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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 41 42 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -19
Contract jobs citing VMware 23 19 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.17% 2.84% 5.69%
As % of the Vendors category 6.97% 5.79% 10.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 17
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£350 £295 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £186 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £392 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -14.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+13.90% -20.52%
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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
330 328 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 45.45% 49.03% 52.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 172 120
Average daily rate £340 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £171 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 11
Average hourly rate £21.50 £11.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.11% -43.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £10.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £78.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 36 (73.47%) Windows
2 21 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 21 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (40.82%) Microsoft
4 19 (38.78%) SAN
4 19 (38.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (38.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (36.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (30.61%) Citrix
7 12 (24.49%) ITIL
8 9 (18.37%) PowerShell
8 9 (18.37%) SCCM
9 8 (16.33%) Linux
9 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
10 7 (14.29%) NetBackup
10 7 (14.29%) Data Centre
11 6 (12.24%) Clustering
11 6 (12.24%) XenApp
11 6 (12.24%) vSphere
11 6 (12.24%) Firewall
11 6 (12.24%) Finance
11 6 (12.24%) Solaris
11 6 (12.24%) DHCP
11 6 (12.24%) DNS
11 6 (12.24%) IBM
11 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
11 6 (12.24%) UNIX
11 6 (12.24%) SQL
11 6 (12.24%) VB
12 5 (10.20%) MS Office

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (10.20%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.08%) IIS
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.04%) Apache
4 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.20%) MS Office
3 1 (2.04%) MS Project
3 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (38.78%) SAN
2 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
3 6 (12.24%) DHCP
3 6 (12.24%) DNS
3 6 (12.24%) Firewall
4 3 (6.12%) NetScaler
5 2 (4.08%) NAS
6 1 (2.04%) Intranet
6 1 (2.04%) Wireless
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco ICM
6 1 (2.04%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.04%) VPN
6 1 (2.04%) LAN
6 1 (2.04%) VoIP
6 1 (2.04%) WAN
6 1 (2.04%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (16.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 8 (16.33%) Server Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (12.24%) Windows Server Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Consultant
4 5 (10.20%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Architect
5 4 (8.16%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Storage Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Administrator
7 2 (4.08%) Help Desk Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Senior Server Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 1 (2.04%) Server Administrator
8 1 (2.04%) Deployment Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Data Centre Manager
8 1 (2.04%) Server Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 1 (2.04%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.24%) Clustering
3 3 (6.12%) NHS
4 2 (4.08%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.08%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.04%) Wiki
5 1 (2.04%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 36 (73.47%) Windows
2 21 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (38.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (36.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (16.33%) Linux
6 6 (12.24%) UNIX
6 6 (12.24%) Solaris
7 5 (10.20%) Windows 2000
7 5 (10.20%) Windows 7
8 4 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (8.16%) Windows XP
9 2 (4.08%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (2.04%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.04%) VMS
10 1 (2.04%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) ITIL
2 4 (8.16%) Migration
2 4 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (4.08%) Patch Management
3 2 (4.08%) Time Management
3 2 (4.08%) Data Protection
3 2 (4.08%) Project Management
3 2 (4.08%) Service Management
3 2 (4.08%) Change Management
3 2 (4.08%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (2.04%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.04%) BCP
4 1 (2.04%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.04%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.04%) TOGAF
4 1 (2.04%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.04%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.04%) E-Discovery
4 1 (2.04%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (2.04%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.24%) SQL
2 6 (12.24%) VB
3 5 (10.20%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.08%) VBA
5 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.08%) MCSE
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.08%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) MCP
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 19 (38.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.24%) XenApp
3 6 (12.24%) vSphere
4 3 (6.12%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.12%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (4.08%) Terminal Server
5 2 (4.08%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.04%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (18.37%) SCCM
2 7 (14.29%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.08%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.04%) EdgeSight
4 1 (2.04%) vMotion
4 1 (2.04%) WSUS
4 1 (2.04%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (2.04%) SCOM
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 20 (40.82%) Microsoft
2 15 (30.61%) Citrix
3 6 (12.24%) IBM
4 5 (10.20%) Red Hat
5 4 (8.16%) HP
6 3 (6.12%) Cisco
6 3 (6.12%) NetApp
6 3 (6.12%) Symantec
7 2 (4.08%) Veeam
7 2 (4.08%) EMC
8 1 (2.04%) CommVault
8 1 (2.04%) Dell
8 1 (2.04%) Spiceworks
8 1 (2.04%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.04%) Sophos
8 1 (2.04%) WatchGuard
8 1 (2.04%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.04%) Draytek
8 1 (2.04%) NETGEAR
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