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 3 months to 22 March 2017 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
England / North East
Rank 63 59 45
Rank change year-on-year -4 -14  
Contract jobs citing VMware 17 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.39% 1.73% 2.59%
As % of the Vendors category 5.14% 4.04% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 15
Median daily rate £350 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.44% -2.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £236 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £470 £387
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.27% -2.22%  

VMware is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the North East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 331 371 277
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 46.49% 42.74% 44.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 253 144
Median daily rate £385 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 16
Median hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £11.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.92% +16.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.57 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £18.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.11
% change year-on-year -17.50% +16.89%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing VMware as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -8 11 £350 +42.85% 8
Durham -2 3 £310 -
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for VMware.

1 76 (74.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (71.57%) Windows
3 56 (54.90%) Security Cleared
4 49 (48.04%) Windows Server
5 45 (44.12%) Active Directory
6 42 (41.18%) Microsoft
6 42 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 42 (41.18%) SC Cleared
7 39 (38.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 33 (32.35%) Citrix
9 29 (28.43%) DNS
10 26 (25.49%) DHCP
10 26 (25.49%) SCCM
10 26 (25.49%) XenApp
11 25 (24.51%) Microsoft App-V
11 25 (24.51%) Linux
12 24 (23.53%) Cisco
13 22 (21.57%) HP
13 22 (21.57%) Migration
14 20 (19.61%) AppSense
14 20 (19.61%) Windows 7
14 20 (19.61%) Solaris
15 19 (18.63%) Oracle
16 18 (17.65%) ITIL
16 18 (17.65%) MS Excel
16 18 (17.65%) Software Delivery
17 17 (16.67%) Red Hat
18 16 (15.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 15 (14.71%) Hyper-V
20 14 (13.73%) F5

