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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 26 35 40
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware 32 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.68% 3.18% 2.67%
As % of the Vendors category 10.92% 6.54% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 3
Average daily rate
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£360 £244 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.69% -30.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.50 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.74% +8.75%
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
293 306 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 42.84% 48.65% 48.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 173 113
Average daily rate £338 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £178 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 14
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% -4.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £9.55 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £23.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%

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 21 November 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 21 November 2014.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 52 (72.22%) Windows
2 40 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 28 (38.89%) Active Directory
5 26 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (33.33%) SAN
7 22 (30.56%) SQL
8 21 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (25.00%) NetBackup
10 17 (23.61%) Citrix
10 17 (23.61%) DHCP
10 17 (23.61%) DNS
11 16 (22.22%) MS Exchange
12 15 (20.83%) HP
12 15 (20.83%) Linux
13 13 (18.06%) ITIL
13 13 (18.06%) Security Cleared
14 12 (16.67%) XenApp
14 12 (16.67%) vSphere
14 12 (16.67%) UNIX
14 12 (16.67%) TCP/IP
15 11 (15.28%) SQL Server
15 11 (15.28%) EMC
15 11 (15.28%) DV Cleared
15 11 (15.28%) SCCM
16 10 (13.89%) ITIL Certification
16 10 (13.89%) Red Hat
17 9 (12.50%) Solaris
17 9 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.78%) IIS
6 1 (1.39%) Apache
6 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.17%) MS Office
3 1 (1.39%) MS Project
3 1 (1.39%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Office 365
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (33.33%) SAN
2 17 (23.61%) DNS
2 17 (23.61%) DHCP
3 12 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 8 (11.11%) WAN
5 6 (8.33%) Firewall
5 6 (8.33%) LAN
6 5 (6.94%) VPN
7 3 (4.17%) VoIP
7 3 (4.17%) Wireless
8 1 (1.39%) Network Security
8 1 (1.39%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.28%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.72%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (9.72%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
2 1 (1.39%) Back Office
2 1 (1.39%) Finance
2 1 (1.39%) Automotive
2 1 (1.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (30.56%) 3rd Line Support
2 14 (19.44%) Analyst
3 13 (18.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (15.28%) Server Engineer
5 9 (12.50%) Server Support
5 9 (12.50%) Senior Server Engineer
6 8 (11.11%) Support Analyst
7 7 (9.72%) Consultant
7 7 (9.72%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) Support Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) Applications Support
9 5 (6.94%) Support Technician
9 5 (6.94%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (6.94%) Administrator
9 5 (6.94%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 5 (6.94%) Applications Support Technician
9 5 (6.94%) 3rd Line Support Technician
10 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 3 (4.17%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 3 (4.17%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) .NET
1 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Clustering
2 2 (2.78%) Wiki
2 2 (2.78%) Symmetrix DMX
3 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.39%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 52 (72.22%) Windows
2 40 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (20.83%) Linux
5 12 (16.67%) UNIX
6 9 (12.50%) Solaris
7 7 (9.72%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.17%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.17%) HPUX
9 2 (2.78%) SUSE
9 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.78%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.39%) CentOS
10 1 (1.39%) Fedora
10 1 (1.39%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.39%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.06%) ITIL
2 5 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (6.94%) Migration
3 2 (2.78%) Business Continuity
3 2 (2.78%) CAD
3 2 (2.78%) Configuration Management
3 2 (2.78%) Project Management
4 1 (1.39%) Service Delivery
4 1 (1.39%) Change Management
4 1 (1.39%) PRINCE
4 1 (1.39%) Information Security
4 1 (1.39%) ITIL V3
4 1 (1.39%) Business Transformation
4 1 (1.39%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (1.39%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.56%) SQL
2 7 (9.72%) T-SQL
3 6 (8.33%) VB
3 6 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 6 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 5 (6.94%) VBA
5 2 (2.78%) Korn
6 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (18.06%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.28%) DV Cleared
3 10 (13.89%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (6.94%) MCSE
6 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
7 3 (4.17%) EMC Certification
8 2 (2.78%) MCITP
8 2 (2.78%) MCSA
9 1 (1.39%) CCNP
9 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.39%) Degree
System Software
1 28 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 26 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (16.67%) XenApp
3 12 (16.67%) vSphere
4 8 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 5 (6.94%) Terminal Services
6 4 (5.56%) VMware ESX
6 4 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (2.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (2.78%) ProxySG
7 2 (2.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.39%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.39%) Postfix
8 1 (1.39%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.39%) Firmware
8 1 (1.39%) XenServer
8 1 (1.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 11 (15.28%) SCCM
3 4 (5.56%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (4.17%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.39%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 30 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (23.61%) Citrix
3 15 (20.83%) HP
4 11 (15.28%) EMC
5 10 (13.89%) Red Hat
6 8 (11.11%) NetApp
7 7 (9.72%) Symantec
8 6 (8.33%) IBM
9 4 (5.56%) SAP
10 3 (4.17%) Cisco
10 3 (4.17%) Juniper
11 2 (2.78%) CommVault
11 2 (2.78%) Avaya
11 2 (2.78%) Veritas
11 2 (2.78%) Sun
11 2 (2.78%) Nortel
11 2 (2.78%) Dell
11 2 (2.78%) Apple
11 2 (2.78%) AppSense
11 2 (2.78%) Blue Coat
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