Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 61 40
Rank change year-on-year -3 -21 +25
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 42 38 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.45% 3.11% 6.33%
As % of the System Software category 18.26% 17.27% 23.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 32 116
North East median daily rate £333 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.31% +4.84% -2.36%
10th Percentile £192 £213 £225
90th Percentile £448 £420 £533
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 19
North East median hourly rate - £32.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.07% -13.85%
England median hourly rate £27.00 £19.58 £28.00
% change year-on-year +37.90% -30.07% -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 230 220 775
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 18.87% 18.03% 26.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 146 480
North East median daily rate £383 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.69% +8.33% -11.62%
10th Percentile £224 £188 £205
90th Percentile £550 £488 £463
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +16.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 81
North East median hourly rate £14.60 £30.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.33% +7.14% +100.00%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £23.00 £42.75 £36.00
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.81 £16.00
% change year-on-year -4.79% +5.03% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +2 39 £351 +6.44% 10
Durham -11 2 £129 -61.49% 1
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 42 (100.00%) VMware
2 34 (80.95%) Windows
3 31 (73.81%) Windows Server
4 29 (69.05%) Active Directory
5 28 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (61.90%) XenApp
7 25 (59.52%) Security Cleared
7 25 (59.52%) DNS
7 25 (59.52%) Citrix
7 25 (59.52%) DHCP
8 24 (57.14%) SC Cleared
9 23 (54.76%) Ivanti
10 19 (45.24%) HP
10 19 (45.24%) XenDesktop
10 19 (45.24%) vSphere
11 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
12 16 (38.10%) NetScaler
13 15 (35.71%) IIS
14 14 (33.33%) ITIL
15 13 (30.95%) Business Continuity
15 13 (30.95%) Degree
15 13 (30.95%) Computer Science
15 13 (30.95%) SAP
15 13 (30.95%) Computer Science Degree
16 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (28.57%) SCCM
17 11 (26.19%) Linux
17 11 (26.19%) Puppet
18 10 (23.81%) SAN
19 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012

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 (35.71%) IIS
2 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.14%) OpenStack
4 2 (4.76%) Apache
4 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.38%) Jetty
5 1 (2.38%) Mongrel
5 1 (2.38%) nginx
5 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.76%) IaaS
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.76%) Office 365
3 2 (4.76%) PaaS
3 2 (4.76%) SaaS
4 1 (2.38%) DigitalOcean
4 1 (2.38%) GitHub
4 1 (2.38%) Google Analytics
4 1 (2.38%) Google App Engine
4 1 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.38%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 25 (59.52%) DHCP
1 25 (59.52%) DNS
2 16 (38.10%) NetScaler
3 10 (23.81%) SAN
4 7 (16.67%) 3G
4 7 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (4.76%) LAN
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.38%) Firewall
6 1 (2.38%) FTP
6 1 (2.38%) HTTP
6 1 (2.38%) IPsec
6 1 (2.38%) SSL
6 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.38%) VPN
6 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (2.38%) DataStage
2 1 (2.38%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (2.38%) MySQL
2 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) GitLab
2 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.90%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.52%) Artifactory
4 2 (4.76%) DbUnit
4 2 (4.76%) jMock
4 2 (4.76%) JUnit
4 2 (4.76%) Maven
4 2 (4.76%) Mockito
4 2 (4.76%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.38%) Selenium
5 1 (2.38%) Subversion
5 1 (2.38%) Travis CI
5 1 (2.38%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Administrator
6 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Server Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Support Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Server Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Server Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Server Support Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) J2EE
2 2 (4.76%) Apache Camel
2 2 (4.76%) PowerMock
2 2 (4.76%) RESTful
2 2 (4.76%) SOAP
2 2 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (2.38%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.38%) LAMP
3 1 (2.38%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (2.38%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.38%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) Computer Science
2 8 (19.05%) Fat Client
2 8 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 8 (19.05%) Thin Client
3 7 (16.67%) Clustering
4 3 (7.14%) User Experience
5 1 (2.38%) Digital Signage
5 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (80.95%) Windows
2 31 (73.81%) Windows Server
3 28 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (26.19%) Linux
6 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (19.05%) Windows 10
7 8 (19.05%) Windows 7
8 7 (16.67%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.38%) CentOS
9 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) ITIL
2 13 (30.95%) Business Continuity
3 8 (19.05%) Project Management
3 8 (19.05%) Service Delivery
4 7 (16.67%) DevOps
4 7 (16.67%) Software Delivery
5 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.90%) Kanban
7 3 (7.14%) Analytics
7 3 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.14%) Decision-Making
7 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.14%) Open Source
7 3 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (7.14%) Process Improvement
7 3 (7.14%) Security Hardening
7 3 (7.14%) Test Planning
8 2 (4.76%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) Java
2 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
2 3 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) C
3 1 (2.38%) Jython
3 1 (2.38%) PHP
3 1 (2.38%) Python
3 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (59.52%) Security Cleared
2 24 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 13 (30.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (30.95%) Degree
4 3 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.38%) MCP
5 1 (2.38%) MCSA
5 1 (2.38%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 29 (69.05%) Active Directory
2 26 (61.90%) XenApp
3 19 (45.24%) vSphere
3 19 (45.24%) XenDesktop
4 8 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
6 3 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (4.76%) Xen
7 2 (4.76%) XenServer
8 1 (2.38%) Docker
8 1 (2.38%) Firmware
8 1 (2.38%) VirtualBox
8 1 (2.38%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (28.57%) SCCM
2 11 (26.19%) Puppet
3 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (11.90%) vMotion
5 4 (9.52%) Ansible
5 4 (9.52%) vCenter Server
6 3 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (7.14%) SCOM
6 3 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (4.76%) Nagios
8 1 (2.38%) Kubernetes
8 1 (2.38%) OpenNMS
8 1 (2.38%) Terraform
8 1 (2.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (59.52%) Citrix
3 23 (54.76%) Ivanti
4 19 (45.24%) HP
5 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 13 (30.95%) SAP
7 7 (16.67%) Red Hat
7 7 (16.67%) ThinPrint
8 6 (14.29%) EMC
9 3 (7.14%) 3PAR
9 3 (7.14%) BMC
9 3 (7.14%) Google
9 3 (7.14%) Oracle
10 2 (4.76%) Atlassian
10 2 (4.76%) Cisco
10 2 (4.76%) Forcepoint
11 1 (2.38%) Apple
11 1 (2.38%) Dell
11 1 (2.38%) IBM
11 1 (2.38%) SonicWALL