Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 49 19
Rank change year-on-year +10 -30 +41
Contract jobs citing VMware 73 54 289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.84% 4.37% 11.00%
As % of the Vendors category 12.39% 8.64% 19.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 45 182
North East median daily rate £300 £324 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.41% +15.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £188 £205
90th Percentile £400 £415 £404
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 29
North East median hourly rate £30.25 £11.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +175.00% -60.71% +1.82%
10th Percentile £29.43 £10.25 £21.05
90th Percentile £30.88 £11.75 £35.20
England median hourly rate £27.00 £18.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year +47.95% -27.00% +9.51%

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 589 625 1,506
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 47.12% 50.53% 57.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 392 953
North East median daily rate £361 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.21% +12.90% -4.62%
10th Percentile £250 £251 £209
90th Percentile £538 £537 £475
England median daily rate £450 £440 £420
% change year-on-year +2.39% +4.64% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 41 117
North East median hourly rate £15.60 £30.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.00% +7.14% +104.23%
10th Percentile £11.35 £9.50 £13.60
90th Percentile £32.20 £47.50 £36.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.18
% change year-on-year +2.94% -1.02% -1.86%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +25 67 £319 -1.92% 12
Durham -10 4 £300 -10.45% 2
Northumberland - 1 £290 -
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 56 (76.71%) Citrix
2 53 (72.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (71.23%) Windows
4 47 (64.38%) Windows Server
5 46 (63.01%) DHCP
6 45 (61.64%) DNS
6 45 (61.64%) XenApp
7 41 (56.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 41 (56.16%) Active Directory
8 40 (54.79%) Security Cleared
9 36 (49.32%) Ivanti
10 34 (46.58%) Microsoft
10 34 (46.58%) SC Cleared
11 27 (36.99%) XenDesktop
12 26 (35.62%) PowerShell
13 25 (34.25%) vSphere
14 24 (32.88%) NetScaler
15 23 (31.51%) Windows Server 2003
16 20 (27.40%) Computer Science
16 20 (27.40%) Degree
16 20 (27.40%) HP
16 20 (27.40%) Computer Science Degree
17 18 (24.66%) IIS
18 15 (20.55%) ITIL
18 15 (20.55%) Business Continuity
18 15 (20.55%) ThinPrint
19 14 (19.18%) SAP
19 14 (19.18%) SAN
20 12 (16.44%) Thin Client
20 12 (16.44%) Fat Client

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 18 (24.66%) IIS
2 9 (12.33%) OpenStack
3 5 (6.85%) Apache
4 4 (5.48%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.11%) Jetty
5 3 (4.11%) Mongrel
5 3 (4.11%) MS Exchange
5 3 (4.11%) nginx
5 3 (4.11%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.37%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.85%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.11%) Google App Engine
3 3 (4.11%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.74%) Office 365
5 1 (1.37%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (1.37%) GitHub
5 1 (1.37%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.37%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 46 (63.01%) DHCP
2 45 (61.64%) DNS
3 24 (32.88%) NetScaler
4 14 (19.18%) SAN
5 11 (15.07%) 3G
5 11 (15.07%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (6.85%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (5.48%) LAN
7 4 (5.48%) TCP/IP
7 4 (5.48%) VSAN
8 3 (4.11%) Firewall
8 3 (4.11%) FTP
8 3 (4.11%) HTTP
8 3 (4.11%) IPsec
8 3 (4.11%) SSL
8 3 (4.11%) WAN
9 2 (2.74%) SMS
10 1 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.74%) MySQL
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.37%) DataStage
3 1 (1.37%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.85%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.11%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (4.11%) Travis CI
4 2 (2.74%) DbUnit
4 2 (2.74%) jMock
4 2 (2.74%) JUnit
4 2 (2.74%) Maven
4 2 (2.74%) Mockito
4 2 (2.74%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.37%) GitLab
5 1 (1.37%) Selenium
5 1 (1.37%) Subversion
5 1 (1.37%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (30.14%) Citrix Engineer
2 16 (21.92%) Support Engineer
