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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 63 43
Rank change year-on-year -7 -20  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 10 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.72% 0.86% 1.72%
As % of the System Software category 12.35% 12.50% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 7
Median daily rate £370 £240 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.16% -12.72%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -2.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -47.09% +43.33%  

VMware Infrastructure is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 81 48 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 13.89% 6.86% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 29 18
Median daily rate £350 £260 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.61% -29.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £598
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -3.97% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 4
Median hourly rate £10.50 £11.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.24% -37.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.83 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £11.83 £27.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.45% +4.10%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -10 10 £370 +54.16%
VMware Infrastructure
North East

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 60 (100.00%) VMware
2 46 (76.67%) Windows
3 41 (68.33%) Security Cleared
4 31 (51.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (51.67%) Windows Server
4 31 (51.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (46.67%) SC Cleared
6 20 (33.33%) Migration
6 20 (33.33%) HP
6 20 (33.33%) Linux
7 18 (30.00%) Active Directory
8 17 (28.33%) Solaris
9 16 (26.67%) Oracle
9 16 (26.67%) Cisco
10 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 15 (25.00%) Red Hat
11 14 (23.33%) WebLogic
11 14 (23.33%) HPUX
11 14 (23.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (21.67%) F5
12 13 (21.67%) SCCM
13 12 (20.00%) TIBCO
13 12 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
13 12 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
13 12 (20.00%) DNS
13 12 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
13 12 (20.00%) BODI
13 12 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
13 12 (20.00%) XenApp
13 12 (20.00%) Windows 7

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 14 (23.33%) WebLogic
2 4 (6.67%) IIS
3 3 (5.00%) Apache
3 3 (5.00%) SAS
3 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.33%) CMS
4 2 (3.33%) Jetty
4 2 (3.33%) Mongrel
4 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.33%) nginx
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS Office
2 2 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.33%) Google App Engine
2 2 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (3.33%) IaaS
2 2 (3.33%) PaaS
2 2 (3.33%) SaaS
3 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.00%) DNS
2 9 (15.00%) DHCP
3 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.33%) 3G
4 2 (3.33%) Firewall
4 2 (3.33%) FTP
4 2 (3.33%) HTTP
4 2 (3.33%) IPsec
4 2 (3.33%) SSL
4 2 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.00%) BODI
1 12 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
1 12 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.33%) Big Data
3 2 (3.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (3.33%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.67%) DB2
4 1 (1.67%) Ingres
4 1 (1.67%) MySQL
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
1 12 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.33%) MSI
3 2 (3.33%) NMock
3 2 (3.33%) StarTeam
3 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.33%) Travis CI
3 2 (3.33%) WiX
General
1 2 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 17 (28.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 17 (28.33%) Desktop Support
2 17 (28.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 13 (21.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 12 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 12 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 12 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 12 (20.00%) Architect
5 6 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Development Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Development Support Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Systems Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Unix Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) .NET
2 3 (5.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.00%) J2EE
3 2 (3.33%) Servlets
3 2 (3.33%) Web Services
3 2 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (11.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.67%) Clustering
4 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.00%) Tandem
5 2 (3.33%) Fat Client
5 2 (3.33%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.33%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 46 (76.67%) Windows
2 31 (51.67%) Windows Server
2 31 (51.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 31 (51.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (33.33%) Linux
4 17 (28.33%) Solaris
5 14 (23.33%) HPUX
5 14 (23.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 7 (11.67%) Unix
8 6 (10.00%) AIX
8 6 (10.00%) Windows XP
9 5 (8.33%) Windows 10
9 5 (8.33%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.33%) SUSE
10 2 (3.33%) Windows 2000
10 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.67%) MVS
11 1 (1.67%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.33%) Migration
2 9 (15.00%) Change Control
2 9 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (15.00%) Time Management
3 8 (13.33%) ITIL
3 8 (13.33%) Project Governance
3 8 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (13.33%) Software Delivery
4 7 (11.67%) TOGAF
5 5 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 4 (6.67%) Open Source
6 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 4 (6.67%) Project Management
6 4 (6.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 3 (5.00%) DevOps
7 3 (5.00%) High Availability
8 2 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.33%) Data Engineering
8 2 (3.33%) ITIL V2
8 2 (3.33%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.33%) SQL
2 4 (6.67%) Java
3 3 (5.00%) C#
4 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.67%) C
5 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (68.33%) Security Cleared
2 28 (46.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.67%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.67%) Degree
4 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 12 (20.00%) XenApp
3 8 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.00%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (3.33%) Xen
6 1 (1.67%) KVM
6 1 (1.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.67%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (21.67%) SCCM
2 2 (3.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (3.33%) Puppet
2 2 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (3.33%) WMI
3 1 (1.67%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (1.67%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 60 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (33.33%) HP
3 16 (26.67%) Cisco
3 16 (26.67%) Oracle
4 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 13 (21.67%) F5
6 12 (20.00%) TIBCO
7 11 (18.33%) Citrix
8 9 (15.00%) AppSense
9 5 (8.33%) ThinPrint
10 2 (3.33%) Borland
10 2 (3.33%) Google
10 2 (3.33%) PlateSpin
10 2 (3.33%) Serena
11 1 (1.67%) Apple
11 1 (1.67%) EMC
11 1 (1.67%) NetApp
11 1 (1.67%) Sun
11 1 (1.67%) Veritas