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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 56 49 46
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 10 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.31% 1.40% 2.08%
As % of the System Software category 10.00% 13.51% 21.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 10
Median daily rate £400 £400 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +42.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £298 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £805 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £26.75 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-15.88% -
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
100 74 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.05% 10.39% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 45 38
Median daily rate £400 £325 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 15
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.13 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £42.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

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 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
3 12 (50.00%) Windows
4 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 9 (37.50%) Data Centre
6 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 7 (29.17%) WAN
7 7 (29.17%) Linux
7 7 (29.17%) Firewall
8 6 (25.00%) SQL
8 6 (25.00%) NetBackup
8 6 (25.00%) Backup Exec
8 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (20.83%) SCCM
9 5 (20.83%) SCOM
9 5 (20.83%) vSphere
9 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
9 5 (20.83%) IIS
9 5 (20.83%) ITIL
9 5 (20.83%) DNS
9 5 (20.83%) SSL
9 5 (20.83%) Cisco
9 5 (20.83%) LAN
9 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
10 4 (16.67%) Firmware
10 4 (16.67%) Citrix

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (20.83%) IIS
3 2 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (8.33%) IBM Notes
3 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
3 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (4.17%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) IaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) Firewall
1 7 (29.17%) WAN
2 5 (20.83%) DNS
2 5 (20.83%) LAN
2 5 (20.83%) SSL
3 4 (16.67%) DHCP
3 4 (16.67%) VLAN
4 3 (12.50%) SAN
5 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.17%) Internet
6 1 (4.17%) IPsec
6 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
6 1 (4.17%) LDAP
6 1 (4.17%) Network Security
6 1 (4.17%) SNMP
6 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
6 1 (4.17%) VoIP
6 1 (4.17%) VPN
6 1 (4.17%) Wireless
6 1 (4.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Selenium
1 1 (4.17%) TestComplete
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Architect
4 3 (12.50%) IT Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) DBA
5 2 (8.33%) Hardware Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Network Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (8.33%) Server Support
5 2 (8.33%) Server Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Wintel Support
5 2 (8.33%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.33%) Replication
4 1 (4.17%) CMDB
4 1 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (29.17%) Linux
4 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (8.33%) Unix
8 1 (4.17%) AIX
8 1 (4.17%) CentOS
8 1 (4.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (12.50%) Line Management
2 3 (12.50%) Presales
2 3 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.17%) ERP
4 1 (4.17%) Logistics
4 1 (4.17%) Migration
4 1 (4.17%) OO
4 1 (4.17%) PLM
4 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) Service Management
4 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.17%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (4.17%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.17%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) Korn
3 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) LPIC
1 4 (16.67%) MCSE
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.50%) MCSA
2 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) DBS Check
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) MCITP
4 1 (4.17%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.83%) vSphere
3 4 (16.67%) Firmware
4 3 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.33%) vCloud
5 2 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 6 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 5 (20.83%) SCCM
2 5 (20.83%) SCOM
3 2 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (8.33%) WSUS
4 1 (4.17%) AirWatch
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (4.17%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco
3 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
4 4 (16.67%) Citrix
4 4 (16.67%) IBM
5 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 2 (8.33%) HP
6 2 (8.33%) Intel Security
6 2 (8.33%) Juniper
6 2 (8.33%) Lotus
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle
6 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds
6 2 (8.33%) Sophos
6 2 (8.33%) Veeam
7 1 (4.17%) EMC
7 1 (4.17%) Google
7 1 (4.17%) NetApp