Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for Virtual Machines skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Machines over the 6 months to 24 September 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.

Virtual Machine (VM)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 77 166
Rank change year-on-year -10 +89 -70
Contract jobs citing Virtual Machines 6 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.66% 1.02% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 3.03% 4.81% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 4
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £525 £405 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.63% -19.00% +5.26%
North East median daily rate £525 £405 £500
% change year-on-year +29.63% -19.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - - £15.50

Virtual Machines is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 198 187 726
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 21.73% 21.23% 28.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 130 456
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £385 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.46% +8.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £240 £194 £205
90th Percentile £550 £488 £461
North East median daily rate £385 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +18.46% +8.33% -11.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 25 75
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.00 £30.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.67% +7.14% +86.67%
10th Percentile £8.89 £10.00 £10.58
90th Percentile £29.88 £44.00 £36.30
North East median hourly rate £14.60 £29.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year -50.51% +5.36% +100.00%

Virtual Machines
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Virtual Machines as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Machines in Tyne and Wear

Virtual Machines
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Virtual Machines in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Machines in Tyne and Wear

Virtual Machines
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Machines in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Virtual Machines in Tyne and Wear

Virtual Machines
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Machines within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 24 September 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 6 £525 +29.63% 1
Virtual Machines
North East

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Virtual Machines 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Virtual Machines.

1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (83.33%) Shell Script
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Data Guard
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 5 (83.33%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (66.67%) Kanban
3 4 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (66.67%) Ansible
3 4 (66.67%) DevOps
3 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (66.67%) Open Source
3 4 (66.67%) MySQL
3 4 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) JIRA
3 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (66.67%) OCP
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle Certification

Virtual Machines
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 1 (16.67%) TPMS
1 1 (16.67%) Tuxedo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 4 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (16.67%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) DBA
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Kanban
2 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 4 (66.67%) Open Source
2 4 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) COBOL
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) OCP
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Data Guard
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (66.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Micro Focus