VMware
Top Related 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 14 (13.73%) WebLogic
2 12 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 10 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (9.80%) Skype for Business
4 6 (5.88%) Apache
4 6 (5.88%) IIS
5 4 (3.92%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.94%) IBM Notes
6 3 (2.94%) Jetty
6 3 (2.94%) Mongrel
6 3 (2.94%) nginx
6 3 (2.94%) SAS
6 3 (2.94%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.96%) CMS
7 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.96%) JBoss
7 2 (1.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.98%) iPlanet
Applications
1 18 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.94%) MS Office
3 2 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.92%) Office 365
3 3 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.94%) Google App Engine
3 3 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.96%) IaaS
4 2 (1.96%) PaaS
4 2 (1.96%) SaaS
4 2 (1.96%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 29 (28.43%) DNS
2 26 (25.49%) DHCP
3 10 (9.80%) TCP/IP
4 8 (7.84%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (5.88%) 3G
5 6 (5.88%) LAN
6 5 (4.90%) Firewall
6 5 (4.90%) SAN
6 5 (4.90%) Skype
7 4 (3.92%) VPN
7 4 (3.92%) WAN
8 3 (2.94%) FTP
8 3 (2.94%) HTTP
8 3 (2.94%) IPsec
8 3 (2.94%) SSL
9 2 (1.96%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.96%) LDAP
9 2 (1.96%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.96%) PBX
10 1 (0.98%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.76%) BODI
1 12 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
1 12 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 11 (10.78%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.94%) MySQL
4 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.96%) Big Data
5 2 (1.96%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (1.96%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.98%) DB2
6 1 (0.98%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 12 (11.76%) Oracle APEX
1 12 (11.76%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.94%) MSI
2 3 (2.94%) Travis CI
2 3 (2.94%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.96%) NMock
3 2 (1.96%) StarTeam
3 2 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.96%) WiX
General
1 2 (1.96%) Finance
1 2 (1.96%) Publishing
2 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (27.45%) Support Engineer
2 22 (21.57%) Desktop Engineer
2 22 (21.57%) Desktop Support
3 20 (19.61%) 2nd Line Support
4 18 (17.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 16 (15.69%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 16 (15.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 15 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 13 (12.75%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
8 12 (11.76%) Architect
9 9 (8.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 7 (6.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
12 4 (3.92%) DBA
12 4 (3.92%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 4 (3.92%) SQL DBA
12 4 (3.92%) SQL Server DBA
12 4 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
12 4 (3.92%) Technical Architect
13 3 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.88%) .NET
2 4 (3.92%) J2EE
3 3 (2.94%) .NET Framework
3 3 (2.94%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.94%) Servlets
4 2 (1.96%) LAMP
4 2 (1.96%) Web Services
4 2 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.84%) Data Centre
4 7 (6.86%) Clustering
5 6 (5.88%) Fat Client
5 6 (5.88%) Thin Client
6 4 (3.92%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.92%) Tandem
7 2 (1.96%) FlexPod
7 2 (1.96%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 73 (71.57%) Windows
2 49 (48.04%) Windows Server
3 42 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 39 (38.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (24.51%) Linux
6 20 (19.61%) Solaris
6 20 (19.61%) Windows 7
7 16 (15.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (13.73%) HPUX
9 11 (10.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (8.82%) Windows 8
11 8 (7.84%) AIX
11 8 (7.84%) Unix
11 8 (7.84%) Windows 10
12 6 (5.88%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.96%) SUSE
13 2 (1.96%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.98%) MVS
14 1 (0.98%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.57%) Migration
2 18 (17.65%) ITIL
2 18 (17.65%) Software Delivery
3 14 (13.73%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (8.82%) Change Control
4 9 (8.82%) Time Management
5 8 (7.84%) Configuration Management
5 8 (7.84%) Project Governance
5 8 (7.84%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (6.86%) TOGAF
7 5 (4.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (4.90%) Open Source
8 4 (3.92%) ITSM
8 4 (3.92%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 4 (3.92%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.92%) Project Management
8 4 (3.92%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.92%) Service Management
8 4 (3.92%) Unit Testing
8 4 (3.92%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.75%) SQL
2 5 (4.90%) Java
3 3 (2.94%) C#
3 3 (2.94%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.94%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.96%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.96%) C-shell
4 2 (1.96%) Korn
4 2 (1.96%) Perl
4 2 (1.96%) VBScript
5 1 (0.98%) C
5 1 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 56 (54.90%) Security Cleared
2 42 (41.18%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.82%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (4.90%) Degree
5 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.96%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.96%) MCSA
7 1 (0.98%) MCSE
7 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.84%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 76 (74.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (44.12%) Active Directory
3 26 (25.49%) XenApp
4 25 (24.51%) Microsoft App-V
5 15 (14.71%) Hyper-V
6 7 (6.86%) XenDesktop
6 7 (6.86%) XenServer
7 3 (2.94%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (2.94%) Xen
8 2 (1.96%) Samba
9 1 (0.98%) KVM
9 1 (0.98%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.98%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (25.49%) SCCM
2 12 (11.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (2.94%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (2.94%) Puppet
4 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.96%) WMI
4 2 (1.96%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.98%) EdgeSight
5 1 (0.98%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.98%) SafeCom
5 1 (0.98%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.98%) SCSM
Vendors
1 42 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 33 (32.35%) Citrix
3 24 (23.53%) Cisco
4 22 (21.57%) HP
5 20 (19.61%) AppSense
6 19 (18.63%) Oracle
7 17 (16.67%) Red Hat
8 14 (13.73%) F5
9 12 (11.76%) TIBCO
10 9 (8.82%) ThinPrint
11 4 (3.92%) NetApp
12 3 (2.94%) EMC
12 3 (2.94%) Google
12 3 (2.94%) Lotus
12 3 (2.94%) Symantec
13 2 (1.96%) Apple
13 2 (1.96%) Autodesk
13 2 (1.96%) Borland
13 2 (1.96%) Mitel
13 2 (1.96%) PlateSpin
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago