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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 33 26 32
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing VMware 28 33 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.14% 5.40% 2.97%
As % of the Vendors category 8.89% 11.46% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 9
Average daily rate £359 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.58% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £290 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £420 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 £26.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.77% +12.50%
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
315 288 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 46.53% 47.14% 51.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 147 144
Average daily rate £363 £360 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £223 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 13
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.25 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% +52.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.48 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £30.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

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
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 9 February 2016, 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 34 (73.91%) Windows
2 21 (45.65%) Active Directory
3 20 (43.48%) Microsoft
4 19 (41.30%) Windows Server
5 18 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (34.78%) MS Exchange
7 12 (26.09%) LAN
7 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (21.74%) Cisco
8 10 (21.74%) ITIL
9 9 (19.57%) WAN
9 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
10 8 (17.39%) EMC
11 7 (15.22%) Finance
11 7 (15.22%) SQL
11 7 (15.22%) Linux
12 6 (13.04%) Unix
12 6 (13.04%) SAN
13 5 (10.87%) Captiva
13 5 (10.87%) Citrix
13 5 (10.87%) Java
13 5 (10.87%) Oracle
13 5 (10.87%) WebLogic
13 5 (10.87%) Tomcat
13 5 (10.87%) Documentum
13 5 (10.87%) JBoss
13 5 (10.87%) DNS
13 5 (10.87%) Data Centre
13 5 (10.87%) Pega

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (34.78%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.87%) Captiva
2 5 (10.87%) Documentum
2 5 (10.87%) JBoss
2 5 (10.87%) Tomcat
2 5 (10.87%) WebLogic
3 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.17%) Apache
5 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) IaaS
2 1 (2.17%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Mimecast
2 1 (2.17%) PaaS
2 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) LAN
2 9 (19.57%) WAN
3 6 (13.04%) SAN
4 5 (10.87%) DNS
5 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.52%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (6.52%) DHCP
6 3 (6.52%) Firewall
6 3 (6.52%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (4.35%) Network Security
7 2 (4.35%) Wireless
8 1 (2.17%) DMZ
8 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.17%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.17%) MPLS
8 1 (2.17%) NAS
8 1 (2.17%) VoIP
8 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) German Language
3 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (17.39%) Architect
1 8 (17.39%) Support Engineer
2 7 (15.22%) Infrastructure Architect
2 7 (15.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (13.04%) Administrator
4 5 (10.87%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 5 (10.87%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Consultant
4 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 5 (10.87%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (4.35%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.17%) CESG
3 1 (2.17%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.17%) HP Storage
3 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.17%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
3 1 (2.17%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 34 (73.91%) Windows
2 19 (41.30%) Windows Server
3 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (15.22%) Linux
6 6 (13.04%) Unix
7 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (8.70%) Windows XP
8 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.17%) AIX
9 1 (2.17%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) ITIL
2 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (6.52%) Migration
3 2 (4.35%) Business Continuity
3 2 (4.35%) Project Management
3 2 (4.35%) Server Building
4 1 (2.17%) Capacity Management
4 1 (2.17%) Change Control
4 1 (2.17%) Change Management
4 1 (2.17%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (2.17%) CRM
4 1 (2.17%) Data Management
4 1 (2.17%) DevOps
4 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.17%) Line Management
4 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.17%) Resource Management
4 1 (2.17%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (2.17%) TOGAF
4 1 (2.17%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) SQL
2 5 (10.87%) Java
3 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) CCNA
1 2 (4.35%) CCNP
1 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) CCVP
2 1 (2.17%) MCP
2 1 (2.17%) MCSA
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.17%) NCIE
2 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 21 (45.65%) Active Directory
2 18 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.70%) Hyper-V
3 4 (8.70%) VMware ESX
4 3 (6.52%) Terminal Server
5 2 (4.35%) vSphere
5 2 (4.35%) XenApp
6 1 (2.17%) KVM
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.17%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Backup Exec
1 2 (4.35%) NetBackup
1 2 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (2.17%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.17%) Puppet
2 1 (2.17%) SCOM
2 1 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 20 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.74%) Cisco
3 8 (17.39%) EMC
4 5 (10.87%) Citrix
4 5 (10.87%) Oracle
4 5 (10.87%) Pega
5 4 (8.70%) NetApp
6 3 (6.52%) HP
6 3 (6.52%) IBM
6 3 (6.52%) Juniper
6 3 (6.52%) Symantec
7 2 (4.35%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.17%) Adobe
8 1 (2.17%) arcserve
8 1 (2.17%) Aruba
8 1 (2.17%) CA
8 1 (2.17%) Intel
8 1 (2.17%) Veeam