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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 49 47 44
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 10 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.35% 2.59% 2.97%
As % of the System Software category 14.49% 27.40% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 14
Average daily rate
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£400 £281 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.22% -12.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £185 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £795 £479 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
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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
69 73 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.29% 9.46% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 38 47
Average daily rate £319 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £185 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £410 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 10
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £11.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +72.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £10.57 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £24.75 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (68.42%) Windows
3 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
4 6 (31.58%) Migration
4 6 (31.58%) SAN
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (26.32%) ITIL
6 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
6 4 (21.05%) Project Management
6 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
7 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
7 3 (15.79%) vSphere
7 3 (15.79%) Firewall
7 3 (15.79%) NetBackup
7 3 (15.79%) Symantec
7 3 (15.79%) DNS
7 3 (15.79%) Cisco
7 3 (15.79%) UNIX
7 3 (15.79%) Citrix
7 3 (15.79%) Linux
7 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
8 2 (10.53%) LAN
8 2 (10.53%) WAN
8 2 (10.53%) MCSE
8 2 (10.53%) Solaris

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) SAN
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) DNS
3 2 (10.53%) Wireless
3 2 (10.53%) LAN
3 2 (10.53%) WAN
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) VPN
4 1 (5.26%) DHCP
4 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.26%) DMZ
4 1 (5.26%) NAS
4 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MSI
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Service Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Storage Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Architect
4 1 (5.26%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Network Support
4 1 (5.26%) Data Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Lead Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Implementation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) NHS
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Wiki
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.79%) UNIX
4 3 (15.79%) Linux
5 2 (10.53%) Solaris
6 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.26%) VMS
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Migration
2 5 (26.32%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.53%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (5.26%) Validation
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Change Control
5 1 (5.26%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.53%) VB
2 2 (10.53%) VBA
2 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) MCSE
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) CCVP
2 1 (5.26%) MCTS
2 1 (5.26%) MCITP
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) MCSA
2 1 (5.26%) CCNP
2 1 (5.26%) CCNA
2 1 (5.26%) CCA
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.79%) vSphere
4 2 (10.53%) vCloud
4 2 (10.53%) XenApp
4 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) vMotion
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco
3 3 (15.79%) Citrix
3 3 (15.79%) Symantec
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.53%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.26%) ProCurve