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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 32 31 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware 30 33 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.10% 4.67% 5.70%
As % of the Vendors category 9.38% 9.73% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 21
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £185 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.34% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -14.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+6.32% -16.84%
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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
320 339 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 43.72% 47.95% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 178 146
Average daily rate £350 £320 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £185 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £491 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 11
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £10.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £20.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 40 (72.73%) Windows
2 28 (50.91%) Active Directory
3 24 (43.64%) Microsoft
4 23 (41.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (34.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (30.91%) Citrix
7 17 (30.91%) SAN
8 12 (21.82%) ITIL
9 11 (20.00%) SCCM
9 11 (20.00%) PowerShell
10 9 (16.36%) Windows 7
10 9 (16.36%) DNS
10 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
11 8 (14.55%) MS Exchange
11 8 (14.55%) UNIX
11 8 (14.55%) Linux
11 8 (14.55%) Migration
11 8 (14.55%) XenApp
12 7 (12.73%) Hyper-V
12 7 (12.73%) vSphere
12 7 (12.73%) Data Centre
12 7 (12.73%) DHCP
12 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
13 6 (10.91%) SQL
13 6 (10.91%) VB
13 6 (10.91%) IBM
13 6 (10.91%) Clustering
13 6 (10.91%) Finance

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (14.55%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.64%) IIS
4 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.64%) Lync
5 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.82%) Apache
5 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (1.82%) MS Project
3 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Office 365
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.64%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (30.91%) SAN
2 9 (16.36%) DNS
3 7 (12.73%) DHCP
3 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
4 5 (9.09%) Firewall
5 3 (5.45%) NetScaler
6 2 (3.64%) NAS
6 2 (3.64%) Network Security
7 1 (1.82%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.82%) Wireless
7 1 (1.82%) Cisco ICM
7 1 (1.82%) Intranet
7 1 (1.82%) VPN
7 1 (1.82%) LAN
7 1 (1.82%) VoIP
7 1 (1.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MSI
General
1 6 (10.91%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 9 (16.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) Windows Server Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (10.91%) Support Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Service Manager
7 3 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Storage Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Technical Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Help Desk Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.64%) Technical Project Manager
8 2 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.64%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.91%) Clustering
3 3 (5.45%) NHS
4 2 (3.64%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.64%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 40 (72.73%) Windows
2 23 (41.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (34.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (16.36%) Windows 7
6 8 (14.55%) UNIX
6 8 (14.55%) Linux
7 5 (9.09%) Windows 2000
7 5 (9.09%) Solaris
8 4 (7.27%) Windows XP
8 4 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.64%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.82%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) ITIL
2 8 (14.55%) Migration
3 4 (7.27%) Project Management
3 4 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (7.27%) Patch Management
4 2 (3.64%) Data Centre Operations
4 2 (3.64%) Time Management
4 2 (3.64%) Data Protection
4 2 (3.64%) Service Management
4 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.82%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.82%) BCP
5 1 (1.82%) Business Continuity
5 1 (1.82%) TOGAF
5 1 (1.82%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.82%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (1.82%) E-Discovery
5 1 (1.82%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (1.82%) Coaching
5 1 (1.82%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (10.91%) SQL
2 6 (10.91%) VB
3 5 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.64%) VBA
5 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) MCSE
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (5.45%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) MCP
3 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.82%) MCTS
4 1 (1.82%) MCITP
4 1 (1.82%) MCSA
4 1 (1.82%) CCA
4 1 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (50.91%) Active Directory
2 20 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (14.55%) XenApp
4 7 (12.73%) Hyper-V
4 7 (12.73%) vSphere
5 3 (5.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (3.64%) Terminal Server
6 2 (3.64%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.64%) vCloud
7 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.82%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) SCCM
2 6 (10.91%) NetBackup
3 3 (5.45%) SCOM
4 2 (3.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.82%) EdgeSight
5 1 (1.82%) vMotion
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (1.82%) Puppet
5 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.82%) WSUS
5 1 (1.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 24 (43.64%) Microsoft
2 17 (30.91%) Citrix
3 6 (10.91%) IBM
4 5 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 4 (7.27%) Veeam
5 4 (7.27%) NetApp
5 4 (7.27%) Cisco
6 3 (5.45%) HP
7 2 (3.64%) Symantec
8 1 (1.82%) Sophos
8 1 (1.82%) ProCurve
8 1 (1.82%) Spiceworks
8 1 (1.82%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.82%) Dell
8 1 (1.82%) EMC
8 1 (1.82%) CommVault
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