Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 65 23
Rank change year-on-year +33 -42 +26
Contract jobs citing VMware 89 53 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 6.90% 3.64% 8.12%
As % of the Vendors category 14.91% 7.54% 16.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 34 115
North East median daily rate £300 £278 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -0.89% -6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £165 £206
90th Percentile £380 £408 £500
England median daily rate £400 £400 £395
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +6.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 6
North East median hourly rate £30.25 £22.50 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.44% -29.13% -9.29%
10th Percentile £29.43 £19.85 £23.52
90th Percentile £30.88 £24.10 £36.25
England median hourly rate £26.25 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -13.46% +15.56%

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 597 703 1,142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 46.28% 48.22% 50.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 449 731
North East median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% -6.47%
10th Percentile £250 £248 £225
90th Percentile £510 £536 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 48 58
North East median hourly rate £13.50 £26.00 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.08% -4.59% +109.62%
10th Percentile £10.60 £10.21 £10.04
90th Percentile £33.40 £42.30 £36.15
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +2.86%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +45 80 £295 -6.57% 14
Durham -1 7 £300 -3.23% 5
Northumberland - 1 £290 -
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 75 (84.27%) Citrix
2 69 (77.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (71.91%) Windows
4 62 (69.66%) Windows Server
5 61 (68.54%) XenApp
6 59 (66.29%) DNS
7 58 (65.17%) DHCP
8 55 (61.80%) Active Directory
8 55 (61.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 52 (58.43%) Security Cleared
10 48 (53.93%) Ivanti
11 44 (49.44%) SC Cleared
12 43 (48.31%) XenDesktop
13 39 (43.82%) NetScaler
14 36 (40.45%) vSphere
14 36 (40.45%) Microsoft
15 35 (39.33%) HP
16 34 (38.20%) IIS
17 33 (37.08%) ITIL
18 30 (33.71%) Business Continuity
19 28 (31.46%) SAP
20 27 (30.34%) SAN
21 25 (28.09%) Project Management
22 24 (26.97%) Service Delivery
22 24 (26.97%) Computer Science
22 24 (26.97%) Degree
22 24 (26.97%) Computer Science Degree
23 23 (25.84%) PowerShell
23 23 (25.84%) Windows Server 2003
24 19 (21.35%) Management Information System

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 34 (38.20%) IIS
2 9 (10.11%) OpenStack
3 6 (6.74%) Apache
4 5 (5.62%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.62%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.49%) Jetty
5 4 (4.49%) Mongrel
5 4 (4.49%) nginx
6 3 (3.37%) MS Exchange
7 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.12%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.49%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (4.49%) Google App Engine
2 4 (4.49%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (4.49%) Office 365
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.12%) DigitalOcean
4 1 (1.12%) GitHub
4 1 (1.12%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.12%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 59 (66.29%) DNS
2 58 (65.17%) DHCP
3 39 (43.82%) NetScaler
4 27 (30.34%) SAN
5 10 (11.24%) 3G
5 10 (11.24%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (5.62%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (5.62%) TCP/IP
6 5 (5.62%) VSAN
7 4 (4.49%) Firewall
7 4 (4.49%) FTP
7 4 (4.49%) HTTP
7 4 (4.49%) IPsec
7 4 (4.49%) LAN
7 4 (4.49%) SSL
8 3 (3.37%) WAN
9 2 (2.25%) SMS
10 1 (1.12%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.12%) Internet
10 1 (1.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (4.49%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.25%) MySQL
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.12%) DataStage
3 1 (1.12%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Jenkins
1 4 (4.49%) Travis CI
2 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.12%) GitLab
2 1 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.12%) Selenium
2 1 (1.12%) Subversion
2 1 (1.12%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (1.12%) Finance
1 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (31.46%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 27 (30.34%) Citrix Engineer
