The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Birmingham region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 29 26 40
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Contract jobs citing VMware 33 34 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.60% 5.49% 2.58%
As % of the Vendors category 9.68% 11.11% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 13
Average daily rate
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£300 £320 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £178 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% +4.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.89% +18.75%
Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
341 306 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 47.49% 49.43% 45.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 151 137
Average daily rate £320 £335 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £205 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 17
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
VMware
West Midlands

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 August 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 1 August 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 37 (74.00%) Windows
2 27 (54.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (46.00%) Active Directory
4 22 (44.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (38.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
7 16 (32.00%) Citrix
8 12 (24.00%) HP
8 12 (24.00%) MS Exchange
8 12 (24.00%) DNS
9 11 (22.00%) SAN
10 10 (20.00%) NetApp
10 10 (20.00%) DHCP
10 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 10 (20.00%) Hyper-V
10 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
11 9 (18.00%) XenApp
11 9 (18.00%) SQL
11 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (16.00%) vSphere
12 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared
13 7 (14.00%) SCCM
13 7 (14.00%) Migration
13 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
13 7 (14.00%) Linux
13 7 (14.00%) Windows 7
14 6 (12.00%) MCSE
14 6 (12.00%) VPN
14 6 (12.00%) WAN

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 12 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.00%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Office 365
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.00%) DNS
2 11 (22.00%) SAN
3 10 (20.00%) DHCP
4 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (12.00%) VPN
5 6 (12.00%) WAN
6 5 (10.00%) Wireless
6 5 (10.00%) LAN
7 2 (4.00%) VoIP
7 2 (4.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MSI
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Back Office
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 10 (20.00%) Administrator
2 9 (18.00%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (16.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Support Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Applications Support
6 5 (10.00%) Consultant
6 5 (10.00%) Support Technician
7 4 (8.00%) Applications Support Technician
7 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Technician
7 4 (8.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 4 (8.00%) UNIX Administrator
7 4 (8.00%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (8.00%) HPUX Systems Administrator
7 4 (8.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (6.00%) Data Migration Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Data Centre Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Clustering
2 1 (2.00%) FMCG
2 1 (2.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 37 (74.00%) Windows
2 27 (54.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (38.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (14.00%) Linux
5 7 (14.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (10.00%) UNIX
6 5 (10.00%) AIX
7 4 (8.00%) HPUX
7 4 (8.00%) Windows XP
7 4 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.00%) Solaris
8 2 (4.00%) Windows NT
8 2 (4.00%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.00%) Android
9 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.00%) Migration
2 4 (8.00%) Project Management
2 4 (8.00%) ITIL
3 3 (6.00%) Workflow
3 3 (6.00%) Business Transformation
4 2 (4.00%) Change Management
4 2 (4.00%) Fund Management
4 2 (4.00%) Wealth Management
5 1 (2.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.00%) Low Latency
5 1 (2.00%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (2.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.00%) Change Control
5 1 (2.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) SQL
2 5 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (12.00%) MCSE
4 6 (12.00%) MCITP
5 4 (8.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (6.00%) MCP
7 1 (2.00%) MCTS
7 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 23 (46.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (44.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 9 (18.00%) XenApp
5 8 (16.00%) vSphere
6 3 (6.00%) Terminal Services
7 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.00%) ProxySG
7 2 (4.00%) XenServer
8 1 (2.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) SCCM
2 3 (6.00%) SCVMM
2 3 (6.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.00%) SCOM
4 1 (2.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (2.00%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (2.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (32.00%) Citrix
3 12 (24.00%) HP
4 10 (20.00%) NetApp
5 4 (8.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.00%) Apple
6 3 (6.00%) Symantec
7 2 (4.00%) Meru Networks
7 2 (4.00%) Sophos
7 2 (4.00%) Avaya
7 2 (4.00%) Juniper
7 2 (4.00%) Compaq
7 2 (4.00%) EMC
7 2 (4.00%) Nortel
7 2 (4.00%) Blue Coat
7 2 (4.00%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.00%) Cisco
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