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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 59 51 34
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -17
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 9 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.11% 1.56% 2.03%
As % of the System Software category 19.15% 25.00% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £213 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+111.76% -18.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £193 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £309 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.25 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.31% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £22.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -4.34%
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
47 40 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.78% 6.24% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 11
Average daily rate £350 £213 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.70% -41.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £125 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 7
Average hourly rate £19.25 £15.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.19% +19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £16.95 £19.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure.

1 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (70.37%) Windows
3 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
3 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
4 13 (48.15%) ITIL
5 9 (33.33%) Citrix
5 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (29.63%) Windows 7
6 8 (29.63%) XenApp
7 7 (25.93%) SAN
7 7 (25.93%) Migration
7 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (22.22%) Windows XP
8 6 (22.22%) Cisco
9 5 (18.52%) NetApp
9 5 (18.52%) MS Office
9 5 (18.52%) Change Management
9 5 (18.52%) vSphere
10 4 (14.81%) NetScaler
10 4 (14.81%) XenDesktop
10 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
10 4 (14.81%) Data Migration
10 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
10 4 (14.81%) SQL
10 4 (14.81%) DNS
11 3 (11.11%) Linux
11 3 (11.11%) MCSE
11 3 (11.11%) NHS
11 3 (11.11%) Symantec

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Office
2 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) SAN
2 4 (14.81%) NetScaler
2 4 (14.81%) DNS
3 2 (7.41%) Firewall
3 2 (7.41%) DHCP
3 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.70%) NAS
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco ICM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
1 3 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (11.11%) Analyst
1 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
1 3 (11.11%) Architect
1 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (11.11%) Server Engineer
1 3 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (7.41%) Help Desk Engineer
2 2 (7.41%) Server Analyst
2 2 (7.41%) Citrix Support
2 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (7.41%) Storage Architect
2 2 (7.41%) Wintel Analyst
2 2 (7.41%) Wintel Server Analyst
2 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
3 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support
3 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) NHS
2 2 (7.41%) Fat Client
2 2 (7.41%) Thin Client
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (29.63%) Windows 7
4 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (22.22%) Windows XP
6 3 (11.11%) Linux
7 2 (7.41%) UNIX
7 2 (7.41%) Solaris
8 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) Migration
3 5 (18.52%) Change Management
4 4 (14.81%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (7.41%) Line Management
5 2 (7.41%) Service Management
5 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.70%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) Validation
6 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.70%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.70%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
2 2 (7.41%) VB
2 2 (7.41%) VBA
3 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) MCSE
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) CCA
2 2 (7.41%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.70%) CCEA
3 1 (3.70%) MCP
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) MCTS
3 1 (3.70%) MCITP
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
2 8 (29.63%) XenApp
3 5 (18.52%) vSphere
4 4 (14.81%) XenDesktop
4 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (7.41%) Terminal Server
6 1 (3.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) NetBackup
1 3 (11.11%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.70%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
3 9 (33.33%) Citrix
4 6 (22.22%) Cisco
5 5 (18.52%) NetApp
6 3 (11.11%) Symantec
7 2 (7.41%) AppSense
7 2 (7.41%) IBM
7 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
7 2 (7.41%) HP
8 1 (3.70%) ProCurve
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