Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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.

VMware
England > North East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 18 42
Rank change year-on-year -24 +24 +9
Contract jobs citing VMware 60 263 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.90% 9.64% 4.42%
As % of the Vendors category 10.42% 16.60% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 172 47
North East median daily rate £315 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.83% -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £205 £205 £213
90th Percentile £415 £533 £648
England median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 29 17
North East median hourly rate £31.00 £28.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £16.18 £20.65 £25.35
90th Percentile £32.35 £30.35 £46.95
England median hourly rate £20.00 £26.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -24.53% +17.78% +4.65%

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 576 1584 825
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 47.06% 58.09% 41.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 1050 444
North East median daily rate £365 £330 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.61% -8.01% +2.50%
10th Percentile £258 £212 £231
90th Percentile £550 £494 £562
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 119 72
North East median hourly rate £13.50 £27.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +27.06% +14.86%
10th Percentile £8.96 £10.94 £11.29
90th Percentile £47.53 £36.00 £38.75
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%

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 22 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in the North East

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in the North East over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 22 November 2017. 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 -20 48 £320 +5.70% 6
Durham -18 5 £335 +11.67% 2
Teesside - 4 £306 -
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 40 (66.67%) Windows
2 39 (65.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (63.33%) Hyper-V
4 35 (58.33%) Security Cleared
5 31 (51.67%) Citrix
6 29 (48.33%) DNS
6 29 (48.33%) Active Directory
7 26 (43.33%) SC Cleared
8 24 (40.00%) DHCP
9 23 (38.33%) ITIL
10 22 (36.67%) Microsoft
11 19 (31.67%) Linux
11 19 (31.67%) XenApp
12 18 (30.00%) SCCM
12 18 (30.00%) Firewall
12 18 (30.00%) Clustering
13 17 (28.33%) AppSense
13 17 (28.33%) Unix
13 17 (28.33%) Solaris
14 16 (26.67%) AIX
14 16 (26.67%) HPUX
14 16 (26.67%) Red Hat
14 16 (26.67%) XenDesktop
15 15 (25.00%) PlateSpin
15 15 (25.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 15 (25.00%) SAN
15 15 (25.00%) Sun
15 15 (25.00%) Oracle
15 15 (25.00%) Apache
15 15 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V