3 11 (15.07%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 10 (13.70%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (12.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (10.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (6.85%) Administrator
8 5 (6.85%) VMware Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Support
9 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (5.48%) Wintel Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.85%) J2EE
2 3 (4.11%) .NET
2 3 (4.11%) Servlets
3 2 (2.74%) Apache Camel
3 2 (2.74%) LAMP
3 2 (2.74%) PowerMock
3 2 (2.74%) RESTful
3 2 (2.74%) SOAP
3 2 (2.74%) Web Services
4 1 (1.37%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.37%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (1.37%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.40%) Computer Science
2 12 (16.44%) Fat Client
2 12 (16.44%) Thin Client
3 8 (10.96%) Management Information System
4 6 (8.22%) Clustering
5 5 (6.85%) Data Centre
5 5 (6.85%) PKI
6 4 (5.48%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.37%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.37%) Digital Signage
7 1 (1.37%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.37%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 52 (71.23%) Windows
2 47 (64.38%) Windows Server
3 41 (56.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (31.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (16.44%) Windows 7
6 11 (15.07%) Windows 10
6 11 (15.07%) Windows 8
7 9 (12.33%) Linux
8 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (5.48%) Windows 2000
10 3 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.74%) Unix
12 1 (1.37%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.55%) Business Continuity
1 15 (20.55%) ITIL
2 11 (15.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (15.07%) Software Delivery
3 10 (13.70%) Service Delivery
4 9 (12.33%) Analytics
4 9 (12.33%) DevOps
4 9 (12.33%) Project Management
5 8 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.22%) Configuration Management
6 6 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (6.85%) Kanban
7 5 (6.85%) Server Building
8 4 (5.48%) Open Source
8 4 (5.48%) Proactive Monitoring
9 3 (4.11%) Deployment Automation
9 3 (4.11%) Performance Improvement
9 3 (4.11%) Software Deployment
9 3 (4.11%) Tech Ops
10 2 (2.74%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (35.62%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.22%) Java
3 3 (4.11%) SQL
4 2 (2.74%) C#
4 2 (2.74%) PHP
5 1 (1.37%) Jython
5 1 (1.37%) Python
5 1 (1.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 40 (54.79%) Security Cleared
2 34 (46.58%) SC Cleared
3 20 (27.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (27.40%) Degree
4 9 (12.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (5.48%) DV Cleared
6 4 (5.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.37%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (72.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (61.64%) XenApp
3 41 (56.16%) Active Directory
4 27 (36.99%) XenDesktop
5 25 (34.25%) vSphere
6 12 (16.44%) XenServer
7 11 (15.07%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (12.33%) Hyper-V
9 7 (9.59%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (5.48%) VMware NSX
10 4 (5.48%) Xen
11 1 (1.37%) Docker
11 1 (1.37%) Firmware
11 1 (1.37%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (1.37%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (13.70%) Puppet
1 10 (13.70%) SCCM
1 10 (13.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 8 (10.96%) Ansible
3 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (6.85%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (6.85%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (5.48%) PowerCLI
5 4 (5.48%) SafeCom
5 4 (5.48%) vCenter Server
5 4 (5.48%) vRealize
6 3 (4.11%) Terraform
7 2 (2.74%) Nagios
8 1 (1.37%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.37%) Kubernetes
8 1 (1.37%) OpenNMS
8 1 (1.37%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 56 (76.71%) Citrix
2 36 (49.32%) Ivanti
3 34 (46.58%) Microsoft
4 20 (27.40%) HP
5 15 (20.55%) ThinPrint
6 14 (19.18%) SAP
7 5 (6.85%) Google
7 5 (6.85%) McAfee
8 4 (5.48%) Symantec
9 3 (4.11%) Cisco
9 3 (4.11%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.74%) Atlassian
10 2 (2.74%) EMC
10 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.37%) Apple
11 1 (1.37%) Dell
11 1 (1.37%) IBM
11 1 (1.37%) Meraki
11 1 (1.37%) Rackspace
11 1 (1.37%) Veeam