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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 26 27 42
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Contract jobs citing VMware 42 41 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.65% 6.07% 2.52%
As % of the Vendors category 11.17% 12.31% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 13
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£300 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £210 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £23.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-14.61% +10.46%
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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
376 333 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 50.61% 49.33% 46.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 183 148
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £205 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 17
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -23.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £10.80 £11.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £20.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 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 22 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 45 (75.00%) Windows
2 33 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 25 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 19 (31.67%) SAN
7 16 (26.67%) MS Exchange
8 15 (25.00%) DNS
9 14 (23.33%) SQL
9 14 (23.33%) Citrix
10 13 (21.67%) HP
10 13 (21.67%) DHCP
10 13 (21.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (20.00%) Linux
12 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
12 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (16.67%) NetApp
13 10 (16.67%) UNIX
13 10 (16.67%) TCP/IP
13 10 (16.67%) Hyper-V
14 9 (15.00%) XenApp
14 9 (15.00%) MCSE
14 9 (15.00%) Red Hat
15 8 (13.33%) Migration
15 8 (13.33%) NetBackup
15 8 (13.33%) vSphere
15 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
16 7 (11.67%) Windows 7
16 7 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2010

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 16 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.67%) Lync
6 1 (1.67%) IIS
6 1 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Office 365
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (31.67%) SAN
2 15 (25.00%) DNS
3 13 (21.67%) DHCP
4 10 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 6 (10.00%) VPN
5 6 (10.00%) WAN
6 5 (8.33%) LAN
6 5 (8.33%) Firewall
6 5 (8.33%) Wireless
7 2 (3.33%) VoIP
8 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MSI
General
1 5 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Back Office
4 1 (1.67%) Automotive
4 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 10 (16.67%) Administrator
2 10 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) Analyst
3 9 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (11.67%) Support Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Consultant
6 5 (8.33%) Applications Support
6 5 (8.33%) Support Technician
6 5 (8.33%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.67%) Server Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) UNIX Administrator
7 4 (6.67%) HPUX Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (6.67%) Applications Support Technician
7 4 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) .NET
1 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (1.67%) FMCG
2 1 (1.67%) NHS
2 1 (1.67%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 45 (75.00%) Windows
2 33 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (21.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (20.00%) Linux
6 10 (16.67%) UNIX
7 7 (11.67%) Windows 7
8 6 (10.00%) Solaris
9 5 (8.33%) Windows XP
9 5 (8.33%) AIX
10 4 (6.67%) HPUX
10 4 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (3.33%) Windows NT
11 2 (3.33%) Windows 2000
11 2 (3.33%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.67%) Android
12 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.33%) Migration
2 6 (10.00%) ITIL
3 4 (6.67%) Project Management
4 3 (5.00%) Business Transformation
4 3 (5.00%) Workflow
5 2 (3.33%) Change Management
5 2 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.33%) Fund Management
5 2 (3.33%) Wealth Management
5 2 (3.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.67%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.67%) Low Latency
6 1 (1.67%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (1.67%) CAD
6 1 (1.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.67%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.33%) SQL
2 6 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 6 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.00%) VB
3 3 (5.00%) VBA
4 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (15.00%) MCSE
3 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (10.00%) MCITP
5 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 5 (8.33%) DV Cleared
6 3 (5.00%) MCP
7 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.67%) MCSA
System Software
1 30 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 30 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 9 (15.00%) XenApp
4 8 (13.33%) vSphere
5 5 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (5.00%) Terminal Services
7 2 (3.33%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.33%) ProxySG
7 2 (3.33%) XenServer
8 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) NetBackup
2 6 (10.00%) SCCM
3 3 (5.00%) SCVMM
3 3 (5.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.67%) SCOM
4 1 (1.67%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.67%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (1.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 24 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (23.33%) Citrix
3 13 (21.67%) HP
4 10 (16.67%) NetApp
5 9 (15.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (8.33%) Symantec
7 3 (5.00%) IBM
7 3 (5.00%) Apple
8 2 (3.33%) Blue Coat
8 2 (3.33%) Avaya
8 2 (3.33%) Juniper
8 2 (3.33%) Sophos
8 2 (3.33%) Compaq
8 2 (3.33%) EMC
8 2 (3.33%) Nortel
8 2 (3.33%) Meru Networks
8 2 (3.33%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.67%) Cisco
9 1 (1.67%) McAfee
9 1 (1.67%) Siemens
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