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 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 22 37 29
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Contract jobs citing VMware 36 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.72% 2.84% 3.82%
As % of the Vendors category 14.23% 5.52% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 3
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£313 £225 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £196 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.32%
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
253 308 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 40.22% 51.42% 49.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 158 95
Average daily rate £325 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £160 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 16
Average hourly rate £20.00 £11.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £9.70 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 December 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 22 December 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 57 (70.37%) Windows
2 38 (46.91%) Microsoft
2 38 (46.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (38.27%) Active Directory
3 31 (38.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (30.86%) SAN
5 22 (27.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (25.93%) SQL
7 20 (24.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (23.46%) ITIL
9 18 (22.22%) Citrix
9 18 (22.22%) NetBackup
10 17 (20.99%) Linux
10 17 (20.99%) HP
11 16 (19.75%) MS Exchange
11 16 (19.75%) DHCP
11 16 (19.75%) DNS
12 15 (18.52%) vSphere
13 13 (16.05%) UNIX
13 13 (16.05%) Windows 7
14 12 (14.81%) NetApp
14 12 (14.81%) SCCM
14 12 (14.81%) Security Cleared
14 12 (14.81%) XenApp
15 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
15 11 (13.58%) EMC
15 11 (13.58%) Migration
15 11 (13.58%) DV Cleared
15 11 (13.58%) Hyper-V
16 10 (12.35%) Solaris

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (19.75%) MS Exchange
2 10 (12.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (4.94%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.47%) IIS
7 1 (1.23%) Apache
7 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 9 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.41%) MS Office
3 1 (1.23%) MS Project
3 1 (1.23%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) Office 365
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (30.86%) SAN
2 16 (19.75%) DHCP
2 16 (19.75%) DNS
3 10 (12.35%) TCP/IP
4 8 (9.88%) WAN
5 7 (8.64%) Firewall
6 6 (7.41%) LAN
7 4 (4.94%) VPN
8 2 (2.47%) VoIP
9 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.23%) Wireless
9 1 (1.23%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.23%) Cisco ICM
9 1 (1.23%) Network Security
9 1 (1.23%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.23%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (3.70%) Banking
2 2 (2.47%) Investment Banking
2 2 (2.47%) Finance
3 1 (1.23%) Automotive
3 1 (1.23%) Legal
3 1 (1.23%) Marketing
3 1 (1.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (25.93%) 3rd Line Support
2 13 (16.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (14.81%) Analyst
4 11 (13.58%) Server Engineer
5 9 (11.11%) Senior Server Engineer
5 9 (11.11%) Server Support
6 8 (9.88%) Support Engineer
7 6 (7.41%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (7.41%) Consultant
8 5 (6.17%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.17%) Applications Support
8 5 (6.17%) Administrator
9 4 (4.94%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.94%) UNIX Administrator
9 4 (4.94%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (4.94%) Applications Support Technician
9 4 (4.94%) 3rd Line Support Technician
9 4 (4.94%) Support Technician
10 3 (3.70%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.23%) .NET
1 1 (1.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) Clustering
2 3 (3.70%) Wiki
2 3 (3.70%) Symmetrix DMX
3 1 (1.23%) Social Media
3 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.23%) iSeries
3 1 (1.23%) NHS
3 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.23%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 57 (70.37%) Windows
2 38 (46.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (27.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (24.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (20.99%) Linux
6 13 (16.05%) Windows 7
6 13 (16.05%) UNIX
7 10 (12.35%) Solaris
8 6 (7.41%) Windows XP
9 4 (4.94%) HPUX
10 3 (3.70%) SUSE
11 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.47%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.23%) CentOS
12 1 (1.23%) Fedora
12 1 (1.23%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.46%) ITIL
2 11 (13.58%) Migration
3 6 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (4.94%) Data Migration
5 3 (3.70%) Project Management
6 2 (2.47%) Business Continuity
6 2 (2.47%) CAD
6 2 (2.47%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.23%) PRINCE
7 1 (1.23%) Information Security
7 1 (1.23%) Speech Recognition
7 1 (1.23%) ITIL V3
7 1 (1.23%) Business Transformation
7 1 (1.23%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (1.23%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (1.23%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.23%) Line Management
7 1 (1.23%) Software Licensing
7 1 (1.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.93%) SQL
2 7 (8.64%) Shell Script
3 6 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 6 (7.41%) T-SQL
3 6 (7.41%) VB
4 5 (6.17%) VBA
5 3 (3.70%) Korn
6 1 (1.23%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 11 (13.58%) DV Cleared
3 10 (12.35%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (9.88%) MCSE
6 3 (3.70%) EMC Certification
6 3 (3.70%) MCITP
7 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.47%) MCSA
7 2 (2.47%) CCA
7 2 (2.47%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.23%) CCEA
8 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.23%) CCNP
8 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.23%) MCP
8 1 (1.23%) Degree
8 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.23%) MCTS
8 1 (1.23%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (38.27%) Active Directory
1 31 (38.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (18.52%) vSphere
3 12 (14.81%) XenApp
4 11 (13.58%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.94%) Terminal Services
5 4 (4.94%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (3.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (2.47%) ProxySG
7 2 (2.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (2.47%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.23%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.23%) Xen
8 1 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.23%) Firmware
8 1 (1.23%) Postfix
8 1 (1.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (22.22%) NetBackup
2 12 (14.81%) SCCM
3 4 (4.94%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (2.47%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (2.47%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.47%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.23%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 38 (46.91%) Microsoft
2 18 (22.22%) Citrix
3 17 (20.99%) HP
4 12 (14.81%) NetApp
5 11 (13.58%) EMC
6 10 (12.35%) Cisco
6 10 (12.35%) Red Hat
7 7 (8.64%) IBM
8 6 (7.41%) Symantec
9 4 (4.94%) SAP
10 3 (3.70%) Veritas
10 3 (3.70%) Sun
10 3 (3.70%) Dell
10 3 (3.70%) AppSense
11 2 (2.47%) Blue Coat
11 2 (2.47%) SonicWALL
11 2 (2.47%) Nortel
11 2 (2.47%) Avaya
11 2 (2.47%) Juniper
11 2 (2.47%) CommVault
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