The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 24 April 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 35 42 29
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing VMware 24 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.96% 2.76% 4.73%
As % of the Vendors category 6.19% 5.28% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 5
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£300 £240 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £191 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £358 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £18.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -13.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.13 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.24% -6.11%
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West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
388 322 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 47.84% 52.36% 45.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 168 106
Average daily rate £345 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £182 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 18
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £30.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the Birmingham region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Birmingham region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing VMware 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.

1 45 (75.00%) Windows
2 25 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 25 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 20 (33.33%) SAN
5 19 (31.67%) Citrix
5 19 (31.67%) ITIL
6 18 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (20.00%) vSphere
9 11 (18.33%) Windows 7
9 11 (18.33%) XenApp
9 11 (18.33%) Banking
10 10 (16.67%) HP
10 10 (16.67%) Cisco
10 10 (16.67%) SCCM
11 9 (15.00%) DNS
11 9 (15.00%) DHCP
12 8 (13.33%) Linux
12 8 (13.33%) NetApp
12 8 (13.33%) Finance
12 8 (13.33%) Migration
12 8 (13.33%) Clustering
13 7 (11.67%) MS Exchange
14 6 (10.00%) Solaris
14 6 (10.00%) MS Office
14 6 (10.00%) SQL
14 6 (10.00%) Windows XP
14 6 (10.00%) EMC

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing VMware 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (11.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.33%) IIS
4 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) MS Office
2 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (33.33%) SAN
2 9 (15.00%) DNS
2 9 (15.00%) DHCP
3 5 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.67%) NetScaler
5 3 (5.00%) NAS
5 3 (5.00%) Firewall
6 2 (3.33%) LAN
6 2 (3.33%) WAN
6 2 (3.33%) Cisco ICM
7 1 (1.67%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.67%) Network Security
7 1 (1.67%) VLAN
7 1 (1.67%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.67%) VPN
7 1 (1.67%) FTP
7 1 (1.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 11 (18.33%) Banking
2 8 (13.33%) Finance
3 2 (3.33%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 8 (13.33%) Support Engineer
2 8 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (11.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (8.33%) Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Senior Server Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Consultant
5 4 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Server Support
6 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Administrator
7 2 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.33%) Architect
7 2 (3.33%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.33%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Clustering
2 4 (6.67%) NHS
3 2 (3.33%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.33%) Symmetrix DMX
3 2 (3.33%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.33%) Wiki
4 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.67%) iSeries
4 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) Social Media
4 1 (1.67%) AS400
4 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 45 (75.00%) Windows
2 25 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (18.33%) Windows 7
6 8 (13.33%) Linux
7 6 (10.00%) Solaris
7 6 (10.00%) Windows XP
8 5 (8.33%) Windows 2000
9 4 (6.67%) HPUX
9 4 (6.67%) UNIX
10 2 (3.33%) SUSE
10 2 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.67%) Tru64
11 1 (1.67%) MVS
11 1 (1.67%) zOS
11 1 (1.67%) AIX
11 1 (1.67%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.67%) ITIL
2 8 (13.33%) Migration
3 5 (8.33%) Change Management
4 4 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 3 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.33%) Project Management
6 2 (3.33%) Service Management
6 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (3.33%) Line Management
6 2 (3.33%) Time Management
7 1 (1.67%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.67%) E-Discovery
7 1 (1.67%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (1.67%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.67%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.67%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.67%) Speech Recognition
7 1 (1.67%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.67%) Information Security
7 1 (1.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.00%) SQL
2 4 (6.67%) Shell Script
2 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.00%) VB
4 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.33%) Korn
5 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (8.33%) MCSE
3 3 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) CCA
4 2 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.33%) MCITP
4 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) Degree
5 1 (1.67%) HP APS
5 1 (1.67%) MCTS
5 1 (1.67%) CCEA
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.67%) CCNP
5 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.67%) MCP
5 1 (1.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (20.00%) vSphere
4 11 (18.33%) XenApp
5 6 (10.00%) Hyper-V
6 5 (8.33%) XenDesktop
7 3 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (3.33%) Terminal Server
8 2 (3.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (1.67%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.67%) Xen
9 1 (1.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (16.67%) SCCM
2 6 (10.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (5.00%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (5.00%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (3.33%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.67%) WSUS
5 1 (1.67%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (1.67%) SCOM
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.67%) EdgeSight
5 1 (1.67%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 25 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 19 (31.67%) Citrix
3 10 (16.67%) HP
3 10 (16.67%) Cisco
4 8 (13.33%) NetApp
5 6 (10.00%) EMC
6 4 (6.67%) IBM
7 3 (5.00%) Veritas
8 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.33%) Dell
8 2 (3.33%) Sun
8 2 (3.33%) AppSense
9 1 (1.67%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.67%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.67%) Draytek
9 1 (1.67%) NETGEAR
9 1 (1.67%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.67%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.67%) Veeam
9 1 (1.67%) Spiceworks
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