Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 - 136
Rank change year-on-year - +136 -55
Contract jobs citing Virtual Machines 8 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.75% - 0.34%
As % of the System Software category 3.38% - 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £358 - £500
North East median daily rate £358 - £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - - -

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 237 146 483
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 22.19% 15.10% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 89 291
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £333 £344 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.34% +20.70% -18.57%
10th Percentile £230 £194 £206
90th Percentile £475 £500 £415
North East median daily rate £330 £342 £290
% change year-on-year -3.51% +17.93% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 30 45
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £21.50 £29.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.12% +5.36% +115.38%
10th Percentile £12.75 £9.44 £11.40
90th Percentile £30.50 £40.00 £36.50
North East median hourly rate £15.20 £29.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -47.59% +3.57% +115.38%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 - 8 £358 -
Virtual Machines
North East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Debian
3 4 (50.00%) Ruby
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) QA
3 4 (50.00%) Selenium
3 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 3 (37.50%) Open Source
4 3 (37.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (37.50%) Kanban
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Data Guard
4 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (37.50%) Ansible
4 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL

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 (12.50%) TPMS
1 1 (12.50%) Tuxedo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
1 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) JIRA
General
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) DBA
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) QA Tester
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Debian
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Kanban
3 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 3 (37.50%) Open Source
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Ruby
1 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) COBOL
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
1 3 (37.50%) OCP
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Ansible
1 3 (37.50%) Data Guard
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Micro Focus