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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 27 25 41
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Contract jobs citing VMware 43 36 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.69% 5.46% 2.64%
As % of the Vendors category 10.97% 11.36% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 11
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £216 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% +16.05%
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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
392 317 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 51.85% 48.10% 47.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 192 152
Average daily rate £338 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £175 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £498 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 16
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.26% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £9.70 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £25.10 £33.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%

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 17 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 46 (75.41%) Windows
2 35 (57.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (45.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (45.90%) Active Directory
4 26 (42.62%) Microsoft
5 24 (39.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (32.79%) SAN
7 15 (24.59%) Citrix
7 15 (24.59%) DNS
7 15 (24.59%) MS Exchange
7 15 (24.59%) SQL
8 14 (22.95%) Linux
8 14 (22.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (21.31%) DHCP
9 13 (21.31%) HP
10 12 (19.67%) TCP/IP
11 11 (18.03%) UNIX
11 11 (18.03%) Red Hat
12 10 (16.39%) NetApp
12 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
12 10 (16.39%) NetBackup
12 10 (16.39%) Hyper-V
12 10 (16.39%) XenApp
13 8 (13.11%) MCSE
13 8 (13.11%) Migration
13 8 (13.11%) vSphere
14 7 (11.48%) Windows 7
14 7 (11.48%) PowerShell
14 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 15 (24.59%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.64%) Lync
6 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) CATIA
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) Office 365
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (32.79%) SAN
2 15 (24.59%) DNS
3 13 (21.31%) DHCP
4 12 (19.67%) TCP/IP
5 7 (11.48%) WAN
6 5 (8.20%) Firewall
6 5 (8.20%) VPN
6 5 (8.20%) LAN
7 4 (6.56%) Wireless
8 3 (4.92%) VoIP
9 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.84%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (9.84%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MSI
General
1 4 (6.56%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Banking
3 2 (3.28%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (3.28%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Back Office
4 1 (1.64%) Automotive
4 1 (1.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (19.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 10 (16.39%) Analyst
2 10 (16.39%) Administrator
2 10 (16.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (14.75%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (11.48%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Consultant
5 6 (9.84%) Support Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Server Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Applications Support
7 4 (6.56%) Support Technician
7 4 (6.56%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.56%) UNIX Administrator
7 4 (6.56%) HPUX Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.56%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (6.56%) Applications Support Technician
7 4 (6.56%) 3rd Line Support Technician
7 4 (6.56%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Clustering
2 1 (1.64%) FMCG
2 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.64%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 46 (75.41%) Windows
2 35 (57.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (39.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (22.95%) Linux
4 14 (22.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (18.03%) UNIX
6 7 (11.48%) Windows 7
7 6 (9.84%) Solaris
8 5 (8.20%) AIX
8 5 (8.20%) Windows XP
9 4 (6.56%) HPUX
9 4 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (3.28%) Windows NT
10 2 (3.28%) Windows 2000
10 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.64%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.11%) Migration
2 6 (9.84%) ITIL
3 4 (6.56%) Project Management
4 3 (4.92%) Business Transformation
4 3 (4.92%) Workflow
5 2 (3.28%) CAD
5 2 (3.28%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.28%) Fund Management
5 2 (3.28%) Wealth Management
6 1 (1.64%) Software Licensing
6 1 (1.64%) Low Latency
6 1 (1.64%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (1.64%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.64%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.64%) Change Management
6 1 (1.64%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.59%) SQL
2 7 (11.48%) PowerShell
3 6 (9.84%) T-SQL
4 4 (6.56%) VB
4 4 (6.56%) VBA
5 2 (3.28%) C
5 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (13.11%) MCSE
3 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
4 5 (8.20%) DV Cleared
4 5 (8.20%) MCITP
5 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (4.92%) MCP
7 1 (1.64%) MCSA
System Software
1 28 (45.90%) VMware Infrastructure
1 28 (45.90%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.39%) Hyper-V
2 10 (16.39%) XenApp
3 8 (13.11%) vSphere
4 5 (8.20%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (6.56%) Terminal Services
6 3 (4.92%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (3.28%) ProxySG
7 2 (3.28%) XenServer
7 2 (3.28%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.64%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.64%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (16.39%) NetBackup
2 7 (11.48%) SCCM
3 3 (4.92%) SCVMM
3 3 (4.92%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.64%) SCOM
4 1 (1.64%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (1.64%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 26 (42.62%) Microsoft
2 15 (24.59%) Citrix
3 13 (21.31%) HP
4 11 (18.03%) Red Hat
5 10 (16.39%) NetApp
6 6 (9.84%) Symantec
7 4 (6.56%) IBM
8 2 (3.28%) Compaq
8 2 (3.28%) Sophos
8 2 (3.28%) Avaya
8 2 (3.28%) Juniper
8 2 (3.28%) EMC
8 2 (3.28%) Nortel
8 2 (3.28%) Apple
8 2 (3.28%) SonicWALL
8 2 (3.28%) Blue Coat
8 2 (3.28%) Meru Networks
9 1 (1.64%) Siemens
9 1 (1.64%) CommVault
9 1 (1.64%) McAfee
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