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 (25.00%) Apache
2 14 (23.33%) iPlanet
2 14 (23.33%) JBoss
2 14 (23.33%) Tomcat
2 14 (23.33%) WebLogic
3 13 (21.67%) MS Exchange
3 13 (21.67%) Skype for Business
4 12 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (20.00%) Oracle Application Server
5 9 (15.00%) OpenStack
5 9 (15.00%) SharePoint
6 8 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (13.33%) MQSeries
7 7 (11.67%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (25.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Office 365
2 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.67%) DigitalOcean
3 1 (1.67%) IaaS
3 1 (1.67%) Linode
3 1 (1.67%) PaaS
3 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (48.33%) DNS
2 24 (40.00%) DHCP
3 18 (30.00%) Firewall
4 15 (25.00%) SAN
5 13 (21.67%) TCP/IP
6 12 (20.00%) NAS
7 8 (13.33%) LDAP
7 8 (13.33%) SMS
7 8 (13.33%) WAN
8 6 (10.00%) FCoE
8 6 (10.00%) iSCSI
9 4 (6.67%) LAN
10 3 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (3.33%) 3G
11 2 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (3.33%) VLAN
11 2 (3.33%) VPN
12 1 (1.67%) Cisco Wireless
12 1 (1.67%) VoIP
12 1 (1.67%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.67%) DataStage
4 1 (1.67%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (1.67%) MySQL
4 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.67%) Advertising
2 1 (1.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (21.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 12 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 10 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
4 9 (15.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) AIX Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Consultant
6 4 (6.67%) Server Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Solaris Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.00%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Data Centre Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Data Centre Specialist
7 3 (5.00%) Network Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
8 2 (3.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.33%) J2EE
2 1 (1.67%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (1.67%) Flash
2 1 (1.67%) LAMP
2 1 (1.67%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (1.67%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.00%) Clustering
2 10 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.33%) Grid Computing
4 3 (5.00%) Fat Client
4 3 (5.00%) PKI
4 3 (5.00%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.33%) Tandem
6 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (66.67%) Windows
2 19 (31.67%) Linux
3 17 (28.33%) Solaris
3 17 (28.33%) Unix
4 16 (26.67%) AIX
4 16 (26.67%) HPUX
5 15 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 14 (23.33%) SUSE
7 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (6.67%) Windows 10
10 3 (5.00%) Windows 2000
10 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
11 2 (3.33%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.67%) Debian
12 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.33%) ITIL
2 13 (21.67%) High Availability
3 11 (18.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 9 (15.00%) Load Balancing
4 9 (15.00%) Software Delivery
5 8 (13.33%) Procure-to-Pay
6 7 (11.67%) Server Building
7 5 (8.33%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.00%) Migration
8 3 (5.00%) Proactive Monitoring
8 3 (5.00%) Project Management
8 3 (5.00%) Requirements Management
8 3 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (3.33%) Capacity Management
9 2 (3.33%) Facilities Management
9 2 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (3.33%) Server Virtualisation
9 2 (3.33%) Software Deployment
9 2 (3.33%) Web Filtering
10 1 (1.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.67%) Bash Shell
1 7 (11.67%) C-shell
1 7 (11.67%) Korn
1 7 (11.67%) Perl
2 6 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (10.00%) SQL
3 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.67%) Java
4 1 (1.67%) Jython
4 1 (1.67%) PHP
4 1 (1.67%) Python
4 1 (1.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 35 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 26 (43.33%) SC Cleared
3 12 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (8.33%) Degree
5 4 (6.67%) MCSE
5 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (5.00%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.67%) CCDP
7 1 (1.67%) CCIE
7 1 (1.67%) CCIE Security
7 1 (1.67%) CCIP
7 1 (1.67%) CCNP
7 1 (1.67%) CCSA
7 1 (1.67%) CCSE
7 1 (1.67%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.67%) JNCIE
7 1 (1.67%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.67%) MCSA
7 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.33%) PMBOK
System Software
1 39 (65.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (63.33%) Hyper-V
3 29 (48.33%) Active Directory
4 19 (31.67%) XenApp
5 16 (26.67%) XenDesktop
6 15 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 14 (23.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 14 (23.33%) XenServer
8 13 (21.67%) KVM
9 8 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (8.33%) vSphere
11 4 (6.67%) Samba
12 3 (5.00%) Terminal Services
12 3 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (3.33%) VMware NSX
14 1 (1.67%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (1.67%) VirtualBox
14 1 (1.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (30.00%) SCCM
2 10 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 8 (13.33%) OpenView
4 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (5.00%) vCenter Server
5 2 (3.33%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.67%) Ansible
6 1 (1.67%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.67%) Nagios
6 1 (1.67%) OpenNMS
6 1 (1.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.67%) PowerCLI
6 1 (1.67%) Puppet
6 1 (1.67%) SafeCom
6 1 (1.67%) SCOM
6 1 (1.67%) vRealize
6 1 (1.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 31 (51.67%) Citrix
2 22 (36.67%) Microsoft
3 17 (28.33%) AppSense
4 16 (26.67%) Red Hat
5 15 (25.00%) Oracle
5 15 (25.00%) PlateSpin
5 15 (25.00%) Sun
6 14 (23.33%) HP
6 14 (23.33%) Veritas
7 13 (21.67%) Cisco
8 10 (16.67%) F5
9 8 (13.33%) Cognos
9 8 (13.33%) Opsware
10 3 (5.00%) Borland
10 3 (5.00%) ThinPrint
11 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
11 2 (3.33%) EMC
11 2 (3.33%) Forcepoint
11 2 (3.33%) McAfee
11 2 (3.33%) Symantec