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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 41 43 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -23
Contract jobs citing VMware 27 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.32% 2.81% 5.42%
As % of the Vendors category 6.87% 5.44% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 6
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£388 £213 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.35% -40.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £163 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £315 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £20.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -23.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £16.00 £18.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.10 £16.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
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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
393 331 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 48.34% 51.64% 48.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 179 91
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £496 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 13
Average hourly rate £26.00 £12.00 £18.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -34.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £10.50 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.53 £92.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 41 (69.49%) Windows
2 28 (47.46%) Microsoft
3 27 (45.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (42.37%) Active Directory
5 21 (35.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (33.90%) SAN
6 20 (33.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (30.51%) Citrix
7 18 (30.51%) ITIL
8 16 (27.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (16.95%) XenApp
9 10 (16.95%) Windows 7
9 10 (16.95%) Linux
9 10 (16.95%) Cisco
9 10 (16.95%) Banking
10 9 (15.25%) Migration
10 9 (15.25%) vSphere
11 8 (13.56%) Finance
11 8 (13.56%) TCP/IP
11 8 (13.56%) Solaris
12 7 (11.86%) MS Office
12 7 (11.86%) SQL
12 7 (11.86%) IBM
12 7 (11.86%) HP
12 7 (11.86%) NetApp
12 7 (11.86%) PowerShell
12 7 (11.86%) SCCM
12 7 (11.86%) Clustering
13 6 (10.17%) Hyper-V
13 6 (10.17%) Firewall

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (10.17%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.78%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.39%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.39%) IIS
4 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MS Office
2 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.69%) MS Project
3 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (33.90%) SAN
2 8 (13.56%) TCP/IP
3 6 (10.17%) Firewall
4 5 (8.47%) DNS
4 5 (8.47%) DHCP
5 4 (6.78%) NetScaler
6 3 (5.08%) NAS
7 2 (3.39%) Cisco ICM
8 1 (1.69%) FTP
8 1 (1.69%) VPN
8 1 (1.69%) LAN
8 1 (1.69%) WAN
8 1 (1.69%) SMTP
8 1 (1.69%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.69%) VLAN
8 1 (1.69%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (16.95%) Banking
2 8 (13.56%) Finance
3 2 (3.39%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (13.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 8 (13.56%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (11.86%) Support Engineer
2 7 (11.86%) Server Engineer
3 5 (8.47%) Windows Server Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Consultant
5 3 (5.08%) Architect
5 3 (5.08%) Analyst
5 3 (5.08%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Storage Architect
6 2 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Wintel Analyst
6 2 (3.39%) Wintel Server Analyst
6 2 (3.39%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Help Desk Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Data Centre Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Citrix Support
6 2 (3.39%) Server Analyst
6 2 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Clustering
2 4 (6.78%) NHS
3 2 (3.39%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.39%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.69%) AS400
4 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) Wiki
4 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.69%) Social Media
4 1 (1.69%) iSeries
4 1 (1.69%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 41 (69.49%) Windows
2 21 (35.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (33.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (27.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (16.95%) Windows 7
5 10 (16.95%) Linux
6 8 (13.56%) Solaris
7 6 (10.17%) Windows XP
7 6 (10.17%) UNIX
8 5 (8.47%) Windows 2000
9 4 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (5.08%) HPUX
11 2 (3.39%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.69%) AIX
12 1 (1.69%) OpenVMS
12 1 (1.69%) MVS
12 1 (1.69%) zOS
12 1 (1.69%) Tru64
12 1 (1.69%) SUSE
12 1 (1.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) ITIL
2 9 (15.25%) Migration
3 5 (8.47%) Change Management
3 5 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (6.78%) Data Migration
5 3 (5.08%) Project Management
6 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (3.39%) Time Management
6 2 (3.39%) Line Management
6 2 (3.39%) Service Management
7 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.69%) BCP
7 1 (1.69%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.69%) Validation
7 1 (1.69%) Security Management
7 1 (1.69%) TOGAF
7 1 (1.69%) Speech Recognition
7 1 (1.69%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.69%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.69%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.86%) SQL
1 7 (11.86%) PowerShell
2 6 (10.17%) Shell Script
2 6 (10.17%) VB
3 2 (3.39%) VBA
4 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.69%) VBScript
4 1 (1.69%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (6.78%) MCSE
2 3 (5.08%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) Degree
3 2 (3.39%) MCITP
3 2 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (3.39%) CCA
3 2 (3.39%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.69%) MCP
4 1 (1.69%) CCEA
4 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.69%) MCTS
4 1 (1.69%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (45.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (42.37%) Active Directory
3 10 (16.95%) XenApp
4 9 (15.25%) vSphere
5 6 (10.17%) Hyper-V
6 5 (8.47%) XenDesktop
7 3 (5.08%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (3.39%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.69%) Xen
9 1 (1.69%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (1.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) SCCM
2 6 (10.17%) NetBackup
3 3 (5.08%) Cisco IPCC
3 3 (5.08%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (3.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (3.39%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.69%) EdgeSight
5 1 (1.69%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.69%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (1.69%) WSUS
5 1 (1.69%) SCOM
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 28 (47.46%) Microsoft
2 18 (30.51%) Citrix
3 10 (16.95%) Cisco
4 7 (11.86%) IBM
4 7 (11.86%) HP
4 7 (11.86%) NetApp
5 5 (8.47%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.08%) EMC
6 3 (5.08%) Symantec
7 2 (3.39%) AppSense
7 2 (3.39%) Veritas
7 2 (3.39%) Dell
8 1 (1.69%) Oracle
8 1 (1.69%) Sun
8 1 (1.69%) Novell
8 1 (1.69%) CommVault
8 1 (1.69%) Hitachi
8 1 (1.69%) Sophos
8 1 (1.69%) Mercator
8 1 (1.69%) Brocade
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