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 1 September 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.

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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 26 24 40
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Contract jobs citing VMware 44 43 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.71% 6.38% 2.65%
As % of the Vendors category 11.20% 12.76% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 28 13
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£300 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £212 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £408 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.42% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £23.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +18.12%
VMware
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
393 337 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 50.97% 50.00% 45.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 190 149
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £205 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 11 16
Average hourly rate £19.25 £11.15 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.64% -36.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £29.40 £33.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +1.57%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014, 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 47 (77.05%) Windows
2 34 (55.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (47.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (47.54%) Active Directory
4 25 (40.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (39.34%) Microsoft
6 20 (32.79%) SAN
7 16 (26.23%) MS Exchange
8 15 (24.59%) DNS
9 14 (22.95%) HP
9 14 (22.95%) SQL
9 14 (22.95%) Citrix
9 14 (22.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (21.31%) Linux
10 13 (21.31%) DHCP
11 11 (18.03%) UNIX
11 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
11 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (16.39%) NetApp
12 10 (16.39%) Red Hat
12 10 (16.39%) TCP/IP
12 10 (16.39%) Hyper-V
13 9 (14.75%) XenApp
13 9 (14.75%) Security Cleared
13 9 (14.75%) NetBackup
13 9 (14.75%) MCSE
14 8 (13.11%) Migration
14 8 (13.11%) vSphere
15 7 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2010
15 7 (11.48%) Windows 7

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 16 (26.23%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.64%) IIS
6 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.64%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) Office 365
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (32.79%) SAN
2 15 (24.59%) DNS
3 13 (21.31%) DHCP
4 10 (16.39%) TCP/IP
5 6 (9.84%) VPN
5 6 (9.84%) WAN
6 5 (8.20%) Firewall
6 5 (8.20%) LAN
6 5 (8.20%) Wireless
7 2 (3.28%) VoIP
8 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.84%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (9.84%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MSI
General
1 5 (8.20%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Banking
3 2 (3.28%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.28%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Automotive
4 1 (1.64%) Legal
4 1 (1.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (19.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 10 (16.39%) Administrator
3 9 (14.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (14.75%) Analyst
3 9 (14.75%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (11.48%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Consultant
6 5 (8.20%) Server Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Applications Support
6 5 (8.20%) Support Technician
6 5 (8.20%) Support Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Applications Support Technician
7 4 (6.56%) 3rd Line Support Technician
7 4 (6.56%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (6.56%) UNIX Administrator
7 4 (6.56%) HPUX Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.56%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) .NET
1 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Clustering
2 1 (1.64%) FMCG
2 1 (1.64%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 47 (77.05%) Windows
2 34 (55.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (40.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (22.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (21.31%) Linux
6 11 (18.03%) UNIX
7 7 (11.48%) Windows 7
8 6 (9.84%) Solaris
9 5 (8.20%) AIX
9 5 (8.20%) Windows XP
10 4 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (6.56%) HPUX
11 2 (3.28%) Windows 2000
11 2 (3.28%) Windows NT
11 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.64%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.11%) Migration
2 7 (11.48%) ITIL
3 4 (6.56%) Project Management
4 3 (4.92%) Workflow
4 3 (4.92%) Business Transformation
5 2 (3.28%) Fund Management
5 2 (3.28%) Wealth Management
5 2 (3.28%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.28%) Change Management
5 2 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.64%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.64%) CAD
6 1 (1.64%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.64%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.64%) Low Latency
6 1 (1.64%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (1.64%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.95%) SQL
2 6 (9.84%) T-SQL
2 6 (9.84%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.92%) VB
3 3 (4.92%) VBA
4 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.28%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (14.75%) MCSE
2 9 (14.75%) Security Cleared
3 6 (9.84%) MCITP
3 6 (9.84%) DV Cleared
4 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.92%) MCP
5 3 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.64%) MCSA
System Software
1 29 (47.54%) Active Directory
1 29 (47.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (16.39%) Hyper-V
3 9 (14.75%) XenApp
4 8 (13.11%) vSphere
5 5 (8.20%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.92%) Terminal Services
7 2 (3.28%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.28%) XenServer
7 2 (3.28%) ProxySG
8 1 (1.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.64%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (14.75%) NetBackup
2 7 (11.48%) SCCM
3 3 (4.92%) Backup Exec
3 3 (4.92%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.64%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.64%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (1.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (39.34%) Microsoft
2 14 (22.95%) HP
2 14 (22.95%) Citrix
3 10 (16.39%) NetApp
3 10 (16.39%) Red Hat
4 5 (8.20%) Symantec
5 3 (4.92%) Apple
5 3 (4.92%) IBM
6 2 (3.28%) Avaya
6 2 (3.28%) Juniper
6 2 (3.28%) Compaq
6 2 (3.28%) EMC
6 2 (3.28%) Nortel
6 2 (3.28%) Sophos
6 2 (3.28%) Blue Coat
6 2 (3.28%) SonicWALL
6 2 (3.28%) Meru Networks
7 1 (1.64%) CommVault
7 1 (1.64%) Cisco
7 1 (1.64%) Siemens
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £20 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago