The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Solihull 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 10 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 7.79% 2.13% 1.56%
As % of the Vendors category 20.00% 7.14% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£238 £295 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.49% +3.32%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +18.75%
Vendors Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
30 28 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 38.96% 29.79% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 7
Average daily rate £275 £160 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.87% -42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £121 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £400 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
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VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the Solihull region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Solihull region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) UNIX
4 3 (33.33%) C
4 3 (33.33%) MS Office
4 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (11.11%) Symantec
6 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
6 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (11.11%) Juniper
6 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
6 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
6 1 (11.11%) HP
6 1 (11.11%) Dell
6 1 (11.11%) XenApp
6 1 (11.11%) vSphere
6 1 (11.11%) EqualLogic
6 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
6 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
6 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Data Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 1 (11.11%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
1 1 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Juniper
2 1 (11.11%) Symantec
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Dell