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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 27 May 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 37 45 44
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware 29 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.67% 3.11% 2.74%
As % of the Vendors category 7.23% 6.49% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 11
Median daily rate £313 £388 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% +82.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £200 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £493 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 £26.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.38% +62.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.00% +25.00%
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
401 385 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 50.76% 47.89% 51.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 255 186
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 14
Median hourly rate £11.80 £26.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.61% +116.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.05 £12.78 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £30.00 £27.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing VMware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 May 2016.

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 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for VMware.

1 32 (57.14%) Windows
1 32 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 27 (48.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (44.64%) Microsoft
4 18 (32.14%) Windows Server
5 17 (30.36%) ITIL
6 16 (28.57%) MS Exchange
7 14 (25.00%) Citrix
8 13 (23.21%) Linux
9 12 (21.43%) Data Centre
10 11 (19.64%) SQL
11 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
11 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (16.07%) Finance
13 8 (14.29%) NetApp
13 8 (14.29%) IBM
13 8 (14.29%) DNS
13 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
13 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (12.50%) SCCM
14 7 (12.50%) LAN
14 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
14 7 (12.50%) Backup Exec
14 7 (12.50%) Firewall
15 6 (10.71%) NetBackup
15 6 (10.71%) WAN
15 6 (10.71%) Unix
15 6 (10.71%) SAN
15 6 (10.71%) SCOM

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.93%) WebLogic
3 4 (7.14%) Captiva
3 4 (7.14%) Documentum
3 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.14%) IIS
3 4 (7.14%) JBoss
3 4 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.57%) CMS
4 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.57%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.57%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.79%) Apache
5 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.79%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.79%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.36%) Office 365
3 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.79%) Heroku
4 1 (1.79%) IaaS
4 1 (1.79%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.79%) PaaS
4 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) DNS
2 7 (12.50%) Firewall
2 7 (12.50%) LAN
3 6 (10.71%) SAN
3 6 (10.71%) WAN
4 5 (8.93%) DHCP
4 5 (8.93%) SSL
5 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.57%) NetScaler
6 2 (3.57%) Network Security
6 2 (3.57%) VLAN
6 2 (3.57%) VPN
7 1 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.79%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.79%) Internet
7 1 (1.79%) IPsec
7 1 (1.79%) VoIP
7 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.79%) Big Data
3 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) AdminStudio
1 1 (1.79%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.79%) MSI
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Legal
3 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (16.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (14.29%) Architect
2 8 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (12.50%) Administrator
4 6 (10.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 6 (10.71%) Support Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 5 (8.93%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Server Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.36%) Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) .NET
1 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.79%) CSS
1 1 (1.79%) CSS3
1 1 (1.79%) HTML
1 1 (1.79%) HTML5
1 1 (1.79%) jQuery
1 1 (1.79%) REST
1 1 (1.79%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (3.57%) CESG
3 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (3.57%) FlexPod
3 2 (3.57%) VCE vBlock
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) CMDB
4 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.79%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (57.14%) Windows
2 18 (32.14%) Windows Server
3 13 (23.21%) Linux
4 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (10.71%) Unix
7 3 (5.36%) AIX
7 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.57%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.79%) CentOS
9 1 (1.79%) HPUX
9 1 (1.79%) Solaris
9 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.79%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) ITIL
2 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (5.36%) Line Management
3 3 (5.36%) Presales
3 3 (5.36%) Project Management
4 2 (3.57%) Business Continuity
4 2 (3.57%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (3.57%) Migration
4 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2
4 2 (3.57%) Server Building
4 2 (3.57%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (3.57%) Service Management
4 2 (3.57%) TOGAF
5 1 (1.79%) CRM
5 1 (1.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.79%) Information Security
5 1 (1.79%) PLM
5 1 (1.79%) Scrum
5 1 (1.79%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.64%) SQL
2 5 (8.93%) Java
3 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.57%) Python
4 2 (3.57%) Ruby
5 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.79%) C
5 1 (1.79%) C#
5 1 (1.79%) C++
5 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.79%) Korn
5 1 (1.79%) PHP
5 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.14%) LPIC
2 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) MCSE
3 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.57%) Degree
4 2 (3.57%) MCP
4 2 (3.57%) MCSA
5 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.79%) CCNA
5 1 (1.79%) CCNP
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.79%) EMC Certification
5 1 (1.79%) NCIE
5 1 (1.79%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 27 (48.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.71%) vSphere
4 4 (7.14%) Firmware
4 4 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.36%) XenApp
5 3 (5.36%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.57%) vCloud
6 2 (3.57%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.57%) XenServer
7 1 (1.79%) KVM
7 1 (1.79%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.79%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 7 (12.50%) SCCM
2 6 (10.71%) NetBackup
2 6 (10.71%) SCOM
3 3 (5.36%) WSUS
4 2 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.79%) AppDNA
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.79%) vRealize
Vendors
1 25 (44.64%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.00%) Citrix
3 8 (14.29%) IBM
3 8 (14.29%) NetApp
4 5 (8.93%) Cisco
4 5 (8.93%) EMC
4 5 (8.93%) HP
4 5 (8.93%) Oracle
4 5 (8.93%) Red Hat
5 4 (7.14%) Pega
6 3 (5.36%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.57%) Intel Security
7 2 (3.57%) Juniper
7 2 (3.57%) Symantec
8 1 (1.79%) Acronis
8 1 (1.79%) Aruba
8 1 (1.79%) Lotus
8 1 (1.79%) Sitecore
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