Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 42 48
Rank change year-on-year -20 +6 +16
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 29 143 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.18% 6.10% 4.00%
As % of the System Software category 16.20% 23.33% 36.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 93 39
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £330 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -8.57% -
10th Percentile £236 £225 £232
90th Percentile £438 £533 £653
North East median daily rate £325 £315 £350
% change year-on-year +3.17% -10.00% +9.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 19 10
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £32.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% -13.18% +17.27%
North East median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year +16.07% -13.18% +12.17%

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 179 613 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 19.63% 26.13% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 405 80
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £340 £315 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.94% -10.00% +16.67%
10th Percentile £222 £205 £212
90th Percentile £546 £482 £638
North East median daily rate £335 £313 £350
% change year-on-year +7.03% -10.57% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 68 30
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +21.35%
10th Percentile £9.50 £13.19 £12.65
90th Percentile £46.00 £29.50 £39.18
North East median hourly rate £22.00 £28.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year -21.43% +9.80% -11.30%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 -24 26 £330 +3.13% 2
Sunderland - 3 £430 -
VMware Infrastructure
North East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 29 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (68.97%) Hyper-V
3 19 (65.52%) Security Cleared
4 17 (58.62%) Windows
4 17 (58.62%) Linux
5 16 (55.17%) Unix
5 16 (55.17%) Solaris
5 16 (55.17%) Firewall
5 16 (55.17%) SC Cleared
6 15 (51.72%) PlateSpin
6 15 (51.72%) Clustering
6 15 (51.72%) AIX
6 15 (51.72%) HPUX
6 15 (51.72%) ITIL
6 15 (51.72%) Oracle
6 15 (51.72%) Apache
6 15 (51.72%) Sun
6 15 (51.72%) Red Hat
6 15 (51.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 14 (48.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 14 (48.28%) SAN
7 14 (48.28%) iPlanet
7 14 (48.28%) Tomcat
7 14 (48.28%) JBoss
7 14 (48.28%) J2EE
7 14 (48.28%) WebLogic
7 14 (48.28%) SUSE
7 14 (48.28%) Veritas
8 13 (44.83%) KVM
8 13 (44.83%) High Availability

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 15 (51.72%) Apache
2 14 (48.28%) iPlanet
2 14 (48.28%) JBoss
2 14 (48.28%) Tomcat
2 14 (48.28%) WebLogic
3 12 (41.38%) Oracle Application Server
4 9 (31.03%) OpenStack
5 8 (27.59%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (27.59%) MQSeries
5 8 (27.59%) SharePoint
6 7 (24.14%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (51.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) DigitalOcean
2 1 (3.45%) IaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Linode
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) PaaS
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (55.17%) Firewall
2 14 (48.28%) SAN
3 12 (41.38%) TCP/IP
4 11 (37.93%) NAS
5 10 (34.48%) DNS
6 8 (27.59%) LDAP
7 6 (20.69%) FCoE
7 6 (20.69%) iSCSI
7 6 (20.69%) WAN
8 5 (17.24%) DHCP
9 2 (6.90%) LAN
9 2 (6.90%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (6.90%) VLAN
9 2 (6.90%) VPN
10 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (3.45%) Cisco Wireless
10 1 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (3.45%) Modbus
10 1 (3.45%) Software-Defined Networking
10 1 (3.45%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.45%) DataStage
4 1 (3.45%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (3.45%) MySQL
4 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Unix Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) AIX Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Solaris Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Project Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Build Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) NetApp Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) J2EE
2 1 (3.45%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (3.45%) Flash
2 1 (3.45%) LAMP
2 1 (3.45%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 15 (51.72%) Clustering
2 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
3 5 (17.24%) Grid Computing
4 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.45%) PKI
5 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.45%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) Linux
1 17 (58.62%) Windows
2 16 (55.17%) Solaris
2 16 (55.17%) Unix
3 15 (51.72%) AIX
3 15 (51.72%) HPUX
4 14 (48.28%) SUSE
5 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
6 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) ITIL
2 13 (44.83%) High Availability
3 9 (31.03%) Load Balancing
4 8 (27.59%) Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (17.24%) Server Building
5 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Requirements Management
6 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) Capacity Management
7 2 (6.90%) Facilities Management
7 2 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (6.90%) Project Management
7 2 (6.90%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (6.90%) Web Filtering
8 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.45%) ITSM
8 1 (3.45%) Migration
8 1 (3.45%) Network Design
8 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) Bash Shell
1 7 (24.14%) C-shell
1 7 (24.14%) Korn
1 7 (24.14%) Perl
2 6 (20.69%) Shell Script
3 5 (17.24%) SQL
4 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.45%) Java
5 1 (3.45%) Jython
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
5 1 (3.45%) Python
5 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (65.52%) Security Cleared
2 16 (55.17%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (6.90%) MCSE
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.45%) CCDP
5 1 (3.45%) CCIE
5 1 (3.45%) CCIE Security
5 1 (3.45%) CCIP
5 1 (3.45%) CCNP
5 1 (3.45%) CCSA
5 1 (3.45%) CCSE
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (3.45%) Degree
5 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.45%) JNCIA
5 1 (3.45%) JNCIE
5 1 (3.45%) JNCIS
5 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) PMBOK
System Software
1 20 (68.97%) Hyper-V
2 14 (48.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 13 (44.83%) KVM
4 8 (27.59%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
6 4 (13.79%) Samba
7 3 (10.34%) vSphere
8 2 (6.90%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (6.90%) VMware NSX
9 1 (3.45%) VirtualBox
9 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (3.45%) Xen
9 1 (3.45%) XenApp
9 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
9 1 (3.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) OpenView
2 3 (10.34%) SCCM
3 2 (6.90%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (3.45%) Ansible
4 1 (3.45%) FortiGate
4 1 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) Nagios
4 1 (3.45%) OpenNMS
4 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.45%) PowerCLI
4 1 (3.45%) Puppet
4 1 (3.45%) SafeCom
4 1 (3.45%) vCenter Server
4 1 (3.45%) vRealize
4 1 (3.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (51.72%) Oracle
2 15 (51.72%) PlateSpin
2 15 (51.72%) Red Hat
2 15 (51.72%) Sun
3 14 (48.28%) Veritas
4 11 (37.93%) HP
5 10 (34.48%) Cisco
5 10 (34.48%) F5
6 8 (27.59%) Cognos
6 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
6 8 (27.59%) Opsware
7 5 (17.24%) Citrix
8 3 (10.34%) Borland
9 2 (6.90%) 3PAR
9 2 (6.90%) EMC
9 2 (6.90%) Forcepoint
10 1 (3.45%) Rackspace
10 1 (3.45%) SaltStack
10 1 (3.45%) Veeam