Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 44 74
Rank change year-on-year -23 +30 -28
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 21 71 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.97% 5.45% 2.48%
As % of the System Software category 14.29% 28.06% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 60 26
North East median daily rate £250 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £158 £225 £235
90th Percentile £320 £446 £442
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
North East median hourly rate £31.07 - £22.50
10th Percentile £20.85 - £22.25
90th Percentile £41.44 - £22.75
England median hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +7.41% +45.95% -43.08%

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 147 253 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 13.76% 19.42% 14.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 176 116
North East median daily rate £388 £328 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.32% -1.87% +17.11%
10th Percentile £147 £230 £180
90th Percentile £518 £475 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 29
North East median hourly rate £14.87 £15.35 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -46.14% +1.79%
10th Percentile £12.01 £11.15 £9.38
90th Percentile £21.00 £27.50 £37.60
England median hourly rate £16.95 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +2.73% +3.13% +4.92%

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 21 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in the North East over the 6 months to 21 July 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 July 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 -19 13 £215 -28.33% 15
Durham +2 8 £300 - 7
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (76.19%) Windows
3 14 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
5 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
6 9 (42.86%) ITIL
6 9 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 7 (33.33%) SCCM
7 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (33.33%) vSphere
7 7 (33.33%) Citrix
8 6 (28.57%) Change Management
8 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (28.57%) Office 365
8 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (28.57%) Skype
9 5 (23.81%) XenApp
9 5 (23.81%) XenDesktop
9 5 (23.81%) Linux
10 4 (19.05%) Degree
10 4 (19.05%) Cisco
10 4 (19.05%) SCOM
10 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (19.05%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Management
11 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (14.29%) High Availability
11 3 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity

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 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (28.57%) Office 365
3 4 (19.05%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (9.52%) IaaS
4 2 (9.52%) PaaS
5 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Skype
2 3 (14.29%) SAN
3 2 (9.52%) DHCP
3 2 (9.52%) DNS
3 2 (9.52%) Firewall
4 1 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.76%) LAN
4 1 (4.76%) NAS
4 1 (4.76%) Network Security
4 1 (4.76%) WAN
4 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Data Mart
2 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Server Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) DBA
4 2 (9.52%) SQL DBA
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Technical Support
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) ICT Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Clustering
1 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
1 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (23.81%) Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Unix
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 9 (42.86%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Change Management
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (14.29%) High Availability
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.52%) Database Mirroring
5 2 (9.52%) ETL
5 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
5 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
5 2 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (4.76%) Customer-Centricity
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.76%) Security Patching
6 1 (4.76%) Storage Management
6 1 (4.76%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.52%) MCP
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.76%) CCNA
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.76%) MCSA
3 1 (4.76%) Novell Certification
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (33.33%) vSphere
3 5 (23.81%) XenApp
3 5 (23.81%) XenDesktop
4 3 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (4.76%) NFS
6 1 (4.76%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) SCCM
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (19.05%) SCOM
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (9.52%) vCenter Server
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 7 (33.33%) Citrix
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco
5 2 (9.52%) RedGate
6 1 (4.76%) Aruba
6 1 (4.76%) Dell
6 1 (4.76%) EMC
6 1 (4.76%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) NetApp