Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

VMware
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 21 33
Rank change year-on-year -23 +12 +22
Contract jobs citing VMware 47 218 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.15% 9.29% 5.25%
As % of the Vendors category 10.56% 15.75% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 147 45
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £325 £305 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.56% -12.86% +9.80%
10th Percentile £251 £208 £220
90th Percentile £416 £533 £650
North East median daily rate £315 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +5.00% -14.29% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 25 15
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +1.82%
10th Percentile £30.40 £22.75 £25.15
90th Percentile £32.40 £32.00 £44.45
North East median hourly rate £31.00 £28.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +10.71% -12.50% +6.67%

VMware is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Tyne and Wear.

All Vendors
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 445 1384 613
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 48.79% 58.99% 40.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 956 341
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £365 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.61% -5.71% -
10th Percentile £260 £213 £231
90th Percentile £550 £488 £550
North East median daily rate £365 £330 £359
% change year-on-year +10.61% -8.01% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 106 57
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £17.10 £27.75 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.38% +15.63% +41.18%
10th Percentile £8.84 £11.63 £12.21
90th Percentile £47.63 £36.00 £38.75
North East median hourly rate £16.30 £27.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -39.63% +28.57% +13.51%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Tyne and Wear

VMware
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 in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Tyne and Wear

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Tyne and Wear

VMware
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 in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Tyne and Wear

VMware
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 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 -25 43 £315 +4.05% 5
Sunderland +4 3 £430 -
Gateshead - 1 £350 -
VMware
North East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 34 (72.34%) Windows
2 33 (70.21%) Security Cleared
3 32 (68.09%) Hyper-V
4 29 (61.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (53.19%) DNS
6 24 (51.06%) SC Cleared
7 22 (46.81%) Active Directory
8 21 (44.68%) Citrix
9 20 (42.55%) DHCP
9 20 (42.55%) ITIL
10 18 (38.30%) Linux
10 18 (38.30%) Clustering
11 17 (36.17%) Solaris
12 16 (34.04%) AIX
12 16 (34.04%) HPUX
12 16 (34.04%) Unix
12 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
12 16 (34.04%) Red Hat
12 16 (34.04%) Firewall
13 15 (31.91%) AppSense
13 15 (31.91%) Sun
13 15 (31.91%) Oracle
13 15 (31.91%) Apache
13 15 (31.91%) SCCM
13 15 (31.91%) PlateSpin
13 15 (31.91%) XenApp
13 15 (31.91%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 14 (29.79%) XenDesktop
14 14 (29.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 14 (29.79%) Tomcat