2 27 (30.34%) Support Engineer
3 12 (13.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 10 (11.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (10.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (5.62%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (5.62%) Administrator
6 5 (5.62%) Citrix Support
6 5 (5.62%) Virtualisation Specialist
6 5 (5.62%) VMware Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Citrix Support Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Data Centre Specialist
7 4 (4.49%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.49%) .NET
1 4 (4.49%) J2EE
1 4 (4.49%) Servlets
2 2 (2.25%) LAMP
3 1 (1.12%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.12%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.12%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.97%) Computer Science
2 19 (21.35%) Management Information System
3 11 (12.36%) Fat Client
3 11 (12.36%) Thin Client
4 9 (10.11%) Data Centre
5 6 (6.74%) Clustering
6 5 (5.62%) PKI
7 4 (4.49%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.12%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.12%) Digital Signage
8 1 (1.12%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.12%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.12%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 64 (71.91%) Windows
2 62 (69.66%) Windows Server
3 55 (61.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (25.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (12.36%) Windows 7
6 10 (11.24%) Windows 10
6 10 (11.24%) Windows 8
7 7 (7.87%) Linux
8 6 (6.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (4.49%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.25%) Unix
11 1 (1.12%) CentOS
11 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (37.08%) ITIL
2 30 (33.71%) Business Continuity
3 25 (28.09%) Project Management
4 24 (26.97%) Service Delivery
5 10 (11.24%) Software Delivery
6 9 (10.11%) Analytics
7 7 (7.87%) DevOps
8 5 (5.62%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (5.62%) Deployment Automation
8 5 (5.62%) Server Building
9 4 (4.49%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (4.49%) Open Source
9 4 (4.49%) Proactive Monitoring
10 3 (3.37%) Performance Improvement
10 3 (3.37%) Software Deployment
11 2 (2.25%) Mentoring
11 2 (2.25%) Performance Monitoring
11 2 (2.25%) Service Management
12 1 (1.12%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.84%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.62%) Java
3 3 (3.37%) SQL
4 2 (2.25%) PHP
5 1 (1.12%) Jython
5 1 (1.12%) Python
5 1 (1.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 52 (58.43%) Security Cleared
2 44 (49.44%) SC Cleared
3 24 (26.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (26.97%) Degree
4 8 (8.99%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.49%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.12%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.87%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 69 (77.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (68.54%) XenApp
3 55 (61.80%) Active Directory
4 43 (48.31%) XenDesktop
5 36 (40.45%) vSphere
6 13 (14.61%) XenServer
7 11 (12.36%) Hyper-V
8 10 (11.24%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (7.87%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (5.62%) VMware NSX
10 5 (5.62%) Xen
11 4 (4.49%) Terminal Services
12 1 (1.12%) Firmware
12 1 (1.12%) Terminal Server
12 1 (1.12%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 13 (14.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 9 (10.11%) SCCM
3 6 (6.74%) Ansible
3 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (6.74%) Puppet
4 5 (5.62%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (5.62%) vRealize
5 4 (4.49%) PowerCLI
5 4 (4.49%) SafeCom
5 4 (4.49%) Terraform
5 4 (4.49%) vCenter Server
6 3 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.12%) Nagios
7 1 (1.12%) OpenNMS
7 1 (1.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 75 (84.27%) Citrix
2 48 (53.93%) Ivanti
3 36 (40.45%) Microsoft
4 35 (39.33%) HP
5 28 (31.46%) SAP
6 14 (15.73%) ThinPrint
7 6 (6.74%) Google
7 6 (6.74%) SolarWinds
8 5 (5.62%) Cisco
8 5 (5.62%) McAfee
9 4 (4.49%) Symantec
10 2 (2.25%) Dell
11 1 (1.12%) Altiris
11 1 (1.12%) Apple
11 1 (1.12%) EMC
11 1 (1.12%) Forcepoint
11 1 (1.12%) IBM
11 1 (1.12%) Remedy
11 1 (1.12%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.12%) Wyse