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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 51 47 51
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 7 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.02% 1.27% 0.71%
As % of the System Software category 16.67% 14.81% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
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£313 £238 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -23.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
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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
42 54 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.14% 8.59% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 9
Average daily rate £319 £250 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £200 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £311 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £10.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -25.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.92 £16.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year
+5.75% -0.99%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014, 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 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (76.92%) Windows
3 18 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
5 16 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (42.31%) SQL
7 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
7 10 (38.46%) SAN
7 10 (38.46%) vSphere
8 8 (30.77%) Citrix
8 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
9 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
9 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
9 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (23.08%) DHCP
10 6 (23.08%) DNS
11 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
11 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (19.23%) Symantec
11 5 (19.23%) NetApp
11 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
11 5 (19.23%) XenApp
12 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
12 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (15.38%) Firewall
12 4 (15.38%) IBM

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (3.85%) IIS
5 1 (3.85%) Apache
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) CATIA
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) SAN
2 6 (23.08%) DHCP
2 6 (23.08%) DNS
3 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
4 4 (15.38%) WAN
4 4 (15.38%) Firewall
5 3 (11.54%) Wireless
5 3 (11.54%) VPN
6 2 (7.69%) LAN
7 1 (3.85%) Network Security
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2005
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (3.85%) Automotive
1 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (26.92%) Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Applications Support
4 5 (19.23%) Applications Support Technician
4 5 (19.23%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 5 (19.23%) Support Technician
5 4 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Support Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Administrator
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Architect
7 2 (7.69%) Systems Support
7 2 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Technical Architect
7 2 (7.69%) Consultant
7 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 18 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 4 (15.38%) Linux
6 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
6 3 (11.54%) Solaris
6 3 (11.54%) UNIX
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.85%) Fedora
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.85%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (11.54%) Migration
3 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.85%) Business Transformation
4 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.85%) Software Licensing
4 1 (3.85%) CAD
4 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.85%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
3 3 (11.54%) VB
3 3 (11.54%) VBA
3 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
3 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.54%) MCSE
3 2 (7.69%) MCITP
4 1 (3.85%) MCSA
System Software
1 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
2 10 (38.46%) vSphere
3 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
3 5 (19.23%) XenApp
4 3 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (7.69%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.85%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (3.85%) Firmware
6 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
6 1 (3.85%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) NetBackup
2 2 (7.69%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 8 (30.77%) Citrix
4 5 (19.23%) NetApp
4 5 (19.23%) Symantec
5 4 (15.38%) HP
5 4 (15.38%) IBM
6 3 (11.54%) EMC
6 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
7 2 (7.69%) Apple
7 2 (7.69%) AppSense
7 2 (7.69%) Meru Networks
7 2 (7.69%) Juniper
8 1 (3.85%) CommVault
8 1 (3.85%) Siemens
8 1 (3.85%) Cisco
8 1 (3.85%) Sophos
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