Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 85 51
Rank change year-on-year +45 -34 +23
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 72 23 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.58% 1.78% 4.82%
As % of the System Software category 26.47% 13.86% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 16 70
North East median daily rate £300 £312 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +0.65% +7.83%
10th Percentile £213 £198 £225
90th Percentile £444 £425 £500
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 10
North East median hourly rate - £19.75 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -29.46% -
England median hourly rate £27.00 £20.76 £35.50
% change year-on-year +30.09% -41.54% +10.94%

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 272 166 522
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 21.09% 12.83% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 99 320
North East median daily rate £331 £344 £287
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.71% +20.07% -4.50%
10th Percentile £225 £184 £205
90th Percentile £469 £500 £415
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +12.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 30 48
North East median hourly rate £15.20 £28.75 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.13% +2.68% +115.38%
10th Percentile £11.30 £9.44 £11.21
90th Percentile £28.25 £38.88 £36.50
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% -3.13%

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 June 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 23 June 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 +35 66 £300 -14.29% 7
Durham -2 5 £300 -33.33% 1
Northumberland - 1 £290 -
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 72 (100.00%) VMware
2 62 (86.11%) Citrix
3 58 (80.56%) Windows
4 57 (79.17%) Windows Server
5 56 (77.78%) XenApp
6 55 (76.39%) DHCP
6 55 (76.39%) DNS
7 54 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 46 (63.89%) Security Cleared
8 46 (63.89%) Active Directory
9 44 (61.11%) Ivanti
10 40 (55.56%) SC Cleared
11 37 (51.39%) XenDesktop
12 35 (48.61%) IIS
13 34 (47.22%) vSphere
14 33 (45.83%) NetScaler
15 32 (44.44%) HP
16 31 (43.06%) ITIL
17 29 (40.28%) SAP
17 29 (40.28%) Business Continuity
18 26 (36.11%) SAN
19 25 (34.72%) Project Management
20 24 (33.33%) Service Delivery
21 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
22 21 (29.17%) Degree
22 21 (29.17%) Computer Science
22 21 (29.17%) Computer Science Degree
23 20 (27.78%) Management Information System
24 19 (26.39%) Windows Server 2003
25 14 (19.44%) ThinPrint

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 35 (48.61%) IIS
2 5 (6.94%) Apache
2 5 (6.94%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.94%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.56%) Jetty
3 4 (5.56%) Mongrel
3 4 (5.56%) nginx
4 3 (4.17%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.72%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (5.56%) Google App Engine
3 4 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (4.17%) Office 365
5 1 (1.39%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (1.39%) GitHub
5 1 (1.39%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.39%) Linode
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 55 (76.39%) DHCP
1 55 (76.39%) DNS
2 33 (45.83%) NetScaler
3 26 (36.11%) SAN
4 11 (15.28%) 3G
4 11 (15.28%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (5.56%) FTP
5 4 (5.56%) HTTP
5 4 (5.56%) IPsec
5 4 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (5.56%) SSL
5 4 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.56%) VSAN
6 2 (2.78%) LAN
7 1 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.39%) Firewall
7 1 (1.39%) VPN
7 1 (1.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.39%) DataStage
3 1 (1.39%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (1.39%) MySQL
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.56%) Travis CI
3 3 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.78%) DbUnit
4 2 (2.78%) jMock
4 2 (2.78%) JUnit
4 2 (2.78%) Maven
4 2 (2.78%) Mockito
4 2 (2.78%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.39%) GitLab
5 1 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.39%) Selenium
5 1 (1.39%) Subversion
5 1 (1.39%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 28 (38.89%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 23 (31.94%) Support Engineer
3 21 (29.17%) Citrix Engineer
4 10 (13.89%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (13.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Citrix Support
6 5 (6.94%) VMware Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.56%) Citrix Support Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Virtualisation Specialist
7 4 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Administrator
8 3 (4.17%) Data Centre Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.33%) J2EE
2 4 (5.56%) .NET
2 4 (5.56%) Servlets
3 2 (2.78%) Apache Camel
3 2 (2.78%) PowerMock
3 2 (2.78%) RESTful
3 2 (2.78%) SOAP
3 2 (2.78%) Web Services
4 1 (1.39%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.39%) LAMP
4 1 (1.39%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (1.39%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 21 (29.17%) Computer Science
2 20 (27.78%) Management Information System
3 12 (16.67%) Fat Client
3 12 (16.67%) Thin Client
4 4 (5.56%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.39%) Clustering
6 1 (1.39%) Digital Signage
6 1 (1.39%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.39%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 58 (80.56%) Windows
2 57 (79.17%) Windows Server
3 54 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (26.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (15.28%) Windows 10
5 11 (15.28%) Windows 7
5 11 (15.28%) Windows 8
6 6 (8.33%) Linux
7 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.39%) CentOS
8 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (43.06%) ITIL
2 29 (40.28%) Business Continuity
3 25 (34.72%) Project Management
4 24 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 11 (15.28%) Software Delivery
6 7 (9.72%) DevOps
7 6 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (6.94%) Deployment Automation
9 4 (5.56%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.56%) Open Source
10 3 (4.17%) Analytics
10 3 (4.17%) Kanban
10 3 (4.17%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 2 (2.78%) BDD
11 2 (2.78%) E-Commerce
11 2 (2.78%) Mentoring
11 2 (2.78%) Scrum
11 2 (2.78%) TDD
12 1 (1.39%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.28%) PowerShell
2 7 (9.72%) Java
3 3 (4.17%) SQL
4 1 (1.39%) Jython
4 1 (1.39%) PHP
4 1 (1.39%) Python
4 1 (1.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 46 (63.89%) Security Cleared
2 40 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 21 (29.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (29.17%) Degree
4 7 (9.72%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.39%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 56 (77.78%) XenApp
2 46 (63.89%) Active Directory
3 37 (51.39%) XenDesktop
4 34 (47.22%) vSphere
5 11 (15.28%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (8.33%) XenServer
7 5 (6.94%) Xen
8 4 (5.56%) Hyper-V
8 4 (5.56%) VMware NSX
9 3 (4.17%) Terminal Services
10 2 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.39%) Firmware
11 1 (1.39%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 10 (13.89%) SCCM
3 6 (8.33%) Ansible
3 6 (8.33%) Puppet
4 4 (5.56%) Terraform
4 4 (5.56%) vRealize
5 3 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (4.17%) PowerCLI
5 3 (4.17%) SafeCom
6 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.39%) Nagios
6 1 (1.39%) OpenNMS
6 1 (1.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 72 (100.00%) VMware
2 62 (86.11%) Citrix
3 44 (61.11%) Ivanti
4 32 (44.44%) HP
5 29 (40.28%) SAP
6 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
7 14 (19.44%) ThinPrint
8 6 (8.33%) Google
9 3 (4.17%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.78%) Cisco
11 1 (1.39%) Altiris
11 1 (1.39%) Apple
11 1 (1.39%) Dell
11 1 (1.39%) EMC
11 1 (1.39%) Forcepoint
11 1 (1.39%) IBM
11 1 (1.39%) Remedy
11 1 (1.39%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.39%) Veeam
11 1 (1.39%) Wyse