Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 43 19
Rank change year-on-year -32 -24 +23
Contract jobs citing VMware 33 60 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.58% 4.82% 9.95%
As % of the Vendors category 6.68% 10.14% 17.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 49 184
North East median daily rate £400 £315 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.98% +1.61% -11.43%
10th Percentile £203 £218 £206
90th Percentile £461 £415 £530
England median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.73% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 29
North East median hourly rate - £31.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.71% -12.50%
England median hourly rate £27.00 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +35.00% -23.08% +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 494 592 1,641
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 38.59% 47.55% 57.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 387 1,085
North East median daily rate £400 £360 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +9.09% -5.71%
10th Percentile £256 £259 £213
90th Percentile £550 £550 £488
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 36 125
North East median hourly rate £14.39 £19.30 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.47% -29.82% +36.48%
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.00 £10.82
90th Percentile £26.08 £47.08 £36.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.72% +5.30% -5.71%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 -17 30 £400 +23.46% 12
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 26 (78.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (75.76%) Windows
3 22 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 20 (60.61%) Windows Server
5 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 15 (45.45%) Security Cleared
6 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (42.42%) Linux
6 14 (42.42%) Puppet
6 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (39.39%) SCCM
7 13 (39.39%) SC Cleared
8 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
9 11 (33.33%) DHCP
9 11 (33.33%) Clustering
10 10 (30.30%) XenApp
10 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Clustering
11 9 (27.27%) vSphere
11 9 (27.27%) Red Hat
11 9 (27.27%) HP
11 9 (27.27%) DNS
12 8 (24.24%) EMC
12 8 (24.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (24.24%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (21.21%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (21.21%) Performance Monitoring
13 7 (21.21%) DevOps
13 7 (21.21%) GitLab
13 7 (21.21%) vCenter Server

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 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
3 1 (3.03%) Jetty
3 1 (3.03%) Mongrel
3 1 (3.03%) nginx
3 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (6.06%) IaaS
4 2 (6.06%) PaaS
4 2 (6.06%) SaaS
5 1 (3.03%) Google App Engine
5 1 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) DHCP
2 9 (27.27%) DNS
3 3 (9.09%) 3G
3 3 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.03%) FTP
4 1 (3.03%) HTTP
4 1 (3.03%) IPsec
4 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.03%) SAN
4 1 (3.03%) SSL
4 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) GitLab
2 5 (15.15%) Artifactory
2 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
4 3 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (6.06%) DbUnit
5 2 (6.06%) jMock
5 2 (6.06%) JUnit
5 2 (6.06%) Maven
5 2 (6.06%) Mockito
5 2 (6.06%) SonarQube
6 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
6 1 (3.03%) Selenium
6 1 (3.03%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Administrator
2 6 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (15.15%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) VMware Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Administrator
4 4 (12.12%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Support
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Server Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Server Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Server Support
5 3 (9.09%) Server Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) J2EE
2 2 (6.06%) Apache Camel
2 2 (6.06%) PowerMock
2 2 (6.06%) RESTful
2 2 (6.06%) SOAP
2 2 (6.06%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Clustering
2 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) Thin Client
2 3 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 25 (75.76%) Windows
2 20 (60.61%) Windows Server
3 14 (42.42%) Linux
3 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (24.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
7 3 (9.09%) Windows 10
7 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Capacity Planning
1 7 (21.21%) DevOps
1 7 (21.21%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (21.21%) ITIL
1 7 (21.21%) Performance Monitoring
1 7 (21.21%) Performance Tuning
1 7 (21.21%) Security Hardening
2 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
3 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (12.12%) Kanban
3 4 (12.12%) Open Source
4 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (9.09%) Process Improvement
4 3 (9.09%) Server Building
4 3 (9.09%) Service Management
4 3 (9.09%) Software Delivery
4 3 (9.09%) Test Planning
4 3 (9.09%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) Shell Script
2 3 (9.09%) Java
2 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.06%) C#
3 2 (6.06%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 13 (39.39%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) DV Cleared
4 3 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.03%) MCP
5 1 (3.03%) MCSA
5 1 (3.03%) MCSE
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 26 (78.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 10 (30.30%) XenApp
4 9 (27.27%) vSphere
5 8 (24.24%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (21.21%) XenDesktop
7 6 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
9 3 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (3.03%) Docker
10 1 (3.03%) Firmware
10 1 (3.03%) VMware NSX
10 1 (3.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (42.42%) Puppet
2 13 (39.39%) SCCM
3 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Clustering
4 7 (21.21%) vCenter Server
5 6 (18.18%) SCOM
5 6 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 6 (18.18%) vMotion
6 5 (15.15%) Ansible
7 4 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
9 1 (3.03%) Nagios
9 1 (3.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 9 (27.27%) HP
2 9 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 8 (24.24%) EMC
4 6 (18.18%) 3PAR
4 6 (18.18%) BMC
4 6 (18.18%) Citrix
4 6 (18.18%) Ivanti
4 6 (18.18%) Oracle
5 3 (9.09%) Forcepoint
5 3 (9.09%) ThinPrint
6 2 (6.06%) Atlassian
6 2 (6.06%) NetApp
7 1 (3.03%) Google
7 1 (3.03%) SAP