Period
to 23 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 6 months to 23 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.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 79 46
Rank change year-on-year +35 -33 +19
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 66 15 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 6.17% 1.55% 5.38%
As % of the System Software category 27.73% 10.42% 22.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 11 65
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £300 £350 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +22.81% +3.64%
10th Percentile £213 £263 £224
90th Percentile £456 £410 £500
North East median daily rate £300 £312 £310
% change year-on-year -3.85% +0.65% +7.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £22.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -19.64% -
North East median hourly rate - £19.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year - -29.46% -

VMware Infrastructure 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 238 144 494
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 22.26% 14.85% 23.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 88 302
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £333 £347 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.18% +21.75% -18.57%
10th Percentile £230 £193 £206
90th Percentile £475 £500 £412
North East median daily rate £331 £344 £287
% change year-on-year -3.71% +20.07% -4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 29 45
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £21.50 £29.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.86% +3.57% +115.38%
10th Percentile £12.75 £9.38 £11.40
90th Percentile £30.50 £39.00 £36.50
North East median hourly rate £15.20 £28.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year -47.13% +2.68% +115.38%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Tyne and Wear

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Tyne and Wear

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Tyne and Wear

VMware Infrastructure
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 VMware Infrastructure in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Tyne and Wear

VMware Infrastructure
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 VMware Infrastructure within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 23 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 +44 65 £300 -14.29% 4
Gateshead - 1 £550 - 3
VMware Infrastructure
North East

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 VMware Infrastructure.

1 66 (100.00%) VMware
2 56 (84.85%) Citrix
3 55 (83.33%) Windows
3 55 (83.33%) XenApp
4 54 (81.82%) Windows Server
5 53 (80.30%) DNS
5 53 (80.30%) DHCP
6 51 (77.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 45 (68.18%) Security Cleared
7 45 (68.18%) Active Directory
8 44 (66.67%) Ivanti
9 39 (59.09%) SC Cleared
10 37 (56.06%) XenDesktop
11 35 (53.03%) IIS
12 34 (51.52%) vSphere
13 33 (50.00%) NetScaler
14 32 (48.48%) HP
15 29 (43.94%) SAP
15 29 (43.94%) Business Continuity
16 27 (40.91%) ITIL
17 25 (37.88%) SAN
17 25 (37.88%) Project Management
18 24 (36.36%) Service Delivery
19 22 (33.33%) Microsoft
20 21 (31.82%) Degree
20 21 (31.82%) Computer Science
20 21 (31.82%) Computer Science Degree
21 20 (30.30%) Management Information System
22 18 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
23 14 (21.21%) ThinPrint

VMware Infrastructure
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 35 (53.03%) IIS
2 5 (7.58%) Apache
2 5 (7.58%) Tomcat
2 5 (7.58%) WebSphere
3 4 (6.06%) Jetty
3 4 (6.06%) Mongrel
3 4 (6.06%) nginx
4 3 (4.55%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.61%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (6.06%) Google App Engine
3 4 (6.06%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.52%) DigitalOcean
4 1 (1.52%) GitHub
4 1 (1.52%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.52%) Linode
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 53 (80.30%) DHCP
1 53 (80.30%) DNS
2 33 (50.00%) NetScaler
3 25 (37.88%) SAN
4 11 (16.67%) 3G
4 11 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (6.06%) FTP
5 4 (6.06%) HTTP
5 4 (6.06%) IPsec
5 4 (6.06%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (6.06%) SSL
5 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.06%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.52%) DataStage
3 1 (1.52%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (1.52%) MySQL
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.06%) Travis CI
3 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.03%) DbUnit
4 2 (3.03%) jMock
4 2 (3.03%) JUnit
4 2 (3.03%) Maven
4 2 (3.03%) Mockito
4 2 (3.03%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.52%) GitLab
5 1 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.52%) Selenium
5 1 (1.52%) Subversion
5 1 (1.52%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 25 (37.88%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 22 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 19 (28.79%) Citrix Engineer
4 10 (15.15%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (10.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Citrix Support
6 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (6.06%) Citrix Support Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (4.55%) VMware Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.09%) J2EE
2 4 (6.06%) .NET
2 4 (6.06%) Servlets
3 2 (3.03%) Apache Camel
3 2 (3.03%) PowerMock
3 2 (3.03%) RESTful
3 2 (3.03%) SOAP
3 2 (3.03%) Web Services
4 1 (1.52%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.52%) LAMP
4 1 (1.52%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (1.52%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 21 (31.82%) Computer Science
2 20 (30.30%) Management Information System
3 11 (16.67%) Fat Client
3 11 (16.67%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 55 (83.33%) Windows
2 54 (81.82%) Windows Server
3 51 (77.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 10 (15.15%) Windows 10
6 10 (15.15%) Windows 7
7 6 (9.09%) Linux
8 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.52%) CentOS
9 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.94%) Business Continuity
2 27 (40.91%) ITIL
3 25 (37.88%) Project Management
4 24 (36.36%) Service Delivery
5 11 (16.67%) Software Delivery
6 7 (10.61%) DevOps
7 6 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (7.58%) Deployment Automation
9 4 (6.06%) Configuration Management
9 4 (6.06%) Open Source
10 3 (4.55%) Analytics
10 3 (4.55%) Kanban
10 3 (4.55%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 2 (3.03%) BDD
11 2 (3.03%) E-Commerce
11 2 (3.03%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.03%) Scrum
11 2 (3.03%) TDD
12 1 (1.52%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 7 (10.61%) Java
3 2 (3.03%) SQL
4 1 (1.52%) Jython
4 1 (1.52%) PHP
4 1 (1.52%) Python
4 1 (1.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 45 (68.18%) Security Cleared
2 39 (59.09%) SC Cleared
3 21 (31.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (31.82%) Degree
4 7 (10.61%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 55 (83.33%) XenApp
2 45 (68.18%) Active Directory
3 37 (56.06%) XenDesktop
4 34 (51.52%) vSphere
5 11 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (9.09%) XenServer
7 5 (7.58%) Xen
8 4 (6.06%) VMware NSX
9 3 (4.55%) Hyper-V
10 1 (1.52%) Firmware
10 1 (1.52%) VirtualBox
10 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (15.15%) SCCM
2 9 (13.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (9.09%) Ansible
3 6 (9.09%) Puppet
4 4 (6.06%) Terraform
4 4 (6.06%) vRealize
5 3 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (4.55%) PowerCLI
5 3 (4.55%) SafeCom
6 1 (1.52%) Nagios
6 1 (1.52%) OpenNMS
6 1 (1.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 66 (100.00%) VMware
2 56 (84.85%) Citrix
3 44 (66.67%) Ivanti
4 32 (48.48%) HP
5 29 (43.94%) SAP
6 22 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 14 (21.21%) ThinPrint
8 5 (7.58%) Google
9 1 (1.52%) Altiris
9 1 (1.52%) Forcepoint
9 1 (1.52%) IBM
9 1 (1.52%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.52%) Remedy
9 1 (1.52%) SaltStack