VMware
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 (31.91%) Apache
2 14 (29.79%) iPlanet
2 14 (29.79%) JBoss
2 14 (29.79%) Tomcat
2 14 (29.79%) WebLogic
3 13 (27.66%) MS Exchange
3 13 (27.66%) Skype for Business
4 12 (25.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (25.53%) Oracle Application Server
5 9 (19.15%) OpenStack
5 9 (19.15%) SharePoint
6 8 (17.02%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (17.02%) MQSeries
7 7 (14.89%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (31.91%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Office 365
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) DigitalOcean
3 1 (2.13%) IaaS
3 1 (2.13%) Linode
3 1 (2.13%) PaaS
3 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (53.19%) DNS
2 20 (42.55%) DHCP
3 16 (34.04%) Firewall
4 14 (29.79%) SAN
5 12 (25.53%) TCP/IP
6 11 (23.40%) NAS
7 8 (17.02%) LDAP
7 8 (17.02%) SMS
8 6 (12.77%) FCoE
8 6 (12.77%) iSCSI
8 6 (12.77%) WAN
9 2 (4.26%) LAN
9 2 (4.26%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (4.26%) VLAN
9 2 (4.26%) VPN
10 1 (2.13%) BIG-IP
10 1 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (2.13%) Software-Defined Networking
10 1 (2.13%) VoIP
10 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.13%) DataStage
4 1 (2.13%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (2.13%) MySQL
4 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 10 (21.28%) Desktop Support
1 10 (21.28%) Unix Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) Desktop Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) AIX Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Server Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Solaris Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.38%) Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Project Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Windows Server Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) J2EE
2 1 (2.13%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (2.13%) Flash
2 1 (2.13%) LAMP
2 1 (2.13%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (2.13%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 18 (38.30%) Clustering
2 7 (14.89%) Data Centre
3 5 (10.64%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.64%) Grid Computing
4 3 (6.38%) PKI
5 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.26%) Tandem
6 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (72.34%) Windows
2 18 (38.30%) Linux
3 17 (36.17%) Solaris
4 16 (34.04%) AIX
4 16 (34.04%) HPUX
4 16 (34.04%) Unix
5 14 (29.79%) SUSE
6 11 (23.40%) Windows Server
7 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (6.38%) Windows 2000
8 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.13%) Debian
9 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) ITIL
2 13 (27.66%) High Availability
3 11 (23.40%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 9 (19.15%) Load Balancing
5 8 (17.02%) Procure-to-Pay
6 7 (14.89%) Server Building
6 7 (14.89%) Software Delivery
7 5 (10.64%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.38%) Proactive Monitoring
8 3 (6.38%) Requirements Management
8 3 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (4.26%) Capacity Management
9 2 (4.26%) Facilities Management
9 2 (4.26%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (4.26%) Migration
9 2 (4.26%) Project Management
9 2 (4.26%) Server Virtualisation
9 2 (4.26%) Software Deployment
9 2 (4.26%) Web Filtering
10 1 (2.13%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) Bash Shell
1 7 (14.89%) C-shell
1 7 (14.89%) Korn
1 7 (14.89%) Perl
2 6 (12.77%) Shell Script
3 5 (10.64%) SQL
4 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.13%) Java
5 1 (2.13%) Jython
5 1 (2.13%) PHP
5 1 (2.13%) Python
5 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (70.21%) Security Cleared
2 24 (51.06%) SC Cleared
3 12 (25.53%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (10.64%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (10.64%) Degree
5 3 (6.38%) DV Cleared
5 3 (6.38%) MCSE
5 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.13%) CCDP
6 1 (2.13%) CCIE
6 1 (2.13%) CCIP
6 1 (2.13%) CCNP
6 1 (2.13%) CCSA
6 1 (2.13%) CCSE
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.13%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.13%) JNCIE
6 1 (2.13%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.13%) MCSA
6 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.26%) PMBOK
System Software
1 32 (68.09%) Hyper-V
2 29 (61.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (46.81%) Active Directory
4 15 (31.91%) XenApp
5 14 (29.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 14 (29.79%) XenDesktop
6 13 (27.66%) KVM
6 13 (27.66%) Microsoft App-V
6 13 (27.66%) XenServer
7 8 (17.02%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (10.64%) vSphere
9 4 (8.51%) Samba
10 3 (6.38%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (4.26%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (4.26%) VMware NSX
12 1 (2.13%) VirtualBox
12 1 (2.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (31.91%) SCCM
2 8 (17.02%) OpenView
3 5 (10.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (6.38%) vCenter Server
5 2 (4.26%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (4.26%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.13%) Ansible
6 1 (2.13%) FortiGate
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (2.13%) Nagios
6 1 (2.13%) OpenNMS
6 1 (2.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.13%) PowerCLI
6 1 (2.13%) Puppet
6 1 (2.13%) SafeCom
6 1 (2.13%) vRealize
6 1 (2.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (44.68%) Citrix
2 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
2 16 (34.04%) Red Hat
3 15 (31.91%) AppSense
3 15 (31.91%) Oracle
3 15 (31.91%) PlateSpin
3 15 (31.91%) Sun
4 14 (29.79%) Veritas
5 13 (27.66%) HP
6 11 (23.40%) Cisco
7 10 (21.28%) F5
8 8 (17.02%) Cognos
8 8 (17.02%) Opsware
9 3 (6.38%) Borland
10 2 (4.26%) 3PAR
10 2 (4.26%) EMC
10 2 (4.26%) Forcepoint
10 2 (4.26%) McAfee
10 2 (4.26%) Symantec
11 1 (2.13%) Veeam