The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Birmingham region.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 52 37 46
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 10 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.46% 2.79% 1.84%
As % of the System Software category 18.87% 25.40% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 8
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£190 £320 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% +13.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £180 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £400 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.38 £21.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.58% +6.25%
System Software Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
53 63 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.75% 10.99% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 24
Average daily rate £300 £305 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +16.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £216 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 9
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -37.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.11 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.60 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
VMware Infrastructure
West Midlands

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 14 July 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 14 July 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 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (89.47%) Windows
3 15 (78.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
6 9 (47.37%) DNS
7 8 (42.11%) HP
7 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
8 7 (36.84%) Citrix
8 7 (36.84%) DHCP
9 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
10 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
10 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
10 5 (26.32%) NetApp
10 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
10 5 (26.32%) vSphere
10 5 (26.32%) MCITP
11 4 (21.05%) Migration
11 4 (21.05%) SCCM
11 4 (21.05%) XenApp
11 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (21.05%) Wireless
11 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
11 4 (21.05%) SQL
11 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
11 4 (21.05%) MCSE
12 3 (15.79%) MCP
12 3 (15.79%) SAN

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) DNS
2 7 (36.84%) DHCP
3 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 4 (21.05%) Wireless
4 3 (15.79%) SAN
5 2 (10.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Administrator
1 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (26.32%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (21.05%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Applications Support
3 3 (15.79%) Data Centre Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Data Migration Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Applications Support Technician
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support Technician
3 3 (15.79%) Support Technician
3 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Support
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) FMCG
2 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
6 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000
6 2 (10.53%) Windows NT
7 1 (5.26%) Solaris
7 1 (5.26%) UNIX
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
7 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) Project Management
2 3 (15.79%) Workflow
3 2 (10.53%) Change Management
3 2 (10.53%) Fund Management
3 2 (10.53%) Wealth Management
3 2 (10.53%) Business Transformation
4 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
1 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
2 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.53%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (26.32%) MCITP
3 4 (21.05%) MCSE
4 3 (15.79%) MCP
5 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
2 5 (26.32%) vSphere
3 4 (21.05%) XenApp
4 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
4 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.26%) IAG
5 1 (5.26%) UAG
5 1 (5.26%) XenServer
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) SCCM
2 3 (15.79%) SCVMM
3 2 (10.53%) Backup Exec
4 1 (5.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) HP
3 7 (36.84%) Citrix
4 5 (26.32%) NetApp
5 3 (15.79%) Symantec
6 2 (10.53%) Sophos
6 2 (10.53%) Meru Networks
6 2 (10.53%) Apple
6 2 (10.53%) Juniper
6 2 (10.53%) Compaq
6 2 (10.53%) EMC
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco
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