Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for VME skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VME over the 6 months to 20 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.

ICL VME
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 90 156
Rank change year-on-year +24 +66 -61
Contract jobs citing VME 18 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.93% 0.11% 0.085%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.79% 0.31% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.67% +5.88%
North East median daily rate £375 £375 £450
% change year-on-year - -16.67% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £35.00 - -
North East median hourly rate £35.00 - -

VME is in the Operating Systems 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 operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 265 318 1,068
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 28.34% 34.87% 45.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 240 748
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +7.69% -13.33%
10th Percentile £257 £216 £217
90th Percentile £550 £538 £476
North East median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -11.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 83
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.85% -53.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £9.14 £9.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £43.00 £45.00 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year - -50.00% +57.57%

VME
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Job vacancy trend for VME in Tyne and Wear

VME
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VME in Tyne and Wear

VME
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VME in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VME in Tyne and Wear

VME
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 VME within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 20 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +22 18 £375 - 2
VME
North East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VME 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 VME.

1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 12 (66.67%) TPMS
2 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (33.33%) Service Management
5 5 (27.78%) COBOL
6 3 (16.67%) Middleware
6 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (11.11%) Micro Focus
7 2 (11.11%) Linux
7 2 (11.11%) HP
7 2 (11.11%) SQL
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle
7 2 (11.11%) Open Source
8 1 (5.56%) SaaS
8 1 (5.56%) PaaS
8 1 (5.56%) HP SIM
8 1 (5.56%) 3PAR
8 1 (5.56%) F5
8 1 (5.56%) IaaS
8 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
8 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
8 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (5.56%) Application Performance Monitoring

VME
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 12 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 12 (66.67%) TPMS
2 1 (5.56%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) FTP
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) DB2
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Analyst
1 12 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 11 (61.11%) Applications Support
2 11 (61.11%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) COBOL Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Environment Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Environment Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Operations Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) AIX
2 1 (5.56%) HPUX
2 1 (5.56%) MVS
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Solaris
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Service Management
2 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 2 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) ITSM
4 1 (5.56%) Kanban
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) COBOL
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP SIM
1 1 (5.56%) Nagios
1 1 (5.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) HP
2 2 (11.11%) Micro Focus
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) 3PAR
3 1 (5.56%) BMC
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) EMC
3 1 (5.56%) F5
3 1 (5.56%) Fujitsu
3 1 (5.56%) ICL
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat