The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 50 62 52
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 16 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.03% 1.00% 1.52%
As % of the System Software category 20.00% 16.33% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 7
Median daily rate £300 £450 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +111.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £425 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £563 £309
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £330 £345
% change year-on-year
+18.93% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £27.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +70.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +62.79%
VMware Infrastructure
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

System Software Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
80 49 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.13% 6.09% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 25 17
Median daily rate £338 £350 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +64.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 13
Median hourly rate £19.25 £19.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +42.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £28.00 £16.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +6.82%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Birmingham region.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Birmingham region.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
3 15 (55.56%) Windows
3 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 11 (40.74%) MS Exchange
5 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 9 (33.33%) ITIL
5 9 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 8 (29.63%) Linux
7 6 (22.22%) SQL
7 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (22.22%) Firewall
7 6 (22.22%) NetBackup
7 6 (22.22%) Backup Exec
7 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
8 5 (18.52%) SCCM
8 5 (18.52%) SCOM
8 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (18.52%) IBM
8 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
8 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
8 5 (18.52%) HP
8 5 (18.52%) Citrix
8 5 (18.52%) DNS
8 5 (18.52%) SSL
9 4 (14.81%) IIS
9 4 (14.81%) Firmware
9 4 (14.81%) vSphere
9 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
9 4 (14.81%) LPIC

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 11 (40.74%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.81%) IIS
3 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.70%) Apache
4 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.70%) CMS
4 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.70%) Mimecast
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) Firewall
2 5 (18.52%) DNS
2 5 (18.52%) SSL
3 3 (11.11%) DHCP
3 3 (11.11%) LAN
3 3 (11.11%) SAN
3 3 (11.11%) WAN
4 2 (7.41%) VLAN
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.70%) Internet
5 1 (3.70%) IPsec
5 1 (3.70%) MPLS
5 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.70%) Network Security
5 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.70%) VPN
5 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Legal
2 1 (3.70%) Publishing
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Administrator
1 5 (18.52%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 5 (18.52%) Support Engineer
1 5 (18.52%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (14.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Server Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (7.41%) IT Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Server Support
3 2 (7.41%) Server Support Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (7.41%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Wintel Support
3 2 (7.41%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.70%) CMDB
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.70%) FlexPod
3 1 (3.70%) HP Storage
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) Windows
2 8 (29.63%) Linux
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (11.11%) AIX
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (7.41%) Unix
7 1 (3.70%) CentOS
7 1 (3.70%) HPUX
7 1 (3.70%) Solaris
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (11.11%) Line Management
2 3 (11.11%) Presales
3 2 (7.41%) Migration
3 2 (7.41%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.70%) Coaching
4 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.70%) CRM
4 1 (3.70%) Defect Management
4 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.70%) Project Management
4 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.70%) Service Management
4 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.70%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.70%) Korn
3 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) LPIC
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) MCSE
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.41%) MCSA
4 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) MCP
4 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) VCP5
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) Firmware
2 4 (14.81%) vSphere
3 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
3 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.70%) KVM
4 1 (3.70%) vCloud
4 1 (3.70%) XenApp
4 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Backup Exec
1 6 (22.22%) NetBackup
2 5 (18.52%) SCCM
2 5 (18.52%) SCOM
3 2 (7.41%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (7.41%) WSUS
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (18.52%) Citrix
3 5 (18.52%) HP
3 5 (18.52%) IBM
3 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco
4 2 (7.41%) Intel Security
5 1 (3.70%) Aruba
5 1 (3.70%) Lotus
5 1 (3.70%) NetApp
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) Symantec
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