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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 31 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware 28 44 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.76% 5.74% 6.36%
As % of the Vendors category 8.24% 11.28% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 27
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £185 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £21.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-2.78% -8.42%
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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
340 390 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 45.64% 50.91% 49.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 206 184
Average daily rate £350 £323 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% +0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £171 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.25 £11.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.07% +72.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £26.50 £29.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 42 (76.36%) Windows
2 30 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 26 (47.27%) Microsoft
4 25 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (43.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (34.55%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (30.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (29.09%) SAN
9 11 (20.00%) Citrix
9 11 (20.00%) MS Exchange
10 10 (18.18%) ITIL
11 9 (16.36%) PowerShell
11 9 (16.36%) Migration
11 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
11 9 (16.36%) Cisco
11 9 (16.36%) DNS
12 8 (14.55%) TCP/IP
12 8 (14.55%) SCCM
12 8 (14.55%) Windows 7
13 7 (12.73%) Hyper-V
13 7 (12.73%) Data Centre
13 7 (12.73%) Firewall
13 7 (12.73%) Finance
13 7 (12.73%) NetBackup
13 7 (12.73%) UNIX
13 7 (12.73%) Linux
13 7 (12.73%) DHCP
14 6 (10.91%) Clustering
15 5 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
15 5 (9.09%) Banking

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 11 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.64%) Lync
5 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.82%) IIS
5 1 (1.82%) Apache
5 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) 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 16 (29.09%) SAN
2 9 (16.36%) DNS
3 8 (14.55%) TCP/IP
4 7 (12.73%) DHCP
4 7 (12.73%) Firewall
5 5 (9.09%) LAN
6 4 (7.27%) WAN
7 2 (3.64%) VPN
7 2 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (3.64%) Wireless
7 2 (3.64%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (3.64%) Network Security
7 2 (3.64%) NAS
8 1 (1.82%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.82%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.82%) Cisco ICM
8 1 (1.82%) DMZ
8 1 (1.82%) Intranet
8 1 (1.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MSI
General
1 7 (12.73%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Server Engineer
2 10 (18.18%) Windows Server Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) Support Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (9.09%) Architect
7 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.45%) Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Service Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Migration Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Storage Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Technical Project Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Technical Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Network Support
8 2 (3.64%) Administrator
8 2 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.91%) Clustering
3 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) NHS
4 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 42 (76.36%) Windows
2 25 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (43.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (30.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (14.55%) Windows 7
6 7 (12.73%) UNIX
6 7 (12.73%) Linux
7 5 (9.09%) Windows 2000
8 4 (7.27%) Windows XP
8 4 (7.27%) Solaris
9 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (3.64%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.82%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.18%) ITIL
2 9 (16.36%) Migration
3 5 (9.09%) Project Management
3 5 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.45%) Patch Management
4 3 (5.45%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.64%) Data Centre Operations
5 2 (3.64%) Business Continuity
5 2 (3.64%) Time Management
5 2 (3.64%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.82%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.82%) E-Discovery
6 1 (1.82%) Change Control
6 1 (1.82%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (1.82%) Line Management
6 1 (1.82%) Coaching
6 1 (1.82%) TOGAF
6 1 (1.82%) Resource Management
6 1 (1.82%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.82%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.36%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.27%) VB
2 4 (7.27%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.64%) SQL
3 2 (3.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) MCSE
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.45%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) MCP
3 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.82%) CCVP
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%) CCNP
4 1 (1.82%) CCNA
4 1 (1.82%) CCA
4 1 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 19 (34.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.73%) Hyper-V
4 5 (9.09%) vSphere
5 4 (7.27%) XenApp
6 3 (5.45%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.64%) Terminal Server
7 2 (3.64%) vCloud
8 1 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.82%) Xen
8 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (14.55%) SCCM
2 7 (12.73%) NetBackup
3 3 (5.45%) SCOM
4 2 (3.64%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.82%) WSUS
5 1 (1.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.82%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (1.82%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.82%) Puppet
5 1 (1.82%) vMotion
Vendors
1 26 (47.27%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.00%) Citrix
3 9 (16.36%) Cisco
4 5 (9.09%) IBM
5 4 (7.27%) NetApp
5 4 (7.27%) Red Hat
5 4 (7.27%) Symantec
5 4 (7.27%) Veeam
6 3 (5.45%) HP
7 1 (1.82%) EMC
7 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.82%) Spiceworks
7 1 (1.82%) ProCurve