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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 50 53 39
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 9 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.28% 1.35% 2.57%
As % of the System Software category 20.00% 17.65% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 9
Average daily rate
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£463 £213 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+117.64% -33.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £176 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £352 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.38 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+67.59% +4.06%
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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
45 51 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.40% 7.65% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 19 26
Average daily rate £350 £241 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.07% -23.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £163 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £320 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 6
Average hourly rate £26.50 £12.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.83% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.00 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £20.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 14 (73.68%) Windows
3 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
4 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 7 (36.84%) SAN
5 7 (36.84%) ITIL
6 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (26.32%) DNS
7 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
8 4 (21.05%) Citrix
9 3 (15.79%) Symantec
9 3 (15.79%) NetBackup
9 3 (15.79%) DHCP
9 3 (15.79%) UNIX
9 3 (15.79%) SQL
9 3 (15.79%) Linux
9 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
9 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
9 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
9 3 (15.79%) vSphere
9 3 (15.79%) NetScaler
9 3 (15.79%) XenApp
9 3 (15.79%) Migration
9 3 (15.79%) SCCM
9 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
10 2 (10.53%) Fat Client
10 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
10 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.26%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) SAN
2 5 (26.32%) DNS
3 3 (15.79%) NetScaler
3 3 (15.79%) DHCP
4 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.53%) Firewall
5 1 (5.26%) Wireless
5 1 (5.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Server Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Storage Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Server Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Server Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Fat Client
2 2 (10.53%) NHS
2 2 (10.53%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (15.79%) Linux
5 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
5 3 (15.79%) UNIX
6 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
6 2 (10.53%) Solaris
7 1 (5.26%) VMS
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
7 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Service Management
3 2 (10.53%) Change Management
3 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.53%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Validation
4 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
1 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.53%) VB
2 2 (10.53%) VBA
2 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) MCSE
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) XenApp
2 3 (15.79%) vSphere
3 2 (10.53%) Terminal Server
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) NetBackup
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (5.26%) vMotion
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
3 1 (5.26%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) Citrix
4 3 (15.79%) Symantec
5 2 (10.53%) IBM
5 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.26%) HP