7 (26.92%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (26.92%) Shell Script
12 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
12 7 (26.92%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (26.92%) vSphere
12 7 (26.92%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (26.92%) XenDesktop
12 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) Jetty
3 1 (3.85%) Mongrel
3 1 (3.85%) nginx
3 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (7.69%) IaaS
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.69%) PaaS
3 2 (7.69%) SaaS
4 1 (3.85%) Google App Engine
4 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) DHCP
1 8 (30.77%) DNS
2 3 (11.54%) 3G
2 3 (11.54%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.85%) FTP
3 1 (3.85%) HTTP
3 1 (3.85%) IPsec
3 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
3 1 (3.85%) SAN
3 1 (3.85%) SSL
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) GitLab
1 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
2 4 (15.38%) Artifactory
2 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.69%) DbUnit
3 2 (7.69%) jMock
3 2 (7.69%) JUnit
3 2 (7.69%) Maven
3 2 (7.69%) Mockito
3 2 (7.69%) SonarQube
4 1 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (3.85%) Selenium
4 1 (3.85%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Administrator
2 5 (19.23%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (19.23%) VMware Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Server Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Support Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Server Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Server Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Server Support
4 3 (11.54%) Server Support Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) J2EE
2 2 (7.69%) Apache Camel
2 2 (7.69%) PowerMock
2 2 (7.69%) RESTful
2 2 (7.69%) SOAP
2 2 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Clustering
2 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) Fat Client
2 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.54%) Thin Client
2 3 (11.54%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 17 (65.38%) Windows Server
3 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (42.31%) Linux
6 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
8 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
8 3 (11.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Capacity Planning
1 7 (26.92%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (26.92%) ITIL
1 7 (26.92%) Performance Monitoring
1 7 (26.92%) Performance Tuning
1 7 (26.92%) Security Hardening
2 6 (23.08%) DevOps
3 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (15.38%) Kanban
5 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Capacity Management
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.54%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (11.54%) Open Source
5 3 (11.54%) Process Improvement
5 3 (11.54%) Server Building
5 3 (11.54%) Service Management
5 3 (11.54%) Software Delivery
5 3 (11.54%) Test Planning
5 3 (11.54%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) Shell Script
2 3 (11.54%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) C
3 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (11.54%) Degree
3 3 (11.54%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.85%) MCP
4 1 (3.85%) MCSA
4 1 (3.85%) MCSE
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 10 (38.46%) XenApp
3 7 (26.92%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (26.92%) vSphere
3 7 (26.92%) XenDesktop
4 6 (23.08%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (11.54%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (11.54%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
7 1 (3.85%) Docker
7 1 (3.85%) Firmware
7 1 (3.85%) VMware NSX
7 1 (3.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (50.00%) SCCM
2 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Clustering
2 10 (38.46%) Puppet
3 7 (26.92%) vCenter Server
4 6 (23.08%) SCOM
4 6 (23.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (19.23%) vMotion
6 3 (11.54%) Ansible
6 3 (11.54%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (11.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
8 1 (3.85%) Nagios
8 1 (3.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
3 8 (30.77%) EMC
4 7 (26.92%) HP
4 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
5 6 (23.08%) 3PAR
5 6 (23.08%) BMC
5 6 (23.08%) Oracle
6 4 (15.38%) Citrix
6 4 (15.38%) Ivanti
7 3 (11.54%) Forcepoint
7 3 (11.54%) ThinPrint
8 2 (7.69%) Atlassian
9 1 (3.85%) Google
9 1 (3.85%) SAP