Period
to 17 February 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware over the 6 months to 17 February 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

VMware
England > North East
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 39 46
Rank change year-on-year -11 +7 -12
Contract jobs citing VMware 53 140 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.38% 6.06% 4.24%
As % of the Vendors category 10.52% 11.54% 9.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 92 39
North East median daily rate £280 £309 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.31% -27.35% +37.65%
10th Percentile £188 £188 £200
90th Percentile £338 £555 £540
England median daily rate £375 £400 £388
% change year-on-year -6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 15
North East median hourly rate £32.00 £22.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.22% -29.69% -1.54%
10th Percentile £30.40 £20.75 £25.95
90th Percentile £32.40 £27.93 £47.55
England median hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -2.00% +8.70% +4.55%

VMware is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the North East.

All Vendors
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 504 1,213 821
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 41.65% 52.53% 42.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 826 504
North East median daily rate £380 £353 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.80% -11.88% +8.84%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £254
90th Percentile £546 £533 £563
England median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 73 54
North East median hourly rate £12.75 £22.50 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.33% +13.92% +10.49%
10th Percentile £8.38 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £32.15 £40.00 £37.40
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +9.09%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing VMware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in the North East

VMware
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 in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in the North East

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in the North East over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in the North East

VMware
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 in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in the North East

VMware
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 within the North East region over the 6 months to 17 February 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 45 £275 -15.38% 11
Durham -10 5 £300 +79.10% 4
Teesside - 1 £350 -
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 40 (75.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (71.70%) Windows
2 38 (71.70%) Citrix
3 34 (64.15%) Active Directory
4 31 (58.49%) Windows Server
5 30 (56.60%) DNS
6 29 (54.72%) DHCP
7 27 (50.94%) ITIL
8 26 (49.06%) Security Cleared
8 26 (49.06%) XenApp
9 23 (43.40%) XenDesktop
9 23 (43.40%) Ivanti
10 22 (41.51%) HP
11 21 (39.62%) vSphere
12 20 (37.74%) Windows Server 2008
13 19 (35.85%) Hyper-V
13 19 (35.85%) SC Cleared
13 19 (35.85%) Project Management
14 18 (33.96%) SAN
15 16 (30.19%) Microsoft
16 15 (28.30%) IIS
16 15 (28.30%) Service Delivery
16 15 (28.30%) Business Continuity
16 15 (28.30%) NetScaler
17 14 (26.42%) SAP
18 13 (24.53%) Management Information System
19 11 (20.75%) SCCM
20 9 (16.98%) Firewall
21 8 (15.09%) Server Building
21 8 (15.09%) Degree

VMware
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 (28.30%) IIS
2 5 (9.43%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.55%) Skype for Business
4 3 (5.66%) Apache
5 2 (3.77%) iPlanet
5 2 (3.77%) JBoss
5 2 (3.77%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.89%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.89%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Office 365
2 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.89%) DigitalOcean
3 1 (1.89%) IaaS
3 1 (1.89%) Linode
3 1 (1.89%) PaaS
3 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (56.60%) DNS
2 29 (54.72%) DHCP
3 18 (33.96%) SAN
4 15 (28.30%) NetScaler
5 9 (16.98%) Firewall
6 4 (7.55%) NAS
7 3 (5.66%) SMS
7 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.77%) LAN
8 2 (3.77%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (3.77%) VPN
8 2 (3.77%) VSAN
8 2 (3.77%) WAN
8 2 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.89%) 3G
9 1 (1.89%) Internet
9 1 (1.89%) Modbus
9 1 (1.89%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.89%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.89%) DataStage
2 1 (1.89%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (1.89%) MySQL
2 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Advertising
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 14 (26.42%) Support Engineer
3 10 (18.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Citrix Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Server Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Desktop Support
5 4 (7.55%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.66%) Data Centre Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Data Centre Specialist
6 3 (5.66%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Virtualisation Specialist
6 3 (5.66%) Windows Server Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.77%) Administrator
7 2 (3.77%) Citrix Support
7 2 (3.77%) Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) J2EE
2 1 (1.89%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (1.89%) LAMP
2 1 (1.89%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (1.89%) LDAP
2 1 (1.89%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Management Information System
2 8 (15.09%) Computer Science
3 7 (13.21%) Clustering
4 6 (11.32%) Data Centre
5 3 (5.66%) PKI
6 2 (3.77%) Tandem
7 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.89%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 38 (71.70%) Windows
2 31 (58.49%) Windows Server
3 20 (37.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (11.32%) Linux
4 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.55%) Solaris
5 4 (7.55%) Unix
6 3 (5.66%) AIX
6 3 (5.66%) HPUX
6 3 (5.66%) Windows 2000
7 2 (3.77%) SUSE
7 2 (3.77%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.89%) Debian
8 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.94%) ITIL
2 19 (35.85%) Project Management
3 15 (28.30%) Business Continuity
3 15 (28.30%) Service Delivery
4 8 (15.09%) Server Building
5 4 (7.55%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 4 (7.55%) Software Delivery
6 3 (5.66%) High Availability
6 3 (5.66%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (5.66%) Proactive Monitoring
7 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.77%) Capacity Management
7 2 (3.77%) Facilities Management
7 2 (3.77%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.77%) Migration
7 2 (3.77%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (3.77%) Software Deployment
7 2 (3.77%) Web Filtering
8 1 (1.89%) Security Monitoring
8 1 (1.89%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.32%) SQL
2 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.89%) Java
3 1 (1.89%) Jython
3 1 (1.89%) PHP
3 1 (1.89%) Python
3 1 (1.89%) Ruby
3 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (49.06%) Security Cleared
2 19 (35.85%) SC Cleared
3 8 (15.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (15.09%) Degree
4 7 (13.21%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (5.66%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.77%) MCSE
6 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.77%) PMBOK
3 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 40 (75.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (64.15%) Active Directory
3 26 (49.06%) XenApp
4 23 (43.40%) XenDesktop
5 21 (39.62%) vSphere
6 19 (35.85%) Hyper-V
7 7 (13.21%) XenServer
8 6 (11.32%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (5.66%) Terminal Services
9 3 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (3.77%) KVM
10 2 (3.77%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (3.77%) VMware NSX
11 1 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (1.89%) Terminal Server
11 1 (1.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (1.89%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (1.89%) VirtualBox
11 1 (1.89%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (20.75%) SCCM
2 7 (13.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (5.66%) vCenter Server
4 2 (3.77%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (3.77%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.77%) vRealize
5 1 (1.89%) Ansible
5 1 (1.89%) Nagios
5 1 (1.89%) OpenNMS
5 1 (1.89%) OpenView
5 1 (1.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.89%) PowerCLI
5 1 (1.89%) Puppet
5 1 (1.89%) SafeCom
5 1 (1.89%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 38 (71.70%) Citrix
2 23 (43.40%) Ivanti
3 22 (41.51%) HP
4 16 (30.19%) Microsoft
5 14 (26.42%) SAP
6 5 (9.43%) Cisco
7 4 (7.55%) SolarWinds
8 3 (5.66%) Forcepoint
8 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.77%) 3PAR
9 2 (3.77%) EMC
9 2 (3.77%) F5
9 2 (3.77%) McAfee
9 2 (3.77%) Oracle
9 2 (3.77%) PlateSpin
9 2 (3.77%) Sun
9 2 (3.77%) Symantec
9 2 (3.77%) ThinPrint
10 1 (1.89%) Rackspace
10 1 (1.89%) SaltStack